Adelaide Business School
Faculty of the Professions
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
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.
Date Position Institution name 2017 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide 2013 - 2017 Lecturer University of Adelaide
Language Competency Chinese (Mandarin) Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title — Monash University Australia PhD
Year Citation 2021 Liu, B., Ju, T., Bai, M., & Yu, C. F. (2021). Imitative innovation and financial distress risk: The moderating role of executive foreign experience. International Review of Economics and Finance, 71, 526-548.
2021 Cheong, C. S., Yu, C. F., Zurbruegg, R., & Brockman, P. (2021). Tournament incentives and institutional ownership. International Review of Economics and Finance, 74, 418-433.
2021 Canil, J., Karpavičius, S., & Yu, C. F. (2021). TMT gender diversity: implications for corporate tournaments and innovation. European Journal of Finance, 26 pages.
2021 Phan, H. L., Zurbruegg, R., Brockman, P., & Yu, C. F. (2021). Time-to-maturity and commodity futures return volatility: The role of time-varying asymmetric information. Journal of Commodity Markets, 100191.
2020 Bai, M., Xu, L., Chia-Feng, Y., & Zurbruegg, R. (2020). Superstition and stock price crash risk. Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, 60, 19 pages.
2020 Xu, L., Yu, C. -F. J., & Zurbruegg, R. (2020). The benefit of being a local leader: Evidence from firm-specific stock price crash risk. Journal of Corporate Finance, 65, 1-21.
2019 Bai, M., Wang, R., Yu, C., & Zheng, J. (2019). Limits on executive pay and stock price crash risk: evidence from a quasi-natural experiment. Pacific Basin Finance Journal, 55, 206-221.
2019 Canil, J., Karpavicius, S., & Yu, C. (2019). Are shareholders gender neutral? Evidence from say on pay. Journal of Corporate Finance, 58, 169-186.
DOI Scopus2 WoS1
2019 Yu, C., Jaroenjitrkam, A., & Zurbruegg, R. (2019). Does Market Power Discipline CEO Power?. European Financial Management. 2019 Jaroenjitrkam, A., Yu, C. -F. J., & Zurbruegg, R. (2019). Does market power discipline CEO power? An agency perspective. EUROPEAN FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, 26(3), 742-752.
2017 Yu, C. (2017). Interactive Reporting Bias Surrounding CEO Turnover. European Accounting Review, 26(2), 239-282.
2017 Lien, D., & Yu, C. (2017). Production and hedging with optimism and pessimism under ambiguity. International Review of Economics and Finance, 50, 122-135.
DOI Scopus1 WoS1
2016 Rai, B. K., & Yu, C. -F. J. (2016). Tournaments and Project Selection under Ambiguity -- A Bright Side of Risk-Taking. 2015 Yu, C. -F. J. (2015). Board Independence, Monitoring, and CEO Pay Disparity. 2015 Donald Lien., & Yu, C. (2015). Production and anticipatory hedging under time-inconsistent preferences. Journal of Futures Markets, 35(10), 961-985.
DOI Scopus4 WoS3
2015 Choe, C., Lien, D., & Yu, C. -F. (2015). Optimal managerial hedging and contracting with self-esteem concerns. International Review of Economics & Finance, 37, 354-367.
DOI Scopus2 WoS2
2014 Lien, D., & Yu, C. (2014). Time-inconsistent investment, financial constraints, and cash flow hedging. International Review of Financial Analysis, 35, 72-79.
DOI Scopus8 WoS5
2014 Yu, C. (2014). CEO overconfidence and overinvestment under product market competition. Managerial and Decision Economics, 35(8), 574-579.
2014 Yu, C. (2014). CEO Overconfidence, CEO Compensation, and earnings manipulation. Journal of Management Accounting Research, 26(2), 167-193.
2007 Yu, C. -F., Chang, T. -C., & Fan, C. -P. (2007). FDI timing: Entry cost subsidy versus tax rate reduction. Economic Modelling, 24(2), 262-271.
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 2020 Principal Supervisor Does economic policy uncertainty affect corporate pension plans? Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Miss Fanyu Lu 2020 Principal Supervisor TMT Confidence Dispersion and Corporate M&A Strategies and Performance 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 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
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
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