Faculty & Research

Jay Ritter

Warrington finance faculty member named UF Research Foundation Professor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Jay Ritter, Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair, was one of 32 faculty members at the University of Florida to be named a UF Research Foundation (UFRF) Professor for 2019-2022. The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong

Jay Ritter on CNBC

IPO tech rush

With more than 200 companies planning to go public this year, Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter weighs in on the wave of IPOs we might see in 2019. See what he had to say about the IPO rush in interviews with CNBC, Bloomberg, The Economist and Yahoo! Finance. Dual-class share

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Meet Our Deans: Selcuk Erenguc

You already know that the Warrington College of Business is the top business school in the state and one of the best in the nation and world, but do you know the leaders that have guided us to such success and recognition? In our Meet the Deans series, we introduce

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Lyft Prices IPO at $72 a Share

On Friday, Lyft’s shares began trading on the public markets. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shared his IPO insights with The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Toronto Globe and Mail, Associated Press, among others, in relation to the ride-hailing company’s stock-market debut. Read Ritter’s insights in the articles below. Lyft

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2019 best credit cards for students with no credit

WalletHub recently ranked the best credit cards for students to consider if they don’t have credit history. Fisher School of Accounting Assistant Professor Blake Bowler provided some expert guidance on why it’s important for those without credit to consider a credit card, mistakes first-time credit card holders make and more. Read

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Power is knowledge: New study finds that wealthy, educated families are using school ratings to self-segregate

Every parent wants the best for their child, but some are willing to risk more than others to help their kids, especially when it comes to getting into good schools. While recent headlines have dominated about the risks parents of college students are willing to take, new research from Matherly

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Public Utility Research Center Director panelist in big tech debate

On Thursday, Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Dr. Mark Jamison was a panelist on Fox’s Deep Dive along with multiple editors from the Wall Street Journal. The panel discussion, titled “Big Tech Debate,” was hosted by deputy editor of the Wall Street Journal editorial page Dan Henninger. Dr. Jamison,

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Public Utility Research Center Director invited to testify before US Senate on rural broadband expansion

On Tuesday, Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Dr. Mark Jamison spoke as a witness to the United States Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation as part of a hearing related to the expansion of broadband in rural areas of the U.S. The hearing, titled “The Impact of

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Warrington management department ranked No. 1 in research productivity per capita for a second time

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Once again, the management department at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business ranked No. 1 for research productivity per capita in the Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity. Warrington’s management department was the top-ranked group for its research productivity per capita

Lyft files for IPO ahead of Uber

On March 1, rideshare company Lyft filed its S-1 IPO ahead of competitor Uber. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter spoke with Yahoo! Finance, the New York Times and CCN about how beating Uber to filing its IPO will affect Lyft’s success. Lyft will gain ‘more visibility’ if it heads to