- October 20th, 2021
|Department:||Economics, Finance, & Legal Studies|
|Title:||Clinical Instructor of Finance|
|Education:||Ph.D., 1997: Kent State University, Kent, Ohio (Finance), USA|
|M.B.A., 1991: Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada|
|B.Eng., 1986: Technical University of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada|
Honors, Achievements & Affiliations
Dalhousie University: Commerce Professor of the Year 1998-99
Dalhousie University: MBA Professor of the Year 1998-99
Dalhousie University: Commerce Professor of the Year 1997-98 (runner-up)
Dalhousie University: MBA Professor of the Year 1997-98
Saint Mary’s University: Preferred Student Status 1991-93
The Need for Consistency and Generalizability in Tests of the Weak Form Efficient Market Hypothesis (with Jerry Bilbrey and Michael Shurden), Journal of Finance and Accountancy, Vol. 24, 2019, 1-14.
On the Importance of an Efficient Benchmark Portfolio (with William Acar), Journal of Economic & Financial Studies, 3, No. 6, 2015, 16-25.
M-Squared and Ranking Issues for Risky Assets, Applied Economics Letters, 2014, August, 1-4.
X-Sigma-Rho and Market Efficiency, Journal of Economic and Financial Studies, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2014, 41-44.
Decision Making in a Put-Call Framework: Evidence from the Game Show ‘Deal or No Deal’ (with Carol Boyer and Jiamin Wang), Journal of Financial and Economic Practice, Vol. 13, No. 1, 2013, 72-81.
Introduction: The 1987 Market Crash: Twenty Years Later (with Vincent G. Massaro), Review of Accounting and Finance, Vol. 8, No.2, 2009, 1-3.
Revisiting Derivative Securities and the 1987 Market Crash: Lessons for 2009 (with Vincent G. Massaro), Review of Accounting and Finance, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2009, 176-186.
SPACs as Alternative Investments: An Examination of Performance and Factors that Drive Prices (with Carol M. Boyer), Journal of Private Equity, Vol. 11, No. 3, 2008, 8-15.
Walrasian Auction & Competitive Dealer Markets: Informational Efficiency Issues (with Daniel C. Indro and Wayne Y. Lee), Journal of Financial and Economic Practice, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2008, 43-56.
Managers’ Role in Systematic Risk (with Patrizia Porrini and Howard Nemiroff), Journal of Comparative International Management, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2006, 54-67.
Six Simple Proofs for Intro to Finance Courses, Advances in Financial Education, Vol. 3, Fall, 2005, 35-47.
Derivatives and the Market Crash of 1987 (with Vincent G. Massaro), Management Research News, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2005, 94-105.
Suspect Identification by Facial Features (with E. Lee, T. Whalen, J. Sakalauskas, C. Bisedar, A. McCarthy, G. Reid, and C. Wotton), Ergonomics, Vol. 47, No. 7, 2004, 719-747.
Competitive Markets and Aggregate Information, Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 29, No. 4, 2003, 593-606.
Is There Alpha?, Journal of Alternative Investments, Vol. 3, No. 4, 2001, 65-67.
The New Economy Creed: A Case of Thought Contagion (with William Acar), Journal of Psychology and Financial Markets (Journal of Behavioral Finance), Vol. 1, No. 3, 2000, 193-199.
A Rational Basis for Closed-end Fund Discounts: Empirical Tests, Journal of Alternative Investments, Vol. 3, No. 3, 2000, 56-61.
Closed-end Fund Discounts: A Rational Basis for Discounts, Journal of Alternative Investments, Vol. 2, No. 3, 1999, 45-51.