Ryan McKeon

Ryan McKeon
Phone: (619) 260-7868
Office: Olin Hall 112

Associate Professor of Finance

  • PhD, University of Georgia, Finance
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa

Prior to pursuing his PhD at the University of Georgia, Ryan McKeon, assistant professor of finance, 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. At the University of San Diego School of Business, he focuses on teaching the undergraduate investments course. McKeon’s research interests include asset pricing, derivative products and markets, portfolio management and fund performance.

Areas of Expertise

derivatives, options trading, asset pricing, portfolio management

Selected Publications

  • McKeon, R., Svetina, M. (2017) Protecting Against Loss: Protective Put versus Stop-Loss, Journal of Investing, 26(3), 65 - 76.
  • McKeon, R. (2017) Empirical Patterns of Time Value Decay in Options, China Finance Review International, 7(4), 429-449.
  • McKeon, R. (2016) Options Spread Trades and the Influence of the Greeks on Realized Returns, Journal of Asset Management, 17(6), 422-433.
  • McKeon, R. (2014) Options Traders Reacting to Bad News: The SEC versus Goldman Sachs, International Research Journal of Applied Finance(11).
  • Bansal, N., McKeon, R., Svetina, M. (2013) Short-Sale Constraints and Securities Lending by Exchange-Traded Funds, Managerial Finance, 39(5), 444-456.