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J. (Julie) Wu

Assistant Professor of Finance
Finance
HLH 425 C
P.O. Box 880490
Lincoln, NE 68588-0490

juliewu@unl.edu
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Education
Ph.D.,   Finance,  Texas A&M University
Areas of Expertise
  • Capital markets
  • Short selling
  • Market microstructure
  • ESG
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  • Learner
  • Analytical
  • Responsibility
Biography

Dr. J. (Julie) Wu earned her Ph.D. in Finance from Mays Business School at Texas A&M. She comes to College of Business from the University of Georgia, where she was an assistant professor of finance in the Terry College of Business. 

Dr. Wu is interested in what affects information processing in the financial market and its implications on corporate decisions. She has published in Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Finance, Contemporary Accounting Research, among othersShe and her co-author received runner-up prize for the Review of Financial Studies Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award for "Short selling and the price discovery process" in 2014, and first prize in the Spängler-IQAM award for the Best Investments Paper for "What do short sellers know?" in 2021. 

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Selected Publications
Graduate Courses
    • Select Subjects in Finance (PhD)
Undergraduate Courses
    • Investment Principles (Undergraduate)
Professional Service
    • Discussant, CICF, 2021
    • Discussant, Financial Management Association, 2020
    • Program Committee, Dayton Summer Finance Workshop 2020
    • Discussant, SFS Cavalcade North America 2019
    • Program Committee, Midwest Finance Association, 2008, 2019
    • Program Committee, Financial Management Association, 2019, 2020
    • Discussant, Fixed Income and Financial Institutions Conference 2017
    • External grant proposal reviewer for the Research Grants Council of Hong Kong, 2013, 2015, 2016
    • Discussant, Vanderbilt Conference on Institutional Investors and Price Efficiency, 2013
    • Discussant, Financial Management Association , 2012
    • Discussant, NBER Microstructure meeting, 2008
    • Ad Hoc Referee for

    Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Futures Markets, Financial Management, Journal of Financial Research, Quarterly Journal of Finance

Institutional Service
  • Ph.D. dissertation committee
  • Ph.D. committee
  • Department recruiting committee
Selected Awards
  • First prize in the Spängler-IQAM award for the Best Investments Paper in Review of Finance, 2021
  • Distinguished Research Award, College of Business, UNL, 2019
  • Runner Up prize for the Review of Financial Studies Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award, 2014
Selected Media Coverage
  • Safkhet Capital Management letter to German regulators featured in Business Insider (2019) (https://www.businessinsider.com/fahmi-quadir-posts-takedown-of-germanys-ban-on-short-selling-wirecard-2019-3)
  • Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation (2017) (https://corpgov.law.harvard.edu/?s=corporate+goodness)
  • Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation (2016) (https://corpgov.law.harvard.edu/2016/09/20/shareholder-approval-in-ma/)
  • New Yorker (2015) (https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/05/18/new-ways-to-crash-the-market)