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School of Economic Sciences | WSU Rui Luo

Rui Luo

Education

  • Ph.D. Economics, Washington State University, May 2018 (Expected)
  • M.A. Finance, Fudan University, China, July 2014
  • B.A. Economics, Fudan University, China, July 2012

Fields of Interest

  • Financial Economics
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Accounting
  • Asset Pricing

Publications

  • Shi, Guifeng, Jianfei Sun, and Rui Luo, “Geographic Dispersion and Earnings Management,” Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, 34/5, September–October 2015.  Paper
  • Peng, Juan, Jianfei Sun, and Rui Luo, “Corporate Voluntary Carbon Information Disclosure: Evidence from China’s Listed Companies,” The World Economy, 38/1, January 2015.   Paper
  • Song, Jun, and Rui Luo, “Manipulation Prevention and Hedging Effectiveness: Optimal Settlement Window Design for CSI 300 Stock Index Futures,” Emerging Markets Finance & Trade, 49/6, December 2013.    Paper

Working Papers

  • Luo, Rui, “Corporate Investment, Financial Policies, and Managerial Inconsistent Time Preference,” 2017. (Job Market paper)   Paper
    Committee: Dr. Jia Yan, Dr. David Whidbee, Dr. Jinhui Bai, Dr. T. Randall Fortenbery
  • Jin, Yufang, Rui Luo, Jianfei Sun, and Xiaodong Xu, “Corporate Site Visits, Information Asymmetry, and Disclosure Regulation,” 2017.  Paper
  • Luo, Rui, and T. Randall Fortenbery, “Corporate Hedging in Incomplete Markets: A Solution Under Price Transmission,” 2016.  Paper
  • Deng, Lu, Rui Luo and Jianfei Sun, “CSR Disclosure and AH-Share Premium,” 2017.   Paper

Work in Progress

  • “Is Managerial Present Bias Important for Firm Financial Decisions? Evidence from a Structural Estimation” (with Jia Yan).

Conference Presentations

  • 2017 AAA Annual Meeting
    “Corporate Site Visits, Information Asymmetry, and Disclosure Regulation.”
    San Diego, CA, 8/2017.
  • 2017 NCCC-134 Meeting on Applied Commodity Price Analysis, Forecasting and Market Risk
    “Corporate Hedging in Incomplete Markets: A Solution Under Price Transmission.”
    St. Louis, MO, 4/2017.
  • 2016 AAEA Annual Meeting
    “Corporate Hedging in Incomplete Markets: A Solution Under Price Transmission.”
    Boston, MA, 8/2016.
  • 9th Chinese Finance Annual Meeting
    “How Firms Should Hedge in Incomplete Market (in Chinese).”
    Hangzhou, China, 10/2012.
  • 5th China Finance Review International Conference
    “How Firms Should Hedge in Incomplete Market (in Chinese).”
    Shanghai, China, 7/2012.
  • 8th Chinese Finance Annual Meeting
    “Manipulation Prevention and Hedging Effectiveness: Optimal Settlement Window Design for CSI 300 Stock Index Futures (in Chinese).”
    Jinan, China, 10/2011.

Research Experience

Research Assistant, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University

  • Dr. T. Randall Fortenbery, 2014-present

Selected Scholarships and Awards

  • SES Class of 07-09 Award, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University, 2016.
  • Best Paper for Doctoral Forum, Fudan University, 2012.
  • First Prize, the People’s Scholarship, Fudan University, 2012/2013.
  • Admission Fellowship for Graduate Students, Fudan University, 2012.
  • National Scholarship for Encouragement, Fudan University, 2010/2011.

Service

  • Editing chapters in J. Song (ed.), Financial Statement Analysis, Fudan University Press, Shanghai, 2012.

Skills

  • Computer: SAS, FORTRAN, MATLAB, R, STATA
  • Languages: Chinese (native), English (fluent)

References

Contact Info:

E-mail: rui.luo2@wsu.edu

Office Location:

123B Hulbert Hall
School of Economic Sciences
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-6210