Research covers a variety of mathematical finance topics with emphasis on the use of dynamical systems theory, fractal analysis, evolutionary algorithms, and statistics. Topics have covered market movements, risk management, measures of investment performance, index construction, portfolio construction, currency and commodity trading and hedge fund performance
BCOR 2204 - Principles of Financial Management
Will develop student' understanding of the role of finance in business venture. Effective financial management, whether performed by the general manager in a small business or by a finance professional in a large corporation, is necessary for a venture to succeed and grow. Topics covered include financial statement analysis, time value or money, bonds and stocks (both their markets and their valuation), capital budgesting analysis, and investor expectations regarding risk and return. Credit not granted for this course and BCOR 2200, BCOR 2002
FNCE 2010 - Fundamentals of Financial Analysis
Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
Prepares students for financial analysis. Covers mathematical and statistical topics required for such analysis, including derivatives, optimization, integration, probability, inference and regression. Students will become proficient in using the tools and applying them to various financial contexts using analytics Excel, and R.
FNCE 3030 - Investment and Portfolio Management
Spring 2019 / Fall 2019
Develops modern portfolio theory and applies it to pricing both individual assets and portfolios of assets. Topics include Markowitz portfolio selection model, capital asset pricing model, arbitrage pricing theory, bonds, portfolio performance measurement, and issues of market efficiency. Formerly FNCE 4030.
global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)