About me

Jue Ren is an Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance in the M.J. Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University. Her research interest lies in asset management, banking, and corporate finance.


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. Journal of Finance, 2022, 77(5), 2949-2986.

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

COVID-19 Vaccinations, Business Activity, and Firm Value, 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 

Depositor Trust in Banks and its Implications with Swaminathan Kalpathy, Vassil Mihov, and Virginia Traweek

Ex-post Adjustments to CEO Compensation  with John Bizjak, Swaminathan Kalpathy, and Brian Young

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