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Jeffrey M. Gropp

Economics and Management

Professor of Economics and Management


Finance, Behavioral finance, Investments, Asset pricing, Statistical analysis, Public Policy, Taxes, Classical liberal philosophy


Jeffrey Gropp's research interests include finance, behavioral finance, econometrics, public policy and public finance. He has a growing interest in the philosophy of classical liberalism and is the author of Teaching Classical Liberalism in the Liberal Arts. He teaches a course on Liberty and the Role of Government. 

More recently, Gropp has returned to his original area of interest: finance. He is conducting research on hedging volatility using asymmetric GARCH techniques in commodity markets with a particular interest in reverse leverage effects in such markets.