Douglas Kahl, Ph.D.

Douglas Kahl, Ph.D.

Title: Professor of Finance and International Business
Department: Department of Finance
Office: CBA 218
Phone: (330) 972-6755
Email: kahl@uakron.edu


Education:

  • Ph.D., The University of Iowa, Business Administration, December 1981. Major Fields: Finance, Statistics.
  • M.S., The University of Iowa, July 1978, Statistics.
  • M.A., The University of Iowa, May 1978, Business Administration, Major Field: Finance; Minor Field: Organizational Behavior
  • B.A., The University of North Dakota, December 1974. Major Fields: Mathematics, Economics.

Biography

Professional & Academic Experience:

Academic Experience

  • Professor of Finance and International Business, The University of Akron, 2000 to present.
  • Professor of Finance, The University of Akron, 1994 to 2000.
  • Associate Professor of Finance, The University of Akron, 1989 to 1994.
  • Assistant Professor of Finance, Drexel University, 1985 to 1989.
  • Assistant Professor of Finance, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1983 to 1985.
  • Assistant Professor of Finance, The University of South Dakota, 1980 to 1983.

Professional Experience

  • Participation as an instructor or coordinator in Executive Education and Training
    • Finance Technical Skills Program for FirstEnergy 2007
    • Business Management Seminar for FirstEnergy 2003 –present.

Teaching Interests:

  • Investments
  • International Financial Markets

Research Interests:

  • Investments
  • International Financial Markets
  • Behavioral Finance


Research Accomplishments

Recent Publications

  • Refereed Journal Publications

    • “Behavioral Biases, Gender, and Experience,”, (with J. Clinebell, L Schwartz and J. Stevens) Advances in Financial Education, Vol. 9, Nos. 1 & 2, pp. 1-21, 2010.
    • “The Effect of Behavioral Finance Education on Students’ Behavioral Biases” (with J. Clinebell, L. Schwartz, & J. Stevens) Journal of the Academy of Business Education, forthcoming Vol. 9, Fall 2008
    • "Integrating Real-World Experience with the Classroom Experience: Two Different Approaches", (with G. Hruby & M. Newman). Advances in Financial Education, Vol. 1, Fall 2003.
    • "Integration of LIBOR and Treasury Bill Yields Over Different Monetary Regimes", (with J. Clinebell and J. Stevens). Global Finance Journal, V.11, 2000
    • "Serial Properties and Forecasts of LIBOR", (with J. Clinebell and J. Stevens). Global Business and Finance Review, V. 4, No. 2, Fall 1999.
    • "Closed-end International and Country Funds as Defensive Assets for Small Investors Relative to a Passive S&P 500 Index",(with J. Clinebell and J. Stevens). Journal of Research in Finance, V 2, Summer 1999.
    • "Cash Flows, Taxes, and Simulated Returns of Inflation Indexed Treasury Bonds", (with J. Stevens). Journal of Financial Planning, Vol 12, # 4, 1999.
    • “The Challenges and Opportunities of Student-Managed Investment Funds at Metropolitan Universities”. Financial Services Review, Vol. 6, No. 3, 1997.
  • Non-Refereed Journal Publications

    • "Review of Personal Financial Planning by Ho and Robinson". Financial Services Review, Vol. 7, No. 1, 1998.
    • Abstract of "The Challenges and Opportunities of Student-Managed Investment Funds at Metropolitan Universities". Social Science Research Network Electronic Library, Financial Economics Network, posted May 21, 1998.
    • "Review of The Millionaire Next Door by Stanley and Danko". Financial Services Review, Vol. 6, No. 3, 1997.
    • "Review of The Mutual Fund Investor’s Center Web Site", Financial Services Review, Vol. 6, No. 2, 1997.
    • "Review of The Money Book of Personal Finance by Eisenberger". Financial Services Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, 1997.
  • Books, Book Chapters, and Supplements

    • Prepared test bank for the 5th edition of Essentials of Investments, Bodie Kane Marcus, McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2004
  • Working Papers

    • “The Effect of Behavioral Finance Education on Student’s Behavioral Biases”, with John Clinebell, Lisa Schwartz, Jerry Stevens, Revise and resubmit at the Journal of the Academy of Business Education
    • "North American Equity Markets in the 1990s: Was there a NAFTA Effect?" with John Clinebell, Jerry Stevens, submitted to the International Review of Economics and Finance
    • ”The Fiduciary and Legal Aspects of Establishing and Operating a Student Managed Investment Fund”, with J. Clinebell, D. Redle & J. Stevens, revise and resubmit to Journal of Financial Education.
    • "Gender Differences for Students’ Behavioral Biases”, with John Clinebell, Lisa Schwartz, Jerry Stevens.

Awards:

  • Information Not Available.