Vita

 

Peter E. Koveos

202 Wedgewood Terrace

Dewitt, N.Y. 13214

(315) 445-2439

 

School of Management

Syracuse University

Syracuse, NY 13244-2130

(315) 443-1386

(315) 443-5457 (fax)

peter@som.syr.edu

 

 

Education:                                          

 


Ph.D.   1977                Pennsylvania State University (Economics)

 MA      1970                Pennsylvania State University (Economics)

 BA       1968                American International College (Economics)

  

Employment:              

 

Chair, Finance Department    Syracuse University, 12/02-present

                                                (School of Management)

 

Senior Director for International Programs  Syracuse University, 2001-present

                                                (School of Management)

 Associate Dean,

Master's Programs                    Syracuse University, 1997-2001

 

Professor of Finance                 Syracuse University, 1993-present

 

Chair                                       Syracuse University, 1991-1997

Finance Department

 

Director                                    Syracuse University, 1990-present

Kiebach Center for

International Business

Studies

 

Interim Dean                             Syracuse University, 1988-1990

School of Management

 

Associate Professor                  Syracuse University, 1982-1993

 

Chair                                        Syracuse University, 1986-1988

Finance Department

 

Associate Professor                  University of Rhode Island, 1981-1982

 

Assistant Professor                   University of Rhode Island, 1977-1981

 

 

 

Teaching Experience:           

 

 


Syracuse University- Courses Taught as Part of Normal Teaching Lead

 

                                    International Finance

                                    Basic Finance

                                    Commercial Banking

Domestic and International Financial Institutions and Markets

Economics for Management

Small Business Management

World Business Systems

Money and Banking

Financial Management (Advanced)

International Business Management

Europe 1992 and its Implications for International Business

International Trade and Investments (emphasis on Central and Eastern Europe)

Competition in Global Economy

International Business Transactions II (College of Law)

Competition in Global Economy

Financial Controls

International Trade and Investments (emphasis on the Western Hemisphere)

Economic Reforms in China and Central and Eastern Europe:

Implications for International Business

International Financial Management

Managing in a Global Setting

Global Entrepreneurship

Doing Business in China

Fellowships/Recognition:      

1982                            Ayres Fellowship, Stonier Graduate School of Banking, Summer

1983-84           Lilly Teaching Fellowship, Syracuse University

1984    Outstanding Faculty Member, School of Management, voted by Beta Gamma Sigma

Honorary Recognition:         

1993                            Honorary Chairman, Shanghai Finance Society

                                   

Honorary Faculty, Hujiang Commercial College, Shanghai

White Yulan Prize, Shanghai; highest award given by the Municipality of Shanghai to Foreign Experts in Recognition of their contributions to Shanghai; “Key” to the City

2003    Honorary Doctorate in Commercial Science (Commencement Speaker); American International College

Publications:  

Articles           “Good Times and Bad Times in the Jewelry Industry.” American Jewelry Manufacturer, (March 1979). (with G. Booth and G. Suzawa)

            “Employment Cycles in New England: 1947-1977.” The New England Journal of Business and Economics, (Fall 1979). (with L. Chugh)

            “Industrial Usage Provides Clues to Futures Prices.” American Metal Market (September 1979). (with G. Booth)

            “Hedging in a Volatile Silver Market.” Tradelook, (July/August 1980), (with G. Booth)

            “Investing in Precious Metals: The Modern Portfolio Approach.” Tradelook, (with G. Booth)

            “Currency Interdependence in Foreign Exchange Markets.”  The Financial Review, Fall 1980. (with G. Booth)

“The Stochastic Structure of Employment in a Small Regional Economy.” The New England Journal of Business and Economics, Spring 1981. (with J. Duggan)

“How Much Hedging is Enough? Calculating the Optimum Hedge for Precious Metals.” Tradelook, November/December 1980. (with G. Booth and E. Brannigan)

“Foreign Exchange Market Behavior, 1975-1978.” Rivista Internazionale di Scienze Economiche e commerciali, April 1981. (with G. Booth and F. Kaen)

“Sharpe Ratio Shows Portfolio Better Than Single Markets.” Commodities, January 1981. (with G. Booth)

“Hedging Effectiveness in Precious Metals.” Precious Metals 1981. (with G. Booth and E. Brannigan)

“Time Series Forecasts of Gold and Silver Prices.” Precious Metals 1981. (with G. Booth)

“Commodities Treading: Advice from an Expert.” In Daniel A. McGowan, Contemporary Personal Finance, 1982: Houghton-Mifflin.

“Persistent Dependence in Gold Prices.” Journal of Financial Research, Spring 1982. (with G. Booth)

“Employers’ View of Manpower Training Programs.” Thrust, Winter 1982. (with G. Booth)

“R/S Analysis of Foreign Exchange Rates Under Two International Monetary Regimes.” Journal of Monetary Economics, 1982. (with G. Booth)

“Employment Fluctuations: an R/S Analysis.” Journal of Regional Science, 1983. (with G. Booth)

“Venture Capital Formation in Europe.” Small Business Institute Review, Summer 1984. (with A. Young)

“Memory in Commodity Futures Contracts: A Comment.” Journal of Futures Markets, Winter 1984. (with G. Booth and N. Milonas)

“Deviations from Purchasing Parity, Relative Prices and Exchange Rates: More Lessons from the Recent Experience.” The Financial Review, May 1985. (with G. Booth and J. Duggan)

“Currency-of-Denomination Decision for Debt Financing.” Journal of International Business Studies, Fall 1985. (with R. Chang and G. Rhee)

“Market Efficiency, Purchasing Power Parity, and Black Markets: The Latin American View.” Financial Management, Autumn 1985. (with B. Seifert)

“Market Efficiency and Purchasing Power Parity” in Weltwirtschadftliches Archiv,  (June 1986), 313-326. (with B. Seifert)

“A Programming Model for Bank Hedging Decisions: to Journal of Financial Research, Fall 1986. (with G. Booth)

“Purchasing Power Parity: A Reexamination of Prediction Errors.” Advances in Financial Planning and Forecasting. Edited by C. F. Lee, Volume 3, 1989. (with G. Booth)

“Portfolio Investments in North American Currencies: Empirical Observations on Stochastic Structure and Variability.” Economics and Finance: Current Issues in North American and Caribbean Countries Edited by Edgar Ortiz, National University of Mexico, (with R. DeFusco and G. Philippatos), 1988-89.

“Exchange Rate Models for North America: United States and Canada.” Economics and Finance: Current Issues in North American and Caribbean Countries. Edited by Edgar Ortiz, national University of Mexico, (with M. Ahmed and M. Najand), 1989-89.

“Financial Market Performance After the Crash.” International Economic Integration: Lessons from the 1980s and Prospects for the 1990s. B. Poulson, C. Becker, and A. Rappaport, eds. Proceedings of the Economic Institute and Finance Symposium and North American Economics and Finance Association Fifth International Congress, July 1989, Volume I.

“The Currency of Denomination Decision and The Optimal coupon Rate and Maturity Strategies for Long Term Debt Financing.” Advances in Financial Planning and Forecasting, International, (with R. Chang and G. Rhee), 1990.

“An Analysis of Taiwan’s Currency Talks.” Pacific Basin Capital Markets, Vol. II, 1990 (with A. Mehta and S. Wu).

“A Comparative Study of Economic Development: The Case of Shanghai and Taiwan.” Advances in Finance in the Pacific Basin. JAI Press (forthcoming; with C. Chang, C. Chen, and Y Zhang).

"Strategic Management in an Economy Under Transformation." In Financial Analysis of Firms: Selected Topics. Edited by P.Koveos, I. Teodorovic, D. Vojnic, and A. Young. Zagreb University/Institute of Economics, Zagreb, 1992, pp. 49-62

            “Chinese Financial Reforms: Lessons for Other Countries.” First International Conference on Enterprise in Transition. University of Split, Faculty of Economics, Split, October 4-6, 1995, pp. 311-314 (with Patricia Meyers and Linghui Tang).

“Economic Reform and the Behavior of Policymakers: Some Implications for Economics and Finance.” Presidential Address. North American Journal of Economics & Finance 5(1), 1994, pp. 111-120

“Cross-Country Analysis of the Price-Earnings Ration.” The Journal of Multinational Financial Management (with M. Kim). Vol. 4(3.4), 1994, pp. 117-126.

Co-Editor; Proceedings of the First International Conference on Managing in Emerging Markets, Syracuse, NY, November 1995 (with David Wilemon, Chunchi Wu, and Allan Young)

“The Uruguay Round: Background and Prospects.” Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Management. State Academy of Management: Moscow , 6/95, pp. 68-74

“Financial Sector Reforms During Structural Adjustment: The problems of Adjustment Lag and Policy Credibility."  Economics. Zagreb, Croatia, 2, 4, 1996, pp. 667-680 (with D. Randhawa). Summary of early version appeared in C.H. Little and S. Lawson, eds. Eigth International Congress Conference Volume. North American Economics and Finance Association.

“International Mergers and Acquisitions: A Review of Some Current Issues.” Managerial Finance. 1996.

"Financial Infrastructure and Transitional Economic Development: An Inexorable Nexus." With Allan Young. 2nd International Conference on Enterprises in Transition." Faculty of Economics, University of Split, Croatia, May 1997.

"Financial Infrastructure and Economic Transition: Some Policy Guidelines." Originally published in Economski Pregled (Economic Review), Nos 11-12, 1996; was further discussed in Management: Journal of Issues, January 1998, pp. 88-89 (with Allan Young)

“Governance, Economic and Financial Factors Affecting Success for Transition Economies.” Proceedings of Rijeka Faculty of Economics: Journal of Economics and Business. , pages 7-18 (has a 2000 date, but appeared in 2001)

With John Broussard and Allan Young

‘The development of E-business in China.” One page abstract. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Meeting of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, edited by Eldon Li and Rosemary Wild, April 3-7, 2001, Vancouver, Canada. With Yunhe Shi and Yimin Zhang.

“Index of Economic Freedom and Economic Growth in Transition Economies.” With Allan Young and John Broussard. Global and Economic Growth: A Critical Evaluation. Volume edited by J. Georgakopoulos, C. Paraskevopoulos, and J. Smithin. APF Press, Toronto, Canada. 2001

“Finance for the Poor: Assessing Microfinance Institutions.” Managerial Finance Vol. 30, Number 9, 2004 (forthcoming), pp. 71-96. With D. Randhawa

“Economies in Transition: Recent Performance.” Syracuse Journal Of International Law and Commerce (Syracuse University); Volume 30, Number 2, Summer 2003, pp. 287-305.

 

“Venture Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Growth.” With L. Tang. Journal of Developmental Enrepreneurship. (Accepted for publication: Forthcoming, August 2004)

Chapters in Recent Book: Economies in Transition, World Scientific Press, 2002, Edited by Young, Teodorovic, and Koveos

“The Impact of Financial Sector Reform in Transition Economies.” Chapter 8, pp. 131-152 (with D. Randhawa)

“The Role of Small, Innovative and Entrepreneurial Firms in Achieving Economic Integration During the Transition Process.” Chapter 10, pp. 175-186 (with A. Young)

“Governance, Economic and Financial Factors Affecting Success for Transition Economies.” Chapter 11, pp187-200 (with J. Brouchard and A. Young)

“The Relationship Between Economic Freedom and Transitionary Economic Growth.” Chapter 12, pp. 201-208 (with J. Brouchard and A. Young)

“The Financial Infrastructure Required to Support Economies in Transition.” Chapter 14, pp. 227-250 (with A. Young)

“Chinese Economic and Financial Reforms.” Chapter 17, pp. 301-316 (with L.Tang)

 

 

Proceedings

 

“Economic Freedom, Growth and Competitiveness in Europe.” With J. Broussard and A. Young. Global Issues in Business, Volume 1, Athens Institute For Education and Research, 2003

 

“E-Commerce Development in China.” With Y. Zhang. Proceedings of the 2003 Academy of International Business Northeast Annual Conference: Globalization in the Age of Technology, Southern New Hampshire University, pp. 178-192.

 

 

Edited Works:           

 

            Editor, Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship. January, 2004-

Co-Editor, Journal of Economic Asymmetry, 2003-

            Co-Editor, The New England Journal of Business & Economics, 1981-1983. Proceedings of the New England Business & Economic Association, Newport, RI, 1978.

           

            Co-Editor, The Northeast Journal of Business & Economics, 1981-1983.

            Associate Editor, Loyola Management Review, 1982-1983.

            Acting Editor, The Financial Review, May-December 1986.

            Associate Editor, Journal of Multinational Financial Management.

            Associate Editor, Journal of International Finance.

            Associate Editor, The Financial Review.

            Co-editor, Journal of Teaching in International Business, special issue on International Finance (forthcoming-3 articles)

           

            Co-editor, Proceedings of the First Annual Conference on Economic Reforms, Syracuse, NY, 1992 (forthcoming, with Y. Zhang).

            Co-Editor. Financial Analysis of Firms: Selected Topics. Zagreb University/Institute of Economics, Zagreb, 1992 (with I. Teodorovic, D. Vojnic, A. Young).

           

            Co-editor, Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference on Economic Reforms, Shanghai, PRC, 1993 (forthcoming, with C. Cheng and Y. Zhang).

            Co-editor, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Managing in Emerging Markets, Syracuse, NY, 1995 (with D. Wilemon, C. Wu, A. Young)

            Co-editor, Money and Finance in a Global Economy, APF Press, 2002 (with A. Kintis, C. Paraskevopoulos, and N. Baltas)

            Co-editor, Economies in Transition, World Scientific Press, 2002 (with A. Young and I. Teodorovic).

Book Reviews:          

            Arnold W. Sametz, Editor. The Emerging Financial Industry: Implications for Insurance Products, Portfolios and Planning. Lexington, MA: 1984. Lexington Books. The Wall Street Journal Review of Books, (Winter 1985): 38-39.

            Frederick Mishkin, A Rational Expectations Approach to Macroeconomics, in The Wall Street Review of Books, (Summer 1985): 223-225.

            Arnold Heertje, Editor, Investing in Europe’ s Future, in The Wall Street Review of Books, (Summer 1985): 235-237.

Appearances: 

            Discussed “The Impact of New Information on Exchange Rates” by Thomas C. Chiang. Presented at 1984 Eastern Finance Association Conference, April 11-14, Orlando, FL.

            Chaired session on “Current Issues in the management of Financial Institutions.” Second International Meeting, North American Economics and Finance Association, Mexico City, July 27, 1984.

            Discussed “Relationship Between Money Supply and Stock Prices in Twelve Countries” by W. Scott Bauman and Jaroslaw Komaryasky. Financial Management Association, Toronto, Canada, October 13-19, 1984.

            Discussed “Test on the Japanese Stock Market” by Allan Severn. Eastern Finance Association Meeting, April 21, 1987, Baltimore, MD.

            Discussed “The Pricing of Stock Index Futures” by Hassan B. Ehsani. International Trade Symposium, June 20, 1987, Laredo, TX. Chaired Session on international Diversification”. Academy of International Business, November 13, 1987, Chicago, IL.

            Discussed “Forces Affecting European Unification” by B. Sarachek, International Symposium of the North American Economics and Finance Association, Mexico City, Mexico, August 8, 1990.

            Discussed “Price Instability in a Rational Expectations Model: The Mexican Case” by Francisco Calrada-Bravo. ASSA/North American Economics and Finance Association, December 30, 1990, Washington, D.C.

            Discussed “Risk-Return Characteristics of ADR” by W. Kao and J. Vu. ASSA/North American Economics and Finance Association, December 29, 1990, Washington, D.C.

            Chaired Session on “Reporting Monetary and Fiscal Policy, “ ASSA/North American Economics and Finance Association, December 29, 1990, Washington, D.C.

            Chaired Session on “Reporting Monetary and Fiscal Policy,” ASSA/North American Economics and Finance Association, December 29, 1990, Washington, D.C.

            Chaired Session on “U.S. and Canadian International Government Policies,” ASSA/North American Economics and Finance Association, December 30, 1990, Washington, D.C.

            Chaired Session on “Banking in the United States: The Credit Crunch.” American Finance Association/North American Economics and Finance Association, Joint Session, ASSA Meetings, Boston, MA, January 4, 1994.

            Chaired Session on “Economic Development with Unequal Partners.” ASSA/North American Economics and Finance Association, Boston, MA, January 5, 1994.

Scheduled to Chair Session on “Financial Innovation and the Role of Government-Sponsored Enterprises.” Joint Session: American Finance Association and North American Economics and Finance Association, January 5-7, 1996.

            Chaired Session on “Economic Development with Unequal Partner.” ASSA/North American Economics and Finance Association, Boston, MA, January 5, 1994.

            Chaired Session on “Banking in the United States: The Credit Crunch.” American Finance Association/North American Economics and Finance Association, Joint Session, ASSA Meetings, Boston, MA, January 4, 1994.

            Chaired Session on “U.S. and Canadian International Government Policies,” ASSA/North American Economics and Finance Association, December 30, 1990, Washington, D.C.

            Chaired Session on “Reporting Monetary and Fiscal Policy: ASSA/North American Economics and Finance Association, December 29, 1990, Washington, D.C.

            Discussed “Risk-Return Characteristics of ADR” by W. Kao and J. Vu ASSA/North American Economics and Finance Association, December 29, 1990, Washington, D.C.

            Discussed “Price Instability in a Rational Expectations Model: the Mexican Case” by Francisco Carrada-Bravo.  ASSA/North American and Finance Association, December 30, 1990, Washington, D.C.

            Discussed “Forces Affecting European Unification,” by B. Sarachek, International Symposium of the North American Economics and Finance Association, Mexico City, Mexico, August 8, 1990.

            Chaired Session on “International Diversification,” Academy of International Business, November 13, 1987, Chicago, IL

           

            Discussed “The Pricing of Stock Index Futures” by Hassan B. Ehsani. International Trade Symposium, June 20, 1987, Laredo, TX.

            Discussed “Tests on the Japanese Stock Market” by Allan Severn. Eastern Finance Association Meeting, April 21, 1987, Baltimore, MD.

            Discussed “Relationship Between money Supply and Stock Prices in Twelve Countries” by W. Scott Bauman and Jaroslaw Komarysasky. Financial Management Association, Toronto, Canada, October 13-19, 1984.

            Chaired Session on “Current Issues in the management of Financial Institutions.” Second International Meeting, North American Economics and Finance Association, Mexico City, July 27, 1984.

Scholarly Papers and Addresses:     

“Monetary Policy Effectiveness Under Alternative Exchange Rate Regimes.” Presented to the 1978 Annual Meeting of the Eastern Economic Association. Washington, DC, 1978. (with G. Booth)

             “Spectral Analysis of  Employment Patterns in Rhode Island.” Presented to the 1978 Annual Meeting of the Eastern Economic Association, Washington, DC 1978. (with L. Chugh)

“A CAPM Approach to Corporate Bond Risk.” Proceedings of the Eastern Finance Association, Atlanta, GA 1978. (with G. Booth)

“Exchange Risk Under Alternative International Monetary Arrangements.” Proceedings of the Eastern Finance Association, Atlanta, GA 1978.

Efficient Market Model: Precious Metals.” Presented to the 1979 International precious Metals Conference, Chicago, IL 1979. (with G. Booth)

“Cyclical Behavior of the Jewelry Industry.” Presented to the 1979 Eastern Economic Association Conference, Boston, MA, 1979. (with G.Booth and G. Suzawa)

            “Recent Behavior of Platinum and Palladium Prices.” Presented to Precious Metals Seminar I. New York Mercantile Exchange, New York 1979. (with G. Booth)

“The Stochastic Structure of Employment in a Small Region: The Case of Rhode Island.” Proceedings of the New England Business and Economic Association Conference, Boston, MA 1979. (with J. Duggan)

“PPP and Black markets: The Latin American View.” Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Eastern Finance Association, April 15-18, 1984, Orlando, FL. (with B. Seifert)

“Earnings, Prices, and Macroeconomic Variables: A Test of Causality.” Presented to the 1984 Eastern Economic Association Conference, March 15-17, 1984, New York, NY. (with R. Chang)

“A Programming Model for Bank Hedging Decisions.” Presented to the Second International Meeting of the North American Economics and Finance Association, Mexico City, July 27, 1984. (with G. Booth)

“Budget Deficits and Exchange Rates.” Paper presented to the 1985 NAEFA Conference, New York City, December 1985. (with R. Chang)

“The Currency of Denomination and the Optimal Coupon Rate and maturity Strategies for Long Term Debt Financing.” Proceedings of the American Accounting Association. (paper presented to 1986 AAA Annual Conference, August 23, 1986, NYC).  (with R. Chang and G. Rhee)

“Strong Market Efficiency and Foreign Bank Secrecy Laws.” Paper presented to Northeast AIB Conference, Boston, March 1985. (with S. Hurd)

“Financial Market Performance: The Case of Greece.” Paper presented to Eastern Finance Association Meeting, Baltimore, MD, April 1987. (with G. Booth and N. Niarchos)

“Exchange Rate Models for North America: United States and Canada.” Paper Presented at International Trade Symposium, Laredo, TX, June 1987. (with M. Ahmed and M. Najand)

“Financial Market Integration: The Recent Experience.” Paper presented to 1987 NAEFA/ASSA Conference, Chicago, December 27, 1987.

“Foreign Direct Investment: Theory and Reality.” Paper presented to 1988 NAEFA/ASSA Conference, New York, NY, December 27, 1988.

“Exchange Rate Variability: Pre and Post Crash.” Paper presented to the 1988 NAEFA/ASSA Conference, New York, NY, December 28, 1988.

“Financial Market Performance after the Crash.” Paper presented at the International Symposium of the North American Economics & Finance Association, July 1989, Boulder, Co.

“ A Note On market Internationalization.” Paper presented at the ASSA/NAEFA Meetings, December 1989, Atlanta, GA.

“An Analysis of Taiwan’s Currency Talks.” Paper presented at Second Annual Pacific Basic Capital Market, Conference Bangkok, Thailand, June 8, 1990 (with A. Mehta and S. Wu)

“Lessons from Europe for North American Integration.” Paper presented at International Symposium of the North American Economics and Finance Association, Mexico City, Mexico, August 8, 1990. (with D. Randhawa)

“An Analysis of Capital Mobility, Financial Market Integration, and Exchange Rate Stability.” Paper presented at the ASSA/North American Economics and Finance Association Meeting, December 29, 1990, Washington, D.C. (with Ashok Mehta).

“NAFTA and Business Strategy: Results of a Survey.” Presented at ASSA/North American Economics and Finance Association Meetings, December 1990; updated and presented in December 1991 (with W. Kao and K. Smith).

“A Cross-section Multi-country test of Price-Earnings ratios.” Presented at the Eastern Finance Association Meetings, April 1993, Richmond, VA (with M. Kim).

“A Note on Currency Reform in Latin America.” Presented at the Eighth International Congress, North American Economics and Finance Association, August 7, 1993, Montego Bay Jamaica.

“Credible Financial Reforms and Monetary Control.” Presented at the EADI 7th General Conference, September 15-18, Berlin (with D. Randhawa).

“Russian Banking: An Update.” Presented at the Financial Management Association Meetings, Toronto, ONT., October 17, 1993.

“Economic Reform and Public Policy: Implications for Economics and Finance.” Presidential Address, North American Economics and Finance Association, Boston, MA, January 3, 1994.

"The Financial Infrastructure Required to Support the Economics of Transition." With Allan Young. 8th International Conference of the International Association for the Economics of Participation, Prague, Czech Republic, August 1996.

"The Congruence of Financial and Transitional Economic Development." With Allan Young. Multinational Finance Society, Thessaloniki, Greece, 1997.

"The Role of Small and Entrepreneurial Firms in Achieving Economic Integration During Transition: Advocacy and Recommendations." Academy of Entrepreneurial and Small Business Finance Annual Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii, October 1997.

"Financial Sector Reform." Paper presented at the 2000 ASSA/North American Economics and Finance Association meetings, Boston, MA.

"Economic Growth and Transition." With John Broussard and Allan Young.  12th Conference of the Internationa Association of Economics of Participation. Trento, Italy, July 2000.

"E-Commerce in China." With Yimin Zhang. WDSI, April 2001

“Comparative Economic Reforms: China and the Balkans.” Presented at the Conference on Current Issues for Transition Economies in the Broader Balkan Region, December 6-10, 2001, Thessaloniki, Greece. With Yimin Zhang and Chung Chen.

“Governance Factors and Economic Transition: Some Empirical Evidence.” Fourth International Conference on Enterprises in Transition, Faculty of Economics, University of Split, Split, Croatia, May 2001. With John Broussard and Allan Young.

“Economic Freedom and Economic Growth in Asia.” Academy of International Business, Southeast Asia/Australia, July 18-20, 2002, Shanghai, China.

“Comparative Economic Development: China and Taiwan.” Conference on Globalization Issues, Loyola University of Chicago, August 17, 2002

 

“Economic Freedom and Growth in the Americas.” With J. Broussard and A. Young.” ASSA/NAEFA meetings, Washington, DC, Jan 3-5, 2003

 

“The Index of Economic Freedom and Economic Growth in Central and Eastern Europe.” With J. Broussard and A. Young. International Conference on Business Economics, Management and Marketing, Athens, Greece, June 26-29, 2003.

 

“Economies in Transition: Recent Performance.” Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce Symposium, March 2003, Syracuse University

 

“China and India: A Comparison.” With Y. Zhang. William Davidson Institute, University of Michigan, Chinese Economists Society/University of Michigan Conference, August, 2003.

 

“E-Commerce Development in China.” With Y. Zhang. The Academy of International Business Northeast Annual Conference: Globalization in the Age of Technology. October 2-4, 2003, University of Southern New Hampshire.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Service- Syracuse University:          

                                    Undergraduate Board, School of Management

                                    Academic Disciplinary Committee, School of Management

                                    Advising Committee, School of Management

Faculty Advisor, Syracuse University Chapter of the Financial Management Association National Honor Society (1983-87). The society has a current membership of about 40 students and serves to generate and maintain a high level of interest in finance as well as recognize scholarship achievements.

Faculty Advisor and Founder of the Finance Association (1983). The society has a current membership of about 40 students and serves to generate and maintain a high level of interest in finance as well as recognize scholarship achievements.

Faculty Advisor and Founder of the Finance Association (1983). The association is open to all finance students and is designed to give students as opportunity to expand their professional interests.

Faculty Advisor and Founder of the Syracuse University Investment Club (1988). Instituted to give students an insight into the fundamentals of investment. Current membership stands at approximately 55

Members contribute their own funds (about $25 every two months) and jointly invest in stocks of their choice. They gain experience in market analysis as well as in the mechanics of trading.

                                    University Senate (1984-1987)

University Senate Public Relations Committee (1984-1987); Chair  1984-1986

                                    School of Management IBM Grant Committee, 1986

                                    School of Management  Executive MBA Committee, 1985-1987

School of Management Promotion & Tenure Committee

            (1985-1987, 1991-1993)

School of Management Undergraduate Scholar Selection Committee,    1986-1989)

Treasurer, Phi Kappa Phi, Syracuse University Chapter, 1989-present

                                    Chair, Dean Search, School of Management, 1987-1990

University Senate, 1991-1994; Committee on Services to the Faculty, 1991-1993; Agenda Committee, 1993, Senate Curriculum Committee, Syracuse University, 1997-2002; 2003-

Board of Graduate Studies, Syracuse University, 1997-present

Committee on Students, Board of Graduate Studies, 1997-99

Chair, Academic Planning Committee, Board of Graduate Studies, 1999-2002

Administrative Duties:          

Associate Director, Research Center in Business & Economics, University of Rhode Island, 1981-1982.

Academic Director, Advanced Resource Management Course, Syracuse University, 1986-1987.

Chairman, Department of Finance, 1986-1988, 1991-1997, 12/02-present.

Interim Dean, Syracuse University, School of Management, 1988-1990.

Director, Kiebach Center for International Business Studies, 1990-present

Associate Dean, Master's Programs, 1997-2001

Director, Werner Heumann Institute for Cultural Understanding in International Business, 1999-present

Director, Walter and Dorothy Diamond Institute for International Investment and Taxation, 1998-present

Associate Dean, Shanghai-Syracuse International School of Business, 1995-2003

Work With Government or Industry of A Professional Nature:    

“Hydroelectric Power.” Report submitted to U.S. Department of  Energy, 1979. Served as member of a team comprised of faculty and government representatives.

                                   

Member of team evaluating the 1980 Budget of the City of Providence (with G. Booth and R. Vangermeersch). Testified before the City Council Finance Committee, June 22, 1980).

 

United Way Evaluation Committee, 1980 (Providence, RI).

Delegate to Legislative Initiatives workshop of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, September 24, 1991, Philadelphia, PA.

Project Leader in Grant ($49,700) to evaluate CETA Programs in Rhode Island. Awarded by Rhode Island Balance of State CETA. October 1980-January 1982. (with G. Georffrey Booth, R. Comerford and A. Della Bitta)

Project Leader in Grant ($6,000) to evaluate Title IV CETA Programs in Rhode Island. Awarded by Rhode Island Balance of State CETA. January 1982-September 1982. (with A. Della Bitta)

Project Leader in Grant ($19,000) to evaluate Title II and VII CETA Programs in Rhode Island. Awarded to Rhode Island Balance of State CETA. January 1982-September 1982. Renewed by an additional grant ($18,5000) to expire on June 1983. (with A. Della Bitta and G. Briden)

“Valuation of a Closely Held Corporation.” Report and Court Testimony, May 11, 1981 for Howard I. Lipsey, Esq. (with G. Geoffrey Booth). Appeared as expert witness in valuation case.

“Effect of Interest Rate Ceiling.” With Rhode Island Consumer Finance Association, March 1980. Testimony before the Rhode Island House Corporation Committee.

“Interest Rates and Financial Institutions.” With Rhode Island Bankers Association. Presentations before the Rhode Island House and Senate Corporation Committees, February 1981.

“The Value of Medical Education.” Report and Court Testimony, October 1983 for Howard I. Lipsey, Esq. Expert witness.

“The State of the Economy and the Financial System.” Seminar conducted for Rochester Teachers Credit Union, August 15, 1983.

“Formulation of International Investment Income Flow Indices.” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 1985-86.

                                   

In cooperation with the Syracuse University Alumni Relations Office, led discussions on “The Trade Gap.” Forums held in Syracuse, Utica, Rochester, and Buffalo, NY (October 1987); Sarasota, Ft. Pierce, Orlando, and Bradenton, Florida (January 1988).

As part of a team (with Allan Young and Marcene Sonneborn) sponsored by the U.S. Information Agency, visited Yugoslavia in November, 1990. Lectures and workshops were offered in Ljubjana, Rijeka , Split, Zagreb, and Belgrade. Topics: Global Strategic Management, International Finance.

Project leader in Grant of $30,000 from the General Electric Foundation to develop curriculum in “Competing in a Global Economy.” 1991-1993.

Member, Executive Committee, International Trade Council, Greater Syracuse Chamber of Commerce, 1991-1997

As part of a team (with Allan Young and Marcene Sonneborn) visited Poland and Yugoslavia in May, 1991. The program was sponsored by the U.S. Information Agency. Lectures and workshops were offered in Warsaw, Sarajevo, Skopje, Novi Sad, and Belgrade.

Assistance to the government of Croatia in Designing a National Development Strategy and Industrial Policy. Project conducted for the United National Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)-UN Development Program (UNDP). Project Number; XP/CRO/95/015/11-02

New York State Department of Economic Development Grant ($4,500) to assess state of regional economy (networks).

Director and Principal Investigator.“International Training and Development Program.” Two-year grant from U.S. Department of Education, Title VI-B, 1999-2002 (approx .$135,000)

Director, “Niagara Mohawk Foundation Institute.” Four-year grant ($250,000), 1999-2003

Member, New York for NAFTA. Attended White House Briefing on NAFTA, October 27, 1993.

Director, ExportNY, The New York State Institute for International Business Executives, 1998-present.

Director, Niagara Mohawk/National Grid Foundation Institute, 1998-present

Vice President, Central New York International Business Alliance, 2002-present

Numerous TV appearances; radio interviews; comments for newspaper articles on international business, stock market trends, regional economic conditions, NAFTA, and other topics.

           

Participation In Professional Organizations:           

                                    Program Committee, New England Business and Economic Development Conference, 1978, (Chairman, University of Rhode Island); 1979 (Member, Northeastern University); 1980 (Member University of Massachusetts); 1981 (Member, University of Lowell); 1982 (Northeastern University).

            Nominating Committee, New England Business and Economic Association, 1979 (Member); 1980 (Chairman).

            Board of Directors, New England Business and Economic Association, 1979 (Member).

            President, New England Business and Economic Association, 1980-81.

            Program Committee, Eastern Finance Association, 1979 (George Washington University); 1980 (Georgia State College); 1981 (University of Rhode Island); 1982 (University of South Carolina); 1983 (Georgia Institute of Technology); 1984 (University of South Carolina); 1983 (Georgia Institute of Technology); 1984 (University of South Florida); 1985 (University of Virginia); 1986 (Syracuse University); 1987 (University of Pittsburgh) Arrangements Committee, Eastern Finance Association, 1981 (Chairman, University of Rhode Island); others.

Member, Program Committee, Financial Management Association, October 1982 (San Francisco, CA).

Member, Program Committee, Academy of International Business, Chicago, Ill. November 1987.

            Member, Program Committee, and Session Organizer, North American Economics and Finance Association, 1986 (New Orleans, LA.); 1987 (Chicago, Ill.)

            Board of Directors, Eastern Finance Association, 1981-84.

Board of Advisors, North American Economics and Finance Association, 1986-1988.

Academy of International Business (Member).

American Economic Association (Member).

Financial Management Association (Member; Faculty of Secretary Treasurer of Local (URI) Chapter of National Honor Society).

            President-Elect, Eastern Finance Association, 1984.

            Vice President, Program, Northeast Business & Economic Association, 1984.

            President, Eastern Finance Association, 1985.

            Member, Program Committee, Eastern Finance Association, 1986.

Member, Board of Trustees, Eastern Finance Association, 1987-present.

            Chairman, Nominations Committee, Eastern Finance Association, 1987.

President, Financial Management Association national Honor Society, 1987.

Member, Financial Management Association Student Chapters Committee, 1988.

Chairman, Financial Management Association, Student Chapters Committee, 1990-1992.

            Vice President, North American Economics and Finance Association, 1989-1991, 1991-1993.

            Member, Program Committee, North American Economics and Finance Association, 1989, 1990, 1991.

            Chairman, Program, North American Economics and Finance Association, January 1993 Program (in conjunction with ASSA Meetings, Anaheim, CA; responsible for organizing 27 sessions).

President, North American Economics and Finance Association, 1993.

 

            Treasurer, Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society, Syracuse University Chapter, 1992-present

Executive Director, North American Economics and Finance Association, 1994-2000

 President, Central New York International Business Alliance; April 2003-present

            Member, Board of Governors, NASBITE (North American International Trade Educators), 2003-

 

            Treasurer, Royal Society of Fellows, 2003-

 

            President, Central New York International Business Alliance, 2003

 

            SESAME Network- Syracuse Planning group

  

Other Service to the Profession:      

           

                        Member, Advisory Board, Financial Review, 1987-1991

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Multinational Financial management, 1991-present

                        Management, 19991-present

                        Member, Editorial Board, Global Finance Journal, 1990-present

                        Member, Editorial Board, Review of Finance Journal, 1992-present

                        Reviewer for various professional journals, including:

                                     Financial Review

                                    Journal of Futures Markets

                                    Review of Business and Economics

                                    Journal of Financial Research

                                    Financial Management

                                    Capital Budgeting Under Uncertainty

                                                Journal of Multinational Financial Management

                                    North American Journal of Economics and Finance

and other professional journals; the National Science Foundation (1987); various textbook companies.

Member, Editorial Board, North American Journal of Economics and Finance, 1990-1999

Editor, Journal of Economic Asymmetry (forthcoming)

Other Information              

U.S. Army, 1971-73