Dr. Di Wu specializes in financial economics and empirical analysis across a wide range of industries, including financial services, health care, human resources, hospitality, and social media. He applies his background in economics, finance, and mathematics to support clients in complex litigation matters. Dr. Wu’s work focuses primarily on class certification and antitrust issues. His experience also includes addressing issues of financial market anomalies, empirical asset pricing, and risk management. Dr. Wu has been involved in various phases of the litigation process in both the US and Canada, including expert reports, depositions, and trial preparation.

Dr. Wu’s academic research is in financial economics and behavioral finance with an emphasis on issues involving financial market, valuation, and investment decisions. His articles have appeared in publications such as the Journal of Behavioral Finance and the Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy and his work has also been featured in webinars hosted by SAS and the Center for Hospitality Research.


  • American Finance Association
  • American Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Antitrust Section

Insights & News


  • Journal of Behavioral Finance | 01.09.2019

    Dr. Di Wu investigates how social media affects stock prices and post–earnings announcement drift in response to companies’ quarterly earnings announcements. 

  • Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy | 07.06.2018

    In this article—published in the Journal of Economics, Race, and Policy—Edgeworth Principal Consultant Dr. Di Wu and co-author Dr. Vicki Bogan explore the influence of macroeconomic factors on household decision making as it pertains to human capital investment. The authors evaluate the relationship between macroeconomic indicators and the decision to pursue a graduate degree. 

Speaking Engagements



  • Automotive
  • Financial Services 
  • Health Care
  • Consumer Goods 
  • News and Information
  • Retail
  • Telecommunication
  • Transportation


Dr. Wu received his PhD and MS in applied economics and management from Cornell University and his BS in applied economics, with highest distinction, from Purdue University.

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