• Lei Lu professional portrait
  • Bryce Douglas Chair in Finance, Professor

    Accounting & Finance Department
    Room 424 Drake Centre
    181 Freedman Crescent
    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5V4

    T: 204-474-6289
    F: 204-474-7545


Dr. Lu joined the Asper School of Business in 2016. He holds a PhD in Finance from McGill University and a Master’s Degree in Management from Tianjin University, China. He taught in the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University (2011-2016) and School of Finance at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (2007-2011) before joining in the Asper School of Business. Dr. Lu's research interests include asset pricing, behavioral finance, household finance and international finance. Dr. Lu presented his works at primary academic conferences and served as ad hoc reviewer for several academic journals and conferences.

Research Interests

Asset Pricing (with heterogeneous agents and frictions), Behavioural Finance, International Finance

Teaching Interests

  • Asset Pricing
  • Investment
  • Options and Futures

Selected Publications

  1. Heterogeneous Preferences, Investment and Asset Pricing (with Liu, Mu and Yang). Forthcoming Financial Management
  2. Voluntary Information Disclosure with Heterogeneous Beliefs (with Liu, Liu, Shi and Xiong), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2021,  Vol. 124
  3. Enforceability and Effectiveness of Laws and Regulations (with Li, Qian and Zhu), Journal of Corporate Finance, 2020, Vol. 62
  4. Shadow Banks, Leverage Risks and Asset Prices (with Feng and Xiao), Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 2020, Vol. 111
  5. Two Trees with Heterogeneous Beliefs: Spillover Effect of Disagreement (with Han and Zhou), Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 2019, Vol. 54: 1791-1819
  6. Incentive Contracting under Ambiguity-Aversion (with Liu and Sun), Economic Theory, 2018, Vol. 66: 929-950
  7. Asset Pricing in a Monetary Economy with Heterogeneous Beliefs (with Croitoru), Management Science, 2015, Vol. 61: 2203-2219