Hello, I am

Rui Dai

Senior Research Support Director

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

Office Phone: +1(215)7464612 | Email: rdai@wharton.upenn.edu

3819 Chestnut Street Philadelphia PA, 19104

Adjunct Research Professor

Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen

Curriculum Vitae | Google Scholar

Working Papers

Withholding Bad News When Competing Peers Have Common Customers with Rui Duan, and Lilian Ng

International Lending: The Role of Lender’s Home Country with Mehdi Beyhaghi, Anthony Saunders and John Wald

Short Sellers' Attention with Lilian Ng, and Nataliya Zaiats


Socially Responsible Corporate Customers with Hao Liang and Lilian Ng, Journal of Financial Economics, forthcoming

  • Winner of the 2019 Moskowitz Prize in Socially Responsible Investing

  • Winner of the Mirae Asset Daewoo Co., Ltd. Outstanding Paper Award, 13th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Financial Markets 2018

  • Featured in Columbia Law School’s Blue Sky Blog

Hedge Funds in M&A Deals: Is There Exploitation of Private Information? with Massoud, Nandy and Saunders, Journal of Corporate Finance, Volume 47, December 2017, Pages 23-45