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Di (Andrew) Wu

Research Interests: asset pricing, quantitative corporate finance, machine learning and information retrieval, social and economic networks

Andrew is a third-year Ph.D. student of Finance. His main research interests are asset pricing, corporate finance (quantitative), the application of machine learning and statistics-based methods to financial research, as well as financial networks. His research has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics and received coverage from the New York Times


Yale University, BA, Mathematics and Economics


"Word Power: A New Approach for Content Analysis", with Narasimhan Jegadeesh, Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 110(1), pp. 712-729, December 2013

Working Papers

"Deciphering Fedspeak: The Information Content of FOMC Meetings", with Narasimhan Jegadeesh, May 2014

"The Real Effect of Managerial Learning: A Structural Examination", with Itay Goldstein, May 2014

Research in Progress

"Information Asymmetry and Price Efficiency in Residential Real Estate Markets", March 2014

"Real Effect of Monetary Policy: Identification Using Textual Analysis", with Itay Goldstein, May 2014

Honors and Awards

Carlos and Rosa de la Cruz Fellowship, 2014

The Rodney L. White Center for Financial Research Grant, 2014

Irwin Friend Fellowship in Finance, 2014-2015 (for the best second-year PhD paper)

IRRC/Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership Research Grant, Columbia University, with Itay Goldstein, 2013

Miller, Anderson & Sherrerd Graduate Fellowship in Finance, 2012-2013 (for the highest score on the PhD preliminary exam)

Dean's Fellowship for Distinguished Merit, 2011-2014

In the News

"Waging War on Wages,"  The New York Times

Other Professional Activities

Program Committee, European Finance Association Annual Meeting, Lugano, Switzerland, 2014

Referee Services: Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies

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