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Ejara, Demissew (full)
Demissew
Diro
Ejara
Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Finance, Director of the Samuel S. Bergami Learning Center for Finance and Technology
Business
Finance
203-932-7150
Maxy 216
Maxcy Hall
Personal

    Education

    Ph.D. 1998 Finance, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
    MBA 1991 Business Administration, University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX
    BA 1987 Accounting, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Awards

    - Outstanding Paper Award in the area of investment from Eastern Finance Association (2007).
    - Best Paper Award in International Finance from Financial Management Association International (1998)
    - CIBER Dissertation Award from University of Connecticut (1996).
Academic Credentials

    Education

    Ph.D. 1998 Finance, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
    MBA 1991 Business Administration, University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX
    BA 1987 Accounting, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    Published Works

    Ejara, D., Gleason, K. and Lee, C. (2010) “An Empirical Analysis of European Stock Repurchases” Journal of Multinational Financial Management. Vol.20, pp. 114-125.

    Ejara, D. (2010) “Price-Volume Relations in the ADR Market” Academy of Taiwan Business Management Review. Vol. 6 (1), pp.51-60.

    Daniels, K., Ejara, D. and Vijayakumar, J., (2010)“Debt Maturity, Risk, and Information Asymmetry: The Case of Municipal Bonds” The Financial Review. Vol. 45(3), pp.603-626. 

    Daniels, K., Ejara, D. and Vijayakumar, J., (2009) “An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants and Pricing of Corporate Bond IPO Clawbacks” Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 15 (4), pp.431-446.

    Daniels, K. and Ejara, D. (2009) "Impact of Information Asymmetry on Municipal Bond Yields: An Empirical Analysis." American Journal of Economics and Business Administration, Vol. 1(1), pp. 11-20.

    Ejara, Demissew, and Nag, Raja. (2009) "Mutual Fund Performance and Managerial Tenure: Evidence from Index Funds." Journal of Business and Economics Research, Vol. 7(5), pp.103-111.

    Carter, Tony and Ejara, Demissew (2008) "Value Innovation Management and Discounted Cash Flow" Management Decision, Vol. 46, No.1.

    Ejara, Demissew. "Syndicate Size in Global IPO Underwriting." International Business & Economics Research Journal, Vol. 6, No.3, March 2007, pp.49-56.

    Ejara, Demissew and Chinmoy Ghosh. "Underpricing and Aftermarket Performance of American Depositary Receipts (ADR) IPOs." Journal of Banking and Finance. Vol. 28, No.12, December 2004, pp.3151-3186.

    Ejara, Demissew and Chinmoy Ghosh. "Impact of American Depositary Receipt (ADR) Listing on the Trading Volume and Volatility in the Domestic Market." Multinational Finance Journal. 2004, Vol.8 No.3&4, pp.247-274.

    Awards

    - Outstanding Paper Award in the area of investment from Eastern Finance Association (2007).
    - Best Paper Award in International Finance from Financial Management Association International (1998)
    - CIBER Dissertation Award from University of Connecticut (1996).