Jay Ritter Articles: page 6

Warrington hosts panel discussion on “The State of the U.S. Economy”

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four of the Warrington College of Business Administration’s most accomplished scholars along with special guest speaker Dr. David E. Altig, Senior Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, gather for a panel discussion and in-depth analysis of the U.S. financial crisis Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in the George W. and Lisa Onkey Etheridge Classroom (Room 150) in William R. Hough Hall. The event, which will also be streamed live online

Ritter wins The Journal of Financial Economics best paper prize

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair of Corporate Development and Strategy Dr. Jay Ritter earned first place in the Jensen Prizes for Best Paper in the Corporate Finance and Organizations area. His submission, “The marketing of seasoned equity offerings,” was published in the July 2010 issue of The Journal of Financial Economics. Dr. Ritter co-authored the article with Dr. Xiaohui Gao, who earned her Ph.D. in Finance from the Warrington College of Business Administration in 2008, and

Ritter named co-recipient of William F. Sharpe Award for best paper

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair of Corporate Development and Strategy Dr. Jay Ritter was named the co-recipient of the William F. Sharpe Award. Dr. Ritter shares the honor with Dr. Rongbing Huang, who earned his Ph.D. in Finance at the University of Florida and is now an assistant professor of finance at Kennesaw State University (Ga.). The Sharpe Award “recognizes researchers who, through their articles published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, have most

Faculty: More than enough blame to go around for economic woes

Gainesville, Fla. – More than 700 people, worried about the current economic crisis, gathered on October 2 to hear what a panel of Warrington faculty saw as the “how, why and what happens now?” in the economy. About 500 in attendance had to watch the panel discussion on television from overflow rooms. The discussion was also aired on the College’s website live via webcast and a podcast of the event has had more than 800 hits so far. The expert

Expert panel of UF faculty will discuss the how, the why and what happens now on Financial Crisis of 2008

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Following months of bad news related to the mortgage market, each day in recent weeks has brought alarming financial news. Some analysts suggest this could become the worst economic situation since the Great Depression. This onslaught of bad news has created a lot of questions about what is going on and how it affects the average person. The faculty of the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration will host a special panel discussion Oct. 2