Ritter, Jay R.

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Jay R. Ritter

Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair
Eminent Scholar

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Bio

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.

Expertise And Interest Areas

Education All years

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

Phd Students Advised Last 3 years

  • Jing Lu — 2023 — Current
  • Blake Jackson — 2021 — 2024
  • Guilherme Junqueira — 2022 — 2024
  • Minmo Gahng — 2020 — 2024
  • Jarrod Holmes Humphrey — 2021 — 2023
  • Da Tian — 2018 — 2022

Professional Service Last 5 years

  • Associate Editor, Review of Corporate Finance — 2021 to Present
  • 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, Pacific Basin Finance Journal — 1997 to Present
  • Other, Financial Management — 2000 to Present
  • Other, FMA — 2016 to 2023
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis — 2001 to 2021
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Financial Economics — 1993 to 2021

Journal Article Publications Last 5 years

  • Initial Public Offerings Chinese Style
    Status: Published
    Journal: Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
    Published Year: 2024
    Authors: Jay Ritter, Yiming Qian, Xinjian Shao
  • IPOs and SPACs: Recent Developments
    Status: Published
    Journal: Annual Review of Financial Economics
    Published Year: 2023
    Authors: Rongbing Huang, Jay Ritter, Donghang Zhang
  • SPACs
    Status: Published
    Journal: Review of Financial Studies, The
    Published Year: 2023
    Authors: Jay Ritter, Minmo Gahng, Donghang Zhang
  • What Matters More for Emerging Markets Investors: Economic Growth or EPS Growth?
    Status: Published
    Journal: Journal of Portfolio Management
    Published Year: 2022
    Authors: Jason Hsu, Phillip Wool, Yanxiang Zhao, Jay Ritter
  • The Puzzle of Frequent and Large Issues of Debt and Equity
    Status: Published
    Journal: Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
    Published Year: 2022
    Authors: Rongbing Huang, Ritter Ritter
  • Corporate Cash Shortfalls and Financing Decisions
    Status: Published
    Journal: Review of Financial Studies, The
    Published Year: 2021
    Authors: Rongbing Huang, Jay Ritter
  • The Speed of Adjustment to the Target Market Value Leverage is Slower Than You Think
    Status: Published
    Journal: Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis
    Accepted Year: 2019
    Authors: Qie u0022Ellieu0022 Yin, Jay Ritter

Contact And Other Resources

University of Florida
Warrington College of Business
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Stuzin Hall 327

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