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University of Nebraska–Lincoln


Biyu Wu

Assistant Professor of Accountancy
HLH 445 D
P.O. Box 880488
Lincoln, NE 68588-0488
(402) 472-2902
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Ph.D., University of Connecticut
MBA, University of Connecticut

Dr. Biyu Wu received her Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Connecticut. She holds a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) designation. Prior to receiving her Ph.D., Dr. Wu worked for a Big 4 accounting firm as an IT auditor and had years of experience as an internal auditor at an asset investment company.

Dr. Wu's research interests include initial public offerings (IPOs), financial reporting quality, securities regulation, and auditing. Her research work has been accepted for publication at Journal of Accounting Research, The Accounting Review, and Management Science.

Peer Reviewed Publications:

Liu, X., and B. Wu, forthcoming. Do IPO Firms Misclassify Expenses? Implications for IPO Price Formation and Post-IPO Stock Performance. Management Science. In-Press.

Willenborg, M., B. Wu, and Y. S. Yang. 2015. Issuer Operating Performance and IPO Price Formation. Journal of Accounting Research 53 (5): 1109–1149.

Rice, S., D. Weber, and B. Wu. 2015. Does SOX 404 Have Teeth? Consequences of the Failure to Report Existing Internal Control Weaknesses. The Accounting Review 90 (3): 1169–1200.

Grants, Honors and Awards:

Faculty Research Funds, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2019, 2020)

Distinguished Research Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2017)

Central Plains Research Data Center Proposal Grant, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2016-2017)

Outstanding Accounting Teaching Assistant Award, University of Connecticut (2014)

Jou Family International Scholarship, University of Connecticut (2014)