Luohan Academy


Personalborn in 1977 in China.

EducationPh.D. in Finance at Northwestern University.

Academic AppointmentsProfessor of Finance, Co-Director of Fama-Miller Center at The University of Chicago. Honorary Professor at Tsinghua University. Research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Associate editor of the Journal of Finance. Associate editor of the Review of Financial Studies.

Research Field

Prof. He is interested in the implications of agency frictions and debt maturities in financial markets and macroeconomics, with a special focus on contract theory and banking. His most recent research focuses on the role of financial institutions in the global financial crisis. Prof. He was named as 2014 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, and his work has been widely published in leading economics and finance journals. He serves on editorial boards for various finance, and economics journals.