Min Lu, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics (Social Sciences)
412-397-5460 phone (M)
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 319

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of British Columbia

Area of Expertise/Research

  • International Finance, Monetary Theory and Policy, Financial Economics and e-Commerce


  • Tu, Yanbin, Min Lu and Y. Alex Tung (2012). “A study of Software Product Sampling”, Forthcoming at International Journal of Technology Marketing
  • Tu, Yanbin and Min Lu (2012). “A Study of Online Digital Music Evaluation”, International Journal of Online Marketing, Vol.2, No.2, pp.25-42

  • Tu, Yanbin and Min Lu (2012). “Software Upgrade, Consumer Behavior and Software Vendor’s Choice”, International Journal of Technology Marketing, Vol.7, No.1, pp.63-94
  • Tu, Yanbin and Min Lu (2011). “An Empirical Study of Online Auction Dynamics”, International Journal of Electronic Business, Vol.9, No.4, pp. 376-388
  • Tu, Yanbin and Min Lu (2009). A Conceptual Framework for Designing and Building Web-Based Revenue-Sharing Collaboration Systems (WRCS) in Supply Chain Management. International Journal of Value Chain Management, Vol.3, No.1, pp.4-19

  • Lu, Min (2009) “Optimal Monetary Policy and the Current Account Dynamics”, International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance, Vol.2, No.2, pp.166-193
  • Tu, Yanbin and Min Lu (2009). Understanding the Effectiveness of Online Digital Music Sampling: An Exploratory Analysis. International Journal of Internet Marketing and Advertising, Vol.5, No.3, pp.166-193

  • Lu, Min, Steven Thompson and Yanbin Tu (2010), “Computers and Packaged Software: Necessary or Luxury Goods? Longitudinal Empirical Analysis and Its Implications”, Journal of Business and Economic Studies, Vol.12, No.2, pp.32-48