University of Akron Department of Finance Seminar Series, 2001-2002
University of Akron Department of Finance Seminar Series, 2000-2001
Kent State University Department of Finance Seminar Series, 2000-2001
Executive Education/Management Development/Training Programs: Lecturer, FirstEnergy Business Management Seminar, 2005
Property/Casualty Underwriter,1989-1992 Heritage Mutual Insurance Company, Cincinnati, Ohio Responsible for a $2.5 million premium territory and the analysis of the quality and potential profitability of both new risks and existing business.
Refereed Journal Articles:
"Information Asymmetry Determinants of Sarbanes-Oxley Wealth Effects", with A. Akhigbe and A. Martin, Financial Management, accepted for publication in 2009.
“Risk Shifts following Sarbanes-Oxley: Influences of Disclosure and Governance”, with A. Akhigbe and A. Martin, The Financial Review, 43, 2008.
"Housing Choices and Mortgage Financing Options for Seniors", with K. Lahey and D. Kim, Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management, 12(2), 2006.
"Market Expectations and Valuation Effects of Equity Issuance", with A. Akhigbe and A. Safieddine, Journal of Financial Research, 29(2), Summer, 2006.
"Industry Effects of Analyst Stock Revisions", with A. Akhigbe and J. Madura, Journal of Financial Research, 29(2), Summer, 2006.
"Full Retirement? An Examination of Factors that Influence the Decision to Return to Work" with K. Lahey and D. Kim, Financial Services Review, 15(1), 2006.
"Can I Retire? Benchmarks to Consider in Making the Retirement Decision", with K. Lahey and D. Kim, Journal of Financial Planning, 17(12), December, 2004.
"Exchange Rate Exposure and Valuation Effects of Cross-Border Acquisitions", with A. Akhigbe and A. Martin, The Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money, 13(3), July, 2003.
"Household Income, Asset Allocation and the Retirement Decision", with K. Lahey and D. Kim, Financial Services Review, 12(3), 2003.
"Integrating Real-World Experience with the Classroom Experience: Two Different Approaches", with G. Hruby and D. Kahl, Advances in Financial Education, 1(1), 2003.
“Determinants of the Wealth Effects of Sarbanes-Oxley: A Focus on Technology Firms”, with A. Akhigbe and A. Martin, final draft stage
“Sports Sentiment, Localized Trading, and Stock Returns”, with R. Aggarwal and A. Akhigbe, data analysis stage
“Acquisitions and Earnouts: The Influence of Acquirer Governance Characteristics”, with A. Akhigbe and Y. Kim, data collection stage
"The Effect of Exchange Traded Funds on Closed-End Country Funds: An Empirical Analysis", with A. Akhigbe and D. Kim, data analysis stage
Working Research Grants:
College of Business Administration, University of Akron, Summer 2001-2002
College of Business Administration, University of Akron, Fall, 2004
Professional Development: Council of Deans’ Academic Leadership Forum, Institute of Teaching and Learning, University of Akron, 2007-2008
American College Outstanding Paper Award for "Housing Choices and Mortgage Options for Seniors", with K. Lahey and D. Kim. Academy of Financial Services meeting, October, 2005.
FMA (UA chapter) Finance Professor of the Year Award, 2004
Eli Broad Graduate School of Management Scholarship, Michigan State University; 1996, 1998-1999
Broad Fellowship, Michigan State University, 1992-1993