St. Bonaventure University

School of Business Faculty


Amira, Khaled

amira-khalid

ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT
Finance
ACADEMIC SCHOOL
School of Business

TITLES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Assistant Professor
CONTACT
Office phone: (716) 375-2173
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OFFICE
Swan Business Center 210B 
COURSES TAUGHT
  • FIN 301. Corporate Finance
  • FIN 321. Money and Banking
ACADEMIC DEGREES
  • Ph.D. in Finance, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1999
  • M.S. in Financial Economics, University of Maryland, College Park, Md., 1993
  • M.B.A. in International Business, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1989
  • B.S. in Economics, University of Tunis, Tunis, Tunisia, 1984
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OTHER EDUCATION
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
Academic Experience
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance  Department of finance, College of Business, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio (08/17- 07/2018); Courses taught: Corporate Finance, Financial Institutions and Markets, and International Finance
  • Department of Finance, Raymond J. Harbert College of Business, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, (08/15- 07/17); Courses taught: Investments, Financial Statement Analysis, and Securities Analysis
  • Department of Finance, Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, Syracuse New York (08/13- 07/15); Courses taught: Corporate Finance
  • Department of Finance, Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (08/12- 07/13); Courses taught: Investment Finance, Applied Portfolio Management, and Portfolio Management
  • Assistant Professor of Finance, Department of Finance, Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University, Boston Massachusetts ( 09/05- 07/12); Courses taught include Corporate Finance, Money and Capital markets, Problems of Managerial Finance, Financial Institutions Management, and Principles of Investments, Investment Analysis, Value Based Financial Management, Global Financial Services Industries and Capital Markets, Global Travel Seminar and Internships
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Finance, Department of Finance, Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University, Boston Massachusetts (09/04- 08/05); Courses taught include Money and Capital markets, Problems of Managerial Finance, Financial Institutions Management, and Principles of Investments
  • Assistant Professor of Finance, Department of Business and Economics, the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. (09/98 -08/04); Courses taught include Financial Management, Corporate Finance, and Investment Analysis and Portfolio Management
Other Academic Appointments
  • Adjunct professor, Department of Finance, Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, Md. (Summer 2016, 2017 and 2018)
Nonacademic experience
  • Account Officer, Credit Department, Tunis International bank, Tunis, Tunisia (1984-1986)
 
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Publications
  • Amira K., M. Muzere (2018) “Collateral and Yield spread of Syndicated loans” Accounting and Finance Research, Volume 72.
  • Amira K., S.  K. John, R. Mateti and G. Vasudevan (2016) “Investor Protection and Firm Value: Evidence from PIPE Offerings” Journal of Financial Stability, Volume 26, 78-89
  • Amira K., K. John, and G. K. Vasudevan (2013) “Leverage, Governance and Wealth Effects of Asset Purchasers.” Journal of Corporate Finance Volume 22, 209-220
  • Amira. K., A. Taamouti, and G. Tsafack (2011) “What Drives International Equity Correlations? Volatility or Market Direction?” Journal of International Money and Finance Volume 30, 124-1263
  • Amira K. and M. Muzere (2011) “Competition among Stock Exchanges for Equity.” Journal of Banking and Finance Volume 35, 2355-2373
  • Amira K. and W. Handorf (2010) “Pricing Structure of Global Bonds: Bearer vs. Registered Issues.” Journal of Knowledge Globalization, Volume 3(2), Fall 2010
  • Amira K., K. Khaksari, L. Teixeira, R. J. Vela, and Z. Liu (2010) “Target Corporation: Funding Working Capital.” The Case Journal, Volume 7 (1),19-47
  • Amira K. (2004) “The Determinants of Sovereign Eurobonds Yield Spread.” Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Volume 31(5) & (6), 2004, 795-821
  • Amira K. and W. Handorf (2004) “Global Debt Market Growth, Security Structure and Bond Pricing.” The Journal of Investing, Volume 13 (1), 79-90
  • Amira K. and W. Handorf (1999) “Sovereign Latin American Eurobonds.” Economia Aplicada (Applied Economics), Volume 4, 497-518
Awards
  • Received the 1996-1997 senior teaching award for excellence in teaching in the School of Business of the George Washington University.
Conference Presentations
  • Eastern Finance Association Conference, Washington, D.C., April 2009
  • Financial Management Association Conference, Reno, Nev., October 2009
  • 72nd International Atlantic Economic Conference, Washington, D.C., October 2011
Discussant and Chair at Conferences
  • Financial Management Association Annual Conference, San Diego, Calif., October 2018 ( discussant)
  • Eastern Finance Association Conference, Washington, D.C., April 2009 (chair)
  • Knowledge Globalization Conference, Boston, Mass., April 2009 (chair and member of the Planning Committee)
TEACHING PHILOSOPHY
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS/PROJECTS
Ambiguity and its application to corporate finance and financial markets.
PERSONAL INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
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