Anh Tran

Assistant Professor



PhD in Finance (minor in Statistics), University of Rochester
MS in Applied Economics, University of Rochester
MS in Finance, University of Utah
BE in Engineering, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology

Areas of Expertise

Empirical asset pricing, mutual funds, financial econometrics, and corporate governance. 


FNCE 3303: Principles of Investments and Derivatives
FNCE 4410: Security Valuation and Portfolio Management


“Barking Up The Wrong Tree: Return-chasing in 401(k) Plans” (with Pingle Wang), Journal of Financial Economics, 2023, 148 (1), 69-90.

Selected working papers

“The Role of Financial Markets in Mitigating Credit Market Bubbles” (with E. Asparouhova, P. Bossaerts, and D. Lu), under revision for resubmission to the Journal of Financial Economics.

“Mutual Fund Governance: Does a Long-term Relationship with Managers Blind Directors?”

“Unveiling Mutual Funds’ Securities Lending Strategies: Value versus Volume” (with Shuaiyu Chen and Pingle Wang).

“SEC Monitoring and Investigations: Signaling from short-selling” (with Silver Chung).


Contact Information
Phone(203) 251-8469
Office LocationRoom 383
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