Xunhua Su

Associate Professor Xunhua Su

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Centre for Corporate Finance
Corporate Finance Banking FinTech


Xunhua Su is currently an associate professor at Department of Finance, NHH. He joined NHH in 2015 after working as a postdoc for two years at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).  He completed his PhD at NHH in late 2012 and was a visiting scholar at Wharton Finance Institutions Center, Norwegian Central Bank and Swiss Finance Institute. Before his graduate study, Xunhua Su had been for several years a manager and earlier an engineer of China Telecom (NYSE: CHA), Shenzhen Special Economic Zone. His research areas include theoretical and empirical corporate finance, banking, financial contracts and FinTech.  His research has been published in journals including JFQA, JMCB, JCF and FM, and has won the Yihong Xia Best Paper Award (2012 CICF). 


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Selected publications

Author(s) Title Publisher
Chi, Jianxin Daniel; Su, Xunhua The dynamics of performance volatility and firm valuation Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis Volume 52 (1); page 111 - 142; 2017
Su, Xunhua; Zhang, Li A Re-examination of Credit Rationing in the Stiglitz and Weiss Model. Journal of Money, Credit and Banking Volume 49 (5); page 1059 - 1072; 2017
Chi, Jianxin Daniel; Su, Xunhua Product Market Threats and the Value of Corporate Cash Holdings Financial Management Volume 45 (3); page 705 - 735; 2016
Kjenstad, Einar Cathrinus; Su, Xunhua; Zhang, Li Credit rationing by loan size: A synthesized model Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance Volume 55; page 20 - 27; 2015
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Xunhua Su teaches Banking and FinTech (FIE448) at the master level and Scientific Methods in Finance (FIN543) at the PhD level.


Working Papers (SSRN):

Upfront Fees and Prepayment Risk in Bank Loans with B. Espen Eckbo and Karin Thorburn.

 Why Don’t Issuers Get Upset about IPO Underpricing: Evidence from the Loan Market with Xiaoyu Zhang.

Product Market Threats and Performance-Sensitive Debt with Einar Kjenstad and Han Xia.

The Dynamics and Consequences of Industry Star Firms with Ran Duchin and Bin Xu. 

Product Market Threats and Corporate Liquidity Management with Daniel Chi and Zhou Lu.