Fields of Specialization:
M.B.A., Texas A & M University
B.A., Tehran Business College
Fast Profits: Investor Sentiment and Stock Returns Ramadan, (with J. Bialkowski and T. P. Wisniewski), Journal of Banking and Finance (Forthcoming).
Seasoned Equity Offerings and Analyst Earnings Forecasts, (With Wenjuan Xie) Advances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting (Forthcoming).
Employees, Firm Size and Profitability of U.S. Manufacturing Industries, (With J. Becker-Blease and F. Kaen) Investment Management and Financial Innovation, 7(2), 2010.
A Month-by-Month Examination of Long-Term Stock Returns, (with S. Ciccone) Investment Management and Financial Innovation, 5(3), 2008.
Analyst Forecasts in New Zealand, (with Stephen J. Ciccone) Investment Management and Financial Innovation, 4(2), 2007.
Honors & Awards:
- Co-Chair, Atkins Strategic Investment Center, Whittemore School, 2006
- Most Outstanding Faculty, Executive MBA Class of 2008, Whittemore School
- Most outstanding Faculty, Executive MBA Class of 2007, Whittemore School
- Finalist, University of New Hampshire's Distinguished Professor Award, 2007
- Faculty Development Grant, University of New Hampshire, 1988, '95, '99, 2006 and 2010
- Whittemore School of Business and Economics Excellence in Teaching Award, 1992
- Reginald Atkins' Chair in Investment, University of New Hampshire, 1995-98
- International Development grant, UNH's Center for International Education, 2004 and 2009.