Rudan Wang

Senior Lecturer


Rudan Wang joined the Department of Accounting and Finance in October 2016 as a Senior Lecturer in Finance. She did her undergraduate studies in Mathematics with Statistics for Finance at Imperial College London and completed her PhD in Economics at the University of Bath in July 2015. After completing her Master degree in Accounting and Finance at University of Bath in 2010, Rudan entered the financial industry and worked in various roles. Before joining the department, she has previously worked as teaching assistant and research assistant at University of Bath.


  • 2012-2015 University of Bath, UK PhD in Economics Thesis: “Taylor Rule Based Exchange Rate Models with Wealth Effects” Supervisors: Dr. Bruce Morley, Dr. Javier Ordonez, Dr. Michalis P. Stamatogiannis
  • 2009-2010 University of Bath, UK MSc Accounting and Finance
  • 2006-2009 Imperial College London, UK BSc Mathematics with Statistics for Finance (2:1 Honors awarded)

Professional and Industry Memberships

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) - Pass Level II exam in 2014
  • Fellow in Higher Education Academy

Research and Consultancy

Rudan's research interests are mainly in the areas of International Finance and Macroeconomics, Forecasting and Monetary Economics. More specifically, she is interested in the central bank monetary policy analysis, determination of exchange rates and exchange rate forecasting in both developed and developing economies. Current projects include the link between exchange rates and wealth effect factors (stock and house prices), nonlinear dependency of different exchange rate model.

Publications and Scholarship Activities 

Journals and books

  • Taylor Rule Based Model of Exchange Rate with Wealth Effects: Lambert Academic Publishing (2017)
  • “The Taylor Rule, Wealth Effects and the Exchange Rate” Review of International Economics, Vol.24, Issue 2, pp.282-301 3 (2016)
  • “Currency Hedging for a Multinational Firm”, due for publication in autumn 2016 in the Springer Book Volume: Recent advances in Commodity and Financial Modelling: Quantitative methods in Banking, Finance, Insurances, Energy and Commodity Market
  • “A Taylor rule Exchange rate Approach to Non-Linear Forecasting”, International Journal of Forecasting (revise and resubmission)
  • “Forecasting the Taylor rule based exchange rate model using directional accuracy tests”, sent to Journal of Forecasting


  • 2016 “A Taylor Rule Exchange Rate Approach to Non-Linear Forecasting”. The Money, Macro and Finance (MMF) 
  • 2016 Annual Conference 2014 “A Taylor Rule Based Model of the Exchange Rate with Wealth Effects”. The 54th Euro Working Group for Commodities and Financial Modelling Conference, Milano, Italy

Teaching Areas

  • Trading Economics
  • The Economic Environment of Business
  • Ethics and Quantitative Methods for Finance
  • Internship 
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