Julie Wu

Julie Wu

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Assistant Professor
Dr. J. (Julie) Wu earned her Ph.D. in finance from Mays Business School at Texas A&M. She comes to College of Business from the University of Georgia, where she was an assistant professor of finance in the Terry College of Business. Her research interests include the economics of short selling, financial markets, and corporate finance.


Short Selling and the Price Discovery Process, with E. Boehmer, 2013, Review of Financial Studies 26: 287-322. [Lead article]
High Short Interest Effect and Aggregate Volatility Risk , with A. Barinov, 2014, Journal of Financial Markets 21: 98-122.
Merger Arbitrage Short Selling and Price Pressure , with T. Liu, 2014, Journal of Corporate Finance 27: 36-54.
Equity Short Selling and Bond Downgrades , with T. Henry and D. Kisgen, 2015, Journal of Financial Intermediation 24:89-111.
Earnings Attribution and Information Transfers, with D. Koo and E. Yeung, 2017, Contemporary Accounting Research 34: 1547–1579.
Vote Avoidance and Shareholder Voting in Mergers and Acquisitions , with K. Li and T. Liu, 2018 Review of Financial Studies, forthcoming.

Selected Working Papers
Standing out from the Crowd via Corporate Goodness: Evidence from a Natural Experiment , with L. Gao and J. He
International Evidence on Algorithmic Trading , with E. Boehmer and K. Fong
Longs, Shorts and the Cross Section of Stock Returns , with M. Nezafat, T. Shen and Q. Wang
... more papers at SSRN
Contact Information

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