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Hai Lu

Hai  Lu

    Hai Lu

    Professor of Accounting (on leave July 2016 – June 2017)

    Degrees: PhD (Business Administration), University of Southern California
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    Hai Lu is a Professor of Accounting at Rotman. His research interests lie in the areas of accounting and finance, specifically the regulation of capital markets, insider trading, securities valuation, corporate governance and financial analysts. He has published in leading international journals such as Accounting, Organizations and Society, The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, and Management Science. 

    Academic Positions

    2016-  Professor; Rotman School, University of Toronto
    2015-2017  Visiting Professor; Singapore Management University
    2011-2016  Associate Professor; Rotman School, University of Toronto
    2004-2011  Assistant Professor; Rotman School, University of Toronto

    Selected Publications - Papers

    Academic / Professional Service

    2017-  Editor; Contemporary Accounting Research
    2015-2017  Associate Dean (Research); Singapore Management University
    2015-2016  President; Chinese Accounting Professors' Association of North America (CAPANA)
    2015-2018  Conference Organizer; Accounting Program, Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research, Singapore

    Honors and Awards

    2017  SMU Internal Grant (CI, 2017-18)
    2016  SMU MOE Tier 1A Research Grant (CI, 2016-17)
    2015  CMA/CAAA Research Award (PI, 2015-16)
    2014  Hong Kong General Research Fund (CI, 2014-16)
    2014  The Lee-Chin Institute for Corporate Citizenship (PI, 2014-15)
    2013  SSHRC (Insight grant, CI, 2013-16)
    2012  CMA/Canadian Academic Accounting Association (PI, 2013-14)
    2012  National Natural Science Foundation of China (CI, 2013-16)
    2012  SSHRC (Insight grant, PI, 2012-15)
    2010  AIC Institute for Corporate Citizenship (PI, 2010-11)
    2008  Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) (Standard grant, 2008-11)

    Professional Affiliations/Memberships

    American Accounting Association
    American Finance Association
    Canadian Academic Accounting Association

    Research and Teaching Interests

    Regulations in capital markets, insider trading, financial analysts, corporate governance, Chinese capital markets.  

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