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 1997

Review of the Long-run Relationship Between Spot and Futures Prices of the S&P 500 Index: Evidence From Cointegration, Asim Ghosh

Review of Volatility Behavior of Future Exchange Rate Contracts, Asim Ghosh

Stochastic Dynamic Relationship between Stock Prices and EPS: Forecasting Evidence from An Ettor Correction Model, Asim Ghosh

The Rolling Spot Futures Contract: An Error Correction Model Analysis, Asim Ghosh

Forecasting Bankruptcy: A Comparison of a Quantitative Approach with a Judgmental Approach, Karen M. Hogan

Global Fixed Income Securities: An Extension of Domestic Investing, Karen M. Hogan

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

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

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

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

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

The Size Effect on the Initial and Aftermarket Performance of IPO's, Karen M. Hogan

Roundtable: Outlook for Asset-Backed Securities, Amy F. Lipton

An Examination of the Synergistic Attributes of Canada/US Sell-Off Reconstructing, Ginette M. McManus

An Examination of the Synergistic Attributes of Canadian/US Sell-Off Reconstructing, Ginette M. McManus

An Examination of the Synergistic Attributes of Canadian/us Sell-Off Restructuring, Ginette M. McManus

An Examination of the Synergistic Attributes to Canadian/US Sell-Off Restructuring, Ginette M. McManus

Disinvestment Decisions, Ginette M. McManus

Disinvestment Decisions, Ginette M. McManus

The Cash-to-Market Anomaly, Ginette M. McManus

The Cash-To-Market Anomaly, Ginette M. McManus

The Cash-to-Market Anomaly, Ginette M. McManus

Volatility Persistence in the S&P 500 Future Index, Ginette M. McManus

Product Focus Versus Diversification: Estimates of X-Efficiency for the U.S. Life Insurance Industry, Carolin D. Schellhorn

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

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

Casualty Excess of Loss Treaty Reinsurance, Richard Shaw

On Using Volatility Bands?, Ahmet Tezel

The Cash-to-Market Anomaly, Ahmet Tezel

The Cash-to-Market Anomaly, Ahmet Tezel

Z-System: A Technical System Beats the Buy-and-Hold Strategy, Ahmet Tezel

Z-System: A Technical System Beats the Buy-and-Hold Strategy, Ahmet Tezel

Baker v. Peterson: A Pension Plan Litigation Case, George H. Webster

Delta Airlines, George H. Webster

Forecasting Bankruptcy: a Comparison of a Quantitative Approach with a Judgmental Approach, George H. Webster

Stange, Inc, George H. Webster

Tally Industries, Inc.: The Acquisition of the Ball and Socket Manufacturing Company, George H. Webster

Submissions from 1996

Interpreting Body Language for Success in Love and Business, Thomas F. Burke

Managing Your Time, Thomas F. Burke

Northern State University School of Business: A Problem for the Dean., Corolyn E. Clark

The Effects of Statewide Bank Expansion on Concentration: What is the Relevant Market?, Corolyn E. Clark

Firm Value, Growth Opportunities, and Leverage, Morris G. Danielson

Judgmental Approach to Forecasting, Paul L. Foster

Talley Industries, Inc.: The Acquisition of the Ball and Socket Manufacturing Company, Paul L. Foster

The Effects of Statewide Bank Expansion on Concentration: What is the Relevant Market?, Paul L. Foster

The Effects of Statewide Bank Expansion on Concentration: What is the Revelant Market?, Paul L. Foster

Tom, Dick, and Harry: The Case of 403(b), Paul L. Foster

A Multivariate Conditional CAPM with Threshold ARCH Specification, Asim Ghosh

Are Stock Prices Predictable? An Empirical Evidence from an Error Correction Model in Case of European Stock Markets, Asim Ghosh

Cointegration and Price-Discovery - The Case of Hong Kong Security Markets, Asim Ghosh

Cross-Hedging Foreign Currency Risk: Empirical Evidence from an Error Correction Model, Asim Ghosh

Examination of the Equally-Weighted Exchange Index Daily Cross-Sectional Return and Risk, Asim Ghosh

Hedging with International Stock Index Futures: An Intertemporal Error Correction Model, Asim Ghosh

How Efficient are European Stock Markets? Evidence from and Error Correction Model, Asim Ghosh

Reaction of Corporate Profits to Change in Inflation: Empirical Evidence from an Error Correction Model, Asim Ghosh

Reaction to Corporate Profits to Change in Inflation: An Empirical Evidence from an Error Correction Model, Asim Ghosh

An Examination of Nonlinear Dependence in Exchange Rates, Using new Methods from Chaos Theory, Claire Gilmore

An Examination of Nonlinear Dependence in Exchange Rates, Using New Methods of Chaos Theory, Claire Gilmore

Corporate Hedging: What, Why and How, Claire Gilmore

Get Ahead: An Employment Advancement Simulation Game, Karen M. Hogan

Global Portfolio Management of Fixed Income Securities in Continuous Time, Karen M. Hogan

Valuation of the Call Option, Karen M. Hogan

Valuation of the Call Option, Karen M. Hogan

FI Investment Management, Amy F. Lipton

Anomalies in the Emerging Bond Market: An Empirical Investigation, Ginette M. McManus

Does Financial Slack Add Value: An Empirical Investigation, Ginette M. McManus

Does Financial Slack Add Value? An Empirical Investigation, Ginette M. McManus

International Diversification During the 1990s, Ginette M. McManus

International Diversification During the 1990s, Ginette M. McManus

Privatization and Operating Efficiencies: A Net Present Value Approach, Ginette M. McManus

Privatization and Operating Efficiencies: A Net Present Value Approach, Ginette M. McManus

Operating Choice, Focus and Performance: The Case of the Life Insurance Industry, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Operating Choice, Focus and Performance: The Case of the Life Insurance Industry, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Product Focus Versus Diversification: Estimates of X-Efficiency for the U.S. Life Insurance Industry, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Production Focus Versus Diversification: Estimates of X-Efficiency for the U. S. Life Insurance Industry, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Subordinated Debt Prices and Forward Looking Estimates of Bank Asset Volatility, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Subordinated Debt Prices and Forward-Looking Estimates of Bank Asset Volatility, Carolin D. Schellhorn

The Bank's Choice of a Lending Niche and the Price of Certification, Carolin D. Schellhorn

The Bank's Choice of a Lending Niche and the Pricing of Certification, Carolin D. Schellhorn

Does Financial Slack Add Value, Ahmet Tezel

Does Financial Slack Add Value?, Ahmet Tezel

International Diversification During 1990's, Ahmet Tezel

International Diversification During the 1990's, Ahmet Tezel

Privatization and Operating Efficiencies: A Net Present Value Approach, Ahmet Tezel

Privitization and Operating Efficiences: A Net Present Value Approach, Ahmet Tezel

Northeastern University School of Business - A Problem for the Dean, George H. Webster

Northern State University School of Business: A Problem for the Dean, George H. Webster

Secure Com (A), George H. Webster

Talley Industries, Inc.: The Acquistion of the Ball and Stock Manufacturing Company, George H. Webster

Tom, Dick and Harry: The Case of 403-B, George H. Webster

Submissions from 1995

Interviewing Skills and Techniques, Thomas F. Burke

Bond Downgrades and Long-Term Prospects of Financially Distressed Large Versus Small Firms: Evidence of Size Effect in Analyst's Forecast Revisions., Corolyn E. Clark

Bond Downgrades and Long-Term Prospects of Financially Distressed Large Versus Small Firms: Evidence of Size Effect in Analyst's Forecast Revisions, Paul L. Foster

Bond Downgrades and Long-Term Prospects of Financially Distressed Large vs. small Firms: Evidence of Size in Analysts' Forecast Reviews, Paul L. Foster

Circuit Makers, Inc. (A), Paul L. Foster

Circuit Markers, Inc, Paul L. Foster

General Fasteners, Paul L. Foster

Cointegration, ARCH Effects and Transmission of Volatility Between the Stock Market and the Consumer Price Index, Asim Ghosh

The Hedging Effectiveness of ECU Futures Contracts: Forecasting Evidence From an Error Correction Model, Asim Ghosh

The Hedging Effectiveness of Foreign Currency Futures: Empirical Evidence from an Error Correction Model, Asim Ghosh