Chia-Feng Yu

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Dr. Chia-Feng (Jeffrey) Yu is a Senior Associate Professor in Finance at the International Business School Suzhou (IBSS) of Xian-Jiaotong Liverpool University (XJTLU). Prior to joining XJTLU, he worked at the University of Adelaide (Go8) in Australia. He is passionate about bringing his research and teaching interests to his new cohorts and developing his career in new educational contexts.


Dr. Yu obtained his PhD from Monash University. His research covers a broad spectrum of areas, including corporate finance, corporate governance, corporate social responsibility, behavioral finance, and financial disclosures. He has published extensively in reputable internationally referred journals, including the Journal of Business Ethics (FT-50); Journal of Business Finance & Accounting (ABDC: A*); Journal of Business Research (ABS: 3); Journal of Corporate Finance (x2) (ABDC: A*, ABS: 4); European Accounting Review (sole-authored; ABDC: A*); European Financial Management (ABS: 3); European Journal of Finance (ABS: 3); Journal of Futures Market (ABS: 3); Journal of Management Accounting Research (sole-authored; ABDC: A*); International Review of Economics & Finance; International Review of Financial Analysis (x3) (ABS: 3); Economics Letters (ABS:3); Finance Research Letters; Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, among others.


Dr. Yu has successfully completed the supervision of several PhD/Master students. They all graduated with a thesis presented at a prestigious international conference and published in a high-quality journal. He always tries his best to provide suggestions for his students in a timely and helpful manner and guide them to develop and accomplish high-quality research. He has been well-recognized as a superb researcher, supervisor, and teacher by his students and colleagues.


Dr. Yu's current research mainly focuses on competition and coordination within top management teams, the real effects of financial information and regulations, and the determinants and consequences of technological and financial innovation. He also works with his colleagues on research projects regarding corporate social responsibility, environmental protection, and labor income and gender inequality in China.


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Research interests

Corporate Finance

Corporate Governance

Corporate Social Responsibility

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Behavioral Finance

Financial Disclosures


Senior Associate Professor, International Business School Suzhou, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, 2022 - present

Senior Lecturer, Adelaide Business School, University of Adelaide, 2017 - 2022

Lecturer, Adelaide Business School, University of Adelaide, 2013 - 2017


FIN405 Final Year Research Project

FIN413 Equity: Cash and Derivatives Investments

FIN204 Financial Instruments

Game Theory with Financial Applications (Postgraduate/PhD)

Corporate Investment Strategies and Real Options (Postgraduate/PhD)

Corporate Finance (Undergraduate/Postgraduate)

Behavioral Finance (Undergraduate/Postgraduate)

Awards and honours

The Best Paper Award for Asian Capital Market at the 7th Behavioral Finance and Capital Market Conference, Melbourne.

Donald Cochrane Postgraduate Scholarship, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Monash University

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