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Ricardo De la O

  • Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics

Ricardo De la O is an Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics at USC Marshall School of Business, a position he assumed in 2020. His research explores the impact of subjective beliefs on asset pricing and the macroeconomic consequences of shareholder payout policies. His work has been published in the Journal of Finance and the Review of Financial Studies. Ricardo’s broad research interests encompass behavioral finance, empirical asset pricing, and macroeconomics.

Before joining USC, Ricardo completed his Ph.D. in Economics at Stanford University. He has also worked in both wealth management and the oil services industry, experiences that have enriched his understanding and approach to his academic work.

Ricardo De la O

Areas of Expertise

Analyst Forecasts
Asset Pricing
Behavioral Finance
Capital Markets
Earnings Forecasts
Financial Markets
Firm Dynamics
Internal Capital Markets


Finance + Business Economics


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