Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Etebari is Professor of Finance and Co-Chair of the Atkins Strategic Investment Center at the University of New Hampshire (UNH)’s Peter T. Paul College, Durham, USA. He has been at UNH since 1980 and served as chair of the Accounting and Finance Department from 1995-2013. He has also held visiting positions at Bond University in Australia, Otago University, Canterbury University and Waikato University in New Zealand, University of Tehran, Iran, and University of Massachusetts-Lowell. He is currently Executive Director and Past President of Northeast Business and Economics Association.

    Dr. Etebari’s teaching and research interests are in corporate finance and investments. He has published in national and international professional journals, including Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Global Finance Journal, Pacific-Basin Finance Journal, and Managerial Finance. Currently he serves on editorial boards of Investment Management and Financial Innovations, Cyrus Chronicle Journal, Journal of Management Analysis (Revista Gestão em Análise – ReGeA) and Journal of Business and Projects (Revista de Gestão e Projetos – GeP); and as an ad-hoc reviewer for several finance journals. He is a member of iCapital’s Investment Committee and of Cyrus Institute of Knowledge’s board of directors.
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2018 Variance Analysis of Financial Ratios and Industry Target RatiosGlobal Journal of Contemporary Research in Accounting.  4. 2018
    2018 Determinants of Receivables Policy ManagementGlobal Journal of Contemporary Research in Accounting, Auditing and Business Ethics2018
    2016 Real estate as a portfolio risk diversifierInvestment Management and Financial Innovations.  13:45-52. 2016
    2012 Fast profits: Investor sentiment and stock returns during RamadanJournal of Banking and Finance.  36:835-845. 2012
    2012 Fast profits: Investor sentiment and stock returns during RamadanJournal of Banking and Finance2012
    2012 Seasoned Equity Offerings and Analyst Earnings ForecastsAdvances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting.  10:225-253. 2012
    2010 Piety and Profits: Stock Market Anomaly during the Muslim Holy Month 2010
    2010 SEO Underwriting Affiliation and Analyst Earnings ForecastsAdvances in Quantitative Analysis of Finance and Accounting.  10:225-253. 2010
    2010 Employees, Firm Size and Profitability of U.S. Manufacturing IndustriesInvestment Management and Financial Innovations2010
    2008 A Month-By-Month Examination of Long-Term Stock ReturnsInvestment Management and Financial Innovations.  5:8-18. 2008
    2007 Analyst Forecasts in New ZealandInvestment Management and Financial Innovations.  4:25-32. 2007
    2004 Disclosure regulation and the profitability of insider trading: Evidence from New ZealandPacific-Basin Finance Journal.  12:479-502. 2004
    2004 Analyst earnings forecast trends in Pacific Rim countriesManagerial Finance.  30:19-35. 2004
    2003 Firm Size, Employees and Profitability in U.S. Manufacturing IndustriesSSRN Electronic Journal2003
    2003 Profitability of Insider Trading: New Zealand EvidenceThe University of Auckland Business Review2003
    2001 Implications of the Trend and Performance of Business Diversification: An Empirical InvestigationJournal of Business & Economic Studies2001
    2001 Monthly and Daily Seasonality in Stock Prices: New Zealand EvidenceThe New Zealand Investment Analyst2001
    1997 The Efficacy of Insider Trading Laws: New Zealand EvidenceThe New Zealand Investment Analyst1997
    1995 A Note on Risk Reduction under Markowitz' Portfolio TheoryResearch in International Business and Finance1995
    1995 Financial Ratio Criteria: A Hypothesis and Empirical TestJournal of Financial Management and Analysis1995
    1995 Financial Ratio Criteria: A Hypothesis and Empirical TestJournal of Financial Management and Analysis1995
    1993 Market Impact of Announcements of Joint Ventures between U.S. Firms and Eastern and Central European Countries: Early EvidenceGlobal Finance Journal1993
    1991 The Relationship Between Arbitrage Pricing Theory Risk Measures and Accounting Variables: An Empirical InvestigationMidwestern Journal of Business and Economics1991
    1990 Insider Trading, Information Leakage, and Pre‑Announcement Price Movements: Evidence from New Zealand Stock MarketPacific-Basin Capital Markets Research1990
    1988 Reaction of Stock Returns to Publication of Second‑hand Information: the Case of Forbes' Up & ComersDecision1988
    1987 A Methodology for Testing Mergers and Acquisitions: The Case of Oil and Gas CompaniesJournal of Petroleum Accounting1987
    1987 To Be or Not To Be ‑ Reaction of Stock Returns to Sudden Deaths of Chief Executive OfficersJournal of Business & Economic Studies1987
    1986 Sensitivity of the APT/Factor Analytic Procedures to Alternative Holding Period Specifications: An Empirical InvestigationJournal of Midwest Finance Association1986
    1985 Interest Rate Anticipation and the Investment Results of the Money Market Funds: 1980‑83Midwestern Journal of Business and Economics1985
    1983 An Assessment of the Impact on Bank Stock Returns of the Failure of Penn Square BankJournal of Extractive Industries Accounting1983
    1982 A Note on the Use of Objective Exams in Basic Finance CoursesJournal of Financial Education1982
    1982 Reaction of Oil Company Share Prices to the Outbreak of Iranian‑Iraqi WarJournal of Extractive Industries Accounting1982

    Article

    Year Title
    2017 Finance Applications in Project Management 2017
    2012 Investing in a year of election 2012
    2009 Fast Profits: Investor Sentiment and Stock Returns during Ramadan 2009
    2008 A Month-by-Month Examination of Long-Term Stock ReturnsInvestment Management and Financial Innovations2008
    2007 Analyst Forecasts in New ZealandInvestment Management and Financial Innovations2007
    2006 Analyst Forecasts in New Zealand 2006
    2005 Analyst Forecasts in New Zealand 2005
    2004 Portfolio Diversification 2004

    Chapter

    Year Title
    1997 European Union Equity Market Reactions to the 1992-93 ERM Crisis 1997

    Conference Proceeding

    Year Title
    2017 An Alternative to Investing Internationally 2017
    2016 Measuring Investment Performance Using Alternative Benchmarks 2016
    2014 Calendar Seasonals in the MENA Equity Markets 2014
    2013 Seasonalilty in Equity Prices 2013
    2010 Real Estate Realities: Real Estate in Investment Portfolios 2010
    Investment Performance Of Real Estate: 1978-2012

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    Teaching Activities

  • Financial Management Taught course 2019
  • Financial Management Taught course 2019
  • Financial Management Taught course 2019
  • Financial Management Taught course 2019
  • Wildcat Investment Fund Taught course 2019
  • Financial Management Taught course 2018
  • Wildcat Investment Fund Taught course 2018
  • Financial Management Taught course 2018
  • Financial Management Taught course 2018
  • Financial Management Taught course 2018
  • Wildcat Investment Fund Taught course 2018
  • Financial Management Taught course 2017
  • Wildcat Investment Fund Taught course 2017
  • Financial Management Taught course 2017
  • Financial Management Taught course 2017
  • Wildcat Investment Fund Taught course 2017
  • Financial Management Taught course 2016
  • Intro to Financial Management Taught course 2016
  • Wildcat Investment Fund Taught course 2016
  • Financial Management Taught course 2015
  • Intro to Financial Management Taught course 2015
  • Wildcat Investment Fund Taught course 2015
  • Financial Management Taught course 2015
  • Financial Management Taught course 2015
  • Wildcat Investment Fund Taught course 2015
  • Intro to Financial Management Taught course 2014
  • Wildcat Investment Fund Taught course 2014
  • Financial Management Taught course 2014
  • Financial Management Taught course 2014
  • Financial Management Taught course 2014
  • Financial Management Taught course 2014
  • Wildcat Investment Fund Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.A. Business Admin.&Managemt, Teheran Business College
  • M.B.A. Business Admin.&Managemt, Texas A & M University
  • Ph.D. Finance, University of North Texas
  • Full Name

  • Ahmad Etebari