Academic Profile

Academic Profile

Asst Prof Ru Hong


Assistant Professor
Division of Banking & Finance
College of Business (Nanyang Business School)

Email: RUHONG@NTU.EDU.SG
Phone: (+65)6790 4661
Office: S3-B1A-07

Education
  • PhD Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2015
  • MFin Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2010
  • BA Fudan University 2008
Biography
Dr. Hong Ru joined Nanyang Business School as an Assistant Professor in Banking & Finance division in 2015. His research interest includes corporate finance, household finance, banking, and Chinese economy. Dr. Ru's papers have been published at top journals and presented at many conferences including AFA, NBER, SFS Cavalcade, SEFM, and received best paper awards many times. His research has also been covered by Wall Street Journal. Dr. Ru is also the research director of the Centre for RMB Internalisation Studies (CRIS) in NTU. Dr. Ru received his Ph.D. in finance from the MIT Sloan School of Management in 2015.
Research Interests
Corporate Finance, Household Finance, Chinese Economy
Research Grant
  • Academic Research Fund Tier 1 (2017-) [by Ministry of Education (MOE)]
Current Projects
  • How bank competition and expansion affect the economic growth and efficiency: Microeconomic evidence from deregulation on bank entries in China
Selected Publications
  • Hong Ru. (2017). Government Credit, a Double-Edged Sword: Evidence from the China Development Bank. The Journal of Finance, Forthcoming.

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