Christina Zhu is Assistant Professor of Accounting at the Wharton School. Zhu’s primary research interest is empirical financial accounting. The underlying theme of her work is that costly information acquisition has economic consequences. Her research studies different elements of the feedback loop between investors’ information acquisition costs, stock price efficiency, and managers’ incentives and actions.

Zhu received her PhD in Business Administration (Accounting) from Stanford University and a BA in Economics and BS in Mathematics from Stanford University. Prior to pursuing her PhD degree, she was an investment banking analyst at Perella Weinberg Partners.