JAY R. RITTER

Address: Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate
327 Stuzin Hall
P.O. Box 117168
University of Florida
Gainesville FL 32611-7168

Telephone: (352) 846-2837 office
(352) 392-0301 fax
 jay.ritter@warrington.ufl.edu e-mail


Education

University of Chicago, B.A., M.A. (Economics), 1976.
University of Chicago, Ph.D. (Economics and Finance), 1981.


Non-academic Position Held

Senior Economic Analyst, Amoco International Oil Co., 1976-77. Prepared evaluations of foreign investment proposals.


Academic Positions Held


Published Articles


Book Chapters and Essays


Working Papers

            +    IPOs 2013 Underpricing

            +    IPOs 2013 Tech Stock IPOs

            +    IPOs 2013 Age

            +    IPOs 2013 Price Revision

            +    IPOs 2013 Sales

            +    IPOs 2013 Underwriting

            +    IPOs 2013 Foreign

            +    IPOs 2013 Long run Returns

            +    IPOs 2013 VC-backed IPOs

            +    IPOs 2013 Turnover

 


Grants, Prizes, Fellowships, Short-term visiting positions, etc.


Associate Editorships


Service Since 1989


Teaching Since 2000

2000-01 Ph.D. course in corporate finance (Finance 7808): 1 section, rating of 4.7
              MBA  financial decision-making (Finance 6429): 2 sections, ratings of 4.5 and 4.5

2001-02 MBA financial decision-making (Finance 6429): 2 sections, ratings of 4.5 and 4.8

2002-03 Ph.D. course in corporate finance (Finance 7808):  1 section, rating of 5.0

2003-04 Ph.D. course in corporate finance (Finance 7446): 1 section, rating of 5.0
              Ph.D. course in corporate finance (Finance 7808): 1 section, rating of 5.0

2004-05 Ph.D. course in corporate finance (Finance 7446): 1 section, rating of 4.8
              Ph.D. course in corporate finance (Finance 7808): 1 section, rating of 5.0

2005-06 Undergrad financial management (Finance 4414):  3 sections, ratings of 4.2, 4.4, and 4.7

2006-07 Ph.D. course in corporate finance (Finance 7446):  1 section, rating of 5.0

2007-08 Ph.D. course in corporate finance (Finance 7446):  1 section, rating of 5.0
              Ph.D. course in corporate finance (Finance 7808): 1 section, rating of 5.0

2008-09 MBA financial decision-making (Finance 6429): 2 sections, ratings of 3.3 and 4.2
              MBA  private equity (Finance 6434): 1 section, rating of 4.6

2009-10 Ph.D. course in corporate finance (Finance 7447):  1 section, rating of 4.9

2010-11 Ph.D. advanced corporate finance (Finance7808):  1 section, autumn 4.8
              Undergrad financial management (Finance 4414):  2 sections, ratings of 4.5 and 4.6

2011-12 Ph.D. corporate finance (Finance 7447):  1 section, rating of 5.0

2012-13 Ph.D. corporate finance (Finance 7447):  1 section, rating of 5.0
              Undergrad financial management (Finance 4414):  2 sections, ratings of 4.6 and 4.9
              (note: response rates of only 8 out of 32 and 9 out of 33, typical of on-line evaluations)

2013-14 Ph.D. advanced corporate finance (Finance 7808); 1 section, rating of 4.8

Note: All teaching ratings are on a 1-5 basis, with 5 being the highest.

 

Selected External Activities (non-academic, compensated) Since 1993
 
                Law firm of Petersen and Houpt, 1994
                Roslyn Savings Bank IPO, 1996
                Harris and Harris Corp., 1997
                Catalyst Institute, 1998
                BMC Software, 1999
                U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1999-2001
                Law firm of Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP, 2002-present
                Office of the Attorney General of the State of NY, 2004-2006
                Research Independence Council of the Independent Research Network, 2006-2007
                U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 2006-2007
                Vericimetry U.S. Small Cap Value Fund, Board of Trustees, 2011-2013
                    Chairman, Nominating Committee and Member, Audit Committee, 2011-2013
                Law firm of Joel M. Weissman, P.A., 2011
                Kauffman Foundation, 2011-2012
                Delaware Investments: 2013

               
               

Seminar and Professional Meetings Presentations Since 1989


Selected Quotes and References in Newspapers and Magazines Since 1989

      Last updated: September 2014


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