Dr. WU Xueping (吳雪平博士)

PhD - Applied Economics (Finance) (Catholic University of Leuven)
MBA - Business Administration (Catholic University of Leuven)
ME - Management Engineering (Tongji University)
BE (5yrs Program) - Management Engineering (Tongji University)

Associate Professor

Dr. WU Xueping (吳雪平博士)

Contact Information

Address: 9-218, Lau Ming Wai Academic Building
City University of Hong Kong
Phone: +852 34427577
Fax: +852 34420284
E-mail:
efxpwu@cityu.edu.hk
Personal Web:
http://personal.cityu.edu.hk/~efxpwu/
SSRN Web:
http://papers.ssrn.com/author=57647
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Research Areas

  • Corporate Finance
  • Asset Pricing and Capital Markets
  • International Financial Management

Dr. Xueping Wu joined The CityU in 1995 after obtaining a PhD in Applied Economics (in the area of Finance) from K.U. Leuven (Belgium). He has been teaching Financial Management, Corporate Finance, Investment, and International Financial Management. He has also been supervising Mphil and PhD students. His research interests are both theoretical and empirical, covering Corporate Finance, Asset Pricing and Capital Markets, and International Finance. He has published articles in high quality academic journals such as The Journal of Business, JFQA, The Review of Finance, The Journal of Banking and Finance, The Journal of Corporate Finance, The Journal of International Money and Finance, and The Review of Derivatives Research. He has won several best paper awards including the 1999-WFA Award for the Best Paper in Corporate Finance. For avocations, he likes hiking, swimming and practicing Tai-chi, and he has been many times Champions of Staff-50/100m Breast-stroke at the CityU Annual Aquatic Meets since 1996.

Awards

Award Title Institution
2008 Best Paper Award for the Best Papers at the China International Conference in Finance Tsinghua University & MIT
2006 Outstanding Paper Award for the Best Papers at the International Conference on Finance National Taiwan University
2006 Best Paper Award (Third Place) for the Best Papers at the 1st International Conference on Asian-pacific Financial Markets Korean Securities Association
Iddo Sarnat Award (second place) for the Best Papers Published in the 2002 Issues of Journal of Banking and Finance Journal of Banking and Finance
2002 Barclays Global Investors Award for the Best Papers on the Australasian Capital Markets Barclays Global Investors
1999 WFA Award for the Best Paper in Corporate Finance Western Finance Association

Research Grant

  • PI: "Advisor Lending to the Advised Acquirer in M&A", General Research Fund - UGC , Amount: $218,000 (2015-2017) , Xueping Wu
  • PI: "Persistent Growth Uncertainty and Investment Sensitivity to Cash Flow", Strategic Research Grant - City U of Hong Kong , Amount: $100,000 (2013-2014) , Xueping Wu
  • PI: "Growth Type Matching and Corporate Merger", CITYU SEED grant - City U of Hong Kong , Amount: $80,126 (2013-2014) , Xueping Wu
  • PI: "Do Investment-Cash Flow Sensitivities of Listed Firms Reflect Growth Types Rather than Financial Constraints?", SRG - City U of Hong Kong , Amount: $180,000 (2012-2014) , Xueping Wu
  • PI: "Fundamentals and the Persistence and Convergence in Corporate Capital Structure", General Research Fund - UGC , Amount: $407,880 (2008-2010) , Xueping Wu
  • PI: "The Choice of Seasoned Equity Flotation Method around the World: A Control Benefits Approach", General Research Fund - UGC , Amount: $387,776 (2005-2008) , Xueping Wu
  • PI: "Understanding the Positive Announcement Effect of Private Equity Placement: New Insights from Hong Kong Data", General Research Fund - UGC , Amount: $329,700 (2004-2007) , Xueping Wu
  • PI: "Investment Efficiency and Financing Decisions with a Main Bank", Strategic Reserach Grants - City U of Hong Kong , Amount: $179,800 (2004-2006) , Xueping Wu
  • PI: "Conditional Valuation Effects of Controlling Ownership: Rights Offerings versus Placements in Hong Kong", General Research Fund - UGC , Amount: $336,000 (2003-2006) , Xueping Wu
  • PI: "How Is Japan's Corporate Choice of Bank Loans and Public Debt Related to Firm's Growth?", Strategic Reserach Grants - City U of Hong Kong , Amount: $200,000 (2001-2004) , Xueping Wu

Administrative Assignments

Period Name Position
3/2013 - Now College of Business DBA Program Associate Director
9/2010 - 8/2012 College Board of CB Member
9/2010 - 8/2012 Departmental PhD Program Director
9/2008 - 8/2012 Departmental Staffing Commitee (EF) Member
9/2007 - 8/2012 Departmental Research Seminar Coordinator
9/2004 - 6/2005 Departmental Staffing Committee (EF) Member
9/2003 - 6/2005 BBA Financial Engineering Programme Leader

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Publications

Journal Publications and Reviews
Conference Papers