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Assistant Professor in Finance
Ph.D. University of Georgia, Finance
Bachelor of Commerce University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa
Prior to pursuing his Ph.D. at the University of Georgia, Ryan McKeon worked in London for three years, first for Goldman Sachs then Credit Suisse First Boston in Fixed Income Derivatives Operations. McKeon taught six different finance courses, including International Finance, for the evening MBA program at the University of Georgia. While at USD he will focus on teaching the undergraduate investments course.
McKeon’s research interests include asset pricing, derivative products and markets, portfolio management, and fund performance.
Selected Current Research
Journal Article, Academic Journal
McKeon, R., Netter, J. (2009). What Caused the 1987 Stock Market Crash and Lessons for the 2008 Crash. Review of Accounting and Finance, 8 (2), 123-137.
Bansal, N., McKeon, R., Svetina, M. Short-Sale Constraints and Securities Lending by Exchange-Traded Funds. Managerial Finance
McKeon, R. Returns From Trading Call Options. Journal of Investing
McKeon, R. Variation in Option Returns: the Importance of Moneyness, Maturity and Skewness. Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting, 50 (1), 51-74.