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iconiconiconiconNameMauricio RodriguezImageMauricio RodriguezFirstnameMauricioLastnameRodriguezOffice Phone(817) 257-7514
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Position:Professor and Chair, Finance DepartmentDepartment:Finance DepartmentOffice:Neeley 1120Professorship / Chair:Theodore and Beulah Beasley Faculty FellowshipRole:FacultyEducation
  • The University of Connecticut, Finance 1994 Ph.D.
  • The American University, Real Estate 1989 MBA
  • The George Washington University, Finance 1988 BBA
Areas of Expertise / Research
  • Corporate Finance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Investments
  • Emerging Capital Markets
  • Valuation
  • Corporate Real Estate
Courses Taught
  • Financial Management (Finance 30153-Undergrad)
  • Management of Financial Resources (Finance 60013)
  • Real Estate Finance and Investment Analysis (graduate-Finance 70573 and undergrad-Finance 40613)
  • Financial Management (Finance 65013-EMBA)
Key Publications
  • “Dollarization and Real Estate Market Performance: Evidence from Housing in El Salvador”, Co-authored with Jonathan Dombrow, Journal of Housing Research, forthcoming.
  • “REIT Going Private Decisions”, The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Co-authored with Jim Brau, Troy Carpenter, and C.F. Sirmans, Vol. 46, No. 1, p. 24-43, 2013.
  • “Interest rate changes and the timing of debt issues,” Journal of Banking and Finance., Co-authored with Chris Barry, Steve Mann, and Vassil Mihov, Vol. 33, Number 4, 2009.
  • "Corporate debt issuances and the historical level of interest rates," Financial Management, Co-authored with Chris Barry, Steve Mann, and Vassil Mihov, 2008
  • "Differentiating CREF Performance," Real Estate Economics, Co-authored with Larry Lockwood and John Gallo, Vol. 34, Number 2, 2006
  • Residential Land Values and Decentralization of Jobs, The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Co-authored with John Clapp and Kelley Pace, Volume 22, No.1, 2001.
  • "Gains From Corporate Headquarters Relocations: Evidence From The Stock Market," Journal of Urban Economics, Co-authored with Chinmoy Ghosh and C.F. Sirmans, Volume 38, 1995.
  • "Spatio-Temporal Autoregressive Models of Neighborhood Effects," The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Co-authored with Kelley Pace, Ronald Barry and John Clapp, Vol. 17, No. 1, 1998.
  • "Using a GIS for Real Estate Market Analysis: The Problem of "Spatially Aggregated Data," The Journal of Real Estate Research, Co-authored with John Clapp, Vol. 16, No. 1, 1998.
  • "The Performance Characteristics of Emerging Capital Markets," Financial Analysts Journal, Co-authored with Christopher Barry and John Peavy, Vol. 54, No. 1, 1998
Awards / Recognition
  • Co-editor for Journal of Real Estate Literature
  • Graduate Teaching Award (2010).
  • Board Member of Real Estate Research Institute (2009-Present).
  • Editorial board member for The Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Managerial Finance, Journal of Real Estate Research, and Journal of Housing Research
  • Elected to serve as President of the American Real Estate Society for 2008-2009.
  • Elected to serve as President Elect of the American Real Estate Society for 2007-2008.
  • Elected to serve as Chair of the 2007 American Real Estate Society Meetings.
  • William N. Kinnard Scholar Research Award Recipient (2005).
  • Beasley Faculty Fellowship Award Recipient (2001-Present).
  • Luther King Capital Management Center for Financial Studies Summer Research Award Recipient (2002-2014).
  • Elected to the board of directors of the American Real Estate Society (2001-2006 & 2009-2014).
  • Finance Department Research Award Recipient (1999).
  • TCU Deans' Teaching Award Recipient (1998).
  • Elected three terms to the board of directors of the International Real Estate Society (1995-1998, 1998-2001, 2005-2008).
  • TCU Deans’ Teaching Award Recipient (1998
  • ARES manuscript prize for the best paper presented on Corporate Real Estate (1997).
  • Charles Tandy American Enterprise Center Grant Recipient(1995-2014).
  • Selected for membership in Beta Gamma Sigma honor society.
  • Outstanding Finance Doctoral Candidate Fellowship Recipient (1992-1993).
  • Minority Fellowship Recipient, The University of Connecticut (1991-1993).
  • Received Real Estate Educators Association Harwood Memorial Scholarship (1989).
  • American Society of Real Estate Counselors Grant Recipient (1989).
International Experience
  • Visited Universities in Mexico
  • Participated in the Budapest program for TCU faculty.
  • Taught in TCUs Business in Europe program.
  • Taught Masters level Corporate Finance courses (in Spanish) at the Universidad Nacional de El Salvador in San Salvador, El Salvador.
  • Expert consultant for the US Department of Justice and others (1998-present).
  • Theodore and Beulah Beasley Faculty Fellowship
Hobbies / Interests
  • Soccer