Jing Du is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Finance at the University of Birmingham. Before joining the University of Birmingham, she was an Assistant Professor at Durham University. She holds the FHEA and has substantial experience in teaching and supervising a variety of Finance and Economics related modules at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels in higher education since the first year of her PhD research.
Jing Du’s research interests lie in the areas of corporate finance, political connections, financial constraints, and Chinese households’ saving and consumption behaviours. She is also interested in Chinese economy, links between finance and macroeconomic activity, and firm behaviour under imperfect capital markets. Jing has given presentations at a broad range of workshops and conferences. She was awarded the Neil Hood and Stephen Young Prize for the Most Original New Work at the AIB Annual Conference. She also has a good range of administrative work and social experience in universities, business, and associations to contribute to local community.