Dr Jing Du

Dr Jing Du

The Department of Finance
Lecturer in Finance
Deputy Programme Director, MSc Investment

Contact details

Address
Birmingham Business School
University House
116 Edgbaston Park Road
Edgbaston Park Road
Birmingham, B15 2TY
United Kingdom

Jing Du is Lecturer in Finance at Birmingham Business School in the University of Birmingham. Before joining the University of Birmingham, she was an Assistant Professor at Durham University. She holds the FHEA and has many years’ experience in teaching and supervising a variety of Finance and Economics related modules at both Undergraduates and Postgraduates levels in higher education since the very first year of her PhD research. Her research interests lie in the areas of corporate finance, political connections, financial constraints, and Chinese households’ behaviours.

Qualifications

  • FHEA
  • PhD in Economics, The University of Birmingham
  • MSc (Distinction) in International Banking and Finance, Durham University
  • BEc (First) in International Economics and Trade, Beijing University of Technology

Biography

Jing Du is Lecturer 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 Undergraduates and Postgraduates levels in higher education since the very 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 Du 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.

Teaching

  • Introduction to Finance
  • International Business Finance (MBA)
  • Corporate Financial Management (Singapore)

Research

Research interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • Political Connections
  • Financial Constraints
  • Chinese households’ saving and consumption behaviours
  • Chinese Economy
  • Links between finance and macroeconomic activity
  • Firm behaviour under imperfect capital markets