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Ryan Whitby

Ryan Whitby

Associate Professor

Department(s):
  • Economics and Finance Department


Educational Background

Ph.D. Finance David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah, June 2007 
M.S. Finance David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah, June 2005 
B.A. Business Admin. John B. Goddard School of Business and Economics, Weber State University, December 1998

Biography

Ryan Whitby received his Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Utah in 2007.  He is currently an Associate Professor of Finance in the Department of Economics and Finance at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business.  Ryan has broad research interests and has published articles in a variety of finance, real estate, and economics journals.  While at the Huntsman School, he has taught Investments, Real Estate Finance, Advanced Econometrics, Equity Valuation, and the Huntsman Scholar Lab on Analytical Rigor.

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Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

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      Publications - Fact Sheets

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        Publications - Curriculum

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          Publications - Journal Articles

            Academic Journal

          • Whitby, R., Harrison, D.M, Cashman, G., Gillan, S., Network Connections in REIT Markets. Journal of Real Estate Literature - Forthcoming
          • Whitby, R., Blau, B., (2017). How Does Short Selling Affect Liquidity in Financial Markets?. Finance Research Letters - Forthcoming, 26:4, 81-88.
          • Whitby, R., Blau, B., (2017). Idiosyncratic Kurtosis and Expected Stock Returns. Journal of Investing, 26:4, 81-88.
          • Whitby, R., Blau, B., (2017). Option Introductions and the Skewness of Stock Returns. Journal of Futures Markets, 37, 892-912.
          • Whitby, R., Blau, B., (2017). Range Based Volatility and Expected Returns. PLOS ONE, 12:11
          • Whitby, R., Blau, B., (2017). Skewness, Short Interest, and the Efficiency of Stock Prices. Applied Economics, 1-14.
          • Myers, B., Hsu, J., Whitby, R., (2016). Timing Poorly: A Guide to Generating Poor Returns While Investing in Successful Strategies. Journal of Portfolio Management, 42:2, 90-98.
          • Whitby, R., Blau, B., Hein, S., (2016). The Financial Impact of Lender of Last Resort Borrowing from the Federal Reserve during the Financial Crisis. Journal of Financial Research, 39:2, 179-206.
          • Whitby, R., Jakob, K., (2016). The Impact of Nominal Stock Price on Ex-Dividend Price Responses. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 47, 1-15.
          • Blau, B., Bowles, T.B, Whitby, R., (2016). Gambling Preferences, Option Markets, and Volatility. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, 51:2, 1-26.
          • Blau, B., Nguyen, N., Whitby, R., (2015). The Distribution of REIT Liquidity. Journal of Real Estate Literature, 23:2, 233-252.
          • Blau, B., Whitby, R., (2015). The Volatility of Bid-Ask Spreads. Financial Management, 44, 851-874.
          • Blau, B., Pinegar, J.M, Whitby, R., (2015). Skewness and the Asymmetry of Earnings Announcement Returns. Journal of Financial Research, 2:Summer, 145-168.
          • Blau, B., Nguyen, N., Whitby, R., (2014). The Information Content of Option Ratios. Journal of Banking and Finance, 43, 179-187.
          • Blau, B., Whitby, R., (2014). Speculative Trading in REITs. Journal of Financial Research
          • Schallheim, J., Wells, K., Whitby, R., (2013). Do Leases Expand Debt Capacity?. Journal of Corporate Finance, 28, 368-381.
          • Cashman, G., Gillan, S., Whitby, R., (2013). Human and Social Capital in the Labor Market for Directors. Advances in Financial Economics, 16, 137-164.
          • Goebel, P.R, Harrison, D.M, Mercer, J.M, Whitby, R., (2013). REIT Momentum and Characteristic Related REIT Returns. Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics
          • Mercer, J.M, Moore, M.E, Whitby, R., Winters, D.B, (2013). Price Discovery in the Treasury-Bill When-Issued Market. Financial Review, 48, 1-24.
          • Whitby, R., (2013). Market Responses to Sale and Leasebacks. Real Estate Finance
          • Wells, K., Whitby, R., (2011). Evidence of Motives and Market Reactions to Sale and Leasebacks. Journal of Applied Finance, 2, 1-14.
          • Bizjak, J., Lemmon, M., Whitby, R., (2009). Option Backdating and Board Interlocks. Review of Financial Studies22, 4821-4847.

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          Publications - Literary Journal

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            Publications - MultiMedia

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              Publications - Technical Reports

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                Publications - Translations & Transcripts

                  Publications - Other

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                    Scheduled Teaching

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Spring 2018

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Spring 2018

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Fall 2017

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Fall 2017

                    FIN 4430 - Real Estate Finance, Fall 2017

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Spring 2017

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Spring 2017

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Fall 2016

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Fall 2016

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Spring 2016

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Spring 2016

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Fall 2015

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Fall 2015

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Spring 2015

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Spring 2015

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Fall 2014

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Fall 2014

                    APEC,ECN 7320 - Econometrics II, Spring 2014

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Spring 2014

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Fall 2013

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Fall 2013

                    APEC,ECN 7320 - Econometrics II, Spring 2013

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Spring 2013

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Fall 2012

                    FIN 4460 - Investments, Fall 2012