Assistant Professor of Finance
Ph.D., Finance, University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.S., Biology, Yale University
B.S., Chemistry, Peking University
Research & Teaching Interests
Professor Gu’s research interests focus on capital structure, mergers and acquisitions, product markets, and other topics in corporate finance using both structural and reduced-form techniques. Professor Gu teaches financial management, investment, and advanced corporate finance at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
Services to the Profession
Professor Gu is a member of the American Finance Association, Western Finance Association, Financial Management Association, as well as an ad hoc referee for finance journals.
Awards & Recognition
Research Scholarship, Finance Department, UW-Madison, 2010-2011
Doctoral Student Scholarship, Finance Department, UW-Madison, 2006-2007
Outstanding Student Award, Peking University, 1999-2003
“Diversification and Cash Dynamics”, January 2016, Journal of Financial Economics. (with Tor-Erik Bakke)
“U.S. Multinationals and Cash Holdings”, August 2016, Journal of Financial Economics.