Tao Shu


Associate Professor of Finance

Department of Finance

Terry College of Business,

University of Georgia,

Athens, GA 30602     

taoshu@terry.uga.edu 

Phone: (706)542-3649

 

 

 

Academic Appointments

2013-          Associate Professor of Finance

                   BB&T Scholar in Finance

                   Terry College of Business, University of Georgia

 

2007-2013  Assistant Professor of Finance

                   Terry College of Business, University of Georgia

                   

 

 

Education

2003-2007   McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin

                    Ph.D. in Finance, 2007

 

2001-2003   Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin

                    M.S. in Statistics, 2003

 

1993-1997   Department of Finance, Zhongnan University of Finance and Economics  (China)

                    B.Econ. in Finance, 1997

Curriculum Vitae

 

 

Publications

Can Managers Use Discretionary Accruals to Ease Financial Constraints? Evidence from Discretionary Accruals Prior to Investment, with James Linck and Jeffry Netter

Accounting Review 2013, 88, 2117-2143.

 

Institutional Investor Participation and Stock Market Anomalies

Journal of Business Finance and Accounting 2013, 40, 695-718.

 

Local Religious Beliefs and Mutual Fund Risk-Taking Behaviors,  with Johan Sulaeman and P. Eric Yeung 

Management Science 2012, 58, 1779-1796. Lead Article.

 

Examining the Dark Side of Financial Markets: Do Institutions Trade on Information from Investment Bank Connections?  with John Griffin and Selim Topaloglu 

Review of Financial Studies 2012, 25, 2155-2188.

 

Who Drove and Burst the Tech Bubble? with John Griffin, Jeffery Harris, and Selim Topaloglu

Journal of Finance 2011, 66, 1251-1290.

 

Default Risk, Shareholder Advantage, and Stock Returns, with Lorenzo Garlappi, and Hong Yan.

Review of Financial Studies 2008, 21, 2743-2778.

 

 

 

Working Papers  

 

 

The Convergence and Divergence of Investors� Opinions around Earnings News: Evidence from a Social Network, with Robert Giannini and Paul Irvine

 

Do Local Investors Know More? A Direct Examination of Individual Investors� Information Set, with Robert Giannini and Paul Irvine

 

Why is the Amihud (2002) Illiquidity Measure Priced? with Xiaoxia Lou

 

Lower the Basket For Easy Shots? Expectation Management Before Takeovers, with Jie (Jack) He and Tingting Liu

 

Moderated Confidence and Under- and Overreactions in the Stock Markets, with P. Eric Yeung

 

 

 

Honors:

Hugh O. Nourse Outstanding MBA Teacher Award, University of Georgia 2013

Terry Sanford Research Award, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, 2013

3rd TCFA Best Paper Award, 2012

Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher in Finance, Alpha Kappa Psi, 2012

Terry Sanford Research Award, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, 2012

Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Georgia, 2012

Terry Sanford Research Award, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia, 2010, 2011

Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Georgia, 2009

Houston Endowment President's Excellence Scholarship, University of Texas at Austin, 2006

Dean�s Fellowship, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, 2004, 2005 

Bonham Fund Fellowship, McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, 2005.

University Pre-emptive Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin, 2003.

 

 

 

 

News Mentions:

CNN

US News & World Report

Financial Post

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Barron�s