Finance

Xiaoyuan Hu

Xiaoyuan Hu began the program in Fall 2011. Her research interests include empirical corporate finance, corporate governance, law and finance, and financial institutions. Her working papers discuss corporate policies and customer-supplier relationships, investor monitoring from Edgar searches, and CEO cultural values and corporate fraud: evidence from China.

Wen Chen

Wen Chen began the program in Fall 2011. Her research interests include market microstructure. Wen's working papers discuss dynamic model of the market and financialization of future markets on commodity. 

Donald Bowen

Donald Bowen began the program in Fall 2012. Don comes to the Smith PhD program from the University of Rochester, where he began some of his research. His specific research interests include empirical corporate finance, international corporate finance, corporate governance, and innovation. Don's working paper explores identification strategy and technology adoption within corporate finance.

Stefano Collina

Stefano Collina began the program in Fall 2013. His research interests include empirical asset pricing, empirical markt microstructure, and financial regulation. Stefano's working paper explores commodity futures speculation and spot volatility: a conditional analysis. 

Jinming Xue

Jinming Xue began the program in Fall 2014. His researach interests include empirical asset pricing. Jinming's working paper explores market return predictability and industry linkages. 

Bo Hu

Bo Hu began the program in Fall 2014. His research interests include asset pricing and market microstructure.

High Frequency Trading: Focus on ‘Troll Under Bridge’

High-frequency traders provide a useful service but rig the system when they extract tolls from investors, Smith School professor Albert "Pete" Kyle said this week during a financial regulation conference in Australia. "They are like a troll under a bridge who charges travelers something extra when they cross to the other side," Kyle has said. Debate about high-frequency trading heated up prior to the conference when a U.S. brokerage firm agreed to a record-high fine for allegations related to the practice. Read more...

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