David E. Rapach, Professor of Economics


Recent Highlights

My new working paper, Aggregate Short Interest and Return Predictability” (co-authored with Matthew Ringgenberg and Guofu Zhou), appeared in the SSRN's Top Ten download lists for ERN: Asset Pricing Models and Econometric Modeling: Capital Markets--Asset Pricing

My paper, “Return Predictability and Dynamic Asset Allocation: How Often Should Investors Rebalance?” (co-authored with Himanshu Almadi and Anil Suri), appears as the lead article in the current issue of the Journal of Portfolio Management and was mentioned in a recent Reuters article

My paper, “Forecasting the Equity Risk Premium: The Role of Technical Indicators” (co-authored with Christopher Neely, Jun Tu, and Guofu Zhou), appears in the July 2014 issue of Management Science

I did an  interview (posted on February 9) with Michael Covel on his popular Trend Following podcast  



Research (papers, data/program files)

ECON 312 Intermediate Macroeconomics
Fall 2014 Materials

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ECON 420 Money and Banking
Fall 2014 Materials

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ECON 652 Forecasting Macroeconomic and Financial Variables
Spring 2014 Materials

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Research Project
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ECON 655 Applied Optimization Methods for Financial Economics
Summer 2014 Materials

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Fields of Specialization

Financial Economics
Asset Pricing
Dynamic Asset Allocation
Applied Time Series Econometrics
Forecasting
International Finance
Macroeconomics
Monetary Economics

Telephone: 314-977-3601
Fax: 314-977-1478
E-mail: rapachde@slu.edu

Mailing Address
 
Department of Economics
Saint Louis University
3674 Lindell Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63108-3397