Jijun Niu

Academic Director, MSc Finance

Associate Professor, Finance

Area Coordinator, Finance


Room: WMC 3339

Phone: 778.782.4491


Room: SGL 3540

Phone: 778.782.9371

Email: rna6@sfu.ca

Curriculum Vitae: View


BSc (BUAA), MBA (CEIBS), MSc, PhD (Lausanne)


Jijun Niu worked as an engineer for three years before earning an MBA from the China Europe International Business School in Shanghai. His MBA studies, in turn, sparked an interest in research and teaching, leading him to complete a PhD in Finance from the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. He joined the Beedie School of Business in September 2007.

Research Interests

Banking, Corporate Governance

Selected Publications

articles and reports

Niu, J. (2016). Loan growth and bank valuations. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 61, 185-191. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.qref.2016.02.001

Niu, J. (2012). An empirical analysis of the relation between bank charter value and risk taking. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 52(3), 298-304. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.qref.2012.05.001

Niu, J. (2010). The effect of overconfidence on the sensitivity of CEO wealth to equity risk. Journal of Financial Services Research, 38(1), 23-39. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10693-010-0081-8

Niu, J. (2008). Can subordinated debt constrain banks’ risk taking? Journal of Banking & Finance, 32(6), 1110-1119. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbankfin.2007.09.020

Niu, J. (2008). Bank competition, risk, and subordinated debt. Journal of Financial Services Research, 33(1), 37-56. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10693-007-0022-3