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Jin Yu

Assoc Professor


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Jin Yu is an Associate Professor of Finance in the Department of Banking and Finance at Monash University. Jin's primary research interests cover capital structure, ownership structure, and international capital markets. He has published in leading finance and business journals such as Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Corporate Finance, and Journal of Banking and Finance. Jin's work have also been accepted for presentation at top finance and economics conferences including AEAAFAEFAFIRSCICF, and NFA. Jin holds a Ph.D. in Finance from Vienna University of Economics and Business and Vienna Graduate School of Finance. He completed his Master in Finance at Lancaster University and Bachelor in Industrial Foreign Trade at Shanghai Jiaotong University.



  • Capital Structure
  • Ownership Structure
  • Corporate Finance Theory

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Research Output 2015 2016

Earnings management, capital structure, and the role of institutional environments

An, Z., Li, D. & Yu, J. 2016 In : Journal of Banking and Finance. 68, p. 131-152 22 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Leverage dynamics over the business cycle

Halling, M., Yu, J. & Zechner, J. 1 Oct 2016 In : Journal of Financial Economics. 122, 1, p. 21-41 21 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Firm crash risk, information environment, and speed of leverage adjustment

An, Z., Li, D. & Yu, J. 2015 In : Journal of Corporate Finance. 31, p. 132 - 151 20 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Political risk and dividend policy: Evidence from international political crises

Huang, T., Wu, F., Yu, J. & Zhang, B. 4 Jun 2015 In : Journal of International Business Studies. 46, 5, p. 574-595 22 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle