Tu Nguyen

Associate Professor, Finance, J. Page R. Wadsworth Junior Chair in Accounting and Finance

Office: Hagey Hall 386D

Tu Nguyen.

Phone: 519-888-4567 x41988

Email: t87nguye@uwaterloo.ca

Curriculum Vitae(PDF)


Ph.D., Finance, Drexel University, PA

M.B.A., Boston University, MA

B.S., Foreign Trade University, Hanoi


Cai, J., Nguyen, T., Walkling, R., 2022. Directors Appointments - It is Who You Know. Review of Financial Studies 35: 1933-1982.

Brisley, N., Cai, J., Nguyen, T., 2021. Required CEO stock ownership: consequences for risk-taking and compensation. Journal of Corporate Finance 66.

Fich, E., Nguyen, T., 2020. The Value of CEO’s Supply Chain Experience: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions. Journal of Corporate Finance 60.

Fich, E., Nguyen, T., Officer, M., 2018. Large Wealth Creation in Mergers and Acquisitions. Financial Management 47(4): 953-991.

Cai, J., Nguyen, T., 2018. Disciplinary Directors: Evidence from the Appointments of Outside Directors Who Have Fired CEOs. Journal of Banking and Finance 96: 221-235.


Debt Financing, Payout Stability and the Relative Importance of Optimal Capital Structure: Theory and Evidence (with Alan Douglas)

Takeover Protection and IT Innovation: The Moderating Role of CEO's Labor Market Power and Equity-Based Incentives (with Alan Douglas, Sunghun Chung, and Jee-Hae Lim)

Financial Policy and Compensation: Payout Policy, Dividend Covenants and Pay-Performance Sensitivity (with Alan Douglas and Ranjini Jha)


AFM 471 - Cases and Applications in Corporate Finance

AFM 274 - Managerial Finance 2