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, Mingzhai Geng, & Yun Chu. (2016). "Model Selection for Merger and Acquisition Analysis in Asian Emerging Markets", International Journal of Revenue Management (IJRM), Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 40-56.
    • Ma, Jianyu, Mingzhai Geng, and Qing Cao. (2014). "Commentary on recording and taxation of real estate," Macroeconomics Management, Vol. 2014, No. 11, pp. 68-69.
    • 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.


  • 2016 - Ma, Jianyu, Mingzhai Geng, Yun Chu, & Jason C.H. Chen. (2016). "Wealth Effects of Merger and Acquisition on Acquiring Firms In Brazil", presentation in 2016 AIB-LAT Meeting, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  • 2015 - Ma, Jianyu, Yun Chu and Robert Beaves. (2015). "Modeling of Normal Returns in Event Study for Emerging Markets," presentation in 2015 ACME 25th Annual Meeting (International Conference of Pacific Rim Management and Association for Chinese Management Educators), California, U.S.A.

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

Fall 2016
  • FINA3000-E
  • 11:00-12:15 PM T RMMa1 (08/29-12/17/16)16 Seats
  • FINA3000-H
  • 06:00-08:50 PM RMMa1 (08/29-12/17/16)34 Seats
  • FINA3000-F
  • 12:30-01:45 PM T RMMa1 (08/29-12/17/16)5 Seats