Fall 2014 Office Hours


2:00-3:30 PM





Anthony Gu

Lockhart Professor of Finance

School of Business

South Hall 115D
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Anthony  Gu

Faculty Information


  • B.A. Economics and M-Econ., Nankai University
  • M.S. and Ph.D., Finance, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research Interests

His research interests are in the impact of information technology on market behavior and changes in market efficiency, housing market and policy, IPOs and ADRs, option to develop land, and exotic options. He has presented at the ASSA-AREUEA, ITFA, FMA, and other international annual conferences in America, Asia, Australia, East and West Europe. His research has appeared in the Journal of Financial Research, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Applied Financial Economics, Journal of Real Estate Research, and Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management.

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Gu, A. (2013). “A Possible Method for Warning of House Price Bubble,” International Journal of Business and Social Research, 3(2), 104-113.
  • Gu, A. (2013) “Higher Returns from Investing in the Worst Performing Sector: Evidence from the S&P Ten Sectors,” Journal of Applied Business and Economics, 14(3).
  • Gao, X. and A. Gu. (2012). “The Relationship between Chinese Real Estate Market and Stock Market,” Journal of International Business Research, 11(1) (11(1)), 73-80.
  • Chen, S. and A. Gu (2012) "Expectation Fulfillment Effect on the Fed’s Announcement Day: Evidence in the U.S. Stock Market", 17th International Conference, Global Business Development Institute, Las Vegas.
Fall 2014 Classes

MGMT 311:
Managerial Finance

    A study of basic financial management principles and techniques. Specific topics covered include the national and global financial environments, ethical issues and financial decision-making, valuation
    and analysis techniques, asset management, and capital budgeting. Prerequisites: ACCT 103, ECON 205, and junior standing. Restricted to School of Business majors and minors. Others may seek permission from the School of Business.
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MGMT 385:
SpecTop-Bus:Real Estate Princ

    This course involves the study of a specialized topic in business. Students may take this course for credit up to two times under different subtitles; it may be used only once to count toward the req
    uirements of any School of Business major or minor. Prerequisites: Senior standing. Restricted to School of Business majors and minors. Others may seek permission from the School of Business. Offered every year.
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MGMT 511:
Financial Management

    The course will provide an advanced study of financial management techniques. It is designed to deal with financial topics not covered in previous finance and accounting classes. The class will pres
    ent financial theory, key financial analysis tools, and will investigate the linkage between management decisions and their impact on the financial performance and economic value of the business. The course will require students to evaluate short-and long-term financing options and assess the implications of financing choices. It will also investigate issues of dividend policy, financial derivatives, bankruptcy, and mergers and the market for corporate control. Case studies will be used to provide a link between the classroom and the real world. Students will solve the cases in groups to help develop the problem solving and communication skills required for success in the business world. Offered: every fall Prerequisites: MGMT 311 and graduate status.
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