Viet Tran

Viet Tran


Ph.D. Student and Graduate Teaching Assistant



Mike Ilitch School of Business
2771 Woodward Avenue
Room 444
Detroit, MI 48201

Academic Programs

  • Finance

Viet Tran


Wayne State University, Michigan
Ph.D., Finance, 2025 (Expected)

Portland State University, Oregon
M.Sc., Finance, 2019
M.B.A., 2018

University of Economics Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
B.B.A, 2012


  • Venture Capital Investment
  • Political Corruption


Research and teaching interests

Research Interests:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Venture Capital
  • Behavioral Finance

Teaching Interests:

  • Business Finance
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Corporate Financial Management


  • "Does Political Corruption Undermine Venture Capital Investments?" - Iskandar-Datta & Tran - Conference: 2023 FMA Annual Meeting
  • "The Impact of Natural Disasters on Venture Capital Activity, Venture Success and Entrepreneurial Ecosystems" - Groh, Nguyen, & Nguyen - Conference: 2023 FMA Annual Meeting

Courses taught by Viet Tran

Fall Term 2024 (future)

Spring-Summer Term 2024 (current)

Winter Term 2024

Fall Term 2023

Spring-Summer Term 2023

Winter Term 2023