Jeffrey Yu

Dr Jeffrey Yu

Senior Lecturer

Adelaide Business School

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics


Dr. Yu is currently a senior lecturer in finance at the University of Adelaide, Adelaide Business School. He holds a Ph.D. degrees within the field of business economics from Monash University. His other work includes academic research on corporate finance, behavioral finance, real options, and finance contract theory.

Dr. Yu has a broad spectrum of teaching interests. He has taught Behavioral Finance: Theory and Practice, Corporate Finance, Corporate Investment Strategies, Wealth Management, Business Finance, and Quantitative Methods for Ph.D., Honours, Postgraduate, and Undergraduate programs.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2017 - ongoing Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
    2013 - 2017 Lecturer University of Adelaide
  • Language Competencies

    Language Competency
    Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
    English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    Monash University Australia PhD
  • Research Interests

Behavioral Finance; Corporate Finance; Corporate Investment Strategies; Wealth Management; Business Finance; Quantitative Methods for Ph.D., Honours, Postgraduate, and Undergraduate programs.

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2022 Principal Supervisor Essays on Corporate Pension Plans Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Fanyu Lu
    2021 Principal Supervisor The influence of sports inspiration on corporate innovation Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Yudong Liu
    2021 Co-Supervisor Weather induced sentiment and insider trading Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Miss Rui Sun
    2020 Principal Supervisor Climbing up the industry ladder by being Unique: Industry tournament and corporate strategic distinctiveness Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Shihe Li
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2020 - 2021 Principal Supervisor Does Economic Policy Uncertainty Affect Corporate Pension Plans? Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Miss Fanyu Lu
    2018 - 2020 Co-Supervisor The bright side of belief dispersion within TMTs Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Shihe Li
    2016 - 2019 Co-Supervisor Strategic Responses of Firms to Product Market Competition Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Anutchanat Jaroenjitrkam
    2016 - 2019 Co-Supervisor Tone at the Top: The Influence of CEO Personal Characteristics on Corporate Financial Reporting and Environmental Responsibility Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Thuy Lien Nguyen
  • Presentation

    Date Topic Presented at Institution Country
    2018 - ongoing 2018 AFAANZ Conference 2018 AFAANZ Conference Aukland University of Technology New Zealand
  • Review, Assessment, Editorial and Advice

    Date Title Type Institution Country
    2019 - ongoing Examiner for MPhil Thesis Thesis Review University of Adelaide Australia
    2018 - ongoing Examiner for MBR thesis Yulin Li Thesis Review University of Adelaide Australia
    2018 - ongoing Corporate Governance: An International Review Journal Review University of Manchester United Kingdom
    2017 - ongoing Journal of Futures Markets Journal Review Uiversity of Virginia United States
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Phone: 83132073
  • Email: jeffrey.yu@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 82234782
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Nexus 10, floor 12
  • Org Unit: Finance and Banking

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