Julie Wu

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Assistant Professor
Ph.D.   Texas A&M University
Dr. 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. Her research interests include capital markets and corporate finance.
Selected research papers on capital markets
1.  Short Selling and the Price Discovery Process, with E. Boehmer, 2013, Review of Financial Studies 26: 287-322. [Lead article]
       -Runner Up prize for the RFS Michael J. Brennan Best Paper Award, 2014
2.  High Short Interest Effect and Aggregate Volatility Risk, with A. Barinov, 2014, Journal of Financial Markets 21: 98-122.
3.  Equity Short Selling and Bond Downgrades, with T. Henry and D. Kisgen, 2015, Journal of Financial Intermediation 24:89-111.
4.  Algorithmic Trading and Market Quality: International Evidence , with E. Boehmer and K. Fong, working paper
5.  Institutional Allocations in the Primary Market for Corporate Bonds, with S. Nikolova and L. Wang, working paper
6.  Longs, Shorts and the Cross Section of Stock Returns , with M. Nezafat, T. Shen and Q. Wang. working paper

... more at SSRN
Selected research papers on corporate finance
1.  Merger Arbitrage Short Selling and Price Pressure, with T. Liu, 2014, Journal of Corporate Finance 27: 36-54. 
2.  Earnings Attribution and Information Transfers, with D. Koo and E. Yeung, 2017, Contemporary Accounting Research 34: 1547–1579.
3.  Vote Avoidance and Shareholder Voting in Mergers and Acquisitions, with K. Li and T. Liu, 2018, Review of Financial Studies 31: 3176-3211.
       -Semifinalist for Best Paper Award at the FMA Asia Pacific Conference 2017
4.  Standing out from the Crowd via Corporate Social Responsibility: Evidence from Non-fundamental Driven Price Pressure, with L. Gao and J. He, working paper

... more at SSRN
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