Dr. Lei ZHANG

Assistant Professor

School of Economics and Finance

The University of Hong Kong

Office:

KK 831

Tel.:

(852) 3917 7768

Fax.:

(852) 2548 1152

Email:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Lei ZHANG received his Ph.D. degree in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2016.  He also holds a B.A. in Economics and a B.S. in Mathematics from Renmin University of China, and an M.A. in Economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.  Lei joined the School of Economics and Finance at The University of Hong Kong in 2016 as Assistant Professor.

 

Lei’s main research areas are macro finance, firm dynamics, labor economics, and asset pricing.

Please download Lei’s
CV here.

 

 

 

 

Working Papers

·       Financial Leverage, Job Reallocation, and Firm Dynamics over the Business Cycle

 

·       Complex Asset Markets,” NBER Working Paper 23476 (with Andrea Eisfeldt and Hanno Lustig)
R&R for the Journal of Finance

Online Appendix (Presents Static Model), Executive Summary at NBER.

 

·       Entry, Exit, and Capital Structure over the Business Cycle

Work in Progress

·       “Slow Moving Capital in Segmented Markets with Expertise,” with Andrea Eisfeldt and Hanno Lustig

·       ​“Credit Spreads, Rare Disaster, and Firm Dynamics”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Update: 2018-05-11