Danielle Xu


Professor of Finance

Dan joined the SBA faculty in 2005.

B.A.: Jilin University 1993
M.S.: University of Arizona 2000
Ph.D.: University of Arizona 2005

Brief Biography

Dr. Xu teaches Principles of Finance and Investments at both undergraduate and MBA levels. In the summer, she also offers courses in International Finance and Introduction to Investment in Real Estates. Her research interests include empirical asset pricing, corporate disclosures and financial analysts' behavior. Her publications appear on Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Quantitative Analysis and Journal of the
Academyof Finance. In addition, she also serves on the board of Spokane Sister City Association and as the president of Jilin Society.

Selected Publications
Sell-side Analysts and Gender: A Comparison of Performance, Behavior, and Career Outcomes, with Xi Li, Rodney Sullivan, and Guodong Gao, forthcoming, Financial Analysts Journal. (2013)

Bessembinder, Hendrik, Kathy Kahle, William F. Maxwell and Danielle Xu, 2009, “Measuring Abnormal Bond Performance.” Review of Financial Studies 22: 4219-4258 

Jiang, George, Danielle Xu and Tong Yao, 2009, “The Information Content of Idiosyncratic Volatilities.,” Journal of Financial Quantitative Analysis 44:1–28 (Leading Article)

Hickman, Kent, Mark Shrader and Danielle Xu, 2009, “Investor and Management Behavior of Socially Responsible Mutual Funds.Journal of the Academy of Finance.