Department of Finance and Real Estate
- Professor Riddick's research interests include the home asset bias puzzle, corporate cash policy and international bankruptcy. Her most recent publication appeared in the Journal of Finance, and she is co-editor of a forthcoming book on international finance with Oxford University Press. Her teaching interests include managerial economics and strategy, introductory finance, investments and portfolio management.She has previously served as Faculty Trustee, Chair of the Faculty Senate, as Department Chair and as Director of the M.S. in Finance Program. She has also served as a Board Member of the Eastern Finance Association. Prior to joining KSB, she was on the faculty of Emory University. Before she received her Ph.D., Prof. Riddick was a regulatory economist and consultant and a member of the Research Advisory Committee for the National Regulatory Research Institute.
DegreesB.A., Hendrix College; MA, University of Arkansas; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
Favorite Spot on Campus:Butler Board room in the fall, when all the leaves turn.
- KSB - Finance and Real Estate
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- on Sabbatical Leave until Spring Semester 2013
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Area of Expertise: International investments, financial markets, portfolio management, utility and energy markets and related policy
Additional Information: Leigh Riddick's most recent publication covered firm cash policy and appeared in the Journal of Finance. Currently she is working on A Survey of International Finance for Oxford University Press with Professor Kent Baker. Additional research interests include the home asset bias puzzle and international bankruptcy. Her teaching interests include managerial economics and strategy, introductory finance, investments, and portfolio management. She previously served as department chair and as director of the MS in finance program and is currently past chair of the Faculty Senate and a faculty trustee on the AU Board of Trustees. Before joining American University, she was a faculty member at Emory University. Prior to receiving her PhD, Riddick was a regulatory economist and consultant and a member of the Research Advisory Committee for the National Regulatory Research Institute.
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