Joseph Cheng

Retired Associate Professor, Finance/International Business



Refereed Journal Articles

“Differentiating Bullish from Bearish Factors in the Arbitrage Pricing Theory”, American Journal of Business Education, Vol 3,  No.9.  2010.

"A Model for Evaluating the Tradeoff Between Earnings per Share and Financial Leverage," co-authored with Fitzpatrick and Seyedian, Journal of Advances in Business, Vol. 1, No.1. 2010.

“Dual Choice Health Insurance Policy: A Proposal and a Cost Analysis,” with Jeffrey C. Ives, Journal of Health Care Finance, Winter 2009.

“An Alternative Approach to Computing Economic Run Quantity,” with D. Simmons, The International Journal of Production Research, February 2008.

“Investment principles and strategies of faith-based funds.” With Boasson and Boasson, Managerial Finance, Vol. 32 No 10, 2006 (Special Edition: non-peer reviewed).

“A Correlation Analysis of Price of Corn and Price of Gasoline,” published in the Fall 2007 Proceedings of the Northeastern Association of Business, Economics and Technology.

“Are the Discounts for Closed-End Funds Big Enough?” co-authored with Abraham Mulugetta, The International Journal of Finance, Vol. 18, No. 1, Dec 2006.

“Developing a Practical Formula for Optimal Capital Structure,” co-authored with Alka Bramhandkar. Pennsylvania Journal of Business and Economics, Volume 12, No.1, Fall 2006. (DB)

"Optimal R&D Expenditure- A Value Maximization Approach," International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, Issue 5, September 2006.

“New York Municipal Bonds as a Leading Fiscal Indicator” coauthored with Vigdis Boasson, published in the New York Economic Review (Fall 2005)

"Using the Time Weighted Method to Estimate Betas of Emerging Markets," Managerial Finance (2004).

“Are Investment Managers Investing Ethically at a Disadvantage?” co-authored with Vigdis Boasson and Emil Boasson, Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship (Volume 9, Number 4, 2004) (2)

"Predicting Stock-Bond Correlation," with Ryan, R., Managerial Finance 28(4) (2002).

"A Breakthrough in Transfer Pricing: The Renegotiate-Any-Time System," Management Accounting Quarterly, Winter (2002).

"Estimating the Theoretical Discount for World Equity Closed-End Funds," co-authored with A. Mulugetta, The Journal of Current Research in Global Business, Winter (2002).

"Polytech: A British Chemical Company in China," co-authored with Rajib Sanyal, Business Case Journal Winter (2000).

"Examining the Relationship Between Euroyen and Eurodollar in the Futures Market," Proceedings of the Academy of International Business (2000).

Conference Proceedings

“Valuation of Research Projects with the Binomial Option Pricing Model”, Published in 2006 Proceedings of the International Academy of Business and Technology

"Examining the Relationahip Between Euroyen and Eurodollar in the Futures Market," Academy of International Business, June 2000.

Research in Progress

Closed-End Funds

Estimation with Omitted Variables