Gerry L. Suchanek

Gerry L. Suchanek


Associate Professor Emeritus - May 2016

  W318  Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994

Academic History

  • MS in Mathematics, Northwestern University, 1977
  • PhD in Economics, Northwestern University, 1977


  • Derivative security evaluation
  • Fianancial institution management and fixed income securities
  • Financial economic theory
  • Work in Progress: I am developing a short text for a 1-semester course in Fixed Income Securities that focuses on a basic introduction to types of fixed income securities (including derivatives), theories and models of interest rates, and their application for valuing alternative types of securities. One purpose is to provide a 1-semester focus on current valuation techniques, important institutional issues, and ability to value the array of complex derivatives being used today.

Selected Publications

Review and Editorial Work

  • Referee, Journal of Economic Dynamics & Control, February 2009
  • Referee, National Science Foundation, November 2008
  • Referee, National Science Foundation, April 2007


  • Financial, Economic & Labor Impact of the House Cap & Trade Bill, DeWitt Noon Lions, DeWitt IA Noon Lions Club, DeWitt IA

Committees and Professional Service

  • Business Library Committee, 2003-current