Professor Wu received his Ph.D. in international finance from the University of South Carolina. His is the author of two books and numerous articles, book chapters and professional presentations. His research interests include IPOs, global equity offerings, emerging markets, and economic freedom and economic growth. His articles have appeared in Financial Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Journal of Business and Economic Studies, The Chinese Economy, and others. He also has extensive professional experience in the currency, commodities and financial futures markets.