Jiajie Xu

Welcome! I am an Assistant Professor of Finance, Chris and Elise Klein Faculty Excellence Fellow at the University of Iowa, Tippie College of Business.

My main research areas are Entrepreneurial Finance, Innovation, Corporate Finance, and Urban Econ/Real Estate.

I received my Ph.D. in Finance from Boston College in 2022. I hold an M.Fin. from Peking University and a B.A. in Economics from Fudan University.

Email: jiajie-xu@uiowa.edu

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* My name is pronounced similar to "Jar-Jay Shue"


[1] Is There a Trade-Off between Protecting Investors and Promoting Entrepreneurial Activity? Evidence from Angel Financing

  • Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Forthcoming

  • Featured in World Bank Blogs

[2] Do Place-Based Policies Promote Local Innovation and Entrepreneurship? with Xuan Tian

  • Review of Finance, Volume 26, Issue 3, May 2022

Working Papers

[3] The Effect of Tax Incentives on Local Private Investments and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017

  • Conferences: 2022 NBER SI Entrepreneurship, NBER Business Taxation in a Federal System, AEA, EuropeanFA, NFA, MFA, NASMES, UNC Institute for Private Capital-Real Estate Research Symposium, ICEA-Taxation and Innovation, OSU PhD Conference on Real Estate and Housing, Monash FMCG, 2021 UEA, FMA

[4] Angels and Venture Capitalists: Complementarity versus Substitution, Financing Sequence, and Relative Value Addition to Entrepreneurial Firms with Thomas Chemmanur and Harshit Rajaiya

  • Semi-Finalist for the FMA Best Paper Award, 2021

  • Featured in CLS Blue Sky Blog

  • Conferences: 2021 NFA, 2021 FMA, 2022 EFMA, 2022 CIRF

[5] The Role of Product Life Cycle in the Benefits and Costs of IPO with Tina Oreski

  • Conferences: 2022 AFA (Poster), 2022 FMA, 2022 TADC, 2022 CIRF, 2022 Guanghua Alumni Research Forum, 2021 ENTFIN, 2021 AFFI, 2021 SFI Research Day

  • Previously circulated under the title "Product Life-Cycle and Initial Public Offerings"

[6] Dusting Off the Old Ones: Drug Licensing to Startups, Innovation Success and Efficiency with Mosab Hammoudeh and Joshua Krieger

  • Conferences: 2023 EasternFA, 2022 FMA New Idea Session

[7] Resurrecting Dead Capital: The Sharing Economy, Entrepreneurship, and Job Creation with Yifei Mao, Xuan Tian, Kailei Ye

  • Conferences: 2022 NBER Entrepreneurship Working Group, 2022 CICF

[8] Trading Restriction as a Channel of Financial Contagion: Evidence from China's Stock Market with Laura Xiaolei Liu and Ninghua Zhong

  • Review of Finance, reject & resubmit

  • Featured in VoxChina

  • Conferences: 2017 CICF, 2021 CMES, 2020 Guanghua Alumni Research Forum

[9] How did China’s WTO Entry affect the Local Banking System in the U.S.? with Samar Ashour, Thomas Chemmanur, and Xi Li