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Frank P. D'Souza

Finance Department Chair, Professor of Finance
Frank D'Souza

Academic Degrees

Ph D, Oklahoma State University
MBA, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota
Bachelor of Commerce, University of Bombay

Representative Publications

D’Souza, F., Johnson, M., (2019) “Structuring an Endowment-Allocated Student Managed Fund Course”,Business Education & Accreditation (BEA), V11(1), 2019 (forthcoming)

D’Souza, F., (2017) The Impact of Equity Market Timing on Firm Value: A Behavioral Approach”, Journal of Business and Policy Research Vol. 12. No. 1. July 2017. Pp. 34 53

Chelikani S., & D’Souza, F., (2014) “The Effect of Regulation Fair Disclosure on Market Integration”, International Journal of Business and Finance Research, 8(4), 43-62

D’Souza, F., & Chelikani S., (2013) “The Impact Insider Ownership Level on Equity Market Timing Decisions”, Journal of Global Business Development, 4(1), 36-43

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.

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.

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

"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).

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.

Current Projects

D'Souza, F., "The Announcement Period Reaction to market timed SEOs".