Department of Economics, Finance, & Accounting

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Department of Economics, Finance & Accounting
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
McCartney Hall 201
Phone: 785-628-5805
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Dr. Rory L. Terry


Rory Terry

McCartney Hall 203E
(785) 628-5337

Ph.D. in Finance, University of Utah, 1991
M.B.A. in Finance, Brigham Young University, 1985
B.S. in Accounting, University of Utah, 1982
B.S. in Mathematics, University of Utah, 1976

Courses Taught:

  • Managerial Finance
  • Intermediate Finance
  • Risk Management
  • Retirement and Employee Benefit Planning
  • Financial and Quantitative Methods
  • Advanced Corporate Finance

Fields of Specialization:
Corporate Finance, Investments, Personal Finance

Other Professional Activity:
Member of State of Kansas Society of Certified Financial Planners, National Financial Management Association, and American Finance Association


"Outperforming a Buy-and-Hold Model in an Efficient Market by Maximizing the Probability of Achieving the Greatest Return," International Journal of Bonds and Derivatives, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2014. (Co-authored with Bobby Alexander and Dosse Toulaboe)

"Exchange Rate Regime: Does it Matter for Inflation?" Journal of Applied Business and Economics, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2013. (Co-authored with Dosse Toulaboe)

"Excise Taxes and the Stability of Price Elasticity," Journal of Applied Business and Economics, Vol. 12, No. 5, Fall 2011. (Co-authored with Ralph Gamble and Dosse Toulaboe)

"A Re-evaluation of Event-Study Methodology," Journal of International Finance and Economics, December 2010. (Co-authored with Mounther Barakat)

"Gender Based Risk Aversion and Retirement Asset Allocation," Economic Inquiry, Vol. 48, No. 1, January 2010. (Co-authored with Kathleen Arano and Carl Parker)

"What's Wrong with Outsourcing?" in English for Academic Success Workbook, edited by Mutiara Mohamad, Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, August 2009.

"Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Growth in Developing Countries," Southwestern Economic Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, Spring 2009. (Co-authored with Dosse Toulaboe and Tom Johansen)

"Retirement Plans, Attitudes, and Expectations of Kansas Board of Regents Faculty," a monograph published in Fort Hays Studies, Fourth Series, Number 1, Spring 2005. (Co-authored with Carl Parker, Bill Rickman, and Tom Johansen)

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