Dr. Wendy Wu
Associate Professor (Economics)
Contact InformationEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: 519.884.0710 ext.2925
Office Location: P3130
Office Hours: Spring 2016: By appointment only
Academic BackgroundPh.D (Simon Fraser University), M. Eng (BUPT), B. Eng (BUPT)
After graduating with a Ph.D from Simon Fraser University, Dr. Yan Wendy Wu joined the Economics Department at Wilfrid Laurier University in 2003. Her main research interest is in financial economics. This includes theoretical and empirical research on corporate governance, financial crises and applied option pricing.
Financial crises; Corporate governance
Awards and Grants:
Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant, co-investigator, with Hui Helen Huang, “Reforming Executive Compensation: Inside Debt and Information Manipulation,” $59,613, 2012-2014
WLU CMA Center Research Grant, $5000, 2009
WLU Short Term Research Grant,
South Western Finance
Association Best Paper Award-US, 2007
WLU Short Term Research Grant, $1500, 2007
Stephanie Prejean, Linus Wilson and Yan Wendy Wu “Are the
Bailouts of Wall Street Complements or Substitutes?” Forthcoming at Atlantic Economic Journal
Wilson, Linus and Yan Wendy Wu . “Executive Options with Inflated Equity Prices.” Forthcoming at International Journal of Managerial Finance
Wilson, Linus and Yan Wendy Wu. (2012) “Escaping TARP.” Journal of Financial Stability. Vol. 8, 32-42. Cited by the U.S. Congressional Oversight Panel report. The research has been ranked in the SSRN (Social Science Research Network) top ten daily downloads for several days in various topic areas.
Wu, Yan Wendy (2011). “Optimal Executive Compensation: Stock Options or Restricted Stocks.” International Review of Economics & Finance. Vol 20, No.4, 633-644
Jones, Robert A. and Yan Wendy Wu (2010). “Executive Compensation, Earnings Management and Shareholder Litigation.” Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting. Vol 35, No. 1, 1-20. Lead Article.
Wu, Yan Wendy (2010). “Testing the Effects of Capital Structure on Entrepreneurial Effort.” Applied Financial Economics. Vol 20, 785-794.
Wilson, Linus and Yan Wendy Wu (2010). “Common (Stock) Sense about Risk-Shifting and Bank Bailouts.” Financial Markets and Portfolio Management, Vol. 24, 3-29. Lead Article.
Wu, Yan Wendy (2009). “The Incentive Effect of Repricing in Employee
Stock Options.” Review of
Accounting and Finance, Vol. 8, No. 1, 38-53.
Wu, Yan. and Robert A. Jones (2005). "Valuing Employee Stock Options with Exogenous and Endogenous Early Exercise." Journal of Derivatives Accounting. Vol. 2, No. 1, 53-62.