Chen Wu, PhD

Associate Professor of Economics,
Director of  Business Graduate Programs, School of Business



PhD in Economics, University of Oklahoma 
Bachelor of Public Administration, Tianjin University of Finance & Economics 
Bachelor of Law, Tianjin University of Finance & Economics


Dr. Chen Wu is associate professor of economics and director of Business Graduate Programs. Professor Wu teaches a variety of economics courses and business statistics at both undergraduate and graduate levels. He is dedicated in applying advanced empirical research to inform policy. His qualifications and research are in public economics, regional economics, and international economics.

Dr. Wu’s refereed research portfolio includes a number of notable publications in peer-reviewed journals such as Regional Science and Urban EconomicsPublic Finance ReviewJournal of Media Economics, Global Economy Journal, Journal of Regional Analysis and Policy, and presentations in national conferences including the American Economic Association and the Eastern Economic Association. His studies include topics such as foreign direct investment and international trade, as well as the impact of foreign direct investment and related policies on local economies. Dr. Wu also conducts funded economic analysis projects for the state and local government agencies. He is the co-author of annually published New Hampshire Foreign Direct Investment Report, which captured interest and attention from the state and beyond.

Selected Publications

Media Coverage and Interviews

Courses Taught 

  • BU5210 Economic Analysis
  • EC5615 Global Economics
  • EC2550 Macroeconomics
  • EC2560 Microeconomics
  • EC3520 Intermediate Microeconomics
  • BU2240 Business Statistics
  • EC2000 Survey of Modern Economics
  • BU4910 IS: FDI and International Trade