Seyed Mohammad Kazempour


I am a Finance Ph.D. Candidate at the Jones Graduate School of Business, Rice University. Prior to joining the Jones School, I 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 on democratization of investment research.


Feb 8, 2023 I am delighted to join the finance department at Louisiana State University 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.