Graduates

 

Year Student Dissertation Advisor(s) First Job

2014

Qing Bai

Essays on Stock Return Predictability: Novel Measures Based on Technology Spillover and Firm's Public Announcement

Michael Ferguson

Wisconsin-Eau Claire

2013

Haimanot Kassa

Three Essays in Finance

 

Steve Slezak

Miami University (Ohio)

2013

Avis Devine

Three Essays in Residential Real Estate Topics: An Examination of Rental Tenure, Green Residential Construction Policy, and Green Residential Rental Rates

Shaun Bond

University of Guelph (Ontario, CA)

2013

Qingqing Chang

Essays on Liquidity in Finance and Real Estate Markets

Shaun Bond

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

2013

Vinod Changarath

Essays in Banking: (1) Do Capital Standards Promote Bank Safety? Evidence from Involuntary Recapitalizations (2) Does Bank Liquidity Creation Translate into a Wealth Effect for Borrowers?

Michael Ferguson

James Madison (Virginia)

2011 Ran Lu Liquidity, Price Behavior and Market-Related Events John Glasscock University of the Pacific

2009

Buhui Qiu

Two Essays on Corporate Fraud

Michael Ferguson

Steve Slezak

Erasmus University

(Rotterdam)

2009

Doina Chichernea

Essays on the Relation between Idiosyncratic Risk and Returns

Michael Ferguson

Steve Slezak

University of Toledo

2008

Diana Wei

Essays in Mergers and Acquisitions:  The Role of the Third Party

Michael Ferguson

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

2007

David Manzler

Capital Gains Overhang and the Closed-End Fund Puzzle and Idiosyncratic Risk Arbitrage

Steve Slezak

Suffolk University

(Boston)

2007

Guohua Ma

Three Essays on Trading Volume

Steve Wyatt

South Carolina State University

2006

Michael Dillon

A Comparison of IPO Issuers' Perceptions and Academic Theories about IPOs

Michael Walker

Lincoln Memorial University

(Tennessee)

2006

Gina Nicolosi

Levelheaded Leaders?  An Investigation into CEO Overconfidence and Effects

Steve Wyatt

Northern Illinois University

2005

Brad Stevenson

An Analysis of the Monitoring Ability of Commercial Banks with two Applications in Loan Contracting

Michael Ferguson

University of Akron

2004

Olivier Maisondieu-LaForge

Financial Contracting with CEOs:  An Examination of Wealth Generation or Rent Extraction in an Environment of Changing Control Rights

Yong H. Kim

Brigham Young University

2003

Jr-ming (Jimmy) Yang

A Market Stabilization Mechanism—Circuit Breaker:  Theory and Evidence

Yong H. Kim

Oregon State University

2003

Xu-Shen (Jason) Zhou

Empirical Studies in Finance

Yong H. Kim

Bloomsburg University (Pennsylvania)

2002

Andreas Rauterkus

Banks as Shareholders:  Conflict of Interest or Efficient Corporate Governance?  The Case of Germany

Steve Wyatt

Louisiana State University

2000

Debbie Psihountas

Family-Friendly Corporations:  An Analysis of Implementation of Family-Friendly Policies and the Impact upon Corporate Performance and Efficiency

Glenn Henderson

Webster University

(St. Louis)

2000

Angela Bansal

Pricing of Closed-End Country Funds:  Effect of Investor Sentiment, Market Segmentation and Local Market Factors

Yong H. Kim

Federal Home Loan Bank Board

1999

Marlena Akhbari

Re-examination of the Bondholder Wealth Hypothesis in the Event of Tender Offer Stock Repurchases

Glenn Henderson

Wright State University (Dayton)

1998

Elizabeth Haradon

Do Ethical Investors Matter? Investor Responses to Disinvestment

Glenn Henderson

Xavier University

(Ohio)

1998

Jae-nam Lee

The Hot Issue Phenomenon and Market Conditions

Glenn Henderson

Kyunghee University

(Korea)

1997

Steven Jones

An Investigation into the Sources of Market-Determined Measures of Bank Risk

Michael Walker

Auburn University-Montgomery

1997

Maura Skill (Donahue)

CEO Compensation, Firm Value, and Board of Directors Efficiency

Glenn Henderson

University of Dayton

1997

Jean Snavely

Voluntary Corporate Downsizing:  An Agency Perspective

Michael Walker

Western Kentucky University

1996

Terrance Grieb

Cointegration and APT Tests for Equity Market Integration:  The Case of US, Mexico, and Brazil

Steve Wyatt

University of Idaho

1994

Manjeet Dhatt

Price Surprises in Initial Public Offering Markets:  A New Test of the Underpricing Phenomenon

Glenn Henderson

Miami University

(Ohio)

1994

Suzanne Belezza

A Binomial Model of Insider Trading

Steve Wyatt

U. Wisconsin-Eau Claire

1994

Daniel McConaughey

Founding Family Controlled Corporations: An Agency Theoretic Analysis of Corporate Ownership and its Impact upon Performance, Operating Efficiency and Capital Structure

Michael Walker

California State University-Northridge

1994

Barry Stedman

Regional Economic Activity and Employment:  An Economic Base Approach

Norman Miller

U. of Cincinnati

Design, Arts, Architecture & Planning

1993

C. Robert Kilby

The January Anomaly

Glenn Henderson

University of Rio Grande

(Ohio)

1992

Robert Albert Jr.

A Re-Examination of the Firm-Size Explanation of the Overreaction Hypothesis

Glenn Henderson

Murray State University

1992

Sandip Mukherji

Stock Splits:  Rationales, Effects, and Reactions

Yong H. Kim

Howard University

1992

Timothy Smaby

Price Discovery in Foreign Exchange Markets

Steve Wyatt

Penn State-Erie

1991

Charles Richards

Option Initiation and the Impact on Security Returns

Glenn Henderson

Austin Peay University

1991

Srinivasan Sundaram

Selecting Targets for Takeovers: A Structural Equations Approach Using LISREL

Michael Walker

U of Wisconsin – Eau Clair

1989

Rajiv Kaira

Causes and Consequences of Plant Closing Announcements

Glenn Henderson

Minnesota State Univeristy

1989

David Johnson

Insider Ownership and Signals:  A Study of Stock and Bond Issue Announcement Effects

Glenn Henderson

Pepperdine University

1989

Narender Rao

The Pricing of Cash Tender Offers:  An Empirical Investigation

Lew Melnyk

Northeastern Illinois University

1988

Balusubramani Ramjee

Asset Structure of the Firm:  Theory and Evidence

Lew Melnyk

Northern Kentucky University

1988

Yuwen (Elizabeth) Sun

Financing Decisions Under Agency Costs Considerations

Yong H. Kim

Wayne State University

1988

Steven Cochran

The Effects of Macroeconomic Factors Upon the Systematic Risk of Equity and the Parameters of the Security Market Line

Yong H. Kim

Bowling Green State University

1987

Anju Ramjee

Comprehensive Liquidity Index:  An Alternative Measure of a Firm's Liquidity

Lew Melnyk

Northern Kentucky University

1987

Won Kee Kim

Determinants of the Optimal Dividend Payout Ratios:  Empirical Evidence

Lew Melnyk

Keimyung University

(Korea)

1987

Steve Kreider

Hedging the Interest Rate Risk of GNMAs

Charles Barngrover

Miller, Anderson & Sherred LLP (Morgan Stanley)

1987

Rosemary Prasad

Strategic Positioning of Banks for Acquisitions

Lew Melnyk

Central Michigan University

1987

Prasad Medury

Returns to Common Stockholders of Firms Issuing Preferred Stock:  Theory and Evidence

Lew Melnyk

Western Kentucky University

1986

Kee Ho Chung

Determinants of Beta and the Relationship between the Firm's Business Risk and Debt Policy (Capital Structure)

Yong H. Kim

University of Hawaii-Manoa

1986

Nancy Mohan

Going Private:  Financial Issues

Lew Melnyk

University of Dayton

1985

Carter Randolph

An Evaluation of Adjustable Rate Mortgage Risk

Norman Miller

Xavier University

1985

Venkatesan  Srinivasan

Designing a Decision Support System for Working Capital Management

Yong H. Kim

Northeastern University

1984

Rinne Martin

The Wall $treet Week Index as a Measure of Future Stock-Market Movements

Tim Johnson

Oral Roberts University

1981

William Landes

Federal Reserve Membership Transaction and the Impact Upon Bank Systematic Risk

Phil Glasgo

Marquette University

1981

Omar Benkato

Forecasting Models for Commercial Bank Asset Management:  The Case of Libya

Raymond Neveu

Ball State University

1981

Julie Gerdsen

The Impact of Organization on the Financial Performance of Conglomerate Companies

Lew Melnyk

Xavier University

1980

Dixie Mills

The Information Content Hypothesis:  Some Empirical Tests

Raymond Neveu

Illinois State University

1980

Mona Gardner

Determinants of Profitability in Minority-Owned Commercial Banks, 1976-78

Raymond Neveu

Illinois State University

1980

Charles Maxwell

Management of Foreign Denominated Assets under Flexible Exchange Rates:  A Portfolio Approach

Lew Melnyk

Murray State University

1977

Margaret Crail

An Investigation into the Relationship between the Composition of the Board of Directors and Top Management and the Financial Position of the American Firm

Charles Barngrover

 

1976

Ravindra Kamath

Commercial Bank Capital Adequacy:  A Theoretical Model and Empirical Measurement

Raymond Neveu

Cleveland State University

1976

Antonio Bailetti

The Investment Process in the Iron and Steel Industry:  Dimensions and Determinants

Lew Melnyk

 

1975

James S. Hagias

An Investigation into the Financial Roles of the Equity Real Estate Investment Trust and the Real Estate Corporation

Charles Barngrover

 

1974

John B. Martin

Some Practical Aspects of Stock Valuation:  A Comparison of Risk Rankings Inherent in a Typical Valuation Model and Published Rankings

Raymond Neveu

 

1974

Ike Mathur

The Changing Structure of Metropolitan Areas:  A Surrogate Taxonomy

Ronald Dornoff

University of Pittsburgh

1973

Elbert Hubbard

An Investigation into the Cost of Using Warrants to Raise Capital Funds

Ray Dawson

 

1972

Lawrence Gitman

An investigation into the role of inflation, capital structure and price changes

Raymond Neveu

University of Tulsa

1971

Assa Birati

A Comparison of the Cost of Capital in the Iron and Steel Industry, 1958-1966:  The United States of America and the European Economic Community, An Empirical Study 

Richard Ball