Economics & Finance

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Ph.D. of International Finance, University of South Carolina, 1998
Master of International Business, University of International Business and Economics, 1989
Bachelor of Engineering, Tsinghua University, 1986

Prof. Wu joined the University of Bridgeport in 1998 after graduation from the University of South Carolina with a Ph.D. in International Finance. He has taught a variety of finance courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. He has published two textbooks and numerous research articles. He has extensive professional experience in the foreign exchange markets, Chinese stock markets, and commodities and financial futures markets.

Financial Management

International Financial Management

Multinational Finance

Advanced Financial Management

Financial Derivatives and Risk Management

International finance, Financial management of multinational corporations (MNCs), Relationship between economic freedom and economic growth, IPOs and new securities offerings, Chinese stock markets
“Underpricing of Homecoming A-Share IPOs by Chinese Firms Already Listed Abroad,” Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, forthcoming.

“The Chinese New Year Holiday Effect: Evidence from Chinese ADRs,” Investment Management and Financial Innovations 10(2), 8-14, 2013.

“Country Risk and Valuation of US-listed Foreign IPOs,” Managerial Finance 38 (10), 939 – 957, 2012.

“Economic Freedom, Economic Growth, and China,” The Chinese Economy 44 (5), 104-119, 2011.

“Mutual Fund Advertisements,” Investment Management and Financial Innovations 6, 73-81, 2009.
“Valuation of Global IPOs: A Stochastic Efficient Frontier Approach,” with Y.C. Chan and Chuck Kwok, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting 29 (3), 267–284, 2007.

“Long-Run Performance of Global Initial Public Offerings,” with Chuck Kwok, Journal of Banking and Finance 31 (3), 609-627, March 2007.

“The Pricing of Global versus Domestic Seasoned Equity Offerings,” Journal of Multinational Financial Management 15, 31-49, February 2005.

“The Pricing of Global and Domestic Initial Public Offerings,” with Chuck Kwok, Journal of Banking and Finance 27: 1167-1184, June 2003.

“Why Do U.S. Firms Issue Global Equity Offerings?” with Chuck Kwok, Financial Management 31 (2): 47-65, Summer 2002.

Faculty Research Poster Award, UB 2014 Faculty Research Day.
The 2012 Seed Money Grant, University of Bridgeport, with Prof. Anton Miglo

The Shanghai Stock Exchange, China, October 2010-Apricl 2011. As a visiting Senior Financial Expert, I conducted research and completed the project titled, “Dichotomy of Chinese Domestic and Overseas IPOs: An Empirical Investigation.”

The 2008 Seed Money Grant, University of Bridgeport.

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