Hongrui (Harry) Feng, Ph.D.

Hongrui (Harry) Feng
Assistant Professor, Finance
Office Phone
Office Location
218 Burke
ERIE PA 16563

Dr. Feng got his Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University. Dr. Feng’s research interest focuses on agency problem and empirical asset pricing. His research has been published at the Financial Review, the European Financial Management, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, and International Review of Financial Analysis. He has given presentations and held discussions at the annual conference of Midwest Financial Association (MFA), the annual conference of Financial Management Association (FMA), the annual conference of Southwestern Financial Association (SWFA), and the annual conference of Southern Financial Association (SFA). He has earned numerous awards including the AFA Travel Grant(2016), Best Corporate Finance Paper Award(Semi-final list) at the FMA(2016 and 2018), and McGraw-Hill/Irwin Distinguished Paper Award at the SWFA(2015).

Dr. Feng teaches Corporate Finance, Intermediate Financial Management, Advanced Energy Finance, and Financial Modelling at Black School of Business. He likes to help students imply theoretical finance models to their everyday life.

Prior to joining the world of academia, Dr. Feng also worked as a valuation analyst in the Aprio, a leading business consulting and advisory firm in Atlanta.

Research Interests

Agency Problems and Empirical Asset Pricing


Government Customers, Information Quality, and Stock Liquidity Risk, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting - June 5, 2020
Collaborators: Brian Boscaljon, Author; Yuecheng Jia, Author; Qian Sun, Author

The Positive Externalities of CEO Delta, the European Financial Management - June, 2019
Collaborator: Yuecheng Jia, Co-Author

CEO Incentive Compensation and Stock Liquidity, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting - November 12, 2018
Collaborator: Shu Yan, Co-Author

Cash holdings and CEO risk incentive compensation: Effect of CEO risk aversion, International Review of Financial Analysis - September 15, 2018
Collaborator: Ramesh Rao, Co-Author

Payout flexibility and capital expenditure, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting - September 11, 2017
Collaborators: Subramanian Iyer, Co-Author; Ramesh Rao, Co-Author


Ph D, Finance, Oklahoma State University

MS, Quantitative and Computational of Finance, Georgia Institute of Technology

BA, Economics, Zhejiang University