Dr. Anne Macy joined the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business in 1998. Macy holds a Ph.D. in economics with a minor in finance from Texas Tech University. She also has a master’s degree in economics from Texas Tech. Macy did her undergraduate work at the University of South Dakota, graduating summa cum laude and as an Honors Scholar with a B.A. in economics. She completed minors in business administration, German, classical humanities, and modern dance while at USD. Macy is also a faculty member at the Pacific Coast Bank School hosted by the University of Washington.
Teaching and Related Service
Dr. Anne Macy’s main teaching areas are security analysis, investments, portfolio management, and health care corporate finance. Macy is also the Director of the Student-Managed Investment Fund. The SMIF is a stock portfolio of funds that the finance students manage. It is one of the largest sources of scholarships for the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business. Macy is currently the editor of the Southwestern Economic Review. Macy serves on the Amarillo Area Foundation’s Investment Board. She is also a frequent speaker for various community organizations including the Amarillo Realtors Association and the Texas Panhandle Builders Association.
Research and Creative Activity
Dr. Macy’s main research focus is on investment decisions; both at the firm and individual level. Topics include the impact of regulation on returns in the health care sector and industry structure effects on firm performance. She also writes pedagogical papers on economic and personal finance education topics. Macy also researches specific industries such as banking and health care.
Dr. Macy enjoys walking each evening, hiking on trips, and photography. Macy is an avid movie and television watcher. She and her husband have their own list of the top 100 movies of all time.
Dr. Macy also loves to travel and especially enjoys study abroad trips with students.
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