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Jianyu Ma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Finance (Finance)
412-397-5459 phone (M)
412-397-2217 fax
Massey Hall 322

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Finance/Business Administration, University of Texas-Pan American

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Int'l Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A), Int'l Business


    • Ma, Jianyu, and Yun Chu. (2013). “Exploration of Mergers and Acquisitions Database: Deals in Emerging Asian Markets,” International Journal of Management Theory and Practices (IJMTP), Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 25-39.
    • Ma, Jianyu, Jose Pagán, Yun Chu, and Gökçe Soydemir. (2012). “Revenue Enhancement through Mergers and Acquisitions: Wealth Effects of Method of Payment,” International Journal of Revenue Management (IJRM), Vol. 6, Nos. 4/3, pp. 274-290.
    • Ma, Jianyu, Jose Pagán, and Yun Chu. (2012). “Wealth Effects of Bank Mergers and Acquisitions in Asian Emerging Markets,” The Journal of Applied Business Research, Vol. 28, No. 1, pp. 47-58.
    • Ma, Jianyu, Jose Pagán, and Yun Chu. (2010). “Revenue Enhancement and Wealth Effects of Mergers and Acquisitions in Asian Emerging Markets,” International Journal of Revenue Management (IJRM), Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 179-194.
    • Ma, Jianyu, Jose Pagán, and Yun Chu. (2009). “Abnormal Returns to Mergers and Acquisitions in ten Asian Stock Markets,” International Journal of Business (IJB),  Vol. 14, No. 3 issue, pp. 235-250.
    • Chu, Yun, and Jianyu Ma. (2009). “Software Piracy and Software Spending in Different Economic Groups,” International Journal of Business and Systems Research (IJBSR), Vol. 3, No. 1, pp.78-92. 
    • Ma, Jianyu and Gökçe Soydemir (2006). “Information Technology, Revenue Creation and Growth: An International Causality Comparison,” International Journal of Revenue Management (IJRM), Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 217-230.
    • Jackson, Dave and Jianyu Ma (2006). “Response Asymmetries in Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, and Thailand Equity Markets: Does Time Period Matter,” Global Business and Finance Review, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 11-19.
    • Chu, Yun, William F. Strong, Jianyu Ma, & Walter E. Greene. (2005). “Silent Messages in Negotiations: The Role of Nonverbal Communication in Cross-Cultural Business Negotiations.” Journal of Organizational Culture, Communications and Conflict (JOCCC), Volume 9, No. 2, 113-129. 
    • Chu, Yun, Jianyu Ma, and Walter E. Greene. (2004). “Sino-American Labor Law Comparisons: Where Do East and West Meet?” International Journal of Commerce and Management (IJCM), Vol. 14, No. 2, 32-47.


  • 2011 - Ma, J., Pagan, J. A. , & Chu, Y. (2011). Mergers and acquisitions in Asian emerging markets: Method of Payment Effects, Organization of Target Form, and Bidding Firms' Stock Return. ACME 2011 Annual Meeting (International Conference of Pacific Rim Management and Association for Chinese Management Educators), Tainan, Taiwan.
  • 2010 - Chu, Y., Ma, J., & Clinton, S. R. (2010). Relationship management in higher education: How to segment higher education market. ACME 20th Annual Meeting (International Conference of Pacific Rim Management and Association for Chinese Management Educators), Macau, China.

Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Jianyu

Fall 2014
  • FINA3000-A
  • 07:45-08:35 AMM W FMMa1 (08/25-12/13/14)32 Seats
  • FINA3000-D
  • 10:45-11:35 AMM W FMMa1 (08/25-12/13/14)6 Seats
  • FINA3000-B
  • 08:45-09:35 AMM W FMMa1 (08/25-12/13/14)5 Seats

    Spring 2015
  • FINA3000-E
  • 12:45-01:35 PMM W FMMa1 (01/12-05/02/15)-2 Seats
  • FINA3000-F
  • 01:45-02:35 PMM W FMMa1 (01/12-05/02/15)-1 Seats
  • MBAD6043-D
  • -ONLINEIMa4 (03/07-05/02/15)8 Seats
  • MBAD6043-B
  • -ONLINEIMa4 (03/07-05/02/15)0 Seats


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