Richard S. Warr, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance

Associate Dean for Faculty and Research

Poole College of Management

NC State University


Mailing Address:

Box 7229

NC State University

Raleigh, NC 297695-7229

email: rswarr [at]



Richard Warr is a Professor of Finance and the Associate Dean for Faculty and Research in the Poole College of Management at NC State University. He received his Ph.D in Finance from the University of Florida in 1998. His research focuses on information transmission in markets, equity valuation, endogeneity of corporate events such as option listings, short selling, capital structure and market microstructure. He has published papers in several top finance and accounting journals including the Journal of Accounting and Economics, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Financial Management and the Journal of Corporate Finance. He served as the Co-Editor of the Financial Review from 2015 - 2021.  His teaching is in the area of investments, portfolio management, security analysis.


Ph.D. (Finance), University of Florida. December 1998. Dissertation: The Decline of Inflation and the Bull Market of 1982 to 1997 Chair: Jay R. Ritter

MBA, University of North Carolina, Wilmington  May 1992.

B.Sc. (Hons), (Land Management), University of Reading, England,  June 1987.

Curriculum Vitae

Published Papers

Press about my diversity research: Fast CompanyWUNC Radio, Psychology Today, NBC News, Forbes,

Monographs and Book Chapters

Unpublished Completed Manuscripts


My teaching is in the area of corporate finance and investments. I have taught:

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