Volume 7

Issue 1

Summer & Fall 2009


Monzurul Hoque, Saint Xavier University

Associate Editors:

Thomas Krueger, Texas A&M University,Kingsville
Inayat Ullah Mangla, Western Michigan University


Sheri Faircloth, University of Nevada, Reno
Raj Kohli, Indiana University of South Bend
Hamid Moini, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
G.N. Naidu, Illinois State University, Bloomington
Donald Swanton, Roosevelt University
Mark A. Wrolstad, Winona University

Guest Editors:

Robert Balik, Western Michigan University
Jamshid Mehran, Indiana University of South Bend

Editor's Assistant:

Ibn-umar Abney, Saint Xavier University

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  • 2009 Summer & Fall: Volume 7, Issue 1
  • Using Rubrics to Teach and Assess Financial Education

    • Mark A. Wrolstad

    Survey and Synthesis of Practices in Estimating Cost of Capital of Non American Firms

    • Heikki Heino

    Capital Budgeting in Nepal and the US

    • Jason Lin ;
    • Susan Pradhan ;
    • Paul Fellows

    The Effect of Subprime Lending on Residential Housing Investment: Evidence from the 2006 HMDA Loan Access Register

    • Jane Sung ;
    • Steve Bosworth

    The Five Year Low as a Trading Strategy: The Kitchin Cycle Revisited

    • Eddie J. Ary ;
    • Marshall J. Horton

    Switching Strategies for Individual Investors: Recent Evidence from the Self-directed Family of CREF Retirement Accounts

    • Charles R. Rayhorn ;
    • Kenneth R. Janson ;
    • James W. Drosen

    Geometric or Arithmetic Mean: A Reevaluation

    • Raja Bouzouita ;
    • Amandeep Singh Saini ;
    • Arthur J. Young

    Exchange Traded Funds: Impact on Diversification

    • Raj Aroskar

    Yen Carry Trade and Interest Rate Parity

    • Jin-Gil Jeong

    A Study of Framing Effects in a New Risk Aversion Experiment

    • Larry L. Lawson ;
    • Catherine L. Lawson

    Neighborhood Spillovers: The Demand for Cubs Game Parking in Wrigleyville

    • Donald Salyards ;
    • Michael Wenz

    Role of Energy Futures Markets: Hedging Effectiveness against Speculative Forces

    • Jeong W. Lee

    Real Estate Index Funds: Characteristics and Performance Evaluation

    • C. Edward Chang ;
    • Walt A. Nelson

    Fundamental Stock Investment Strategies for Bull and Bear Markets

    • Charles W. Johnston

    Financial Meltdown - Crisis and Challenges

    • Monzurul Hoque

    Returns: An International Perspective

    • Jayen B. Patel

    Early Adopters of Fair Value Accounting for Stock-Based Compensation: A Case for Signaling

    • Jerry Thorne ;
    • Robert L. Howard ;
    • Emmanuel O. Onifade

    Do Changes In Corporate Reputation Impact Subsequent Stock Price Performance?

    • Thomas M. Krueger ;
    • Mark A. Wrolstad ;
    • Shane Van Dalsem

    Changes in Both Dividends Per Share and Important Characteristics ofDividend Paying Firms Over Time

    • Susan F. Havranek ;
    • John Consler ;
    • Greg M. Lepak

    REIT Valuation Multiples

    • Olgun Fuat Sahin

    Volume 7, Issue 1 Reviewer List


    The Journal of Finance Issues accepts open submission of new scholarly empirical or theoretical papers in all areas of Finance including but not limited to Corporate Finance; Financial Institutions; International Finance; Portfolio & Security Analysis; Real Estate and Insurance & Risk Premium. The Academy of Finance supports and sponsors the journal.

    Electronic submission with a separate cover page containing the manuscript title, the name, position, and institutional affiliation of each author must be e-mailed to the editor. The body of the manuscript should contain no identification of author(s). At least two reviewers evaluate all manuscripts anonymously. The manuscript must not have been published previously or submitted elsewhere while under review by the JFI.

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    • Monzurul Hoque, Editor
    • Saint Xavier University
    • Graham School of Management
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