|Present||Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University ‐ H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2015 - Present||Mentor, Nova Southeastern University, Graduate and Undergraduate Finance Internship Courses||2013 - Present||Administrator, Nova Southeastern University, Finance Lounge Course on Blackboard||2011 - Present||Ad-Hoc Referee, Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Review||2011 - Present||Ad-Hoc Referee, Quantitative Finance, Global Finance Journal, Quaterly Review of Economics and Finance||2015 - 2015||Committee Member, Nova Southeastern University, Finance Search Committee||2014 - 2015||Faculty Mentor, Nova Southeastern University, Faculty Mentoring Committee||2014 - 2015||Committee Member, Nova Southeastern University, Foundations of Excellence Steering Committee||2014 - 2015||Committee Member, Nova Southeastern University, Organization Dimension Committee||2014 - 2014||Committee Member, Nova Southeastern University, Finance Curriculum Committee|
Honors and Awards
- 2010 Southern Finance Association Outstanding Paper Award
|2012||Ph.D., Finance, The University of Memphis|
|2007||M.S., Finance, Rochester Institute of Technology|
|2006||B.S., Capital Markets, Marmara University|
Corruption's Impact on Foreign Portfolio Investment International Business Review (2017)
Corruption has significant effects on a nation’s financial markets through its adverse impact on foreign portfolio investment (FPI). Yet, the effects of corruption on FPI are nonlinear and reverse J-shaped, with intermediate levels of corruption ...
Why Shouldn't You Invest in Companies with Revolving Door Lobbyists? Journal of Investing (2016)
This article analyzes the effect on firm value of having former government officials as lobbyists. The results suggest that the number of “revolving door” lobbyists is negatively correlated with firm value. The authors find that ...
Dollar-Cost Averaging: The Trade-Off Between Risk and Return Journal of Financial Planning (2015)
Executive Summary Despite lump-sum investing’s superior performance, dollar-cost averaging continues to be popular among investors. Much of the previous literature has used behavioral reasoning, seasonality, conditional expected returns, and mean reversion in stock prices to ...
Market Liquidity and Ambiguity: The Certification Role of Corporate Governance Financial Review (2014)
We investigate how firm‐specific certification practices through corporate governance can reduce perceived ambiguity and thus enhance liquidity of a firm in the stock market. We show that better corporate governance helps reduce ambiguity. In addition, ...
The Impact of Political Uncertainty and Abnormal Market Conditions on Institutional Trading Behavior Journal of Trading (2013)
This article investigates the impact of political uncertainty and abnormal market conditions on institutional trading behavior. The study finds that institutional investors are net buyers during abnormal market decreases and net sellers during abnormal market ...
Threats to Foreign Equity Investments in International Capital Markets: Nationalism and Militarism Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies (2013)
Even though financial markets have become more integrated and international capital now moves more freely across borders, we argue that access to foreign equity investments still remains a political decision, and this policy decision is ...