Beijing Foreign Studies University, B.A.
University of British Columbia, M.A.
University of British Columbia, M.S.
Boston College, Ph.D.

Research Interests

Corporate Finance
Entrepreneurial Finance
Venture Capital
Financial Intermediation

Professor Yu’s research primarily focuses on corporate finance, entrepreneurial finance, venture capital, and financial intermediation. She presented her work at the American Finance Association Meeting, the Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, and the Northern Finance Association Annual Meeting.


Working Papers

  • Do Venture Capital-Driven Top Management Changes Enhance Corporate Innovation in Private Firms?
  • Top Management Human Capital, Inventor Mobility, and Corporate Innovation, joint with Thomas Chemmanur, Lei Kong, and Karthik Krishnan
  • Venture Capital Backing, Investor Attention, and Initial Public Offerings, joint with Thomas Chemmanur and Karthik Krishnan