Manohar Singh, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Finance

Management

Expertise

    • Finance

Professional Activities

    • Board member: Willamette Center for Governance and Pubic Policy
    • Academic Reviewer for Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Journal of International Business Studies, Paradigm, Journal of Banking and Finance

Honors

    • Academy of Finance Distinguished Paper Award 2005
    • Researcher of the Year Award for 2004, College of Business, University of Nevada, Reno
    • Graduate Fellowship: The Department of Economics, Faculty of Arts, University of Waterloo
    • National Research Fellowship: The University Grants Commission, India, 1988-89
    • Master of Arts Scholarship: The Department of Economics Punjab University, 1986-87
    • Membership of Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

Education

    • Ph.D. - Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (Finance)
    • M.A. - University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (Economics)
    • M.A. Honors - Punjab University, Chandigarh, India (Economics)
    • B.A. Honors - Punjab University, Chandigarh, India (Economics)

Courses

    • Financial Management
    • Multinational Managerial Finance

Research Interests

    • Corporate finance
    • Corporate governance
    • Public policy, law, and corporate political strategies

Citations

On Ineffective Corporate Governance: Director Busyness and Board Committee Memberships, with Pornsit Jiraporn and Chun Lee, Journal of Banking and Finance, Volume 33, Issue 5, 2009: 819-828.

Performance Impact of Business Group Affiliation: An Analysis of the Diversification-Performance Link in a Developing Economy, with Ali Nejadmalayeri and Ike Mathur, Journal of Business Research, Volume 60, 2007: 339–347. 

Determinants of the Pricing of Privatization IPOs in the UK and Australia, with Jo-Ann Suchard, International Journal of Business, Volume 12, Issue 3, 2007: 361-384.

Succession in Family-owned Businesses: The Case of Reliance Industries-India, with James A. Goodrich, in Cases in Business Management, B.S. Sahay, Roger Stough, and G.D. Sardana,  ed., Allied Publishers Pvt. Mumbai,  2006: 3-22.

The Determinants of the Hybrid Security Issuance Decision for Australian Firms, with Jo-Ann Suchard, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, Volume 14, Issue 3, 2006: 269-290.

Corporate Governance, Shareholder Rights, and Firm Diversification: An Empirical Analysis, with Pornsit Jiraporn, Young Sang Kim, and Wallace N. Davidson, Journal of Banking and Finance, Volume 30, Issue 3, 2006: 947–963.

Agency Costs, Ownership Structure, and Corporate Governance in Pre-And Post-IPO Firms, with Wallace N. Davidson III, and Amani Khaled Bouresli, Journal of Corporate Ownership & Control, Volume  3, Issue 3, 2006: 89-97.

Capital Market Impact of Product Marketing Strategy: Evidence from the Relationship between Advertising Expenses and Cost of Capital, with Sheri Faircloth and Ali Nejadmalayeri, Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Volume 33, Issue 4, 2005: 432- 444.

Corporate Ownership Structure and Governance: Is There a Link?, with Sheri  Faircloth and  Ali Nejadmalayeri, Journal of Academy of Finance, Volume 4, 2005.

The Impact of Corporate Debt on Long Term Investment and Firm Performance, with Sheri Faircloth, Applied Economics, Volume 37, Issue 8 / 10, 2005: 875-883

An Analysis of Interrelationship among Corporate Governance, Ownership Structure and Diversification Strategies, with Ike Mathur, and Kimberly C. Gleason, Financial Review, Volume 39, Issue 4, 2004: 489-526.

Multinational Diversification and Corporate Performance: Evidence from European Firms, with Ike Mathur, and Kimberly C. Gleason, European Financial Management, Volume 10, Issue 3, 2004: 439- 464.

Internationalization, Capital Structure, and Cost of Capital: Evidence from French Corporations, with Ali Nejadmalayeri, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Volume 14, Issue 2, 2004: 153-169.

Agency Costs and Ownership Structure in Large American Corporations, with Wallace N. Davidson III, Journal of Banking and Finance, Volume 27, Issue 5, 2003: 793-816. (Most requested paper at the Elsevier Science web site for 2003).

Corporate Diversification Strategies and Capital Structure, with Wallace N. Davidson III and  Jo-Ann Suchard, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance,  Volume 43, Issue 1, 2003:147-167.

Multinational Operations and Corporate Profitability: Implications of European Unification, with Ike Mathur, Corporate Finance Review, Vol. 7, Issue 1, 2002: 27-39.

Evidence on the Complementary Nature of Product and International Diversification, with Ike Mathur and Kimberly C. Gleason, Corporate Finance Review, Volume 7, Issue 2, 2002: 27-37.

Contagion Effect of Mexican Peso Crisis: Evidence from Chilean Stocks, Financial Review, with Ike Mathur, Kimberly C. Gleason, and Selahattin Dibooglu, Volume 37, Issue 1, 2002: 17-34.

Evidence from Canadian MNCs on Diversification–Performance Relationship, with Ike Mathur, and Kimberly C. Gleason, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Volume 4, Issue 4, 2001: 561-578.

-Reprinted in Jeffrey A. Krug and John D. Daniels (eds.) Multinational Enterprise  Theory, Sage 2008.

The Market Effects of CEO Turnover in Australian Firms, with Jo-Ann Suchard and Robert Barr, Pacific Basin Finance Journal, Volume 9, Issue 1, 2001: 1-27. 

An Empirical Examination of the Trend and Performance Implications of Business  Diversification, with Ike Mathur, Kimberly C. Gleason, and Ahmad Etebari, Journal  of  Business and Economic Studies, Volume 7, Issue 2, 2001.

Value Creation Through Increase in Focus: The Evidence from Foreign Divestments, with Ike Mathur and Kimberly C. Gleason, Research in International Business and Finance, Volume 15, Issue 1, 2001: 49-68.

Wealth Effects of Acquirers and Divestors Related to Foreign Divested Assets, International Review of Financial Analysis, with Ike Mathur and Kimberly C. Gleason, Volume 9, Issue 1, 2000: 5-20.

Operational Characteristics and Performance Gains Associated with Licensing Agreements: The US Evidence, with Ike Mathur and Kimberly C. Gleason, International Business Review, Volume 9, Issue 4, 2000: 431-452.

Did the Market React Efficiently to the 1994 Mexican Peso Crisis: Evidence from Mexican ADRs, with Ike Mathur and Kimberly C. Gleason, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Volume 7, Issue 4, 1998: 39-48.