John Goodell, Ph.D.

John Goodell, Ph.D.
Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Department of Finance
Office: CBA 221
Phone: (330) 972-5361
Email: johngoo@uakron.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. Kent State University
  • M.C.I.S., Cleveland State University
  • M.B.A., Miami University

Professional & Academic Experience

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Finance, University of Akron, August 2008 – present
  • Assistant Professor of Finance, Baldwin-Wallace College, August 2006 – August 2008
  • Adjunct Instructor of Finance, Baldwin-Wallace College, Summer 2006
  • Graduate Research Assistant and Instructor of Finance, Kent State University, August 2003 – May 2006
  • Adjunct Instructor of Educational Technology, January 2002 – August 2003

Teaching Interests

  • Derivatives
  • Corporate Finance
  • International Finance

Research Interests

  • Cultural and institutional qualities as they relate to topics in international finance such as nations’ financing choices and national equity premiums; issues of governance

Research

Publications

  • John W. Goodell with Sami Vähämaa, “U.S. Presidential Elections and Implied Volatility: The Role of Political Uncertainty” Journal of Banking and Finance, March 2013, Vo. 37, Issue 3, pp. 1108 – 1117.
  • John W. Goodell and Raj Aggarwal, “Political-Economy of Pension Plans: Impact of Institutions, Gender, and Culture,” Journal of Banking and Finance, June 2013, Vol. 37, Issue 6, pp. 1860 – 1879.
  • “Price-earnings changes during US presidential election cycles: Voter uncertainty and other determinants,”, John Goodell and Richard Bodey, Public Choice, forthcoming, 2010.
  • "Financial Markets versus Institutions in European Countries: Influence of Culture and Other National Characteristics" with Raj Aggarwal International Business Review (in press for volume 16, issue*)
  • "Markets and Institutions in Financial Intermediation: National Characteristics as Determinants" with Raj Aggarwal Journal of Banking and Finance 33 (No. 10, October) pp. 1770-1780.
  • "Markets Versus Institutions in Developing Countries: National Attributes as Determinants" with Raj Aggarwal Journal of Banking and Finance 33 (No. 10, October) pp. 1770-1780.
  • "Equity Premia in Emerging Markets: National Characteristics as Determinants" with Raj Aggarwal Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 18 (No. 4, October) pp. 389-404.