Brian Du Faculty Profile

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Brian  Du

Professor of Finance

Department of Accounting & Finance

Dr. Brian Du joined California State University, East Bay in 2012. He teaches courses in financial management, corporate finance, risk management in financial institutions, and financial markets and institutions. He is the program director for the Student Investment Fund. He has been awarded the Marvin Remmich Outstanding Faculty Award for Research in 2018 and his research has been published in prestigious journals such as Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance, Review of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and European Financial Management. He earned his Ph.D. from Rutgers University in 2012 and completed his undergraduate degree from Indiana University in 2005.

  • Ph.D., Rutgers University
  • B.S., Indiana University
Fall Semester 2023
Course #SecCourse TitleDaysFromToLocationCampus
FIN 30001Financial ManagementMW12:30PM1:45PMSC-S143Hayward Campus
FIN 42501Student Investment FundMW11:00AM12:15PMSC-S146Hayward Campus
FIN 43501Risk Mgmt in Fin InstMW2:00PM3:15PMVBT-0216Hayward Campus

Du, B., Serrano, A., and Vianna, A., 2023. Are Stock and Option Trades Substitutes or Complements? Evidence from the 2008 Short-Sale Ban. Journal of Economics and Finance (accepted).

Du, B., Serrano, A., and Vianna, A., 2021. Short-term institutions’ information advantage and overvaluation. North American Journal of Economics and Finance 55, 101299.

Du. B., 2020. Securitized banking and interest rate sensitivity. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting 54, pp 851-876.

Du, B., 2019. Relative option liquidity and price efficiency. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting 52, pp 1119-1135.

Du, B., Fung, S., and Loveland, R., 2018. Informational role of options markets: Evidence from FOMC Announcements. Journal of Banking & Finance 92, pp 237-256.

Du, B., Serrano, A., and Vianna, A., 2018. Institutional development and foreign banks in Chile. International Review of Financial Analysis 58, pp 166-178.

Du, B. and Fung, S., 2018. Directional information effects of options trading: Evidence from the banking industry. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money 56, pp 149-168.

Du, B. and Ma, J., 2018.  Digital advertising and company value: Implications of reallocating advertising expenditures. Journal of Advertising Research 58, pp 326-337.

Du, B. and Hsu, P., 2017. The value relevancy of nontraditional bank earnings. Journal of Accounting and Finance 17, 54-62.

Du, B., 2017. How useful is Basel III’s liquidity coverage ratio? Evidence from U.S. bank holding companies. European Financial Management 23, 902-919. 

Du, B., 2017. Short interest, bearish option trades, and short-sale constraints. Journal of Derivatives 25, 55-70.

Du, B. and Palia, D., 2016. Short-Term debt and bank risk. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 53, 815-835.

Du, B., 2016. Institutions’ investment horizon and options trading. Journal of International Finance and Economics 16, 7-13.

Du, B., 2016. Leverage and systemic expected shortfall during the financial crisis of 2007-2008. International Research Journal of Applied Finance 7, 163-171.