St. Bonaventure University

Faculty


Wilson, Mark

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ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT
Finance
ACADEMIC SCHOOL
School of Business

TITLES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Associate Professor of Finance
Chair, Finance & Sports Management programs
CONTACT
Office phone: (716) 375-2091
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OFFICE
Swan Business Center 206C
COURSES TAUGHT
  • ECO 101. Microeconomics Principles
  • FIN 461. International Financial Management
ACADEMIC DEGREES
  • Ph.D., Economics, Clemson University 2008
OTHER EDUCATION
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Publications 

  • "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.
TEACHING PHILOSOPHY
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS/PROJECTS
Applied Microeconomics, Sports Economics, Law and Economics
PERSONAL INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
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