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Kristen Ryan
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Phone: (716) 375-2175
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Wilson, Mark

TITLES/RESPONSIBILITIES Associate Professor of Finance
Finance Department Chair
ACADEMIC SCHOOL School of Business
CONTACT INFORMATION Office Phone: 716-375-2091
OFFICE LOCATION 206C, Swan Business Center
  • ECO 101. Microeconomics Principles
  • FIN 461. International Financial Management
  • Ph.D., Economics, Clemson University 2008


  • "Efficient Markets, Fair Bets, and Profitability in NBA Totals 1995-96 to 2001-02" with Rodney Paul and Andrew Weinbach.  Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 44:4 (2004). 

Submitted Papers 

  • "Changing of the Line: The Elimination of the Favorite-Long Shot Bias in Hockey" with Rodney Paul and Andrew Weinbach.  Applied Economics.
  • “Efficient Markets and Bettor Biases in the Baseball Totals Market” with Rodney Paul and Andrew Weinbach.  Journal of Risk and Uncertainty.

Working Papers 

  • "Property Rights and the Decision to Vertically Integrate" with Andrew Weinbach.  Presented at the International Atlantic Economic Conference, October 2003.
  • “Can Las Vegas Predict Attendance” Presented at the Academy of Economics and Finance Conference, February, 2006.
  • "Competitive Balance in College Football:  An Analysis by Conference" with Rodney Paul and Andrew Weinbach.
  • "The Link Between Televised Games and the Overbetting of Overs in Totals Markets:  Evidence from College Football" with Rodney Paul and Andrew Weinbach.

Professional Conference Presentations 

  • NABET 30th Annual Meeting, Market Efficiency In The Post-Lockout NHL, October, 2007
  • Academy of Economics and Finance Conference, Sports Economics (presenter and discussant) February, 2006
  • Southern Economic Association Conference, The Economics of Sports (discussant) Washington D.C., November, 2005.
  • International Atlantic Economic Conference, Quebec City, Quebec, October, 2003.
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS/PROJECTS Applied Microeconomics, Sports Economics, Law and Economics

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St. Bonaventure's MBA program is offered at the Olean campus and at the Buffalo Center in Hamburg.


Only 5% of business schools worldwide are accredited by the Association for the Advancement of Collegiate Schools of Business.
St. Bonaventure's School of Business is proud to display the AACSB seal, signifying accreditation at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
This assures that you're getting a top-quality education, and it tells employers that you're ready to perform from day one.
What's more, we're in the business of preparing our students to be not only truly outstanding professionals, but truly outstanding people as well. You'll develop skills and insights to help you compete in the global economy while learning to make decisions rooted in moral and ethical values that define our Franciscan tradition.

Flexible programs, two campuses and online

St. Bonaventure's MBA program is designed to meet the needs of the busy consumer. We offer our program in four formats – part time, full time, weekends only and an online MBA program – and at two locations: our main campus in Olean, N.Y., and at our Buffalo Extension Center on the Hilbert College campus in Hamburg, N.Y.

The Olean and Buffalo Center academic calendars can be found here.
  • PART-TIME FORMAT: Classes are generally held once a week in the late afternoon or evening at the main campus in Olean.
  • FULL-TIME FORMAT: Classes are generally held once a week in the late afternoon or evening at the main campus on a semester basis. Students with the appropriate academic background may be able to complete degree requirements in one year.
  • WEEKEND FORMAT: Classes are held on Friday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Buffalo Extension Center at Hilbert College. Students take one course at a time in five weekend modules. (NOTE: MBA 649, the required capstone course, is offered on the main campus only; students must travel to the Olean campus to complete this course.)
  • ONLINE FORMAT: Classes are available fully online.

NOTE: For the on-campus MBA, elective and foundation courses are occasionally offered ONLINE.

Students typically enter the program at the beginning of the fall or spring semesters, though summer entrance is also possible for most students.

Students with appropriate academic background may be able to complete degree requirements in 15 months. Most students, however, are able to complete degree requirements in approximately two years.

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