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Cecilia Ricci

Professor, Accounting and Finance

Email:
riccic@montclair.edu
Phone:
973-655-7657
Degrees:
BA, SUNY at Brockport
MBA, Seton Hall University
PhD, University of International Business and Economics, Beijing
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Cecilia Wagner Ricci, Ph.D. is a professor of finance at MSU. She teaches at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Her courses include the Seminar in Finance, Mergers and Acquistions, Investment Principles and Portfolio Theory, Working Capital Management, and Fundamentals of Finance.
Dr. Ricci's research interests include the vendor financing, the telecommunications industry, financial impacts of industry deregulation, financial impacts of legal changes, and working capital management.
Other interests include behavioral finance, and ethical issues in finance.

Specialization

Telecommunications and other tech industries.

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Office Hours

Fall

Monday
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:30 am
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm

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Research

  • Readability of the SEC's Plain English Manual
  • Can Students Write in Plain English?
  • Does Market Cap Affect Annual Report Readability?
  • "Investigating ChatGPT and the SEC's Plain English"
  • "The Use & Abuse of Bill and Hold Transactions"

Refereed Published Articles

  • C. Ricci (2000). International Working Capital Practices in the US and the UK: A Comparison. European Financial Management
  • C. Ricci (2011). Manipulating Receivables: A Comparison Using the SEC’s Accounting and Auditing Enforcement Releases. Journal of Applied Business and Economics
  • C. Ricci (2010). "Growth through Acquisition: The Case of Tyco". Perspectives in Business
  • C. Ricci (2009). Ex Post Analysis of Bad Debt Write-offs: The Case of the S&P 500. Journal of Contemporary Business Issues
  • C. Ricci (2008). "Upward Trending Days Payable Outstanding: A Cause for Pause?". Credit and Financial Management Review
  • C. Ricci (2007). Income Taxes and Dividend Payouts: the Case of the Russell 2000. Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives
  • C. Ricci (2006). The Legs of a Giant: Financial Effects of the 1984 AT&T Divestiture. Journal of Applied Business and Economics
  • C. Ricci (2004). Impacts of a Professor's Knowledge of Students' Names: a Study of Undergraduate Finance Majors. Journal of Excellence in College Teaching
  • C. Ricci (2004). The Use of EBITDA by the S&P 500: A Survey. Journal of Contemporary Business Issues
  • C. Ricci (2004). The Use of Manditorily Redeemable Preferred Stock by the S&P 500. of Contemporary Business Issues
  • C. Ricci (2003). Bankruptcy Prediction: the Case of the CLECS. Mid-American Journal of Business
  • C. Ricci (2003). Growth through Acquisition in the Telecommunications Equipment Industry. Journal of Business Disciplines
  • C. Ricci (2002). The Relationship Between EBITDA and Operating Cash Flows: The Case of the S&P 500. Central Business Review
  • C. Ricci (2001). Vendor Financing: Telecom Bomb. Journal of Business & Economic Perspectives
  • C. Ricci (2017). Annual Report Readability: The Case of the Fortune 500. Journal of Applied Business and Economics
  • C. Ricci, S. Gavin, , (2017). “Identifying Earnings Management: The Case of Small-Cap Corporations in the United States.” . International Research Journal of Applied Finance
  • C. Ricci (2014). An Analysis of Earnings Manipulation via Inventory in Companies Sanctioned by the SEC. Journal of Applied Financial Research
  • C. Ricci (2012). Sector Variations in the Total Asset Turnover/Operating Profit Margin Relationship. Journal of Financial and Economic Practice
  • C. Ricci (2022). “Checking the Checkers: Evaluating the Readability of the SEC’s Plain English Handbook” . Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting
  • C. Ricci (2019). "Detecting Earnings Management via Financial Ratios in U.S. Small-Cap Corporations. International Research Journal of Applied Finance
  • C. Ricci, S. O'Sullivan-Gavin (2018). "The Detection of Earnings Management in American Micro-Cap Companies". Journal of Applied Financial Research
  • C. Ricci (2017). "Annual Report Readability: The Case of Small-Cap Companies". International Research Journal of Applied Finance

Published Proceedings

  • C. Ricci (5s). 2002. National Business and Economic Society conference