Jeffrey M. Mercer, PhD

 

I. Wylie and Elizabeth Briscoe Chair in Finance

Director, Institute for Banking and Financial Studies

 

Contact Information

 

 

Office: BA 306W

Mailing Address:

  Rawls College of Business 

  Department of Finance

  Lubbock, TX  79409-2101

Phone: (806) 834-3365

FAX: (806) 742-3197

Email: jeffrey.mercer@ttu.edu

Office Hours: By Appointment

                   
 

Courses Taught

 

Click here for the fall 2014 FIN 5327 application (which is due April 14).

Click here for the fall 2014 FIN 4326 application (which is due April 14).

Click here for information about FIN 4326 and FIN 5327.

 

FIN 4324 - Investments (Undergraduate)

FIN 4326 - Student Managed Investment Fund (Undergraduate)

FIN 4327 - Derivative Securities and Markets (Undergraduate)

FIN 4329 - Fixed Income Analysis (Undergraduate)

FIN 5325 - Seminar in Security Analysis and Investments (Masters)

FIN 5327 - Student Managed Investment Fund (Masters)

FIN 5328 - Options and Futures (Masters)

FIN 6333 - Doctoral Seminar in Investments and Asset Pricing (Ph.D.)

Professional

Vita (last updated: October 2013)

Biographical Information

 

Jeff Mercer is a Professor of Finance in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University.

He is currently the I. Wylie and Elizabeth Briscoe Chair in Finance and Director of the Institute for Banking and Financial Studies. 

 

Dr. Mercer joined Texas Tech in 2002, and was previously Director of Research at Ibbotson Associates, Chicago, and a

faculty member, Finance Department Chair, and Acting Associate Dean of the College of Business at Northern Illinois University. 

While at Texas Tech, Dr. Mercer has received the President's Excellence in Teaching Award and twice received the College of Business'

Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award. 

 

Dr. Mercer's research interests include asset pricing and investments. His publications have appeared in (alphabetically)

Financial Analysts Journal, Financial Review, Journal of Alternative Investments, Journal of Financial Economics,

Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Fixed Income, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Investing,

Journal of Portfolio Management, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Wealth Management, and Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance.

AREAS OF INTEREST
Research: Asset Pricing, Investments, Portfolio Management.
Teaching: Derivative Securities, Fixed Income Analysis, Investments/Portfolio Management

EDUCATION
PhD, Texas Tech University 1992
MS, Texas Tech University 1987
BS, University of Wyoming 1986

Area of Finance, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University

 

Last updated:  October 2013