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. (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.
  • McKeon, R. (2013) Returns From Trading Call Options, Journal of Investing, 22(2), 64-77.
  • McKeon, R. (2012) Variation in Option Returns: the Importance of Moneyness, Maturity and Skewness, Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting, 50(1), 51-74.