Luo Zuo

Luo Zuo

Associate Professor

Clifford H. Whitcomb Faculty Fellow

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Faculty Area

Interdisciplinary Themes

  • Behavioral Economics and Decision Research
  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Technology

Faculty Expertise

  • Accounting
  • Finance


Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
Cornell Directory Entry


Luo Zuo is an associate professor at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, and also serves on the editorial board of The Accounting Review. He has a broad range of interests in research at the intersection of accounting and finance. His current research can be divided into two strands. The first strand explores the individual effects of managers, investors, and auditors. A unifying theme in this strand of research is that an individual's judgment and decision making are affected by her incentives, information, and behavioral traits. The second strand of his research focuses on corporate taxes. His research has been featured in the Economist, the NBER Digest, the Wall Street Journal, and many other media sources.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Johnson School Teaching Honor Roll (2017) Johnson Graduate School of Management, Cornell University
  • Best Paper Award (2017) Research Conference of Chinese Accounting Professors’ Association of North America
  • Best Paper Award (2016) MIT Asia Conference in Accounting

Recent Courses

  • NMI 5000 - Directed Reading and Research
  • NCCT 5000 - Financial Accounting I
  • NBA 5110 - Financial Modeling

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013
  • M.Phil Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2008
  • BBA Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2005
Luo Zuo