Personal Information

Alliant School of Management

Business Administration

San Diego Campus

Professor

Professor

Alliant International University San Diego
10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego CA 92131

858-635-4529

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

International Accounting

Intermediate Financial Accounting

Corporate Finance

Managerial Accounting

Advanced Corporate Finance Theory

Financial Information Systems

Financial Markets and Institutions

Seminar in International Finance

Financial Markets and Institutions

Working Capital Management

Corporate finance; Investments; International finance; Managerial accounting

"Is there News in the Club?" The Journal of Financial Research, Vol. XXIII, No 3, Fall 2000. Co-author Kenneth Yung.

"Insurance IPOs - A Test of the Underpricing Theories," The Journal of Insurance Issues, Vol. XXII, No. 1, Spring 1999. Co-author Kenneth Yung.

"Life Insurer Stock Returns, Real Activity, Expected Inflation Rates, and the Money Supply," Journal of Insurance Issues, Vol. XX, No.2, Fall 1997. Co- authors Lisa Gardener and Mohammad Najand.

"Atlantic and Pacific Stock Markets - Correlation and Volatility Transmission," Global Finance Journal, Vol. 5, No.2, 1994. Co-author Kenneth Yung.

Inter-currency Transmission of Volatility in Foreign Exchange Futures," The Journal of Futures Markets, December 1992, Vol. 12, No.6. Co-authors Mohammad Najand and Kenneth Yung.

"Optimal Hedge Ratios for Property Casualty Insurance Companies," Journal of Insurance Issues, Vol. XV, No.2, July 1992.

Optimal Futures Position for Life Insurance Companies," The Journal of Futures Markets, Vol. 12, No.1, February 1992. Co-author Mohammad Najand.

"Stock Market Volatility and Macroeconomic Variables: International Evidence," Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Vol. 1, No.3, 1991. Co-author Mohammad Najand.

"The Investment Decision Criterion and Growth Theories," Pakistan Administration Journal, Vol. XIX, No.2, July-December 1982.

"Current Issues in Corporate Policy Making," Public Administration Review, July-December 1981.

"Consequences of the Asian Financial Crisis on Global Asset Allocation Strategies: Evidence from the Asian Block," The International Review of Comparative Public Policy, forthcoming. Co-authors Eric Girard and Tarik Zaher.

Volatility transmission and market efficiency

Academic History and Background

PhD, Finance - Syracuse University, 1987

Member of the Financial Management Association

Professional Practice and Community Service

The Effects of Macroeconomic Variables on The Southeast Asian Stock Markets (Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, And Thailand) During The Period of Asian Miracle and Asian Crisis

An Empirical Study of The Effect of Acquisitions on Shareholder Wealth in Thailand

Model Comparisons and Empirical Heuristic Map for Pricing American Currency Options

The Factors That Influence The Implementation of Corporate Governance

* International relations
* Comparative religions

Bio and Links

Dr. Hamid Rahman is Professor of Finance in the School of Management at Alliant International University in San Diego. Prior to joining the academia, he had wide experience in public and private sector organizations including positions in an international subsidiary of Exxon and a stint on the Board of Directors of a subsidiary of Unilever.

His major research interests are risk management, international finance and behavioral finance. He has previously published in journals like, "Journal of Futures Markets," "Journal of Multinational Financial Management," "Global Finance Journal," "The Journal of Financial Research," "Financial Services Review," "Journal of Investing" and "Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics."

He has a Ph.D. in Finance from Syracuse University, New York and has previously held faculty positions in Old Dominion University, Norfolk and Louisiana State University Shreveport.