The major in Finance examines the role and operation of the financial sector of the economy in order to develop an understanding of the financial function in business and the management of assets and liabilities by both financial institutions and individuals. This major is intended to prepare students for professional positions with banking institutions, finance, departments of business enterprises, insurance companies, and investment companies.

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Submissions from 2017

Institutional Property-Type Herding in Real Estate Investment Trusts, Viktoriya Lantushenko

Submissions from 2016

A Research Portfolio Approach to Evaluating Finance Journal Quality, Morris Danielson

A Research Portfolio Approach to Evaluating Finance Journal Quality, Jean L. Heck

Drivers Behind the Monitoring Effectiveness of Global Institutional Investors: Evidence from Earnings Management, Steven M. Miller

Submissions from 2014

Voting With Their Feet: In Which Journals Do the Most Prolific Finance Researchers Publish?, Jean L. Heck

There's Gold in Wine Auctions-If It Pans Out, Ginette M. McManus

Supply Chain Management and Investment Risk, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Submissions from 2013

Characteristics and Performance of Real Return Funds, Amy F. Lipton

Do Private Prisons Really Offer Savings Compared With Their Public Counterparts?, Amy F. Lipton

VIX, Gold, Silver, and Oil: How Do Commodities React to Financial Market Volatility?, Amy F. Lipton

Reversals in Wine Auction Prices, Ginette M. McManus

Using the Rasch Model to Rank Firms by Managerial Ability, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Reversals in Wine Auction Prices, Ahmet Tezel

Submissions from 2012

Application of the Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition to Financial Planning, Benjamin Franklin Cummings

Are Some Stock Prices Destined to Fall?, Morris G. Danielson

An Evaluation of Country Risk in Assessing Direct Foreign Investment, Karen M. Hogan

An Evaluation of Country Risk in Assessing Direct Foreign Investment, Amy F. Lipton

Are Some Stock Prices Destined to Fall?, Amy F. Lipton

From Concept to National Ranking in Six Years: Saint Joseph’s University, Haub School of Business Risk Management and Insurance Program, Steven M. Miller

Submissions from 2011

Building a Financial Trading Lab: Step 1 and Beyond, Karen M. Hogan

A US Treasury Auction Classroom Simulation, Amy F. Lipton

Do Morningstar Ratings Provide Value Within Generic Government Mutual Bond Funds?, Amy F. Lipton

Equity Volatility, Bond Yields, and Yield Spreads, Amy F. Lipton

Excess Profits? A Cautionary Classroom Exercise, Amy F. Lipton

Submissions from 2010

Business Financial Management - Custom Edition SJU MBA, Jean L. Heck

Readings in Financial Ethics, Jean L. Heck

Summary of the Leading Contributors to the Core Accounting Journals, Jean L. Heck

Gender Inequity in Business Past and Present, Karen M. Hogan

Selecting Boards of Directors for Socially Responsible Firms Using the Multi Criteria Model, Karen M. Hogan

Financial Modeling and Technology Stock Scoring Based on Ranks in Excel, Ginette M. McManus

Reversals in Wine Auction Prices, Ginette M. McManus

The Impact of the Supreme Court Decision on Differential Taxation of Municipal Bonds, Ginette M. McManus

Reversals in Wine Auction Prices, Rajneesh Sharma

Stock Scoring Based on Ranks in Excel, Rajneesh Sharma

The Impact of the Supreme Court Decision on Differential Taxation of Municipal Bonds, Rajneesh Sharma

The Impact of the Supreme Court Decision on Differential Taxation of Municipal Bonds, Rajneesh Sharma

The Wealth Effects of CFO Turnover: Evidence from Pre- and Post-Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Rajneesh Sharma

Submissions from 2009

Editor Bias in Finance Journals: Does It Help to Have Connections?, Jean L. Heck

A Multi-Criteria Decision Model for Fixed Income Sector Allocation for Endowment Funds, Karen M. Hogan

Linking Theory and Practice: A Risk and Return Analysis, Karen M. Hogan

A Multi-Criteria Decision Model for Fixed Income Sector Allocation for Endowment Funds, Amy F. Lipton

A Multi-Criteria Decision Model for Fixed Income Sector Allocation for Endowment Funds, Amy F. Lipton

Are Managerial Decisions Related to Credit Ratings? Insights from Bond Calls, Amy F. Lipton

Are Some Stock Prices Destined to Fall?, Amy F. Lipton

Reductions in Retirement Withdrawal Rates Strategies, Ginette M. McManus

The Dynamics of Gold Prices, Gold Mining Stock Prices and Stock Market Prices Comovements, Ginette M. McManus

The Dynamics of Gold Prices, Gold Mining Stock Prices and Stock Market Prices Comovements, Ginette M. McManus

The Impact of the Supreme Court Decision on Differential Taxation of Municipal Bonds, Ginette M. McManus

Division of Labor in Banking: An Analysis of Credit Derivative Usage by Commercial Banks, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Using the Bloomberg Professional System for Teaching International Finance, Carolin D. Schellhorn

A Study of Russian Equity Offerings: How Important is the Underwriter?, Rajneesh Sharma

Editor Bias in Finance Journals, Rajneesh Sharma

Reductions in Retirement Withdrawal Rates Strategies, Rajneesh Sharma

The Dynamics of Gold Prices, Gold Mining Stock Prices and Stock Market Prices, Rajneesh Sharma

The Dynamics of Gold Prices, Gold Mining Stock Prices and Stock Market Prices Comovements, Rajneesh Sharma

Using the Bloomberg Professional System for Teaching International Finance, Rajneesh Sharma

Division Of Labor In Banking: An Analysis Of Credit Derivative Usage By Commercial Banks, Ahmet Tezel

Reductions in Retirement Withdrawal Rates Strategies, Ahmet Tezel

Reversal in Weekly Stock Returns, Ahmet Tezel

The Dynamics of Gold Prices, Gold Mining Stock Prices and Stock Market Comovements, Ahmet Tezel

The Dynamics of Gold Prices, Gold Mining Stock Prices and Stock Market Comovements, Ahmet Tezel

Submissions from 2008

Evaluating the Reasonableness of an NPV Estimate, Morris G. Danielson

On the Use of Accounting Information in Equity Valuation, Morris G. Danielson

Creating Enterprise Flexibility Through Service Oriented Architecture, Ozgur Erol

Business Financial Management, Jean L. Heck

Observable Firm Characteristics and Individual Equity Volatility Persistence, Dan Jubinski

Financial Markets Q&A Forum, Ginette M. McManus

Guidelines for Retirement Net Income Replacement Ratio, Ginette M. McManus

Simple Market Timing Strategy Using Price Earnings Multiples, Ginette M. McManus

The Potential Impact of the Elimination of Preferential Tax Treatment for Municipal Bonds: The Case of Davis vs the State of Kentucky, Ginette M. McManus

Managerial Discretion and Corporate Governance in Publicly-Traded Firms, Steven M. Miller

The Predictive Power of Treasury Securities: Estimating Changes in Market Expectations of Future Inflation, Carolin D. Schellhorn

An Examination of Brazilian Equity Offerings, Rajneesh Sharma

A Study of Russian Equity Offerings: How Important is the Underwriter?, Rajneesh Sharma

Guidelines for Retirement Net Income Replacement Ratios, Rajneesh Sharma

Simple Market Timing Strategy Using Price Earnings Multiples, Rajneesh Sharma

Stock Market Reactions to Court Decisions Related to Differential Treatment of In-State and Out-of-State Internet Wine Sales, Rajneesh Sharma

The Potential Impact of the Elimination of Preferential Tax Treatment for Municipal Bonds: The Case of Davis vs the State of Kentucky, Rajneesh Sharma

The Predictive Power of Treasury Securities: Estimating Changes in Market Expectations of Future Inflation, Rajneesh Sharma

Wealth Effect of OIG Guidelines on Large Pharmaceutical Companies, Rajneesh Sharma

Does Market Timing Improve Savings Startegies?, Ahmet Tezel

Guideliness for Retirement Net Income Replacement Ratios, Ahmet Tezel

Teaching Ethics in Finance: An Ethical Analysis of the Subprime Mortgage Market Meltdown, George H. Webster

Submissions from 2007

Designing a Course on Business Process Reengineering (BPR): Bridging the Gap Betwen Business Operations and Engineering of Systems, Ozgur Erol

A Company's Selection of the Best Pharmacy Benefit Manager Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process, Karen M. Hogan

A Self Insured Company's Selection of the Best Pharmacy Benefit Manager Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process, Karen M. Hogan

Information-Motivated Trading in the Options and Stock Markets: Gauging Investors' Sentiment, Dan Jubinski

Anticipated Credit Rating Changes and Early Redemption of Corporate Debt, Amy F. Lipton

Rebalancing with Triggers, Ginette M. McManus

The Potential Impact of the Elimination of the Preferential Tax Treatment for Municipal Bonds: The Case of Davis vs The State of Kentucky, Ginette M. McManus

Effect of the TIFFE Listing of the Yen-Dollar Futures Contract, Rajneesh Sharma

Financing Aquisitions with Contingent Value Rights, Rajneesh Sharma

IT Value Enhancement Through Process Integration, Rajneesh Sharma

The Potential Impact of the Elimination of Preferential Tax Treatment for Municipal Bonds: The Case of Davis vs the State of Kentucky, Rajneesh Sharma

Rebalancing with Triggers, Ahmet Tezel

The Potential Impact on Municipal Bond Funds of the Elimination of the Preferential Tax Treatment: The Case of Davis vs. the State of Kentucky, Ahmet Tezel

Submissions from 2006

Do Stock Options Always Align Manager and Shareholders' Interest?, Morris G. Danielson

The Leasing Decisions of Small Businesses, Morris G. Danielson

Information Asymmetry and the Cost of Going Public for Equity Carve-Outs, Karen M. Hogan

The Benefits of Holding Leveraged Loans as Part of a Diversified Portfolio, Karen M. Hogan