Szu-Yin (Jennifer) Wu

Clinical Assistant Professor


PhD, University at Buffalo School of Management
MS, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
BA, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan


  • Corporate finance
  • Investment management
  • International financial management


Empirical work in corporate finance with particular interest in:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate governance
  • Corporate innovation

Selected Publications

Au, S., Qiu, B., and Wu, S. (Forthcoming) Do Mandatory Risk Factor Disclosures Reduce Stock Price Crash Risk? Journal of Accounting and Public Policy.

Wu, S. & Chung, K. (2021). Hedge Fund Activism and Corporate M&A Decisions. Management Science.

Wu, S. & Chung, K. (2019). Corporate Innovation, Likelihood to be Acquired, and Takeover Premiums. Journal of Banking and Finance.

Huang, Q., Jiang, F., & Wu, S. (2018). Does short-maturity debt discipline managers? Evidence from cash-rich firms' acquisition decisions. Journal of Corporate Finance.

Awards, Grants and Honors

  • Research Partnerships Funds Award, Wheaton College, 2018
  • Provost’s Summer Research Award, Wheaton College, 2018, 2019
  • CFA® Program Professor Scholarship award, 2018
  • Distinguished Alumni Fellowship, University at Buffalo, 2014, 2015
  • Full scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, 2009-12

Professional Affiliations

  • Financial Management Association

Prior Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Wheaton College, Massachusetts, 2017-19
  • Specialist, Securities and Futures Bureau, Financial Supervisory Commission, Taiwan, 2003-09