Ricardo J Rodriguez

Assoc. Professor
Finance

Phone:
(305) 284-1887
Locator Code:
6552

 
About

Biography

Rodríguez earned his degree in electromechanical engineering from Universidad de El Salvador in 1974, graduating in first place. In 1977 he graduated with distinction from the MBA program at INCAE, Nicaragua. His doctoral degree in finance is from the University of Texas at Austin, where he ranked first in his class. He is currently an associate professor of finance at the University of Miami, where he teaches in the undergraduate, graduate, online, and executive programs.

Professor Rodríguez has published numerous articles in prestigious academic finance journals. His research has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Psychology Today, and other periodicals. In addition, professor Rodríguez has coauthored four finance textbooks.

Rodríguez has taught financial seminars to executives in 22 cities throughout the Americas from Washington, D.C. to Buenos Aires. He has also been a financial consultant for companies in Miami, Central America, and Colombia.

Career

Education

1986Ph.D. Finance University of Texas at Austin
1977MBA INCAE
1974B.S. Electromechanical Engineering Universidad de El Salvador

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Corporate finance | Investment analysis | Relationship between risk and return

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Corporate finance | Investment analysis | Relationship between risk and return

Professional Experience

1992 - Associate Professor, Finance, Miami Herbert Business School
1985 - 1992Assistant Professor, Finance,, University of Miami School of Business Administration
1982 - 1985Instructor, Finance, University of Texas at Austin
1979 - 1982Administrative Director, Auto Palace

Honors & Acknowledgements

Granted a perfect evaluation score (5.0), University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2016, 2013, 2008, 2004, 1998
Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2010, 2000
Outstanding teacher award, University of Miami School of Business Administration, 2001
Named class “godfather” by the students of the Executive MBA of INCAE in Guatemala, 1997
Named class “godfather” by the students of the Executive MBA of INCAE in El Salvador, 1996
Best Presentation Prize, Financial Management Association, 1986
Research

LIST OF SPECIALTIES: Capital budgeting techniques; option theory; and statistical applications in finance

Publications

Brian Barrett, Thomas B. Sanders, and Ricardo J. Rodriguez Fairness of Bank Rules for Compensating Balances (Commercial Lending Review. May 2007).


Rodriguez, Ricardo J. Finite Sequences of St. Petersburg Games: Inferences from a Simulation Study 925-933 (76(10) Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation. October 2006).


Rodriguez, Ricardo J. Reducing False Alarms in the Detection of Human Influence on Data 141-158 (19(2) Journal of Accounting Auditing and Finance. Spring 2004).


Rodriguez, Ricardo J. First Significant Digit Patterns from Mixtures of Uniform Distributions 64-71 (58(1) The American Statistician. February 2004).


Rodriguez, Ricardo J. Option Pricing Bounds: Synthesis and Extension 149-164 (26(2) Journal of Financial Research. Summer 2003).


Rodriguez, Ricardo J. The Complete Set of Explicit Yield to Maturity Formulas 26-34 (2(1) Journal of Economics and Finance Education. Summer 2003).


Rodriguez, Ricardo J. Lognormal Option Pricing for Arbitrary Underlying Assets: A Synthesis 577-586 (42(3) Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance. Summer 2002).