Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor of Finance

Tiantian Gu

414E Hayden Hall
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5000




Ph.D., Finance, University of Wisconsin-Madison

M.S., Biology, Yale University

B.S., Chemistry, Peking University

Research & Teaching Interests

Professor Gu's research interests focus on capital structure, mergers and acquisitions, product markets, and other topics in corporate finance using both structural and reduced-form techniques. Professor Gu teaches financial management, investment, and advanced corporate finance at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Services to the Profession

Professor Gu is a member of the American Finance Association, Western Finance Association, Financial Management Association, as well as an ad hoc referee for finance journals.

Awards & Recognition

Research Scholarship, Finance Department, UW-Madison, 2010-2011

Doctoral Student Scholarship, Finance Department, UW-Madison, 2006-2007

Outstanding Student Award, Peking University, 1999-2003


Selected Publications

"Diversification and Cash Dynamics", December 2015, forthcoming, Journal of Financial Economics. (with Tor-Erik Bakke)

"U.S. Multinationals and Cash Holdings", August 2016, forthcoming, Journal of Financial Economics.


Selected Presentations

University of Massachusetts, Lowell, Seminar Series, "Mergers Spillovers in Collaborative Partnerships", 2015

University of Saskatchewan, Seminar Series, "Merger Spillovers in Collaborative Partnerships", 2015

University of Oklahoma, Seminar Series, "Diversification and Cash Dynamics", 2013

Financial Management Association, Conference, "Managerial Incentives and Firm-Supplier Relations", 2013