Kevin Crotty

Associate Professor of Finance

Kevin Crotty is an associate professor of finance at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University. His research is in the areas of empirical asset pricing, market microstructure, and performance evaluation and has been published in the Review of Financial Studies. He currently teaches Applied Finance to MBA students at the Jones School and has previously taught Financial Markets and Portfolio Management. Prior to joining the faculty at Rice, he completed a Ph.D. in finance at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. He also holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of North Carolina.

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Teaching Interests: 

-Applied finance
-Financial markets
-Portfolio management

Research Interests: 

-Empirical asset pricing
-Market microstructure
-Performance evaluation
-Corporate bonds

Intellectual Contributions

Journal Article

Back, K., & Crotty, K. (2014). The Informational Role of Stock and Bond Volume. Review of Financial Studies, 28(5), 1381-1427. doi:10.1093/rfs/hhu094

Journal Article

Crane, A.D. & Crotty, K. (2016). Passive versus Active Fund Performance: Do Index Funds Have Skill? Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. doi:10.2139/ssrn.2467102