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Dr Jing-Ming (Thomas) Kuo is an Associate Professor in Finance at Birmingham Business School. Before joining UoB, he worked for Southampton Business School and Durham University Business School. He has served as MSc Finance proramme Leader, Director of Postsgraduate Programmes, Director of Education....

Research Interests


Dr Jing-Ming is currently working at Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Environmental Finance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Behavioural Finance, Investment, Applied Financial Econometrics,  M&As.

Contact me


Birmingham Business School,
University of Birmingham.
Birmingham B15 2TY, UK.


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Personal Email:



+44 (0) 121 414 9669

News & Publications



PhD applications for 2024 entry are wellcome.


If you are interested in one of Jing-Ming's research areas, please feel free to contact him by email. Proposals and topics can be discussed over the phone or Zoom.

September 2019


Jing-Ming was awarded a research grant of £31,800 for the project of "The irrational M&As decisions", £31,800, with L. Fu.

Areas of Practice


Corproate Finance​​​​​

Corproate Governance

Asset Pricing

Behavioural Finance

Applied Financial Econometrics

Mergers & Acquisitions

Environmental Finance

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