Kevin Crotty
Associate Professor of Finance
Jones Graduate School of Business
Rice University

My research interests include empirical asset pricing, information in financial markets, asset management, and investment performance evaluation. My papers are published or forthcoming in Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Asset Pricing Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Economics Letters, and Management Science. Prior to joining the faculty at Rice in 2012, I completed a Ph.D. in finance at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. I also hold undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of North Carolina.

I currently teach Applied Finance to MBA students, Investments to undergraduate students, a quantitative investments lab course for MBAs and undergraduates, and a topics course for PhD students. Kerry Back and I have developed an interactive website for teaching investments (


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