McDonough School of Business

Wei Tang

Professor Tang received her bachelor degree from Peking University and her Ph.D degree from University of Michigan. She joined Georgetown University in 2005.

Professor Tang's research expertise includes predicting future earnings using current financial and non-financial information, earnings quality and fair value accounting. Professor Tang's current research is interested in 1) how non-economic factors, such as wining and dining, social trust, plays an important role in business decisions; 2) how innovations in technology via social media has changed business forecasting, investments, the competitive landscape in lending markets, and corporate finance; 3) regulatory framework in traditional securities and the Fintech space; and 4) the Chinese capital markets . Professor Tang has published articles in all top journals in accounting field, including Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, the Accounting Review, and Review of Accounting Studies.

Professor Tang is also the awardee of the Eisenhower Foundation's International Leadership in 2019.