Ran  Lu-Andrews

Ran Lu-Andrews, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office Hours: By Appointment


Born in China, Ran Lu-Andrews studied Financial Engineering at Renmin University of China in Beijing. Ran earned her PhD in Finance from University of Cincinnati in 2011. Her research interests include corporate finance and real estate. She has published her research in Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Sustainability, Eastern Economic Journal, Review of Accounting and Finance, and International Journal of Managerial Finance. Before joining Cal Lutheran, Ran taught a variety of finance and real estate courses at University of the Pacific, Menlo College, and University of Connecticut. At University of Connecticut, Ran was also involved in their Real Estate Center. She hopes to bring her diverse background and experience in teaching and research to Cal Lutheran and contribute to the local community. 


Ph.D. Finance, University of Cincinnati, Lindner College of Business, 2011

B.A. Financial Engineering, Renmin University of China, School of Finance, 2006


Corporate Finance, Corporate liquidity and Security Liquidity

Real Estate Investment Trusts and Commercial Real Estate Market

Capital Markets, Investments and Portfolio Management


[8]. Liquidity, Price Behavior, and Market-related Events, with John Glascock, accepted with Eastern Economic Journal.


[7]. Using Option Market Liquidity to Predict REIT Leverage Changes, with Paul Borochin, John Glascock, and Jie Yang, accepted with Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics.


[6]. Liquidity and Corporate Governance: Evidence from Family Firms, with Liang Fu and Yin Yu-Thompson, accepted with Review of Accounting and Finance.


[5]. Tenant Quality and REIT Corporate Liquidity Management (sole author), accepted with Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics (Special Issue).


[4]. An Investigation on Real Estate Investment and Economic Growth in China: A Dynamic Panel Data Approach, with Yu Kong and John Glascock, 2016, Sustainability 8(1), article 66.


[3]. The Price Behavior of REITs surrounding Extreme Market-related Events, with John Glascock, 2015, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics 51(4), 441-479.


[2]. CEO Inside Debt, Asset Tangibility, and Investment, with Yin Yu-Thompson, 2015, International Journal of Managerial Finance 11(4), 451-479.


[1]. An Examination of Macroeconomic Effects on the Liquidity of REITs, with John Glascock, 2014, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics 49 (1), 23-46. 

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