Tong Wang

Tong Wang

Lecturer in Business Economics

University of Edinburgh


Dr. Tong Wang is a lecturer in business economics at the University of Edinburgh Business School and a visiting professor at the Peking University, HSBC Business School (PHBS). He received his PhD in Economics from Toulouse School of Economics and he was a Jean-Monnet Fellow, working on regulation and competition policy at the European University Institute before he joined Edinburgh. His research interest covers blockchain and crypto-finance, digital economics, and economics theory.

Download my curriculum vitae.

  • Economics Theory
  • Blockchain mechanism design
  • Decentralised Finance
  • Digital Economics
  • Economics of Social Platforms
  • Fintech and Corporate Finance
  • PhD in Economics, 2011

    Toulouse School of Economics

  • Master Science Economique, 2007

    Toulouse School of Economics

  • Master in Management, 2004

    Guanghua School of Management, Peking University

  • BSc in Material Physics, 2002

    University of Science and Technology of China

  • BSc in Management Science, 2002

    University of Science and Technology of China

Working Experience

Business School, University of Edinburgh
Lecturer in Business Economics
Oct 2013 – Present Edinburgh
Centre for Competition Policy, University of East Anglia
Postdoctoral Researcher
Oct 2012 – Sep 2013 Norwich
Florence School of Regulation, European University Institute
Jean-Monnet Fellow
Sep 2011 – Aug 2012 Florence

Honours and External Recognition

Blockchain Stable Economic Model Design Competition Championship
Overall Satisfaction Teaching Award
I was awarded this title in 2018, 2019
Best Teaching Innovation
Inspirational Teaching Award
Zhihu Honourable Membership in Economics
Best Course Teaching Award
I was awarded this title in 2015, 2016
EUSA Teaching Award Nomination
I was awarded this title in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Blockchain and its Future
Blockchain and its Future