Lawrence Zhao

Assistant Professor of Finance, Rawls College of Business


703 Flint Ave

Lubbock, TX 79409



I am an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University.

My research interests include empirical corporate finance, household finance, competition, and financial intermediation.

Prior to joining Texas Tech University, I earned a B.B.A. in Finance and Mathematics from Baylor University, an M.S. in Economics from Baylor University, and a Ph.D. in Finance from Rice University.

Select Research

  1. Working Paper
    The Real Effects of Antitrust Enforcement on Corporate Decisions: Evidence from the Courts
    Lawrence Zhao
    Working Paper 2023