Professor Peijie Wang

Professor Peijie Wang

Professor of Finance

Plymouth Business School (Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business)




BSc, MA, PhD
Prior to Plymouth, Peijie was Professor of Finance at University of Hull and Professeur Principal at IÉSEG. He held faculty and visiting positions at a number of institutions, including Manchester Business School, UMIST, University of Manchester, Cass Business School, City, University of London.

Professional membership



Teaching interests

Financial Economics, Investments, International Finance, Real Estate, Financial Modelling, Econometrics


Research interests

International Finance and Monetary Macroeconomics, Real Estate, Financial Markets



Wang, P.J. (2020), The Economics of Foreign Exchange and Global Finance3rd edition, Springer.

Wang, P.J. (2017), Revolutionary Committees in the Cultural Revolution Era - Exploring a Mode of Governance in Historical and Future Perspectives, Palgrave, ISBN: 978-3-319-57203-1 (HB)/ ISBN: 978-3-319-57204-8 (eBook).,

Wang, P.J. (2016), China's Governance - 纵横中国, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-319-45913-4.

Wang, P.J. (2010/2009), The Economics of Foreign Exchange and Global Finance 2nd edition, Springer, ISBN: 978-3-642-11136-5 (PB)/ ISBN: 978-3-642-00106-2 (HB).

Wang, P.J. (2008), Financial Econometrics2nd edition, Routledge, ISBN: 978-0-415-42670-1 (HB), ISBN: 978-0-415-42669-5 (PB).

Wang, P.J; Wang, P. (2024), Emerging Influence of the RMB on Currency Markets in a Transpiring Tri-Polar International Monetary System, International Journal of Finance and Economics 29(1): 443-464 (first published online: 10 October 2022.

Liu, Z.Y.; Wang, P.J. (2024), Constraints on Currency Market Movements – Implications for the RMB Exchange Rate Regime, The World Economy 47(3): 858-879 (first published online: 18 May 2023.

Wang, P.J; Li, F. (2022), Science, Technology and Innovation Policy in Russia and China – mapping and comparisons in objectives, instruments and implementation, Technological Forecasting & Social Change 162: 120386 (first published online: 22 October 2020. j.techfore.2020.120386.

Wang, P.; Wang, P.J. (2022), Assessment on Estimations of Currency Basket Weights – with coefficient correction for common factor dominance, International Journal of Finance and Economics 27(1): 275-289 (first published online: 1 October 2020.

Shen, G.B.; Wang, P.J.; Xu, Y.H. (2021), Trade Destruction and Deflection Effects of US-China Trade Frictions on China’s Tariff-targeted Products, The World Economy 44(7): 2076-2106 (first published online: 28 November 2020.

Wang, P.J.; Li, F. (2019), China's Organization and Governance of Innovation – A policy foresight perspective, Technological Forecasting & Social Change 146: 304-319.

Wang, P.J.; Liu, Z.Y. (2018), A Triangular PPP Hypothesis, The World Economy 41(11): 3071-3097.

Wang, P.J. (2017), A Dynamic IS-LM-X Model of Exchange Rate Adjustments and Movements, International Economics 149: 74-86.

Li, F.; Butel, L.; Wang, P.J. (2017), Innovation Policy Configuration - A comparative study of Russia and China, Policy Studies 38(4): 311-338. DOI: 10.1080/01442872.2017.1308477

Liu, Z.Y.; Xu, Y.; Wang, P.J.; Akamavi, R. (2016), A Pendulum Gravity Model of Outward FDI and Export, International Business Review 25(6): 1356-1371. DOI: 10.1016/j.ibusrev2016.05.001

Wang, P.J.; Brand, S. (2015), A New Approach to Estimating Value-Income Ratios with Income Growth and Time-Varying Yields, European Journal of Operational Research 242(1): 182-187. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2014.09.046

Wang, P.J.; Zhang, B.; Zhou, Y. (2015), Asymmetries in Stock Markets, European Journal of Operational Research 241(3): 749-762. DOI: 10.1016/j.ejor.2014.09.029

Tolos, H.; Wang, P.J.; Zhang, M.; Shand, R. (2014), Retirement Systems: review of the literature and assessment of the emerging issues with a Malaysian perspective, International Labour Review 153(3): 489-502. DOI: 10.1111/j.1564-913X.2014.00211.x

Tolos, H.; Wang, P.J.; Zhang, M.; Shand, R. (2014), Réformes des retraites et pensions en Malaisie, Revue internationale du Travail 153(3): 528-541. DOI: 10.1111/j.1564-9121.2014.00220.x

Tolos, H.; Wang, P.J.; Zhang, M.; Shand, R. (2014), Sistemas de jubilación y reformas de los regímenes de pensiones en Malasia, Revista Internacional del Trabajo 153(3): 533-547. DOI: 10.1111/j.1564-9148.2014.00219.x

Zhang, B.; Wang, P.J. (2014), Return and Volatility Spillovers between China and World Oil Markets, Economic Modelling 42: 413-420. DOI: 10.1016/j.econmod.2014.07.013

Wang, P.J. (2013), A Driver Currency Hypothesis, Economics Letters 118(1): 60-62.

Zhou, Y.; Wang, P.J. (2013), Managing Foreign Exchange Risk with Derivatives in UK Non-Financial Firms, International Review of Financial Analysis 29: 294-302.

Wang, P.J. (2013), Business Cycle Phases and Coherence, The Manchester School 81(6): 1012-1026.

Wang, P.; Wang, P.J. (2011), Asymmetry in Return Reversals or Asymmetry in Volatilities?, Quantitative Finance 11(2): 271-285.

Wang, P.J. (2010), An Examination of Business Cycle Features in UK Sectoral Output, Applied Economics 42(25): 3241-3252.

Wang, P.; Wang, P.J. (2010), Price and Volatility Spillovers between the Greater China Markets and the Developed Markets of the US and Japan, Global Finance Journal  21(3): 304-317.

Wang, P.J.; Wang, P. (2009), Does a Correct Parameter Estimate Tell a Better Story about Foreign Exchange Market Efficiency?, Journal of International Money and Finance 28(2): 183-197.

Wang, P.J. (2006), Errors in Variables, Links between Variables, and Recovery of Volatility Information in Appraisal based Real Estate Return Indexes, Real Estate Economics 34(4): 497-518.

Wang, P.; Liu, A..Y.; Wang, P.J. (2004), Return and Risk Interactions in Chinese Stock Markets, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money 14(4): 367-383.

Wang, P.J.; Jones, T. (2003), The Impossibility of Meaningful Efficient Market Parameters in Testing for the Spot-Forward Relationship in Foreign Exchange Markets, Economics Letters 81(1): 81-87.

Wang, P.J.; Jones, T. (2002), Testing for Efficiency and Rationality in Foreign Exchange Markets - a review of the literature and research on foreign exchange market efficiency and rationality with comments, Journal of International Money and Finance 21(2): 223-239.

Wang, P.J. (2000), Market Efficiency and Rationality in Property Investment, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics 21(2): 185-202.
Conference Papers

Wang, P.J.; Zhang, B. (2019), The RMB Exchange Rate Regime, The 2019 Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society, Xiamen, Fujian.

Wang, P.J.; Liu, Z.Y. (2018), A Triangular PPP Hypothesis, The 2018 China Meeting of the Econometric Society, Shanghai.

Wang, P.J. (2017), Developing New Measures for Housing Expenditure from a New Perspective, The 2017 China Meeting of the Econometric Society, Wuhan, Hubei.

Wang, P.J. (2016), State versus Private Sector Innovation, invited paper, Shanghai Forum2016, Shanghai, May 2016.

Wang, P.; Wang, P.J. (2015), Ownership Structure, Control and Dividend Pay-outs, British Academy of Management Annual Conference, Portsmouth, England.

Liu, Z.Y.; Wang, P.J. (2014), Trade-FDI Cycle and Phases, British Academy of Management Annual Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Wang, P.J.; Brand, S.; Thiru, S. (2014), Housing Affordability and Sustainability a new measure for housing expenditure from a new perspective, The Annual Meeting of American Real Estate Society, Coronado Island, California.

Wang, P.J.; Howell, K.E.; Zhang, M. (2013), One Divides into Two, Duopolistic Competition and the Transformation of Ministries of Industrial Production, Pingyao Forum Business History Special Issues Conference, Pingyao, Shanxi.

Liu, Z.Y.; Xu, Y.; Wang, P.J. (2011), A Review of Relationships between FDI and International Trade, British Academy of Management Annual Conference, Birmingham, England.

Wang, P.J. (2011), Assessment on Valuation of RMB a triangular analysis approach, The European Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Braga, Portugal.

Wang, P.J. (2010), International Business Cycle Coherence and Phases a spectral analysis of output fluctuations of G7 economies, The 6th Eurostat Colloquium on "Modern Tools for Business Cycle Analysis: the lessons from global economic crisis", Luxembourg.

Wang, P.J. (2010), A Tale of Reverse Shooting of Exchange Rates, The European Financial Management Association Annual Conference, Aarhus, Denmark.

Wang, P.J. (2010), A Triangular Analysis of Exchange Rate Determination the case of the US dollar, euro and RMB, Shanghai Forum, Shanghai.