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graduate: Faculty

Naser Abumustafa, MBA, PhD
Titles:
  • Chair, Department of Finance and Economics
  • Professor
Department:
Business
Campus:
San Francisco
  • 415-442-6500

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Corporate Finance

Portfolio Management

International Finance and Investment

Capital Budgeting

Asset Pricing Models

Risk Analysis

Financial Derivatives

Cost of Capital

Capital Structure

Dividend Policy

EDUCATION

  • PhD (finance), Fordham University

  • MBA (finance), Manhattan College

  • BS (business administration), Caldwell College

  • AS (computer science), Monroe College

PROFESSIONAL AND TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2010 - Present: Professor of Finance. New York Institution of Technology. School of Management. Bahrain/Jordan.

2010: Associate Professor of Finance. New York Institution of Technology, School of Management. Bahrain/Jordan

2008 - 2009: Personal Adviser to Chairman and Managing director, Kuwait Investment Company

2006 - 2010: Associate Professor and MBA Program Director, Gulf University for Science and Technology. Kuwait

2006: Senior Executive Adviser, Kuwait and Middle East Financial Investment Company

2005 – 2006: Financial Adviser, Coast Investment and Development Company

2004 - 2006: Assistant Professor, Gulf University for Science and Technology. Kuwait

2003 - 2004: Assistant Professor and Finance Department Representative. Al- Zaytoonah University, Jordan

2002 - 2003: Visiting Assistant Professor. Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana, USA

1998 - 2002: Financial Analyst, NIA Corporation

1993 - 1998: Investment Consultant, Sana Corporation

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • “Recursive Cointegration Analysis of Purchasing Power Parity: An Application to Asian Countries” (With Salah A. Nusair). Forthcoming. The American Economist Journal.

  • "Investigating the Implications of Derivative Securities in Emerging Stock Markets: Islamic Perspective." (With Sulaiman T. Al-Abdul Jader). Journal of Derivatives & Hedge Funds. Advance. Volume 17, Issue 2, pp 115-121. August 2011.

  • “Insider Trading During the 2008 Financial Crisis” (With Salah A. Nusair). Applied Financial Economics. Volume 21, Issue 5. January 2011.

  • “Explaining the long-term real equilibrium exchange rates through purchasing power parity (PPP): An empirical investigation on Egypt, Jordan and Turkey” (With Mete Feridun). African Journal of Business Management Vol.4 Issue 7, pp 1260-1265. July 2010.

  • "Do domestic firms benefit from multinational enterprises? A meta-analysis of the empirical research." (With Mohamed M. Mostafa). Journal of Transnational Management, USA. Volume 14, Issue 1, pp.3-15. March 2009.

  • “Financial and Social Barriers to Bank Merger and Acquisition.” (With Mansour Alshamali and Mansour Alfadly) Special issue on Investments Opportunities in Middle Eastern Markets: The Use of Derivatives Techniques. Journal of Derivatives & Hedge Funds Volume 14, Issue 3-4. pp160-197. (February 2009)

  • "Benefiting from Diversity in Middle Eastern Stock Markets." Applied Financial Economics. Volume 18, Issue 3, pp.229-237. February 2008.

  • "Hybrid Securities and Commodity Swaps; Tools to Hedge Risk In Emerging Stock Markets: Theoretical Approach." Journal of Derivatives & Hedge Funds. Volume 13 Number 1. May 2007

  • "A Review of Regulation, Opportunity and Risk in Gulf Cooperation Council Stock Markets: The Case of Kuwait" International Research Journal of Finance and Economics. Volume 12, Issue 8, pp 134-146. March 2007.

  • "Risk Diversification in Emerging Economies." Risk Management Journal (Palgrave Macmillan Journals). Volume 9, Issue 1. February 2007.

  • "Development of an Early Warning Model for Currency Crises in Emerging Economies: An Empirical Study Among Middle Eastern Countries." International Journal of Management. Vol. 23, no. 2, pp.403-411 September 2006.

  • "The Integration of Arab Emerging Markets." Development, the journal of the Society for International Development (Palgrave Macmillan Journals). Volume (49). Issue 2, June 2006.

  • "New Evidence of the Validity of Purchasing Power Parity from Jordan." Journal of Applied Economics Letters. Volume 13, Number 6, May 2006.

  • "Re-Examining the Validity of Purchasing Power Parity in Emerging Countries." Research Journal of International Studies. Issue 3, pp. 65-75 March 2006.

  • "New Evidence of Anomalies from Muslim Emerging Stock Markets." (With Sulaiman T. Al-Abdul Jader), Journal of Kuwait Economic Review. Volume (9). Issue 19, June, 2005

  • "Evaluating the Effect of the Economic Development Policies of the National Palestinian Authority on the Right to Work through the Transitional Period." (With Naser Abd-Alkaream), Al-Zaytoonah Journal of Scientific Studies & Research. Volume (1), Humanities Series, No. (2), June, 2004.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Economic Association

  • American Econometric Society

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • New York State Economic Association