Carnegie Mellon University

Aluna  Wang

Aluna Wang

Ph.D. Student, Tepper School of Business

Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Areas of Study

Accounting

Bio

Aluna Wang is a Ph.D. Candidate in Accounting at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business and CIA credential holder. Aluna’s research interests lie in financial intermediation and financial contracting. She studies the information transmission mechanisms and supervisory regulations in debt markets.

Meanwhile, Aluna is invested in the use of advanced technologies in audit & risk management and its impact. She works on audit innovations capitalizing on academic advancements in natural language processing and graph mining and investigates the economic aspects of cybersecurity and related disclosures.

Education


  • Carnegie Mellon University - MS (Accounting) - 2019

  • University of Maryland, College Park - MS (Accounting) - 2016

Research

Financial intermediation & banking, disclosure and financial regulation, real effects of disclosures and other information transmission mechanisms in the debt market, bank transparency, data mining for business networks and accounting disclosures, the interplay between information technology and financial services, the economics of cybersecurity

Job Market Paper:
Disclosure Regulation in the Banking Industry: The Case of Exiting the SEC Disclosure System

Publications

Cybersecurity Insurance and Risk-Sharing
(author(s): Lawrence D. Bodin, Lawrence A. Gordon, Martin P. Loeb, Aluna Wang)
Journal of Accounting and Public Policy 37(6), 2018; 527-544 

AutoAudit: Mining Accounting and Time-Evolving Graphs
(author(s): Meng-Chieh Lee, Yue Zhao, Aluna Wang, Pierre Jinghong Liang, Leman Akoglu, Vincent S. Tseng, Christos Faloutsos)     Proceedings of 2020 IEEE International Conference on Big Data

Teaching

Lecturer:

  • Smart Women Securities-CMU Chapter Lecture Series, Fall 2019, Fall 2020
  • Introduction to Accounting (Undergraduate), Summer 2019

Teaching Assistant:

  • Financial Regulation in the Digital Age, Spring 2020, Fall 2020
  • Empirical Methods for Finance and Accounting, Spring 2020
  • Introduction to Accounting (Undergraduate), Fall 2018, Spring 2019
  • Financial Statement Analysis (MBA), Spring 2018

Awards

  • Pittsburgh Supercomputing Grant, 2020-2021
  • AAA/Deloitte Foundation/J. Michael Cook Doctoral Consortium Fellow, 2020
  • Carnegie Mellon University PwC Presidential Fellowship, 2019
  • PwC Research Grant on Audit Innovation, 2018-2021