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Mei Yu

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  • 62 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
20132019

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Research Interests

Teaching; Research; Academic Personal tutor; Dissertation supervision

Biography

I am a Senior Lecturer in Finance at School of Economics, Finance and Accounting. I obtained my PhD in corporate governance from the University of East Anglia; I also hold an MA from Bradford University. I started my career as a Lecturer in Finance at Birmingham City University in 2010. My role involves both teaching and research. My research interests focus on corporate governance mechanisms and their impact on firm performance, corporate governance code compliance and corporate social responsibility. I have taught a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules, including Global Finance, Principles of Modern Finance, Financial Strategy, International Financial Markets, Research Methods and International Finance. I am the module leader for International Finance. I supervise undergraduate projects and postgraduate dissertations. I’m an academic personal tutor for undergraduate students.

Research:

My research interests are corporate governance and corporate social responsibility, with an interest in the consequences of various corporate governance arrangements, such as board and ownership structure, and board remuneration and ownership. I seek to understand the effectiveness of corporate governance mechanisms and whether compliance of corporate governance codes enhances firm performance. I’m the member of British Accounting and Finance Association.

Area of expertise:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Social Responsibility

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Research Output

  • 62 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 5 Article

Corporate Governance in Ghana: An Analysis of Board Accountability in Ghanaian Listed Banks

Amartey, L. A., Yu, M. & Chukwu-Iobelu, O., 13 May 2019, In : Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance. 27, 2, p. 126-140 15 p.

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    Corporate Social Responsibility: Consumer Perception For the UK Apparel Companies

    Tan, J. Y. & Yu, M., 2019, In : Journal of Marketing Management and Consumer Behavior. 2, 4, p. 32-45 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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  • CSR-consumption paradox: Examination of UK apparel companies

    Yu, M., Cao, D. & Tan, J. Y., 11 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management. 23, 1, p. 124-137 14 p.

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    Board leadership structure for Chinese public listed companies

    Yu, M. & Ashton, J. K., 2015, In : China Economic Review. (in press)

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  • 5 Citations (Scopus)
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  • 57 Citations (Scopus)
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    Activities

    • 2 Participation in conference

    The 1st HCCG Conference on Corporate Governance and Corruption

    Mei Yu (Speaker)
    11 Jun 201512 Jun 2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    The British Accounting and Finance Association Northern Area Group Annual Conference

    Mei Yu (Speaker)
    9 Sep 201310 Sep 2013

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference