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Jay R. Ritter

Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair
Eminent Scholar

(352) 846-2837

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About

Since 1996, Jay R. Ritter has served as the Joseph B. Cordell Eminent Scholar in the Department of Finance at the University of Florida. Prof Ritter is known as “Mr. IPO” for his work on initial public offerings. During 2014-15, he served as president of the Financial Management Association. He received his BA, MA, and PhD (1981) degrees in economics and finance from the University of Chicago.

Education

  • PhD - Economics and Finance, University of Chicago, 1981
  • MA - Economics (with B.A.), University of Chicago, 1976

Research Interests

  • Initial Public Offerings
  • Asset Pricing
  • Valuation
  • Investment Banking
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In The News

Last 3 years

Courses Taught

  • Corporate Finance (FIN7808)
  • Finan Theory 2 (FIN7447)
  • Financial Theory II (FIN7938)
Last 3 years

Phd Students Advised

  • Da Tian — Current
  • Minmo Gahng — Current
  • Da Tian — 2021
  • Minmo Gahng — 2021
  • Hongyu Shan — 2019
  • Jae Yung Kim — 2018
Last 5 years

Professional Service

  • Editorial Review Board Member, Critical Finance Review — 2012 to Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member, European Financial Management — 2008 to Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Behavioral Finance — 2000 to Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis — 2001 to Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Financial Economics — 1993 to Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Pacific Basin Finance Journal — 1997 to Present
  • Other, Financial Management — 2000 to Present
  • Other, FMA — 2016 to Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Applied Finance — 2013 to 2016
Last 5 years

Journal Article Publications

Contact Details

University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
Finance, Insurance and Real Estate Department
Stuzin Hall 327

(352) 846-2837

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