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Thomas A. Rietz

Professor and Faculty Director, Finance Academy
Leonard A. Hadley Research Fellow

Finance
S244  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994
Ph: 319-335-0856
Fax: 319-335-3690
E-mail: thomas-rietz@uiowa.edu
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Academic History

  • PhD in Economics, The University of Iowa, 1988
  • BA in Economics, University of Northern Iowa, 1983

Expertise

  • Behavioral Finance
  • Experimental Economics and Finance
  • Experimental Markets and Game Theory

Awards

  • Best Paper Award, Experimental Economics, Accounting and Society: A Conference in Memory of John Dickhaut, Chapman University, January, 2012. , January 2012
  • Best Paper by a Young Researcher Awarrd, Experimental Economics, Accounting and Society: A Conference in Memory of John Dickhaut, Chapman University, January, 2012. , January 2012
  • Undergraduate Leadership Council Student's Choice Award for Faculty Excellence Nominee, 2007
  • Delta Sigma Pi, Faculty member of the Month Award, November, 2006
  • Collegiate Teaching Award, University of Iowa, 1998
  • State of Iowa House of Representatives Certificate of Recognition, State of Iowa House of Representatives, 1998
  • Old Gold Summer Fellowship, Univeristy of Iowa, 1997
  • J.L. Kellogg Research Professorship, Northwestern University, 1992
  • J.L. Kellogg Research Professorship, Northwestern University, 1991
  • J.L. Kellogg Research Professorship, Northwestern University, 1990

Selected Publications

Working Papers

Conference Proceedings

Sponsored Research

  • Firm Reputation Formation and Redemption: Theory and Experiment, Thomas A. Rietz, Thomas H. Noe, Michael J. Rebello. The Oxford University Centre for Corporate Reputation
  • Star Rankings and Optimal Asset Allocation: An Experimental Study, Thomas A. Rietz, Robert L. McDonald. TIAA-CREF Research Institute
  • Active Learning in Undergraduate Education Using the Iowa Electronic Markets (IEM), Thomas A. Rietz, Joyce E. Berg, Thomas S. Gruca, Robert Forsythe. National Science Foundation
  • Enhancing Economic Literacy Through the Iowa Electronic Market, Thomas A. Rietz, Joyce E. Berg, Thomas S. Gruca, Robert Forsythe. U.S. Department of Education, Fund for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education

Other Work

    Current & Prior Positions

    • Professor of Finance, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, July 2011 - Present
    • Research Affiliate , Economic Science Institute, Chapman University, August 2010 - Present
    • Fellow, TIAA-CREF Research Institute, October 2007 - Present
    • Associate Professor of Finance, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa, August 1996 - June 2011
    • Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 1993 - June 1996
    • Assistant Professor of Finance, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, September 1988 - May 1994

    Review and Editorial Work

    • Referee, American Economic Review
    • Referee, American Journal of Political Science
    • Referee, Economic and Social Research Council, United Kingdom
    • Referee, Economic Letters
    • Referee, Electronic Markets
    • Referee, Experimental Economics
    • Referee, Games and Economic Behavior
    • Referee, Interfaces
    • Referee, Journal of Politics
    • Referee, Management Science
    • Referee, New Journal of Physics
    • Referee, Social Choice and Welfare
    • Referee, Southern Economic Journal
    • Referee, The American Journal of Political Science
    • Referee, The Journal of Finance
    • Referee, The Journal of Money Credit and Banking
    • Referee, The National Science Foundataion
    • Referee, The Quarterly Journal of Economics
    • Referee, The Review of Economic Design
    • Referee, The Review of Financial Studies
    • Referee, The Services Industry Journal
    • Referee, The Social Sciences and Reserach Council of Canada

    Professional Affiliations

    • Other, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Special Issue Guest Editor, August 2011 - current
    • Other, Program Committee: Experimental Economics, Accounting and Society: A Conference in Memory of John Dickhaut, January 2012 - January 2012
    • Review Panels, National Science Foundation, 2005 - 2005
    • Review Panels, Vice President for Research and External Relations Funding Program Social Sciences Review Panel, 2002 - 2002

    Presentations

      Committees and Professional Service

      • MBA Finance Academy, 2013-current
      • Tippie College of Business Research Task Force, 2013-current
      • Tippie MBA Core Committee, 2013-current
      • Tippie MBA Experience Review Committee, 2013-current
      • Tippie Sustainability Task Force, 2013-current
      • Tippie College Behavioral Research Steering Committee, 2012-current
      • Internal Review Board (IRB) Advisory Group, 2009-current
      • Iowa Electronic Markets Steering Committee, 2007-current
      • Provost Office’s Student Success Team, 2007-current
      • ITS-ICON Advisory Committee, 2006-current
      • Montessori School of Iowa City; Board of Trustees, 2012-2015
      • Dual Career Network Advisory Board, 2012-2014
      • Library and Publications Committee, 2007-2013
      • Dean's Advicory Council, 2012-2013
      • Department of Finance Recruiting Committee, 2012-2013
      • Department of Finance Seminar Series Coordinator, 1999-2013
      • Finance Department Internal Evaluation Subcommittee, 2012
      • Research Support Manager Search Committee, 2012
      • Department of Finance Recruiting Committee, 2011-2012
      • Dean's Advicory Council, 2011-2012
      • 2012 Faculty Engagement Corps, 2012
      • Montessori School of Iowa City; Board of Trustees, 2008-2011
      • University of Iowa, Search Committee for the Associate Director of the Human Subjects Office, 2008
      • Collegiate Teaching Award Selection Committee, 2007
      • Education within the Major Subcommittee for Self-Study in advance of the North Central Association Higher Learning Commission Re-accreditation of the University of Iowa, 2007
      • Human Subjects IRB Committee IRB-2xm (Committee D), 1997-2007
      • Iowa Electronic Markets, 1993-2007
      • Iowa Electronic Markets Committee, 1993-2007
      • Education within the Major Subcommittee for Self-Study in advance of the North Central Association Higher Learning Commission Re-accreditation of the University of Iowa, 2006
      • ITS-ICON-Implementation Advisory Committee, 2005-2006
      • Ad Hoc Committee on Course Re-numbering, 2005
      • Publications Director Search Committee, 2005
      • Course Management System Selection Advisory Committee, 2004
      • Recruiting Committee, 2004
      • Ad Hoc Committee on Grading, 2002-2003
      • Elected Faculty Council, 2002-2003
      • Recruiting Committee, 2002-2003
      • Vice President’s Research Advisory Committee in Social Sciences, 2001-2003
      • Department of Finance PhD Admissions and Progress Committee, 1999-2001
      • nTITLE Presentations, 1997-1999
      • University of Iowa, Student Orientation Speaker, 1998
      • Elected Faculty Council, 1997-1998
      • Economic Science Association Executive Committee, Section Head for Finance, 1991-1998
      • Internship initiative between Career Development Office and Off-Campus MBA students, 1997
      • Elected Faculty Council, 1996-1997
      • Undergraduate Placement Committee, 1996-1997
      • Department of Finance Web Site Coordinator, 1995-1997
      • MBA Curriculum Review Committee, 1996
      • Project for Technology in Education for the University of Iowa School of Management, 1995
      • MBA Core Coordinating Committee, 1994

      Additional Training

      • University of Iowa, Iowa Scholars of Learning (I-SCHOOL) Faculty Workshop, Workshop, University of Iowa, 2006