Dr Susanna Lu
Lecturer in Finance
Corporate Governance; Finance
Qualifications: PhD in Finance, University of New South Wales
Contact DetailsEmail: [email protected]
Phone: +64 7 838 4973
Susanna joined the University of Waikato in 2015 as a lecturer in finance.
Her research interest lies primarily in the area of empirical corporate finance.
She has taught a wide range of courses, including Finance, Capital Markets, Personal Financial Planning, International Corporate Finance/Multinational Financial Management, Advanced Corporate Finance, Derivative Securities, and Financial Risk Management at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Susanna has successfully supervised one PhD student to completion (2016-2019) at the University of Waikato.
She currently serves as a second supervisor of two PhD students in Finance:
-Three essays on corporate governance, 2016-;
-Determinants of capital structure adjustment speed: A cross-country analysis, 2017-.
Empirical corporate finance, including corporate governance, boards of directors, managerial overconfidence, corporate innovation, capital structure and mergers and acquisitions.
Lu, Y. (2020). Do overconfident CEOs promote or impede leverage adjustments?. SSRN.
Huang, P., Lu, Y., & Faff, R. (2020). Social trust and the speed of corporate leverage adjustment: evidence from around the globe. Accounting and Finance, online, 43 pages. doi:10.1111/acfi.12701
Huang, P., Lu, Y., & Wee, M. (2020). Corporate governance analysts and firm value: Australian evidence. Pacific Basin Finance Journal, 63, 6 pages. doi:10.1016/j.pacfin.2020.101430
Ho, L., Lu, Y., & Bai, M. (2020). Liquidity and speed of leverage adjustment. Australian Journal of Management, online, 34 pages. doi:10.1177/0312896220918913
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