Jing Wu 吳靖

Associate Professor (tenured), Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics​, CUHK Business School

Director, Asian Institute of Supply Chains & Logistics (AISCL)'s Development Office, CUHK

Associate Director, MSc in Business Analytics, CUHK

Senior Scientist, The Laboratory for AI-Powered Financial Technologies Limited (AIFT)

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Jing Wu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Decision Sciences and Managerial Economics at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School. He is the Director of the Asian Institute of Supply Chains & Logistics (AISCL)'s Development Office, the Associate Director for MSc in Business Analytics, and a senior scientist at the Laboratory for AI-Powered Financial Technologies (AIFT). He receives his Ph.D. (major in operations management, minor in economics & finance) and MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering from Tsinghua University.  

 

Professor Wu's primary research fields are the operations-finance interface, global supply chains, FinTech, and business intelligence. His papers are published in journals such as Management Science, M&SOM, and POMS. His articles appear in magazines such as MIT Sloan Management Review, the Economist, and Forbes. His quantitative research on the supply chain impact of COVID-19 and the Trade War has been reported by over 400 media outlets in over 20 countries around the world. Prior to Greater China, he worked at Deutsche Bank, New York as a quantitative strategist.

 
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Research Interests

Operations-Finance Interface

Supply chain finance, trade credit, supply chain credit risk, supply chain information disclosure, global sourcing and cross-border financing.

Global Supply Chains

Globalization, supply chain restructuring, bullwhip effect, green supply chains, policy uncertainty (e.g., Trade War) and disruptions (e.g., COVID-19) on supply chains.

Business Intelligence and FinTech

Big data in operations and financial market, unstructured text and NLP, alternative data, data mining, machine learning applications, blockchain.

Ben Charoenwong, Miaozhe Han, and Jing Wu (2022), Manufacturing & Service Operations Management, forthcoming.

Wu, Jing, Zhaocheng Zhang, Sean Zhou (2021), Production and Operations Management, 31(4), 1613-1629.

Recent  Research Papers

Editorship

  • Associate Editor, Electronic Commerce Research, 09/2016 – Present

  • Active Referee for

    • Management Science

    • Manufacturing & Service Operations Management

    • Production and Operations Management

    • Journal of Operations Management

    • Information Systems Research

Research Grants

  • Competitive Grants

    • General Research Fund 2022/2023, Corporate Equality and Diversity: The Roles of Sell-Side Analysts and Buy-Side Institutions, HK$730,000, 01/01/2023-12/31/2025

    • General Research Fund 2021/2022, Globalization 2.0: Supply-Chain Restructuring after Sino-US Trade War and Covid-19 Pandemic, HK$688,293, 01/01/2022-12/31/2024

    • General Research Fund 2020/2021, Labor Skills on Firm Performance: A Study from Unstructured Online Job Postings, HK$406,000, 01/01/2021-12/31/2023

    • General Research Fund 2020/2021, Supply-Chain Coordination of Human Capital Investment, HK$502,490, 01/01/2021-12/31/2022

  • Non-Competitive Grants

    • PI, CUHK Business School Faculty Direct Fund, HK$40,000, 2020-2021

    • PI, CUHK Business School Faculty Direct Fund, HK$50,000, 2019-2020

    • PI, City University of Hong Kong Strategic Research Fund, HK$100,000, 2017-2019

    • PI, City University of Hong Kong Start-Up Fund, HK$200,000, 2016-2019

Awards and Honors

  • 2021 M&SOM Meritorious Service Award

  • 2021 The 13th International Conference of the Chinese Scholars Association for Management Science and Engineering (CSAMSE) Best Paper Award

  • 2020 M&SOM Meritorious Service Award

  • 2019 The 12nd International Conference of the Chinese Scholars Association for Management Science and Engineering (CSAMSE) Best Paper Award

  • 2016 The Farsight Award, Long Finance's London Accord

  • 2015 Fama-Miller Center Grant for Research in Finance

  • 2014 John and Serena Liew Fellowship, Chicago Booth

  • 2011 Tsinghua University Outstanding Graduate (top 1%)

  • 2009 UGVR Scholarship, Stanford University