Wei Wu

Assistant Professor of Finance
William H. Flores '76 Faculty Fellow


Wei Wu is an assistant professor of finance at Mays Business School, Texas A&M University. He received a Ph.D. in Finance from the Booth School of Business, University of Chicago in 2015. He also received a Ph.D. (2009) in Neuroscience and a M.A. (2009) in Financial Economics from Duke University. His current research focuses on investments, empirical asset pricing, information economics, and empirical corporate finance. In his recent work, he studies the causal impact of information asymmetry on the trading behavior of corporate insiders and the information contents of insider purchases after short interest spikes.

Research Interests

Investments, Corporate Governance, Financial Market, and Information Economics