Wenjing Yao

Assistant Professor of Practice, Management Science and Statistics

Yao Wenjin Headshot



  • Basis statistics
  • Programming languages: SAS and R


  • Ph.D. University of Georgia
  • M.A. University of Central Florida
  • B.A. Sichuan University


  • “On the Risk of Specialized REITs,” with Piao, X. and Mei, B., Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2022, pp. 33 – 47.
  • “Private-equity Real Estates, Timberland and Farmland Markets: Segregation or Integration,” with Mei, B. and Wu, W., Canadian Journal of Forest Research, Vol. 50, No. 11, 2020, pp. 1101–1112.
  • “Investor Sentiment and Timberland Investment Returns,” with Cheng, B., and Mei, B, Forest Products Journal, Vol. 66, No. 3, 2016, pp. 147–154.
  • “Assessing Forestry-related Assets with the Intertemporal Capital Asset Pricing Model,” with Mei, B., Forest Policy and Economics, Vol. 50. No. C, 2015, pp. 192–199.
  • “Pricing Timberland Assets in the United States by the Arbitrage Pricing Theory,” with Mei, B., and Clutter, B, Forest Science, Vol. 66, No. 5, 2014, pp. 943–952.