Dr Jing Du FHEA

Dr Jung Du

The Department of Finance
Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Finance
Deputy Programme Director, MSc Investment
Admission Tutor, MSc Investments

Contact details

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

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 many years’ 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. 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 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.

Teaching

  • Advanced Corporate Finance (UG Y3)
  • Security Analysis and Valuation (UG Y2)
  • International Financial Management (MSc)
  • Financial Analysis for Managers (GDBA)

Past teaching:

  • Introduction to Finance (UG Y1)
  • International Business Finance (MBA)
  • Corporate Financial Management (MSc)
  • Corporate Finance (Singapore UG Y2)
  • Foreign Exchange market (MSc)
  • Foreign Exchange and International Money Markets (MSc)

Postgraduate supervision

Jing is interested in supervising postgraduate research in the areas of Corporate Finance and Sustainable Finance. Currently, she works as the second supervisor for one PhD student.

Research

Research interests

  • Corporate Finance
  • Sustainable 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

Languages and other information

Mandarin (Native)

Media experience

Jing hosts several blogs:

  • Employees’ trust, leadership skills, and recovery in the post-pandemic era
  • The 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games and potential economic benefits
  • Home education: a better choice or the destruction of socialisation?

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