Seyed Mohammad Kazempour


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


Sep 20, 2023 My colleague Norman Schürhoff has discussed our paper with the German channel NDR. You can check it out here (from 13:35).
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.