Yufeng Wu

Yufeng Wu

Assistant Professor of Finance

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315 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-265-0422

yufengwu@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Finance, University of Rochester, 2015
  • M.S.B.A., Applied Economics, University of Rochester, 2013
  • B.S., Economics and Finance, The University of Hong Kong, 2010

Positions Held

  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2016 to present
  • Lecturer, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2015-2016

Recent Publications

  • Wu, Y., & Wang, W. Forthcoming. Managerial Control Benefits and the Takeover Market Efficiency. Journal of Financial Economics,.
  • Wu, Y. (2018). What's Behind the Smooth Dividends? Evidence from Structural Estimation. Review of Financial Studies, 31 (10), 3979-4016.
  • Wu, Y., Whited, T., & Li, S. (2016). Collateral, Taxes, and Leverage. Review of Financial Studies, 29 (6), 1453–1500.

Other Publications

Working Paper

  • Wu, Y., & NA, K. (2018). Managerial Career Concerns and Corporate Dividend Policies: Evidence from a Natural Experiment.
  • Wu, Y., Toni, W., Xiao, K., & Wang, Y. (2018). Market Power and Monetary Policy Transmission: Evidence from a Structural Estimation.

Current Courses

  • Advanced Corporate Finance (FIN 321) Theories of firms' investment and financing decisions are covered. Topics include dividend policy, capital budgeting, capital structure, bankruptcy, long- term debt and leasing decisions.

Contact

315 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-265-0422

yufengwu@illinois.edu

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