Dimuthu Ratnadiwakara

Dimuthu N Ratnadiwakara

Assistant Professor, Department of Finance
2925 Business Education Complex North
501 South Quad Drive
Baton Rouge, 70803
Phone: 225-578-6291
Fax: 225-578-6366
Office Hours: M - W 12.00pm to 2.30pm


  • PhD Business Administration/Finance, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 2019


  • Teaching Interests: Financial Analytics
    Empirical Methods
  • Research Interests: Corporate finance, real estate, economics of climate change

Selected Research Publications

  • Ratnadiwakara, D. and Venugopal, B. (2020). Do Areas Affected by Flood Disasters Attract Lower-Income and Less Creditworthy Homeowners?. Journal of Housing Research, 29(sup1), 121-143.
  • Dombrowski, T., Pace, R., Ratnadiwakara, D., and Slawson, Jr., V. (2020). "Deductible Choice in Flood Insurance: Who Chooses the Maximum?". Journal of Housing Research, 29(sup1), S144-S169.

Employed by LSU since

August 15, 2019