1982; B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1970; MBA,
University of Arizona, 1976; Ph.D., 1981.
Professor Ritchey is an expert in option pricing and return distribution
theory. His teaching
interests include corporate finance and investments.
He has devoted considerable time in integrating computer packages
and spreadsheet analyses in teaching his classes.
Bob is skilled in developing cases for our courses in corporate
finance and his devotion to our students is evidenced by the time he
spends as advisor to the MBA students and his work on several dissertation
Professor Ritchey’s research interests include securities markets
and contingent claim assets, and asset return distributors.
Professor Ritchey’s research has appeared in journals such as the
Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, the Journal of
Financial Research, The Journal of Futures Markets, and Financial
Practice and Education.
Analysis Tools, Southwestern, 2000.
“Teaching the Introductory Finance Course: What Can We Learn from
Student Perceptions and Expectations?” (with Krishnan, Bathala and
Bhattacharya), Financial Practice and Education, Spring/Summer,
Financial Management, Harcourt Brace & Company, 411
pages, 1997. Sole author.
Tools for Investment Analysis, V1.0, South-Western, 1995.
A comprehensive collection of 119 investment programs with
documentation to accompany Introduction to Investments by Haim
Invest Templates, V1.0, Prentice Hall Inc. 1992.
A set of 58 investment programs with documentation to accompany Fundamentals
of Investments by Alexander and Sharpe.
“Dependence in Commodity Prices,” with R. Peterson and K.C. Ma,
The Journal of Futures Markets, (1992) Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 429-446.
More Information about Dr. Ritchey