Bing Xu
Title: Dr
First Name: Bing
Surname: Xu
Position: Lecturer
Telephone: +44 (0)1224 263867

Duties and Responsibilities

As a lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Finance her primary duties include teaching courses on Finance for Business Decisions, Personal and Business Finance, Quantitative method for Finance, and Applied Financial Modelling. Other duties are supervising undergraduate and MSc students.

Bing Xu is interested in supervising PhD students in areas of performance evaluation analysis, multi-criteria decision making, modelling and forecasting oil prices and/or volatilities, and environmental impacts of fossil fuel use.

Research Interests

Bing is a member of the Governance and Society theme research group within the ABS Research Institute. Her research interests are in the areas of:

  • Performance Measurement and Evaluation
  • Multi-criteria Decision Analysis
  • Modelling and Forecasting oil prices and/or volatilities
  • Building forecasting models with application in Bankruptcy prediction
  • Energy Consumption, Economic Growth and carbon emissions
  • Energy and Environmental issues in China.


  • PI, 'Relative performance evaluation of forecasting crude oil volatility models', Carnegie Trust for The Universities of Scotland, July 2010.
  • Co-Investigator (with Professor David Gray), "E-Harbours", European Regional Development Fund, September 2010 – May 2013.