Chair, Department of Finance and Economics
Associate Professor of Finance
Department of Finance and Economics
Office: Business Center 415
Dr. Yu is the chair of the department of finance and economics and teaches courses in the areas of investments and financial management. His research focuses on institutional investors' behavior, behavioral finance, and financial analysts forecasting.
Refereed Journal Articles
Yu, C., Wang, W., & Lin, T. (2014). Mutual Fund Herding and Price Discovery - Evidence from an Emerging Market. Advances in Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management. 6.
Morse, J. N., Nguyen, H. H., & Yu, C. (2011). The Effect of Option Listing on Momentum Returns and Reversals. Global Business and Finance Review. Spring 2011. 16-30.
Chiang, M., Lin, T., & Yu, C. (2009). Liquidity Provision of Limit Order Trading in the Future Market Under Bull and Bear Markets 36(7)&(8), 1007-1038. Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting.
Yu, C., & Huang, H. Yes "Corporate Governance and Price Momentum," Croatia. (2012).
Morse, J. N., Nguyen, H. H., & Yu, C. Yes "The Effect of Option Listing on Return Momentum and Reversal," Southwestern Finance Association, Houston, Texas. (2011).
Yu, C., & Wang, W. Yes "Mutual Fund Herding and Price Discovery--Evidence from an Emerging Market," Southern/South-western Finance Association, Asheville, North Carolina. (2010).
Yu, C., & Huang, H. Yes "Corporate Governance and M&A's Performance," Morristown, New Jersey. (2010).
Yu, C. Yes "Which Matters? Accuracy or Boldness? – Financial Analysts Earnings Forecast and Institutional Holdings," European Finance Association, Milan, Italy. (2009).
Morse, J. N., Nguyen, H. H., & Yu, C. Yes "Momentum and Optionality," IQPC,a leading conference organizing firm, NY,NY. (2009).
"Bank CEO Overconfidence and Risk-taking" (Planning)
We analyze the contribution of behavioral biases of CEOs, in particular their overconfidence to bank risk-taking.
"Institutional Ownership and IPO Performance" (On-Going)
This study explore the relationship between the degree of institutional ownership and IPO's performance. Since institutional investors are better-informed and have better foresight about IPO's future performance, we expect that IPO firms with continuously high institutional ownership will tend to have better performance, both in short term and long term.
"Media Exposure, Mutual Fund Growth and Performance"
"Permanent and Temporary Components in the Dynamics between Stock Market and Economy" (On-Going)
"Presence of Listed Equity Options and Price Momentum Using the DB Ivy Database" (Writing Results)
Published in 2011