Frank D'Souza
Dr. Frank P. D'Souza


Assistant Professor
Finance

Contact
410-617-5210
Sellinger Hall 216
fpdsouza@loyola.edu
Academic Degrees
Ph D, Oklahoma State University.
MBA, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota.
Bachelor of Commerce, University of Bombay.
Current Projects
D'Souza, F. & Rao, R.,"Equity Market Timing, Investment Opportunity and Shareholder Benefit".

Chelikani, S., & D'Souza, F., "Equity Market Timing and Shareholder Benefit - Evidence from Managerial Decisions on Seasoned Equity Offerings"

D'Souza, F., "The Announcement Period Reaction to market timed SEOs".
Representative Publications
Nan S. Ellis, Lisa Fairchild and Frank D'Souza, Conflicts of Interest in the Credit Rating Industry After Dodd-Frank: Continued Business as Usual?, Virginia Law and Business Review, 7 2012, 1-46.

Nan S. Ellis, Lisa Fairchild and Frank D'Souza, Is Imposing Liability on Credit Rating Agencies a Good Idea?: Credit Rating Agency Reform in the Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis, Stanford Journal of Law, Business and Finance, 2012.

Surya Chelikani and Frank D'Souza, The Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on Market Efficiency: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions Activity, The International Journal of Business and Finance Research, 5(4) 2011.

Frank D'Souza, Harold Fletcher and Octavian Ionici, Equity Market Timing and Subsequent Delisting Likelihood, The International Journal of Business and Finance Research, 5(2) 2011.

Frank P. D'Souza, Harold D. Fletcher and Octavian E. Ionici, Equity Market Timing and Subsequent Delisting Likelihood, International Journal of Business and Finance Research, 5(2) 2011, 85-94.

Surya Chelikani and Frank P. D'Souza, The Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on Market Efficiency: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions Activity, International Journal of Business and FInance Research, 5(4) 2011, 75-88.

D'Souza, F., Ellis, N., & Fairchild, L., (2010), "Illuminating the Need for Regulation in Dark Markets: Proposed Regulation of the OTC Derivatives Market", University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law, 12, 473-516

Carter, D., D'Souza, F., Simkins, B., & Simpson, W.G., (2010), "The Gender and Ethnic Diversity of US Boards and Board Committees and Firm Financial Performance", Corporate Governance: An International Review, 18(5), 396-414

Simpson, W. G., Carter, D., & D'Souza, F., (2010), "What Do We Know About Women on Boards", Journal of Applied Finance, 20(2), 27-39

D'Souza, F., Fletcher, H., & Ionici, O., (2011), "Equity Market Timing and Subsequent Delisting Likelihood", International Journal of Business and Finance Research, 5(2) 85-94

"Chapter 18: Cost of Capital: An Introduction", Ionici, O. & Small, K. & D'Souza, F., in "Capital Budgeting Valuation: Financial Analysis for Today's Investment Projects". Edited by H. Kent Baker and P. English (2011).

Chelikani, S. & D'Souza, F., (2011) "The Impact of Sarbanes-Oxley on Market Efficiency: Evidence from Mergers and Acquisitions Activity", International Journal of Business and Finance research, 5(4), 75-88.
Awards and Honors
"Best paper in Corporate Finance" award at the annual conference of the Southwestern Finance Association (SWFA) 2009
Professional Memberships
Finance Management Association, American Finance Association, Eastern Finance Association, Southwestern Finance Association, Beta Gamma Sigma.