Assistant Professor, Finance Program
Phone: 814-871-5717
Office: B 322
hauser010@gannon.edu

  • Courses Taught
  • Educational History
  • Professional Experience
  • Publications
  • Scholarship/Research

Courses Taught

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT AT GANNON UNIVERSITY

  • MONEY, BANKING, AND FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS (FINC 201)
  • FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT I (BCOR 311)

 

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT AT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY
 

  • BUSINESS FINANCE (FIN 36053)
  • BUSINESS FINANCE HONORS (FIN 36053)
  • THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM (FIN 36058)
  • INVESTMENTS (FIN 36059)

 

GRADUATE COURSES TAUGHT AT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY (MBA)
 

  • FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT I (BAD 66061)

Educational History

  • KENT STATE UNIVERSITY, PhD in FINANCE, Dissertation Title ‘The firm life-cycle hypothesis and dividend policy: Tests on propensity to pay, dividend initiation, and dividend growth rates’, 2012
  • CALIFORNIA COAST UNIVERSITY, MBA, 2006
  • PURDUE UNIVERSITY, B. S. Chemical Engineering, 1989

Professional Experience

  • Teaching Fellow, Finance Department, Kent  State University, Kent, OH. (2007-2012)
  • Refining Group Manager, Koch-Glitsch, Houston, TX. (2002-2007)
  • Process Design Specialist, Saint-Gobain Norpro, Stow, OH. (1992-2002)
  • Development Engineer, BP, Cleveland, OH. (1986-1988, 1989-1992)

Publications

  • ”CEO bonuses as studied by robust logistic regression” by Richard Hauser and David Booth, Journal of Data Science, Volume 9, Number 2, April 2011,  p. 293-310.

 

  • “Predicting Bankruptcy with robust logistic regression” by Richard Hauser and David Booth, Journal of Data Science, Volume 9, Number 4, October 2011, p. 565-584.

Scholarship/Research

WORKING PAPERS:

“Did dividend policy change during the financial crisis?” by Richard Hauser, presented at the FMA Annual Meeting, October 2011 and the SFA Annual Meeting, November 2011- submitted to Managerial Finance.

“Insider Trading Case Study: The company you keep” by Richard Hauser, Janet Bartholow, and Colleen Tokar- submitted to Journal of Financial Education.

"Firrm maturity and the dividend puzzle" by Richard Hauser and John Thornton -submitted to EFA Annual Conference.

"The life-cycle, dividend growth, and payout policy" by Richard Hauser and John Thornton-submitted to MFA Annual Conference.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Dividend policy, valuation, corporate finance, corporate bankruptcy.