Mahmud Rahman

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Professor of Finance



Ph.D. University of Texas, Arlington
M.S. University of Texas, Dallas
M.A. University of Texas, Dallas
M.B.A. University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Professional Summary

Dr. Rahman teaches financial policy, risk management with derivative securities, international finance, and global banking courses. He has published in the areas of foreign exchange and financial markets. His current research interests are financial risk measurements, financial engineering and real options. Prior to completing his doctoral studies in the United States, he attended universities in England, the Middle East, and the Indian sub-continent. He is multilingual and has traveled the world extensively.

Courses Taught

FIN 350 Principles of Finance
FIN 370 International Business Finance
FIN 450W Problems in Financial Management (Writing Intensive)
FIN 451 Introduction to Speculative Markets
FIN 502 Financial Principles
FIN 540 International Finance
FIN 620 Financial Administration Policies
FIN 670 Derivative Securities
FIN 681 Special Topics in Finance
FIN 697 1 Credit Independent Study
FIN 698 2 Credit Independent Study
FIN 699 3 Credit Independent Study

Research Interests & Projects

Financial Policy, International Business, Global Banking and Risk Management

Selected Publications

"Evaluating Portfolio Performance: LPM-Based Risk Measures and the Mean-Equivalence Approach," (co-authored) Handbook of Finance, Wiley & Sons, July 2008.
"U.S. Cross-Border Mergers: A Study of Free Cash Flow and Technology Acquisition Motives," Journal of International Business and Economics, 2005.
"Foreign Exchange and Stock Markets of Brazil and Mexico," Journal of Emerging Markets, 2003.
"Indonesian Stock and Foreign Exchange Market Linkages and Causality: Evidence from Weekly Data," Journal of Asian Business, Volume 18, Number 1, 2002, pp. 81-90. Co-authored.
"Lower Partial Moment and Mutual Fund Performance," (co-authored), Global Business Trends - Contemporary Readings, 2001 edition, pp. 385-393.