Dr Dan Luo

Associate Professor in Management Accounting and Financial Management

Dr Dan Luo

Dr Dan Luo

Programme Director BA Accounting (BIT)
Business Informatics, Systems and Accounting
Accounting and Finance
G26, Henley Business School, Whiteknights
+44 (0) 118 378 7882
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Dr. Dan Luo joined BISA, Henley Business School, University of Reading, in August 2016. Before that, she worked as an Assistant Professor in Business and Finance in the School of Contemporary Chinese Studies (SCCS), University of Nottingham, from May 2011. She previously worked as a research fellow in the Centre of Global Finance, University of the West of England, and as a post-doctorate research fellow at SCCS, The University of Nottingham, where she was awarded her PhD and MA in Finance and Investment. She obtained her BA (Hons) Management in Accounting and Finance from Beijing Institute of Technology, China, in 2005. She has also been an affiliate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) since 2012.

Her PhD thesis was entitled "Development of the Chinese Financial System and the Reform of Chinese Commercial Banks". Dr. Luo's major research interests focus on the Chinese financial market, in particular, the banking sector and stock market. She has also conducted intensive research on asset pricing, stock market volatility and income inequality. Her work has been published in leading journals such as The Applied Energy, The European Journal of Finance, The World Economy and Journal of Applied Financial Economics.


Journal Articles:

uYao, S. J. and D. Luo (2009), ‘The economic psychology of stock market bubbles in China’, The World Economy, 32, (5), 667-691.

uLuo, D. and S. J. Yao (2010), ‘World financial crisis and the rise of Chinese commercial banks: An efficiency analysis using DEA’, Journal of Applied Financial Economics, 20(19): 1515-1530.

uYao, S. J., D. Luo and S. Morgan (2010), ‘Impact of the US credit crunch and housing market crisis on China’, Journal of Contemporary China, 19, (64), 401-417.

uYao, S. J., D. Luo and S. Morgan (2010), ‘Bank share prices and stock market integration in Greater China’, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, 15(4): 388-395.

uLuo, D., S. J. Yao, J. Chen and J. L. Wang, (2011), World Financial Crisis and Efficiency of Chinese Commercial Banks, The World Economy, 34(5), 805-825.

uYao, S. J., D. Luo, and L. X. Loh, (2012), On China’s monetary policy and asset prices, Applied Financial Economics, 23 (5): 377-392.

uYao, S. J., D. Luo and T. Rooker (2012), Energy Efficiency and Economic Development, China Asian Economic Papers, 11 (2): 99-117.

uYao, S. J., D, Luo and J. L. Wang, (2014), Housing Development and Urbanisation in China, The World Economy, 37 (3): 481-500.

uLuo, D., Y. Z. Dong, S. Armitage, W. X. Hou, (2015), The Impact of Foreign Bank Penetration on the Domestic Banking Sector: New Evidence from China, European Journal of Finance, DOI: 10.1080/1351847X.2014.1003314.

uHerrerias, M. J., A. Cuadros, and D. Luo, (2015), Foreign versus Indigenous Innovation and Energy Intensity: Further Research across Chinese Regions, Applied Energy, forthcoming.


uYao, S. J., Z. H. Han and D. Luo (2009), Efficiency Analysis of the Insurance Industry in China under Economic Reforms, Routledge Curzon.

uAjit Bhalla and D. Luo (2012), Poverty and Exclusion of Minorities in China and India, Macmillan.

uLuo, D., (2016), The Development of the Chinese Financial System and Reform of Chinese Commercial Banks, Palgrave Macmillan.

Book Chapter:

Yao, S. J. and D. Luo, (2014), Energy Security in China: An Analyse of Various Energy Sources, In: Herrerias, M. J. and Yao, S. eds., Energy Security and Sustainable Economic Growth In China, Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN: 9781137372048.