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Diana Wei

Senior Financial Economist
(202) 649-5550

Diana Wei is a Senior Financial Economist in the Market Risk Analysis Division at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

Dr. Wei joined the OCC in 2008. Her primary research interests are banking and corporate finance. She holds a master's in Statistics from UCLA and a doctorate in Finance from University of Cincinnati.

Dr. We's fields of interest include market risk modeling, asset pricing, financial institutions, mergers and acquisitions, and fixed income.

  1. Song, Weihong, Jie(Diana) Wei, Lei Zhou (2013), “The Value of ‘ Boutique’ Financial Advisors in Mergers and Acquisitions”, Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 20, pp. 94-114
  2. Chichernea, Doina, Anthony Holder, Jie(Diana) Wei (2012), “Connecting the Dots: Accrual Quality Premium vs. Value Premium”, Managerial Finance, Vol. 38(12), pp. 1106-1133
  3. Livingston, Miles, Jie(Diana) Wei, Lei Zhou (2010), “Moody’s and S&P Ratings: Are They Equivalent? Conservative Ratings and Split Rated Bond Yields”, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking, Vol. 42 (7), pp. 1267-1293
  1. Zhao, Xinlei, Jie(Diana) Wei “Growth Opportunities and Financing Policy”, 2010
  2. Ferguson, Mike, Jie (Diana) Wei, Doina Chichernea “Deal Risk, Liquidity Risk and the Profitability of Risk Arbitrage”, 2009