Jifeng Yu

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Jifeng Yu

Assistant Professor of Management
Contact Information

CBA 254
P.O. Box 880491
Lincoln, NE 68588-0491
Phone: +1-402-472-9424

Ph.D. Georgia State University
M.S. Shanghai University of Finance & Economics
B.S. Shanghai University of Finance & Economics
Research Interests
Alliance Networks, Innovation, International Entrepreneurship, Risk Management
Teaching Interests
Business Policy and Strategy (475)
Published In

Strategic Management Journal, Production and Operations Management, Journal of Risk and Insurance, North American Actuarial Journal, International Business Review, and others.

Refereed Publications
Lin, Y., Yu, J., & Peterson, M. Reinsurance networks and their impact on reinsurance decisions: theory and empirical evidence, Journal of Risk & Insurance. Forthcoming. 

Zhang, P., Yu, J., & Xia, Y. The payback of innovation: empirical evidence from firms that have won innovation awards. Production and Operations Management. Forthcoming.

Lin, Y., Tan, K. S., Tian, R., & Yu, J. (2014). Downside risk management of a defined benefit plan considering longevity basis risk. North American Actuarial Journal, 18(1): 68-86.

Lin, Y., Liu, S., & Yu, J. (2013). Pricing mortality securities with correlated morality indices. Journal of Risk & Insurance, 80(4): 921-948.

Cox, S. H., Lin, Y., Tian, R., & Yu, J. (2013). Managing capital market and longevity risks in a defined benefit pension plan. Journal of Risk & Insurance, 80(3): 585-620.

Lin, Y., Wen, M., & Yu, J. (2012). Enterprise risk management: strategic antecedents, risk integration and performance. North American Actuarial Journal, 16(1): 1-28. Lead article and this paper won the 2014 American Risk and Insurance Association's Brockett-Shapiro Actuarial Journal Award.

Yu, J., Gilbert, B. A., & Oviatt, B. M. (2011). Effects of alliances, time and network cohesion on the initiation of foreign sales by new ventures. Strategic Management Journal, 32: 424-446.

Lin, Y., Cox, S. H., & Yu, J. (2009). Modeling annuity lapse rates. Journal of Insurance and Risk Management, 4(4): 24–33.

Zahra, S., Korri, J., & Yu, J. (2005). Cognition and international entrepreneurship: implications for research on international opportunity recognition and exploitation. International Business Review, 14(2): 129–146.

Zahra, S. & Yu, J. (2005). Internal venturing. In Hitt, M. & Ireland, D. Blackwell Encyclopedia of Management (Volume 3) Entrepreneurship. New York, NY, Blackwell: 157–159.

Yu, J., de Koning, A., & Oviatt, B. (2005). Institutional and economic influences on internet adoption and accelerated firm internationalization. In D. Shepherd & J. Katz, editors, Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth (Volume 8). Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Elsevier: 85–110.

Zahra, S., Cloninger, P., Yu, J., & Choi, J. (2004). On the frontiers: emerging research issues in international entrepreneurship. In L. Dana, editor, Handbook of International Entrepreneurship. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elger, 732–747.

Brockett-Shapiro Actuarial Journal Award, American Risk and Insurance Association (2014)
Research Council Grant-in-Aid Award, UNL (2014)
UNLV Summer Research Grant Awards, UNLV (2010, 2011).
UNLV Entrepreneurship Research Grant Award, UNLV (2009).
Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation (2006).
GTA Teaching Excellence Award, J.Mack Robinson College of Business, GSU (2006).
WainoW. Suojanen Research Excellence Award, GSU (2006).
Georgia State University Dissertation Grant Award, GSU (2006).