Education: B.A., Renmin University of China; M.Sc., Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Ph.D., University of British Columbia
Ting Xu is an assistant professor of finance at the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business. His research focuses on entrepreneurial finance, FinTech and the governance of closely-held firms. His work has explored the feedback role of crowdfunding, the effect of job-protected leave on entrepreneurship and the ownership structure of private firms. His work has been published in leading academic journals, such as the Review of Financial Studies, and has been featured in news outlets such as Bloomberg and Politico. His research has received funding from Canadian Securities Institute Research Foundation and Canadian Foundation for Governance Research.
At Darden, he teaches "Financial Management and Policies." Before that, he taught "Corporate Finance" at the University of British Columbia, where he received a Ph.D. in finance. He also holds a B.A. in finance from Renmin University of China and an M.Sc. in economics from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.