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 2000

Greece and European Monetary Union, Ginette M. McManus

Modern Portfolio Theory, Ginette M. McManus

Modern Portfolio Theory, Ginette M. McManus

Modern Portfolio Theory, Ginette M. McManus

Modern Portfolio Theory, Ginette M. McManus

Tests of Market Efficiency for Central European Equity Markets, Ginette M. McManus

Forbearance: A Market-Base Explanation, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Forward Exchange Market Efficiency Revisited: Robust Cointegration Testing and Dynamic Rationality, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Institutions and Markets as Complementary Funding Sources: The Pricing of Lender Certification, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Insurers' Expansion into Banking: An Empirical Examination of Risk-Return Profiles, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Insurers' Expansion into Banking: An Empirical Expansion of Risk Return Profiles, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Insurers' Expansion into Banking: Benefits form Integration, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Life Insurer Cost Efficienct Before and After Implementation of the NAIC Risk-Based Capital Standards, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Product Focus versus Diversification: Estimates of X-Efficiency for the US Life Insurance Industry, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Effect of Federal Reserve Policies on Bank Equity Returns, Oliver Schnusenberg

Exploiting Time Series Behavior of U.S. Stock Market Indexes, Oliver Schnusenberg

Global and Relative Over- and Underreactions in International Stock Market Indexes, Oliver Schnusenberg

Study Guide: International Financial Management. 6th ed., Oliver Schnusenberg

The Stock Market Reaction of German and American Companies to A Potential German Unification, Oliver Schnusenberg

Alcoa's Purchase of Reynolds Aluminum, Ahmet Tezel

Submissions from 1999

Should Financial Analysts Adjust Financial Results to Reflect Investment in Research and Development?, Corolyn E. Clark

Should Analysts Adjust Price/Earnings Ratios to Reflect Investment in Research and Development?, Christopher Coyne

Stochastic Dynamic Relationship between Stock Price and EPS: Forecasting Evidence from an Error Correction Model, Christopher Coyne

Talley Industries, Inc.: The 1997 Proxy Contest, Christopher Coyne

Talley Industries, Inc.: The Merger, Christopher Coyne

Should Financial Analysts Adjust Financial Results to Reflect Investment in Research and Development?, Paul L. Foster

Should Financial Analysts Adjust Financial Results to Reflect Investment in Research and Development?, Paul L. Foster

The Poison Pill: Friend or Foe of Shareholders?, Paul L. Foster

An Examination of the Variation in Expected Stock and Bond Returns in Relation to Changes in Consumption, Investment and Savings, Asim Ghosh

Effective Spreading of Currency Futures: Using the Error Correction Model with Intra-day Data, Asim Ghosh

Integration of World Stock Markets: An Empirical Evidence from Nonlinear Cointegration, Asim Ghosh

International Stock Markets & the Consumer Price Index: An Examination of Transmission of Volatility, Cointegration and ARCH Effects, Asim Ghosh

Intertemporal Causality and On the Prediction of Future Spot Rates from Forward Currency Rates, Asim Ghosh

On the Long-Run Relationship Between the Currency Market and the Stock Market: Relevant Information for Hedge Funds, Asim Ghosh

On the Long-run Relationship Between the Currency Market and the Stock Market: Relevant Information for Hedge Funds, Asim Ghosh

On the Predictability of Corporate Earnings Per Share from Dividends Per Share: An Empirical Evidence from an Error Correction Model, Asim Ghosh

Recent Stock Market Volatility: Hedging with Intra-day Stock Index Futures, Asim Ghosh

Recent Stock Market Volatility: Hedging with Intra-Day Stock Index Futures, Asim Ghosh

Stochastic Dynamic Relationship between Stock Price and EPS: Forecasting Evidence from an Error Correction Model, Asim Ghosh

Who Moved the Asia-Pacific Stock Markets - US or Japan? An Empirical Evidence from the Theory of Cointegration, Asim Ghosh

Does the Market Percieve a Difference in Rating Agencies?, Karen M. Hogan

Evaluating Potential Acquisitions Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process, Karen M. Hogan

Reverse LBOs: Factors Impacting Their Issuance in the IPO Market, Karen M. Hogan

Stocks, Bonds, or Both: An Exercise in Risk/Return Tradeoffs, Karen M. Hogan

Stocks or Bonds: A Historical Report on Risk/Return Tradeoffs, Karen M. Hogan

Stocks or Bonds: A Report on Historical Return Tradeoffs, Karen M. Hogan

The Reverse LBO: Factors Impacting Their Issuance in the IPO Market, Karen M. Hogan

Greece and the European Monetary Union, Ginette M. McManus

International Portfolio Diversification: U.S. and Central European Equity Markets, Ginette M. McManus

International Portfolio Diversification: U.S. and Central European Equity Markets, Ginette M. McManus

Modern Portfolio Theory, Ginette M. McManus

Monthly Cash Budget Under Sales and Collections Uncertainty, Ginette M. McManus

Monthly Cash Budget Under Sales and Collection Uncertainty, Ginette M. McManus

Testing for Dynamic Linkages Between the U.S. and Transition Economy Stock Markets, Ginette M. McManus

Testing the Short-Term and Long-Term Dynamics Linkages Between U.S. and Central European Equity Markets, Ginette M. McManus

The Effects of Stock Split Announcements on Investor's Informedness and Consensus, Ginette M. McManus

The Impact of Stock Split Announcements on Investors' Divergence of Beliefs, Ginette M. McManus

The Implications for Canadian and U.S. Firms of Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions, Ginette M. McManus

The Implications for Canadian and U.S. Firms of Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions, Ginette M. McManus

The Performance of a Stock Market Timer, Ginette M. McManus

Response of Financial Markets to Adjustments in the Bank of England's Target Interest Rate, Oliver Schnusenberg

The Direct Effect of Federal Reserve Policy Tool Changes on Foreign Equity, Oliver Schnusenberg

Monthly Cash Budget Under Sales and Collection Uncertainty, Ahmet Tezel

Monthly Cash Budget Under Sales and Collection Uncertainty, Ahmet Tezel

The Performance of a Stock Market Timer, Ahmet Tezel

Submissions from 1998

The Poison Pill: Friend or Foe of Shareholders?, Corolyn E. Clark

Poison Pills: Friend or Foe, Christopher Coyne

Talley Industries, Inc, (A): The 1997 Proxy Contest, Christopher Coyne

The Poison Pill: Friend or Foe of Shareholders?, Christopher Coyne

A Simple Valuation Model and Growth Expectations, Morris G. Danielson

Talley Industries, Inc, (A): The 1997 Proxy Contest, Paul L. Foster

Tally Industries, Inc.: The 1997 Proxy Contest, Paul L. Foster

The Poison Pill: Friend or Foe of Shareholders?, Paul L. Foster

Are Analysts' Forecasts Unbiased? An Empirical Evidence From an Error Correction Model, Asim Ghosh

Commodity Prices as a Predictor of Inflation: An Examination Using the Cointegration Approach, Asim Ghosh

Commodity Prices as a Predictor of Inflation: An Examination Using the Cointegration Approach, Asim Ghosh

Debt and Equity Market Reaction to Employment Reports, Asim Ghosh

Long-run Equilibrium Relationship Between Corporate Profits and Stock Prices, Asim Ghosh

On the Predictability of Short-Term Interest Rate: An Empirical Evidence from an Error Correction Model, Asim Ghosh

Predictability in International Stock Markets: An Error Correction Model Study of European Stock Markets, Asim Ghosh

Review of Comparison of the Constant and Dynamic hedge Models with the Presence of Transactions Costs in the Futures Markets, Asim Ghosh

Review of "Currency Co-Movement and Forecasting.", Asim Ghosh

Review of Equality of Canadian and US Real Interest Rates: A Fractional Cointegration Analysis, Asim Ghosh

Review of Exchange Rate Volatility and Intra-EMS Trade Flows, Asim Ghosh

20 Financial Steps to Surviving Managed Care, Judith Hall-Laughlin

The 4 C's of Surviving Managed Care in the Future, Judith Hall-Laughlin

The Changing Face of Health Care, Judith Hall-Laughlin

Does the Market Perceive a Difference in Rating Agencies?, Karen M. Hogan

The Green Shoe and Other Factors Impacting the Issuance of IPO's, Karen M. Hogan

Canadian Acquisitions of U.S. Divested Assets, Ginette M. McManus

Cash-to-Market Ratio and Future Returns, Ginette M. McManus

International Diversification During the 1990s, Ginette M. McManus

US/Canadian Divestitures - the Empirical Evidence, Ginette M. McManus

The Impact of Risk-Based Capital Standards on X-Efficiency Estimates for U.S. Life Insurance Firms, Carolin D. Schellhorn

The Impact of Risk-Based Capital Standards on X-Efficiency Estimates for U.S. Life Insurance Firms, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Cash-to-Market Ratio and Future Returns, Ahmet Tezel

Cash-to-Market Strategy Explains Overinvestment Risk, Ahmet Tezel

EVA Adoption and Corporate Disclosures, Ahmet Tezel

International Diversification During the 1990s, Ahmet Tezel

The Cash-to-Market Anomaly, Ahmet Tezel