Faculty & Staff Directory

Mauricio (Mo) Rodriguez

Professor and Chair
Director, LKCM Center for Financial Studies
Theodore and Beulah Beasley Faculty Fellowship
Finance Department

Education

  • PhD, University of Connecticut
  • MBA, American University
  • BBA, George Washington University

Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Corporate Finance
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Investments
  • Emerging Capital Markets
  • Valuation

Selected Publications

  • “Understanding Distressed Residential Transaction Discounts across Submarkets and Market Conditions”. Co-authored with Ramya Aroul and Andy Hanz. Journal of Real Estate Research, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2020.
  • “Dollarization and Real Estate Market Performance: Evidence from Housing in El Salvador”, Co-authored with Jonathan Dombrow, Journal of Housing Research, Vol. 24, Number 1, 2015.
  • “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

Honors and Awards

  • President, Real Estate Research Institute (2020-2021)
  • Richard Ratcliff research Award (2019)
  • James A. Graaskamp research Award (2017)
  • Executive Director for the American Real Estate Society Foundation (2016-Present)
  • Director of Finance for the American Real Estate Society (2016-Present)
  • Co-Editor, Journal of Real Estate Literature (2010-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
  • American Real Estate Society Distinguished Service Award (2013)
  • Graduate Teaching Award (2010)
  • President of the American Real Estate Society (2008-2009)
  • William N. Kinnard Scholar Research Award (2005)
  • Beasley Faculty Fellowship (2001- Present)
  • TCU Deans’ Teaching Award (1998)