Researcher biography

Hoang Luong (Leo) joined UQ Business School in January, 2019 as a lecturer in finance. Leo's research interests are in empirical corporate finance, with recent work on corporate innovation, crash risk, stock price synchronicity, and political uncertainty. His research has been published in international peer-reviewed journals in finance, such as Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Corporate Finance, and European Financial Management. His papers were presented at major international conferences, such as FMA Europe/USA, and highly selective field conferences such as Entrepreneurial Finance and Innovation Conference in Newton and FIRN Research Topic Group Meetings in Corporate Finance in Sydney/Adelaide.

Before joining UQ, he was a lecturer in finance at RMIT in Melbourne for one year from 2018-2019. Prior to that, he worked at an investment banking firm, as well as at the Ford Foundation assisting a country progam in making grants in development finance and development.

Leo holds a PhD in Finance from UNSW Sydney and an MA in Economics from Williams College.