About me

Jue Ren is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance in the M.J. Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University. My research interests include asset pricing, financial intermediation, monetary economics, and China’s financial system.


The Beta Anomaly and Mutual Fund Performance, with Paul Irvine and Jeong Ho (John) Kim. Forthcoming, Management Science.

    • 2019 Finance Down Under CFA-ARX Award

CEO Political Leanings and Store-Level Economic Activity during Covid-19 Crisis: Effects on Shareholder Value and Public Health, with John Bizjak, Swaminathan Kalpathy, and Vassil Mihov. Forthcoming, Journal of Finance.

Evidence of Uniform Inefficiency in Market Portfolios Based on Dominance Tests, with Sofia Anyfantaki, Esfandiar Maasoumi, and Nikolas Topaloglou, Journal of Business & Economic Statistics, 2021, 1-43.

The Nexus of Monetary Policy and Shadow Banking in China, with Kaiji Chen and Tao Zha, American Economic Review, 2018, 108 (12), 3891-3936.

Working Papers

Firm Value Effects of Public Health Interventions: Evidence from COVID-19 Vaccines, with John Bizjak, Swaminathan Kalpathy, and Vassil Mihov.

IPO Performance and Stochastic Dominance, with Vassil Mihov.

Mutual Fund Style Analysis: A Stochastic Dominance Approach 

Work in Progress 

Proxy Advisors: Conflict of Interest or Value Creation? with John Bizjak, Swaminathan Kalpathy, and Vassil Mihov

Contact Information:

Email: jue.ren@tcu.edu
Phone:  +1 (608) 320-5840