Dr. Wei Du

Wei (Wayne) Du


  • Ph.D. in Finance, Louisiana State University
  • M.S. in Finance, Illinois Institute of Technology

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Law and Finance

Research Programs/Grants

  • WCU Provost Research Grant (2019-2021)

Recent Publications/Journals/Books

  • Choi, E., Du, W., & Riley, C. (2021). The impact of Wayfair vs. South Dakota on retailers: an event study. Economics Bulletin, 41(3), 1180-1186.
  • Du, W., Wang, H., & Wang, J. (2019). Intra-Industry Uncertainty and Firm Valuation. The Journal of Investing, 28(5), 16-27.
  • Choi, E., Du, W., & Malcolm, M. (2019). The Cost of the Travel Ban to High-tech Firms: An Event Study. Economics Bulletin, 39(1), 64-72.
  • Du, W., Waisman, M., Wang, H., & Zhou, M. (2012). Do Bondholders Care about Managerial Stability? Evidence from the Financial Services Industry. The Journal of Investing, 21(2), 92-100.

Professional and Community Engagement

  • WCU Council on Undergraduate Research
  • CBPM Graduate Curriculum Management Committee

Classes Regularly Taught

  • FIN 400, Senior Seminar in Finance
  • FIN 336, Python for Business Analytics I
  • FIN 325, Corporate Finance


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