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Dr Yuan Wu

Dr Yuan Wu

Associate Research Fellow


+44 (0) 1392 723212

Streatham Court, University of Exeter, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK

Yuan Wu joined the University of Exeter Business School in 2011 as Associate Research Fellow in Accounting. His research interests are in financial market anomalies, behavioural finance, portfolio strategies.

Prior to his appointment at Exeter, he was a tutor and completed his doctoral research at University of Southampton. He also holds a Masters Degree in Finance with Distinction from Durham University, England and earned a Bachelor degree in economics and environmental economics from University of Toronto, Canada.

Nationality: British


  • PhD in Finance (2011) - University of Southampton
  • MSc in Finance (Distinction)  - Durham University
  • BA (Hons) in Economics - University of Toronto, Canada


Research interests

  • Behavioural finance
  • Financial market anomalies
  • Corporate governance

My research interests lie within the investigation of the impact of human cognitive heuristics on financial market activities including investment decisions, corporate governance etc. under the theoretical framework of heuristics and biases tradition.