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Miranda S Lam

Miranda S Lam

Professional Details

Title: Chairperson
Office: CC-233
Phone: None
Email: miranda.lam@salemstate.edu

Spring Courses

Cat. # Term Course # Title
1481 01 FIN423A Entrepreneurial Finance
1928 S1 FIN322 Financial Management
3633 01 FIN469 Finance Seminar

Professional Biography

Ph. D., Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. May 1996.Major: Finance. Minor: Statistics.

MBA, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. March 1988. Major: Finance.

BBA, with Distinction, School of Travel Industry Management, University of Hawaii, at Manoa. December 1985. Major: Hotel and Restaurant Management.

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), awarded in May 2002

Professional Interests

Primary Area of Specialization:

* Mutual funds performance evaluation and personal financial planning

* International portfolio management and asset allocation

* International corporate finance

Pedagogical Expertise:

* Corporate Finance

* Investments

* Financial modeling and computer assisted decision-making

* Financial Institutions and Markets

* Entrepreneurial Finance

Responsibilities

FIN 322, Financial Management

FIN 323A, Financial Institutions Management

FIN 423A, Entrepreneurial Finance

FIN 409, Intermediate Financial Management

FIN 450, International Financial Management

FIN 780, Investments

Selected Publications

Guo, H., Lam, M., Wu, G., & Xiao, Z. (in press, 2012). Risk Analysis Using Regression Quantiles - Evidence from International Equity Market. The International Journal of Business and Finance Research.


Lam, M. & Luther, R. (2012). The Offer Price. The CASE Journal, 8 (2), 75-89.

Lam, M. (2008). Statistical Inference of Risk Adjusted Performance. Frontiers in Finance and Economics, 5 (1), 27-45.

Lam, M. & Saraoglu, H. (2002). A Sensible Mutual Fund Selection Model. Financial Analysts Journal, 60-72.

Lam, M. & Machuga, S. (2002). Earnings Management and Executive Turnover in Japan. Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, 5 (3), 343-371.

Lam, M. (2002). The Value of Mutual Fund Rankings to the Individual Investor. Journal of Business and Economic Studies, 8 (2), 48-72.

Lam, M. (2000). Finance Courses on the Internet. Financial Practice and Education, 10 (1), 195-204.

Lam, M. (1999). The Performance of Global Bond Mutual Funds. Journal of Banking and Finance, 23 (8), 1195-1217.

Lam, M. & Wiggins, J. (1997). The Performance of Actively Managed International Funds. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 291-313.

Selected Presentations

Guo, H., Lam, M., Wu, G., & Xiao, Z. (2012). Risk Analysis via Regression Quantiles - Evidence from International Equity Market. Global Conference on Business and Finance, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Lam, M. & Desmaris, E. (2011). Making the Business of Doing Good a Good Business. North American Case Research Association - NACRA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.

Luther, R. & Lam, M. (2011). The Munroe School Building: an Asset or a Liability? North American Case Research Association - NACRA Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.

Lam, M. & Morriss, J. (2011). Do Two Negatives Make Good News or Worse News? Extending Textual Analysis of Corporate Disclosures beyond Counting Words. Academy of Financial Services Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Lam, M. (2008). A Simple Strategic Rebalancing Model for the Individual Investor. Academy of Financial Services Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.

Lam, M. (2007). Can A Socially Responsible Portfolio Be Sufficiently Diversified? Academy of Financial Services Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Personal Interests

Reading, Cooking, Hiking