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Dr George Wu Ph.D, MCM, B.Honors, G.Dip, B.Law

Senior Lecturer in Finance/Banking

School of Economics and Finance

Ji (George) Wu currently as a Senior Lecturer in Finance at School of Economics and Finance, Massey University (Albany).  George received his Ph.D. in Finance from Lincoln University, New Zealand in 2012.  Before joining Massey University, George as an Assistant Prof. in Finance was teaching and researching in Institute for Financial & Accounting Studies, Xiamen University from Oct. 2012 to Feb. 2017.

George’s research interesting is focusing but not limited on Financial Anomalies, Empirical Asset Pricing, China Capital Markets, and Corporate Social Responsibilities. George’s research has been widely published on international refereed journals, such as Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Business Ethics, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money, Emerging market Finance & Trade, Applied Financial Economics, and among others.

George and his wife, Xin, are living in Auckland. They love travel, cooking, wine, movie, and sports. They do not have kids, but would like to have a dog.

My CV (Updated in October 2017)

Ji (George) Wu currently as a Senior Lecturer in Finance at School of Economics and Finance, Massey University (Albany).  George received his Ph.D. in Finance from Lincoln University, New Zealand in 2012.  George’s research interesting is focusing but not limited on Financial Anomalies, Empirical Asset Pricing, China Capital Markets, and Corporate Social Responsibilities.

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 09 212 7089 (Internal Extention 49089)
    Location: 3.42, QB
    Campus: Albany

Qualifications

  • Ph.D in Finance - Lincoln University (2012)
  • Master of Commerce and Management in Finance with Distinction - Lincoln University (2006)
  • Bachelor of Commerce with Second Class Honors (Division One) in Finance - Lincoln University (2005)
  • Graduate Diploma in Commerce in Finance major - Lincoln University (2004)
  • Bachelor of Law - Capital Normal University (2001)

Prizes and Awards

  • To be awarded by the “China Construction Banks” Best Teaching Award by Xiamen University in 2014. - Xiamen University (2012)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

  1. Investors’ behavior and behavioral finance
  2. Corporate Social Responsibility
  3. Financial Anomalies and Empirical Asset Pricing
  4. Corporate Finance Issures
  5. Finance history

Thematics

Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Banking, Finance and Investment (150200): Banking, Finance and Investment not elsewhere classified (150299): Business and Management (150300): Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services (150000): Corporate Governance and Stakeholder Engagement (150303): Finance (150201): Investment and Risk Management (150205)

Keywords

George’s research interesting is focusing but not limited on Financial Anomalies, Empirical Asset Pricing, China Capital Markets, and Corporate Social Responsibilities. George’s research has been widely published on international refereed journals, such as Journal of Banking & Finance, Journal of Business Ethics, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money, Emerging market Finance & Trade, Applied Financial Economics, and among others.

Research Outputs

Journal

Liu, ZT., Nartea, GV., & Wu, J. (2018). Patterns and pricing of idiosyncratic volatility in French stock market. Theoretical Economics Letters. 8(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Wu, J.
Fang, KN., Wu, J., & Nguyen, C. (2015). The Risk-Return Trade-Off in a Liberalized Emerging Stock Market: Evidence from Vietnam. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade. 53(4), 746-763
[Journal article]Authored by: Wu, J.
Nartea, GV., Kong, D., & Wu, J. (2017). Do extreme returns matter in emerging markets? Evidence from the Chinese stock market. Journal of Banking and Finance. 76, 189-197
[Journal article]Authored by: Wu, J.
Zhang, J., Kong, D., & Wu, J. (2016). Doing Good Business by Hiring Directors with Foreign Experience. Journal of Business Ethics. , 1-18
[Journal article]Authored by: Wu, J.
Zhang, CY., Zhang, YY., & Wu, J. (2014). Does housing price fluctuation impact the household income distributions: A perspective from the families' asset structure. Journal of Financial Research (Chinese Version). 414(12), 86-101 Retrieved from http://dspace.xmu.edu.cn/bitstream/handle/2288/98551/%E6%88%BF%E4%BB%B7%E6%B3%A2%E5%8A%A8%E5%AD%98%E5%9C%A8%E6%94%B6%E5%85%A5%E5%88%86%E9%85%8D%E6%95%88%E5%BA%94%E5%90%97%E2%80%94%E2%80%94%E4%B8%80%E4%B8%AA%E5%AE%B6%E5%BA%AD%E8%B5%84%E4%BA%A7%E7%BB%93%E6%9E%84%E7%9A%84%E8%A7%86%E8%A7%92....pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
[Journal article]Authored by: Wu, J.
Nartea, GV., Wu, J., & Liu, HT. (2014). Extreme returns in emerging stock markets: Evidence of a MAX effect in South Korea. Applied Financial Economics. 24(6), 425-435
[Journal article]Authored by: Wu, J.
Nartea, GV., & Wu, J. (2013). Is there a volatility effect in the Hong Kong stock market?. Pacific Basin Finance Journal. 25, 119-135
[Journal article]Authored by: Wu, J.
Nartea, GV., Wu, J., & Liu, Z. (2013). Does idiosyncratic volatility matter in emerging markets? Evidence from China. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money. 27(1), 137-160
[Journal article]Authored by: Wu, J.
Wu, J., Hao, Q., & Yao, M. (2009). Rankings of Academic Journals in Accounting, Finance and Information System: Perception from the College Chairpersons. International Journal of Accounting and Information Management. 17(1), 66-105 Retrieved from http://emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/18347640910967744
[Journal article]Authored by: Wu, J.
Nartea, GV., Gan, C., & Wu, J. (2008). Persistence of Size and Value Premia and the Robustness of the Fama-French Three Factor Model in the Hong Kong Stock Market. Investment Management and Financial Innovations. 5(4), 39-49 Retrieved from https://businessperspectives.org/journals_free/imfi/2008/imfi_en_2008_04_Nartea.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Wu, J.

Conference

Zhang, J., Kong, DM., & Wu, J.Waiting for Certainty: Effects of the Economic Policy Uncertainty on Firm's CSR Investment. . Queenstown
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.
Gan, C., Nartea, GV., & Wu, J.The predictability of low frequency volatility measures: Evidence from Hong Kong stock markets. . Hanoi, Vietnam
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.
Zhang, J., Kong, DM., & Wu, J.Being good by hiring directors with foreign experiences. . Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.
Nartea, GV., Kong, DM., & Wu, J.Do extreme returns matter in emerging markets? Evidence from the Chinese stock market. . Sydney, Australia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.
Liu, ZT., Wu, J., Hu, J., & Nartea, GV.Patterns and pricing of idiosyncratic volatility: Evidence from the French stock market. . Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.
Nartea, GV., & Wu, J.Do extreme returns matter in emerging markets? Evidence from the Chinese stock market. . Bali, Indonesia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.
Wu, J., & Nartea, GV.Do extreme returns matter in emerging markets? Evidence from the Chinese stock market. . Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.
Nartea, GV., & Wu, J.Is there a volatility puzzle in the Hong Kong stock market. . Nanchang, China
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.
Nartea, GV., Wu, J., & Yao, LJ.Idiosyncratic volatility and cross-sectional returns in the chinese stock market. . Shanghai, China
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.
Nartea, GV., Gan, C., & Wu, J.The volatility effect in the Hong Kong stock market. . Christchurch, New Zealand
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.
Nartea, GV., Wu, J., & Liu, HT.Is there a MAX Effect in the Korean Stock Market?. . Langkawi, Malaysia
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.
Nartea, GV., Gan, C., & Wu, J.The Investigation of the Idiosyncratic Volatility: Evidence from the Hong Kong Stock Market. . Taipei, Taiwan
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.
Nartea, GV., & Wu, J.Time Series Behavioral and Pricing of Idiosyncratic Volatility: Evidence from the Chinese Stock Market. . Beijing, China
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.
Wu, J., Hao, Q., & Yao, M.Rankings of Academic Journals in Accounting, Finance and Information System: Perception from the College Chairpersons. . Beijing, China
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.
Nartea, GV., Gan, C., & Wu, J.Persistence of Size and Value Premia and the Robustness of the Fama-French Three Factor Model: Evidence from Hong Kong. . Cesme, Izmir, Turkey
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.
Nartea, GV., Gan, C., & Wu, J.Persistence of Size and Value Premia and the Robustness of the Fama-French Three Factor Model: Evidence from Hong Kong. . Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Wu, J.

Thesis

Wu, J. (2012). Stock volatility and asset pricing in the Hong Kong stock market. (Doctoral Thesis, Lincoln University, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Wu, J.

Consultancy and Languages

Languages

  • English
    Last used: Currently
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • Chinese
    Last used: Currently
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
CoSupervisor 1 0

Teaching

Course Teaching in Massey University

  1. 115.114 Finance Fundamentals
  2. 125.250 Financial Modelling

 

Past Teaching Experiecne

  • Postgraduate Courses 
  1. Financial Derivatives (2012)
  2. Financial Markets (2013-2016)
  3. Portfolio Management (2014-2016)
  4. Research Method (2013-2014)
  • Undergraduate Courses
  1. Financial Markets (2016)

Current Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • Hui Zeng - PhD
    Forecasting in financial markets

Media and Links

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