Wenjuan Xie

Phone: (603) 862-1228
Office: Accounting & Finance, Paul College Rm 370D, Durham, NH 03824
Wenjuan Xie

Wenjuan Xie is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Paul College of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire. She is also the Finance Chairperson of the ACFI Department. From 2019-2022 Dr. Xie served as the Faculty Fellow for Accreditation and Assessment of Paul College. From 2013 to 2018, she was the recipient of the distinguished Virginia Dee Professorship.

Dr. Xie’s research interest is in Equity Markets and Investments Analysis. She also has a significant amount of studies and increasing interests in Corporate Finance, Emerging Markets and Financial Intermediaries. Dr. Xie’s scholarly work has been published in premier and high-impact academic journals such as the Journal of Corporate Finance, the Multinational Finance Journal, the Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, and the Review of Accounting and Finance. In addition, her research was one of the semifinalists for Best Paper Award in Investments at the Financial Management Association 2009 Annual Meeting.

Dr. Xie’s teaching portfolio includes undergraduate Bachelor of Business Administration core courses, undergraduate finance option required courses, and Master of Business Administration elective courses. Her teaching interests focus on investments analysis and stock valuation, which aligns closely with her research expertise. She was nominated several times for the Paul College Excellence in Teaching Award.

Dr. Xie received her BBA and MS in Finance degrees from Peking University in Beijing, China and her Ph.D. degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In addition to her professional services in academia, she was also involved in the work of American Association of University Women (AAUW) and of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) New England Section New Hampshire District.


  • Ph.D., Finance, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • M.A., International Finance, Peking University
  • B.B.A., Peking University

Courses Taught

  • ACFI 707: Equity Analysis and Valuation
  • ACFI 707/807: Equity Analysis and Valuation
  • ACFI 807: Equity Analysis
  • ADMN 570: Intro to Financial Mgt\Honors
  • ADMN 700: PAUL Assessm't Core Knowledge
  • ADMN 838: Equity Analysis
  • ADMN 901: PAUL MBA CORE Knowledge
  • FIN 707: Equity Analysis and Valuation
  • HMGT 700: PAUL Assessm't Core Knowledge

Selected Publications

Lo, M. H., Xie, W., & Xu, L. E. (2019). Assessing investors' earnings expectations: the contextual usefulness of composite forecasts. ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF ACCOUNTING & ECONOMICS, 26(3), 223-240. doi:10.1080/16081625.2018.1491316

Xie, W., & Deng, A. (2017). Determinants of and Differences in U. S. and Foreign Commercial Bank Profitability. Global Economy and Finance Journal, 10(1), 12-27.

Elgers, P. T., Lo, M. H., Xie, W., & Xu, L. E. (2016). A Contextual Evaluation of Composite Forecasts of Annual Earnings. REVIEW OF PACIFIC BASIN FINANCIAL MARKETS AND POLICIES, 19(3). doi:10.1142/S0219091516500144

Johnson, W. C., Xie, W., & Yi, S. (2014). Corporate fraud and the value of reputations in the product market. Journal of Corporate Finance, 25, 16-39. doi:10.1016/j.jcorpfin.2013.10.005

Xie, W. (2013). Do Investors See Through Accounting Profitability and Recognize Efficiency? Evidence from Chinese Listed Companies. Multinational Finance Journal, 17(3/4), 243-293. doi:10.17578/17-3/4-5

Xie, W. (2013). A Theoretical Examination of Financial Analysts’ Earnings Forecast Dispersion: The Influences of Analyst Personal Differences. Mustang Journal of Accounting and Finance, 3, 39-54.

Xie, W. (2013). Media Coverage, Analyst Recommendation Upgrade and Information Content of Inclusions into S&P Indexes. Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 10(1), 78-85.

Luo, T., & Xie, W. (2012). Industry information uncertainty and stock return comovement. Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting & Economics, 19(3), 330-351. doi:10.1080/16081625.2012.667477

Etebari, A., & Xie, W. (2012). Seasoned Equity Offerings and Analyst Earnings Forecasts. Retrieved from https://www.worldscientific.com/worldscibooks/10.1142/5405

Luo, T., & Xie, W. (2012). Individual differences and analyst forecast accuracy. Review of Accounting and Finance, Volume 11(Issue 3), 257-278. doi:10.1108/14757701211252582

Most Cited Publications