Alex Wei Wu

Alex Wei Wu

Name: Alex Wei Wu

Office Location: 164- 2065

Phone Number: (909) 869-2409



  • Ph.D. Finance, Rutgers University
  • B.A. Economics, University of Colorado

Courses Taught:

Undergraduate and graduate courses in Investments, Portfolio Management, Fixed Income Securities and Markets, and Derivatives.

Most Recent Publications:

  • "Investment Commonality across Insurance Companies: Fire Sale Risk and Corporate Yield Spreads," with Vikram Nanda and Xing (Alex) Zhou, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, forthcoming.

  • “The Wealth Effects of Merger and Acquisition Announcements on Bondholders: New Evidence from the Over-the-Counter Market,” with Fan Chen and Krishnan Ramaya, Journal of Economics and Business, forthcoming.

  • “Value of Tax Benefits of a Dynamic Debt Policy with Regime Switching,” with Michael Dothan, Applied Economics Letters, 24(12): 888-892, 2017.

  • “The Fair Value Option for Liabilities During the Financial Crisis: An Option for Lemons?” with Nicole Thibodeau and Robert Couch, Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, 31(4): 441-482, 2016.

  • “The Fair Value Option for Liabilities and Stock Returns During the Financial Crisis” with Robert Couch, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 59(1): 83–98, 2016. 

  • “Interest Tax Shields: A Barrier Options Approach,” with Robert Couch and Michael Dothan, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 39(1): 123-146, 2012. 

  • “Private Investment and Public Equity Returns,” with Robert Couch, Journal of Economics and Business, 64(2): 160-184, 2012.


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