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Oklahoma State University



Department of Finance
Assistant Professor, Spears School of Business

STILLWATER, OK 74078-4011
Phone: 405-744-8666


  • Ph D, Rutgers Business School, Finance, 2014
  • BA, Auburn University, Economics, 2008
  • BS, Auburn University, Finance, 2008


  • Na Dai and Louis R. Piccotti. "Required Return on Equity When Capital Structure is Dynamic". Financial Management (Forthcoming).
  • Louis R. Piccotti. (2018). "ETF premiums and liquidity segmentation". Financial Review. (53), 117-152.
  • Louis R. Piccotti. (2018). "Jumps, Cojumps, and Efficiency in the Foreign Exchange". Journal of Banking and Finance. (87), 49-67.
  • Dilip Patro, Louis R. Piccotti, and Yangru Wu. (2017). "Exploiting closed-end fund discounts: a systematic examination of alphas". Journal of Financial Research. (40), 223-248.
  • Louis R. Piccotti. (2017). "Financial contagion risk and the stochastic discount factor". Journal of Banking and Finance. (77), 230-248.
  • Louis R. Piccotti. (2016). "Pricing errors and the geography of trade in the foreign exchange market". Journal of Financial Markets. (28), 46-69.
  • Louis R. Piccotti. (2015). "Information shares of two parallel currency options markets: trading costs versus transparency/tradability". Journal of Empirical Finance. (32), 210-229.

Awards and Honors

  • Best Paper Award: Semi-finalist (2014)
  • Doctoral Research Award (2010)

Academic, Military, and Professional Positions

  • Oklahoma State University, Assistant Professor, Spears School of Business, August 2018
  • University at Albany, Assistant Professor, School of Business, 2014 - 2018

Courses Taught

  • FIN 5550 (1 Semester)
  • FIN 5883 (1 Semester)