Finance — Financial Analysis
John  Veitch

John Veitch


John Veitch, Professor of Finance, and Director of the M.S. in Financial Analysis program, is an esteemed faculty member with over two decades of academic and chief administrative service to the university. Specializing in financial analysis and risk management, Dr. Veitch is the co-author of a number of articles on country risk in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and South Africa due to contributing factors of financial integration, currency devaluation and currency contagion. Professor Veitch served as Associate Dean of Graduate Programs in the School of Management from 2011 to 2014.

Professor Veitch's work relates directly to the goals of USF's MSFA program, which aims to help students develop a broad understanding of the micro, macro and international trends that influence the value of financial assets and financial market fluctuations. Professor Veitch sees the program providing rigorous specialist training in the most recent advances in quantitative financial analysis and economic theory.


C.F.A. (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation, 1999
Ph.D., Economics, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1985
Degree: B.A., Economics and Mathematics, Trinity College, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1981

Courses Offered
  • The following do not represent the current course offerings.
  • MSFA 712: Financial Markets
  • MSFA 726: Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
  • MSFA 744: Financial Econometrics

The following list is a selection of recent publications and does not represent the entire body of research.

"Country risk and financial integration-A case study of South Africa," Research in International Business and Finance, Vol. 24, 2010 (with Cathy Goldberg)

"Two Sides of the Same Coin? - Stock Market Reactions to the Brazilian Devaluation," Investment Management and Financial Innovations, 2004 (with Cathy Goldberg)

"Exchange Rate Crises and Firm Values: A Case Study of Mexico's Tequila Crisis," Journal of American Academy of Business, 2003 (with Cathy Goldberg)

"Mexico's Tequila Crisis-Hangover or Hair of the Dog?" Multinational Business Review, Vol. 10, 2002 (with Cathy Goldberg)

"Country Risk and the Currency Contagion Effect: A Case Study of Argentina," Journal of Management Research, 2002 (with Cathy Goldberg)

Honors and Awards

Frank L. Beach Distinguished Service and Leadership Award, College of Arts and Sciences, USF, 2006

Outstanding Teaching Award in the Executive MBA program, McLaren School of Business, USF, 2001, 2003, 2005


Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, USF School of Management, 2011-2014

Director of Education, CFA Society of San Francisco, 2001 - 2013

Program Director, MS in Risk Management (MSRM) program, USF School of Management, 2010

Adjunct Professor, Haas Graduate School of Business, EMBA and MBA, UC Berkeley, 1999-2009

Assistant Professor, University of Southern California, Department of Economics, 1985-1992

Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Business, UC Irvine, 1987-1989

John Veitch, University of San Francisco School of Management