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 2001

Wealth Creation, Ginette M. McManus

Do U.S. Stock Market Indexes Over- or Underreact?, Oliver Schnusenberg

In-Text Study Guide, Oliver Schnusenberg

Performance Comparison of ETFs and Closed-End Country Funds, Oliver Schnusenberg

Performance Evaluation of Exchange-Traded Funds, Oliver Schnusenberg

Risk Management Techniques for EPL Claims, Deborah A. Sutton

The Changing Marketplace - Effects of a Hard Market on Claims Handling, Deborah A. Sutton

Evaluating a Stock Market Timing Strategy: The Case of RTE Asset, Ahmet Tezel

Implications of Corporate Cash: The International Evidence, Ahmet Tezel

Split-Off IPOs: Market Returns and Efficiency, Ahmet Tezel

Split-Off IPOs: Market Returns and Efficiency, Ahmet Tezel

The Cash-to-Market Anomaly: The International Evidence, Ahmet Tezel

The Cash-to-Market Anomaly: The International Evidence, Ahmet Tezel

Submissions from 2000

Can a Strategy of Investing in Firms with High R&D Expenditures Result in Above-Average Returns: A Focus on the Pharmaceutical Industry., Corolyn E. Clark

Understanding Financial Statements, Corolyn E. Clark

Alcoa/Reynolds Merger: a Valuation Exercise, Christopher Coyne

Waterbury Companies: a Capital Budgeting Decision, Christopher Coyne

Expanding the Scope of Valuation Analysis, Morris G. Danielson

The Operating Performance of Poison Pill Adopters, Morris G. Danielson

Can a Strategy of Investing in Firms with High R&D Expenditures Result in Above Average Returns: A Focus on the Pharmaceutical Industry, Paul L. Foster

Waterbury Companies: A Capital Budget Decision, Paul L. Foster

Waterbury Companies: A Captial Budgeting Decision, Paul L. Foster

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

Predicting Short-term Interest Rates: Empirical Evidence from an Error Correction Model, Asim Ghosh

Predicting Short-Term Interest Rates: Empirical Evidence from an Error Correction Model, Asim Ghosh

Capturing and Maximizing Revenue in Stressful Economics Times, Judith Hall-Laughlin

Capturing and Maximizing Revenue in Stressful Economics Times, Judith Hall-Laughlin

A Comparison of Reverse Leverage Buyouts and Original Initial Public Offers: Factors Impacting Their Insurance in the IPO Market, Karen M. Hogan

A Comparison of Reverse Leveraged Buyouts and Original Initial Public Offers: Factors Impacting their Issuance in the IPO Market, Karen M. Hogan

A Comparison of Reverse Leveraged Buyouts and Original Initial Public Offers: Factors Impacting their Issuance in the IPO Market, Karen M. Hogan

A Multi-Criteria Model for Predicting Corporate Bankruptcy Using the Analytical Hierarchy Process, Karen M. Hogan

Global Fixed Income Portfolio Management, Karen M. Hogan

Small Stocks for the Long Run, Karen M. Hogan

The Duck Stamp Program: Federally Sponsored Bubbles, Karen M. Hogan

The Duck Stamp Program: Federally Sponsored Bubbles, Karen M. Hogan

The "Green Shoe" and Other Factors Impacting the Issuance of IPOs, Karen M. Hogan

The Size Effect on the Initial and Aftermarket Performance of IPOs, Karen M. Hogan

Alcoa/Reynolds Merger Valuation, Ginette M. McManus

Alcoa/Reynolds Merger Valuation, Ginette M. McManus

Bilateral and Multilateral Cointegration Properties between the German and Central European Equity Markets, Ginette M. McManus

Bilateral and Multilateral Cointegration Properties between the German and Central European Equity Markets, Ginette M. McManus

Bilateral and Multilateral Cointegration Properties between the German and Central European Equity Markets, Ginette M. McManus

Bilateral and Multilateral Cointegration Properties between the German and Central European Equity Markets, Ginette M. McManus

Economic Value Added (EVA)/Return to Shareholder Value, Ginette M. McManus

Economic Value Added (EVA)/Return to Shareholder Value, Ginette M. McManus

Greece and European Monetary Union, Ginette M. McManus

Greece and European Monetary Union, Ginette M. McManus

Greece and the 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

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

Tests of Market Efficiency of 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

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

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

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

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