Doctor Linda Wu

Doctor Linda Wu

SENIOR LECTURER,
Economics, Finance and Property (SoBus)

Biography

Dr. Qiongbing (Linda) Wu is a senior lecturer in Banking and Finance at the School of Business. She is a visiting fellow of the Institute of Global Finance, UNSW Business School at the University of New South Wales, and an international consultant to the Asian Development Bank. Prior to joining Western Sydney University, she was a lecturer in Finance and the Program Convenor of Master of Applied Finance at Newcastle Business School, the University of Newcastle.

Dr. Wu comes from multiple backgrounds. She received her PhD in Banking and Finance from the University of New South Wales, and the degrees of Master of Accounting from Bond University, Master of Philosophy (Philosophy of Science, University Medalist) and Bachelor of Philosophy (Philosophy and Economics, University Medalist) from Sun Yat-Sen University. Dr. Wu has extensive industrial working experience; she holds the accredited qualifications of lawyer and economist in China, and was a professionally qualified associate CA and CPA in Australia. Dr. Wu is multilingual; she speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Chaozhou dialect (a language similar to the native language spoken in Taiwan). 

Dr. Wu is passionate in the research areas of financial institutions, asset pricing, emerging financial markets, and corporate governance. Nine candidates supervised by Dr Wu have successfully completed their doctorate degrees in the above research areas, and become academic, government policy advisor, and senior financial professional. Currently Dr Wu is the principal supervisor of two PhD and the co-supervisor of four PhD candidates.  Dr Wu has published peer-reviewed papers in internationally reputable finance journals, such as Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Financial Market, Institutions and Money, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, and International Review of Financial Analysis. She has been an active ad hoc reviewer for a number of international journals, including Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, International Review of Financial Analysis, International Review of Economics and Finance, and Multinational Finance Journal. Dr Wu’s research papers can be downloaded for free from the Social Science Research Network (SSRN) website via the following link: http://ssrn.com/author=473642

Dr. Wu is specialized in teaching postgraduates, and has developed the curriculum and course materials for major postgraduate finance units. She has taught Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions Management, Applied Portfolio Management, Funds Management and Portfolio Selection, Financial Management at postgraduate level, and Topics in Finance at undergraduate (honour) level.

Dr Wu is professionally affiliated with American Finance Association and Financial Management Association, respectively.

This information has been contributed by Doctor Wu.

Qualifications

  • GCPTT University of Newcastle (NSW)
  • DPHIL University of New South Wales
  • MAAC Bond University

Professional Memberships

  • American Finance Association (2003)
  • Financial Management Association (2009)

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Economics, Finance and Property (SoBus)

Contact

Email: L.Wu@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9805
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Location: 1.10
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Publications

Journal Articles

  • Gordon, N. and Wu, Q. (2018), 'Informed trade, uninformed trade and stock price delay', Applied Economics, vol 50, no 26 , pp 2878 - 2893.
  • Tian, S., Wu, E. and Wu, Q. (2018), 'Who exacerbates the extreme swings in the Chinese stock market?', International Review of Financial Analysis, vol 55 , pp 50 - 59.
  • Gordon, N. and Wu, Q. (2018), 'The high-volume return premium and changes in investor recognition', Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, vol 51 , pp 121 - 136.
  • Gordon, N., Watts, E. and Wu, Q. (2014), 'Information attributes, information asymmetry and industry sector returns', Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, vol 26 , pp 156 - 175.
  • Wu, Q. and Shamsuddin, A. (2014), 'Investor attention, information diffusion and industry returns', Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, vol 30 , pp 30 - 43.
  • Moshirian, F. and Wu, Q. (2012), 'Banking industry volatility and economic growth', Research in International Business and Finance, vol 26, no 3 , pp 428 - 442.
  • Wu, Q. and Moshirian, F. (2009), 'Bank industry volatility and banking crises', Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, vol 19 , pp 351 - 370.
  • Wu, Q., Cole, R. and Moshirian, F. (2008), 'Bank stock returns and economic growth', Journal of Banking and Finance, vol 32, no 6 , pp 995 - 1007.

Conference Papers

  • Tian, S., Wu, E. and Wu, Q. (2015), 'Who trades during the extreme swings in Chinese stock market?', Australasian Finance and Banking Conference , Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Cole, R. and Wu, Q. (2014), 'Macroeconomic shocks and bank failure', Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Gordon, N. and Wu, Q. (2013), 'Informed trade, uninformed trade and stock price delay', Asian Finance Association. Annual Meeting, Nanchang, China.
  • Gordon, N., Watts, E. and Wu, Q. (2013), 'The high volume return premium and changes in investor recognition', Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Gordon, N., Watts, E. and Wu, Q. (2012), 'Information asymmetry, information attributes and industry sector returns', Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney, N.S.W..
  • Wu, Q. and Shamsuddin, A. (2011), 'Do industries lead the stock market in Australia? An examination of the gradual information diffusion hypothesis', 2011 Auckland Finance Meeting, Auckland.
  • Wu, Q. and Shamsuddin, A. (2010), 'Do industries lead the market in Australia? An examination of gradual information diffusion hypothesis', 23rd Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney.
  • Wu, Q. and Moshirian, F. (2009), 'Bank volatility and economic growth', Annual American Business Research Conference, New York, USA.
  • Wu, Q. and Cole, R. (2009), 'Predicting bank failure using a dynamic hazard model', The 22nd Australasian Banking and Finance Conference, Sydney, Australia.
  • Wu, Q. and Moshirian, F. (2006), 'Principal-agent game in the listed companies in china', International Finance Conference, Beijing, China.
  • Wu, Q. and Moshirian, F. (2005), 'Principal-agent game in the listed companies in china', South Western Finance Association Conference, Dallas, USA.
  • Wu, Q. and Moshirian, F. (2005), 'Principal-agent game in the listed companies in china', The Inaugural Asia-Pacific Corporate Governance Conference, Hong Kong, China.
  • Wu, Q. and Moshirian, F. (2005), 'Banking industry volatility and banking crises', 18th Australasian Banking and Finance Conference, Sydney, Australia.
  • Wu, Q., Cole, R. and Moshirian, F. (2004), 'Bank stock returns and economic growth', 17th Australasian Banking and Finance Conference, Sydney, Australia.

Current Projects

Title: Gender diversity, capital structure decision and firm performance
Funder:
  • Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam
Western Researchers: Linda Wu
Years: 2017-03-01 - 2020-02-28
ID: P00023885

Previous Projects

Title: Determinants of Capital Structure for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in Vietnam
Funder:
  • Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam
Western Researchers: Kevin Daly and Linda Wu
Years: 2015-04-13 - 2018-04-12
ID: P00022971
Title: Bank competition and financial stability
Funder:
  • Ministry of Education and Training, Vietnam
Western Researchers: Linda Wu and Anil Mishra
Years: 2016-02-01 - 2019-01-31
ID: P00023186

Supervision

Doctor Wu is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: A Combine Approach of Network Structure and Market Psychology on Determining Systemically Important Bank
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Competition and Financial Stability: New Evidence from Emerging Markets
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Reform of Vietnam's Banking Regulations: A Stock-Flow-Consistent Accounting Approach to Financial Instability.
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: Market Concentration, Bank Competition and Bank Efficiency in Emerging Asian Countries
Field of Research: Other Management And Commerce; Banking, Finance And Related Fields
Thesis Title: Cost Efficiency and Risks of Commercial Banks in East Asia and Pacific Region
Field of Research: Banking And Finance
Thesis Title: Financial Integration in the Mena Region
Field of Research: Other Management And Commerce; Banking, Finance And Related Fields
Thesis Title: China's outward FD1 and Bank Performance
Field of Research: International Business

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