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Weipeng Wu




Joined Northwest in 2024

Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D. Personal Financial Planning; University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Minor: Statistics
  • M.A. Economics; University of Missouri-Columbia
  • B.A. Economics; Zhejiang Gongshang University

Courses Taught

  • Fundamentals of Business Finance 
  • Intermediate Financial Management 

Academic Interests

  • Investment Management
  • Retirement Planning
  • Household Financial Well-Being 

Scholarly Activity

Referred Journal Articles 

  • Yao, R., & Wu, W. (2022). Mental disorders associated with COVID-19 related unemployment. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 17(2), 949-970.
  • Yao, R., Wu, W., & Mendenhall, C. (2020). Use of advisors and retirement plan performance. Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 31(2), 342-356. 

Conference Presentations 

  • Wu, W., & Yao, R. (2020). The effect of bequest motive on investment portfolio allocation among older adults. American Council on Consumer Interests, Washington DC, May.
  • Wu, W., & Yao, R. (2019). Can financial advice serve as a substitute for financial literacy in equity investing? American Council on Consumer Interests, Washington DC, May 2019 
  • Wu, W. (2019). Are blacks and white different in stock ownership, Academic Research Colloquium for Financial Planning and Related Disciplines, Washington DC, February 2019 
  • Wu, W., (2018). Racial differences in stock ownership, American Council on Consumer Interests Clearwater FL, May 2018. 

Other Professional Experiences

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)