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Zhuo (Joe) Zhong

Senior Lecturer in Finance, The University of Melbourne

Dr. Zhuo (Joe) Zhong joined the Department of Finance, University of Melbourne, in 2014. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from Cornell University.

His research interest includes Market Microstructure, Asset Pricing, and Big Data. Dr. Zhong's research has been accepted to top tier finance journals and conferences such as the Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, and the American Finance Association Annual Meeting, and has been awarded one prestigious international prize (the best paper of the 2017 Northern Finance Association Meeting).


  • 2014–present
    Senior Lecturer in Finance, University of Melbourne


  • 2014 
    Cornell University, PhD


  • 2020
    Innovation and informed trading: Evidence from industry ETFs, Review of Financial Studies
  • 2019
    Inverted fee structures, tick size, and market quality, Journal of Financial Economics
  • 2019
    Relative tick size and the trading environment, Review of Asset Pricing Studies
  • 2017
    Pre-trade transparency in over-the-counter bond markets, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal
  • 2016
    Reducing opacity in over-the-counter markets, Journal of Financial Markets