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finance professor

Richard James Sweeney, American finance professor. Fellow Woodrow Wilson Foundation, 1965, National Science Foundation, 1966-1968. Member Western Economic Association (editor Economic Inquiry journal 1984-1996), American Economic Association, American Finance Association, Western Finance Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Sweeney, Richard James was born on January 13, 1944 in San Diego, California, United States. Son of John Joseph and Catherine Scott (Spahr) Sweeney.

Education

Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1972.

Career

Acting assistant professor economics University of California at Los Angeles, 1968-1971. Assistant professor Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, College Station, 1971-1973. Deputy director office of international monetary research United States Department Treasury, Washington, 1973-1977.

Charles M. Stone professor economics and finance Claremont (California) McKenna College, 1977-1989, chairman department economics, 1987-1989. Bolton Sullivan & Thomas A. Dean chair international finance Georgetown University, Washington, since 1989. Visiting associate professor economics University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1975.

Visiting professor business administration Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1979. Visiting professor finance Gothenburg (Sweden) School of Economics, since 1991.

Works

Membership

Member Western Economic Association (editor Economic Inquiry journal 1984-1996), American Economic Association, American Finance Association, Western Finance Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Writing, weightlifting, walking, aerobics.

Connections

Married Joan Long, June 19, 1965. Children: Robin Scott, Erin Michaela.

father:
John Joseph Sweeney

mother:
Catherine Scott (Spahr) Sweeney

spouse:
Joan Long

children:
Robin Scott Sweeney

Erin Michaela Sweeney