Dr. WU Xueping (吳雪平)

Visiting address
AC3-9-218

Phone: +852 34427577

Author IDs

Willing to take PhD students: yes

Biography

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, Investments, 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.

Qualifications/Experiences

PhD - Applied Economics (Finance) (Catholic University of Leuven), 1995 
MBA - Business Administration (Catholic University of Leuven). 1989  
ME - Management Engineering (Tongji University), 1985 
BE (5yrs Program) - Management Engineering (Tongji University), Jan. 1983 

Research Interests/Areas

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

Services in CityU

Period

Name

Position

2015 - now

MSc Finance

Program Leader

2015 - now

Departmental Staffing Commitee (EF)

Member

3/2013 - 2/2017

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

9/2004-5, 2013/14

Departmental Staffing Committee (EF)

Member

9/2003 - 6/2005

BBA Financial Engineering

Programme Leader               

Prizes/Honours

  • 2008 Best Paper Award for the Best Papers at the China International Conference in Finance - Tsinghua University & MIT
  • 2008 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

 

Activities

Participating in or organising a conference / an event

Presented Conference Papers

  • Xueping Wu and Zheng Wang (30-31 October 2004), "Information Contents of Controlling Ownership at the Choice between Rights Offerings and Placements in Hong Kong", presented at the 1st Chinese Finance Annual Conference, Xiamen, PRC.
  • Xueping Wu, Piet Sercu and Charles J P Chen (2000), "Japan's Corporate Returns on Value and Cost: A Comprehensive Look", presented at the 1999 Western Finance Association Annual Meeting, Santa Monica, won the WFA Best Paper Award in Corporate Finance.
  • Wu, Xueping and Zheng Wang (October 8-11, 2003), "Ownership Concentration, Asymmetric Information, and the Positive Announcement Effect of New Equity Placements", presented at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Financial Management Association International, Denver, USA.
  • Wu, Xueping and Wang Zheng (December 17-19, 2002), "Private Benefits of Control and the Choice of Seasoned Equity Flotation Methods", presented at the 2002 Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Australia, won the Barclays Global Investors Best Paper Award.
  • Wu, Xueping, Piet Sercu and Jun Yao (June 23-26, 2002), "Reexamining the Relation between Corporate Debt Mix and Growth in Japan", presented at the 2002 WFA Meeting in Park City, Utah, USA.
  • Wu, Xueping and Zheng Wang (May 15-16, 2002), "Why Do Firms Choose Value-Destroying Rights Offerings? Theory and Evidence from Hong Kong", presented at the 2nd Asian Corporate Governance Conference, Seoul, Korea.
  • Wu, Xueping, Piet Sercu and Jun Yao (2001), "Reexamining the Relation between Corporate Debt Mix and Growth in Japan", presented at the 2001 EFA Annual Meeting in Barcelona.
  • Wu, Xueping, Piet Sercu and Charles J P Chen (2000), "Keiretsu Membership, Size, and Returns on Value and Cost", presented at the 2000 European Finance Association Annual Meeting, London, United Kingdom.

Conference Papers

  • Wu, Xueping and Zheng Wang (October 8-11, 2003), "Ownership Concentration, Asymmetric Information, and the Positive Announcement Effect of New Equity Placements", presented at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the Financial Management Association International, Denver, USA.
  • Wu, Xueping and Wang Zheng (December 17-19, 2002), "Private Benefits of Control and the Choice of Seasoned Equity Flotation Methods", presented at the 2002 Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Australia, won the Barclays Global Investors Best Paper Award.
  • Wu, Xueping, Piet Sercu and Jun Yao (June 23-26, 2002), "Reexamining the Relation between Corporate Debt Mix and Growth in Japan", presented at the 2002 WFA Meeting in Park City, Utah, USA.
  • Wu, Xueping and Zheng Wang (May 15-16, 2002), "Why Do Firms Choose Value-Destroying Rights Offerings? Theory and Evidence from Hong Kong", presented at the 2nd Asian Corporate Governance Conference, Seoul, Korea.
  • Wu, Xueping, Piet Sercu and Jun Yao (2001), "Reexamining the Relation between Corporate Debt Mix and Growth in Japan", presented at the 2001 EFA Annual Meeting in Barcelona.
  • Wu, Xueping, Piet Sercu and Charles J P Chen (2000), "Keiretsu Membership, Size, and Returns on Value and Cost", presented at the 2000 European Finance Association Annual Meeting, London, United Kingdom.