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Jinsong (Atlas) Wu


Atlas Wu is currently a PhD student at Nolan School with a focus on real estate finance. His research interest broadly resides in the mortgage market. Specifically, how the residential mortgages affects household decisions and behavior and how commercial mortgages interact with company’s decision making. Before joining Nolan in 2020 as a PhD student, he worked as a research assistant in real estate at PKF consulting in Shanghai, China. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring sites under the U.S. national park systems and has an ambition to visit all the national parks in the U.S.

Area of Focus

  • Real Estate

Research Interests

  • Mortgage market and household finance.


  • Lin, V., Qin, Y., Li, G. & Wu, J. (2020). Determinants of Chinese Households’ Tourism Consumption: Evidence from China Family Panel Studies. International Journal of Tourism Research, 23(4), 542-554

Industry Experience

  • PKF Consulting, Research Assistant in Real Estate, Shanghai, China, February 2020–August 2020
  • com Group, Data Analyst, Shanghai, China, July 2016–June 2017

Awards and Academic Honors

  • Undergraduate Best Research Paper Award, Hong Kong, 2016


  • MS, Nolan School of Hotel Administration, SC Johnson College of Business, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • BS, School of Management, Zhejiang University, China