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Xin "Carrie" Wu

Contact Information

Address: 2419 SH-DH, 3620 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104


Matriculation Year: 2008

Prior Undergraduate/Graduate Degree (s): B.A. in Economics & Business (Honors), and Mathematics, Lafayette College, 2004-2008



Research Fellowships:

Luke Taylor and Itay Goldstein: Studied whether managers of private companies, when making investment decisions, learn from the private information embedded in their own companies' stock prices, by looking at the impact of IPO price surprises on venture capital investment into the same industry.

Alex Edmans, Itay Goldstein, and Wei Jiang: "The Real Effects of Financial Markets: The Impact of Prices on Takeovers" (Journal of Finance, 2012)

Itay Goldstein: "Empirical Literature on Financial Crises: Fundamentals vs. Panic" (The Evidence and Impact of Financial Globalization, 2012)


Awards And Honors

  • Yale Summer Institute Fellow in Behavioral Finance, 2011
  • Univ. of Penn Dean's Fellowship for Distinguished Merit, 2008-2012


Teaching Fellowships:

FNCE 739/239 - Behavioral Finance (MBA/UGD), with Prof. Yu Yuan (Spring 2011, Spring 2012) and Prof. Markku Kaustia (Spring 2013)

FNCE 720/205 - Investment Management (MBA/UGD), with Prof. Robert F. Stambaugh (Fall 2011, Spring 2013)

FNCE 100 - Corporate Finance (UGD), with Prof. Stephen Dieckmann (Fall 2012)