Seyed Mohammad Kazempour


I am an Assistant Professor of Finance at Louisiana State University’s E. J. Ourso College of Business. I received a Ph.D. in Finance from Rice University in 2023. Prior to that, I had obtained my B.Sc. from Sharif University of Technology in 2014, and M.Sc. from Rice University in 2017, both in Elecrical Engineering. My research interests span empirical and theoretical asset pricing, including some recent works about information dissemination on social media.


Apr 25, 2023 My Paper titled “Finfluencers” with Dmitry Livdan, Norman Schürhoff, and Ali Kakhbod was accepted for the 50th meeting of the European Finance Association.
Feb 8, 2023 I am delighted to join the Finance Department at the E. J. Ourso College of Business next fall.
Oct 11, 2022 Rice Business Wisdom has featured my paper with Kerry Back and Kevin Crotty in a recent article! Check it out here.
Apr 26, 2022 My paper titled “Validity, tightness, and forecasting power of risk premium bounds” with Kerry Back and Kevin Crotty is now published in the Journal of Financial Economics.