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  • Wei Xu, PhD

  • Assistant Professor
  • PhD, Finance, Quantitative Methods, Purdue University
  • Fields:Investment
  • Office Phone Number: +86-755-2603-3176
  • Office Room: RM 704, PHBS Building
  • Email:

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Ph.D., Finance, Quantitative Methods, Purdue University, 2003

Dual B.S., International Trade, University of Electronic Science & Technology of China, Chengdu China, 1995

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu China, 1993

Professional Experience:

Visiting Assistant Professor in Finance, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, Sep. 2008 - present

Director of Research, MATHEMATICA Capital Management, LLC, Sausalito, California, March 2007 – Sep. 2009

Senior Economist, LECG, Emeryville, California, August 2004 – February 2007

Graduate Research Assistant & Instructor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, August 1997 - December 2003


"Equity returns at the turn of the month" with John J. McConnell, Financial Analysts Journal, Vol. 64, March/April 2008
Winner: Graham and Dodd Scroll Award, 2008  

"Corporate Governance and Ownership Structure," with McConnell, John J., Stephen B. McKeon,  in Corporate Governance, Eds. H. Kent Baker and Ronald Anderson, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., in press, anticipated 2010