Xiaoyun Yu is currently a Professor of Finance at Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and a research member of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI). Prior to joining SAIF, she was a Professor of Finance and Arthur M. Weimer Faculty Fellow at the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University.
Professor Yu’s research interests are in the areas of theoretical and empirical corporate finance, with a focus on information economics, initial public offering, financial institutions and systems, and political economy of finance. Many of her works have been published in Journal of Finance, Journal of Business, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Management Science, and other leading academic journals. She is the author and co-author of several book chapters for Social Security Reform in China and Volume of Finance, Frontiers of Western Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
Professor Yu’s research has won numerous awards and has been featured in various media outlets, including the CNBC, New York Times, and Wall Street Journal. She has served as the program chair, track chair, committee member of many top academic conferences. She is an editor of International Review of Finance, and an associate editor of Journal of Banking and Finance and Journal of Empirical Finance.
Professor Yu received her Ph.D. in Finance from University of Minnesota and B.A. in International Economics from Renmin University of China.
Liao, Guanmin, Mark Ma, and Xiaoyun Yu, 2022, Transporting transparency: Director foreign experience and corporate information environment, Journal of International Business Studies
Giannetti, Mariassunta, and Xiaoyun Yu, 2021, Adapting to Radical Change: The Benefits of Short-Horizon Investors, Management Science
Giannetti, Mariassunta, Guanmin Liao, Jiaxing You, and Xiaoyun Yu, 2021, The Externalities of Corruption: Evidence from Entrepreneurial Firms in China, Review of Finance
Du, Qianqian, Frank Yu, and Xiaoyun Yu, 2017, Cultural Proximity and the Processing of Financial Information, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Tian, Xuan, Gregory Udell, and Xiaoyun Yu, 2016, Disciplining Delegated Monitors: When Venture Capitalists Fail to Prevent Fraud by Their IPO Firms, Journal of Accounting & Economics
Gannetti, Mariassunta, Guanmin Liao and Xiaoyun Yu, 2015, The Brain Gain of Corporate Boards: Evidence from China, The Journal of Finance
Bhattacharya, Utpal, Alexander Borisov, and Xiaoyun Yu, 2015, Firm Mortality and Natal Financial Care, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Gannetti, Mariassunta and Xiaoyun Yu, 2015, Economic Development and Relationship-Based Financing, Review of Corporate Finance Studies
Chang, Chun, Guanmin Liao, Xiaoyun Yu, and Zheng Ni, 2014, Information from Relationship Lending: Evidence from Loan Defaults in China, Journal of Money, Credit and Banking
Yu, Xiaoyun, 2013, Securities Fraud and Corporate Finance: Recent Developments, Managerial and Decision Economics
Yu, Frank and Xiaoyun Yu, 2011, Corporate Lobbying and Fraud Detection, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Wang, Tracy Yue, Andrew Winton, and Xiaoyun Yu, 2010, Corporate Fraud and Business Conditions: Evidence from IPOs, The Journal of Finance
Bhattacharya, Utpal, Neal Galpin, Rina Ray, and Xiaoyun Yu, 2009, The Role of the Media in the Internet IPO Bubble, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
Bhattacharya, Utpal and Xiaoyun Yu, 2008, The Causes and Consequences of Recent Financial Market Bubbles: An Introduction, The Review of Financial Studies
Benveniste, Lawrence, Huijing Fu, Paul Seguin, and Xiaoyun Yu, 2008, On the Anticipation of IPO Underpricing: Evidence from Equity Carve‐outs, Journal of Corporate Finance
Bhattacharya, Utpal, Neal Galpin, Rina Ray, and Xiaoyun Yu, 2006, The Role of the Media in the Launch of Internet IPOs, Betriebswirtschaftliche Forschung Und Praxis
Chang, Chun, and Xiaoyun Yu, 2004, Investment Opportunities, Liquidity Premiums and Conglomerate Mergers, Journal of Business
Benveniste, Lawrence, Alexander Ljungqvist, William Wilhelm, and Xiaoyun Yu, 2003, Evidence of Information Spillovers in the Production of Investment Banking Services, The Journal of Finance