Zhaoxia Xu

Senior Lecturer

Dr. Zhaoxia Xu is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Banking and Finance in the UNSW Business School. Her research interests include corporate finance and innovation, with a focus on the real effects of government policies and regulations. Her work was funded by the National Bureau of Economic Research and has been published in leading academic journals including Journal of Financial Economics and Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. She is an Associate Editor of Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies. Dr. Xu previously worked for the New York University and the Bank of Canada. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto.

Journal articles
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Xu Z, 2020, 'Economic policy uncertainty, cost of capital, and corporate innovation', Journal of Banking and Finance, vol. 111, pp. 105698 - 105698, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2019.105698
2020
Dang TV; Xu Z, 2018, 'Market Sentiment and Innovation Activities', Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, vol. 53, pp. 1135 - 1161, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022109018000078
2018
Acharya V; Xu Z, 2017, 'Financial dependence and innovation: The case of public versus private firms', Journal of Financial Economics, vol. 124, pp. 223 - 243, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jfineco.2016.02.010
2017
Byoun S; Xu Z, 2016, 'Product Market Competition and Financial Decisions During a Financial Crisis', Financial Management, vol. 45, pp. 267 - 290, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fima.12096
2016
Byoun S; Xu Z, 2014, 'Contracts, governance, and country risk in project finance: Theory and evidence', Journal of Corporate Finance, vol. 26, pp. 124 - 144, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2014.03.003
2014
Byoun S; Xu Z, 2013, 'Why do some firms go debt free?', Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, vol. 42, pp. 1 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajfs.12009
2013
Paligorova T; Xu Z, 2012, 'Complex ownership and capital structure', Journal of Corporate Finance, vol. 18, pp. 701 - 716, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2012.05.001
2012
Xu Z; Gençay R, 2003, 'Scaling, self-similarity and multifractality in FX markets', Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, vol. 323, pp. 578 - 590, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0378-4371(03)00030-X
2003
  • Best Paper Award Semi-Finalist, Financial Management Association International Annual Meeting, 2015
  • Best Paper Award Semi-Finalist, Financial Management Association International Annual Asian Meeting, 2015
  • Best Paper Award by the Asia-Pacific Journal of Financial Studies, 2013
  • Best Paper Award Semi-Finalist, Financial Management Association International Annual Meeting, 2011
  • UNSW Business School International Collaborative Research, 2019
  • National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Innovation Policy Research Grant, 2014 - 2015, Sole Principal Investigator