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- Curriculum Vita[PDF]*
* Accessible version of PDF available upon request.
- Ph.D. Florida State University, Finance, 2000
- M.B.A. University of Central Florida, Business, 1996
- M.S. University of Central Florida, Industrial Psychology, 1991
- B.A. Arizona State University, Psychology, 1987
Academic & Professional Experience
- Professor of Finance, Miami University (2017-Present).
- Associate Professor of Finance, Miami University (2006-2017).
- Assistant Professor, Miami University (2000-2006).
- Graduate Research Assistant, Florida State University (1998-1999).
- Graduate Teaching Assistant/Instructor, Florida State University (1996-1999).
- Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Central Florida (1994-1996).
- Graduate Assistant, University of Central Florida (1988-1989).
- Staff Consultant, ESS Corporation (1990-1994).
- Research Associate, Wilson Learning Corporation (1989-1990).
- Badgett, M. E., Brunarski, K. R., & Harman, Y. S. (2019) The Termination of Employee Stock Ownership Plans. The Southern Business & Economic Journal, forthcoming.
- Brunarski, K. R., Campbell, T. C., & Harman, Y. S. (2015). Evidence on the Outcome of Say-on-Pay: How Managers, Directors and the Markets Respond. Journal of Corporate Finance, 30, 132-149.
- Borokhovich, K.A., Boulton, T., Brunarski, K. R., & Harman, Y. S. (2014). The Incentives of Grey Directors: Evidence from Unexpected Executive and Board Chair Turnover. Journal of Corporate Finance, 28, 102-115.
- Borokhovich, K. A., Brunarski, K. R., & Harman, Y. S. (2011). When Insiders are Preferred to Outsiders: The Impact of Performance and Ownership on Board Quality. Corporate Finance Review, 16, 5-17.
- Borokhovich, K. A., Brunarski, K. R., & Harman, Y. S. (2010). Antitakeover Amendments and the Competing Incentives of Managers, Directors and Outside Stockholders. The Southern Business & Economic Journal, 33, 19-49.
- Harman, Y. S. & Zuehlke, T. W. (2007). Duration Dependence in Stock Market Cycles Reconsidered. Review of Financial Economics, 16, 350-362.
- Borokhovich, K. A., Brunarski, K. R., Harman, Y. S., & Parrino, R. (2006). Variation in the Monitoring Incentives of Outside Stockholders. Journal of Law and Economics, 49, 651-680.
- Borokhovich, K. A., Brunarski, K. R., Donohue, M. S., & Harman, Y. S. (2006). The Importance of Board Quality in the Event of a CEO Death. Financial Review, 41, 307-337.
- Borokhovich, K. A., Brunarski, K. R., Harman, Y. S., & Kehr, J. B. (2005). Dividend Surprises, Agency Costs and Corporate Monitoring. Financial Review, 40, 37-65.
- Harman, Y. S. & Zuehlke, T. W. (2005). Applying an Alternative Test of Duration Dependence to the Analysis of Speculative Bubbles. Advances in Financial Planning and Forecasting, 11, 225-242.
- Harman, Y. S. & Zuehlke, T. W. (2004). Duration Dependence Testing for Speculative Bubbles. Journal of Economics and Finance, 28, 147-154.
Honors & Awards
- 2005: Nominated for the R.K. Smucker Teaching Award, Miami University.
- 2000, 1999, 1998: University Fellowship, Florida State University.
- Research: Corporate Governance, Agency Issues, Markets, Behavioral Finance
- Teaching: Investments, Corporate Finance
Areas of Expertise
- Agency theory
- Behavioral finance
- Corporate governance
- Market anomalies
Yvette Harman joined the Department of Finance faculty in 2000 as Assistant Professor; she was promoted to Professor in July 2017. Her teaching interests include investments and corporate finance, while her research concentrates on markets, behavioral finance, corporate governance, and agency issues. She has published in the Journal of Law and Economics, Journal of Corporate Finance, the Financial Review, the Review of Financial Economics, and the Journal of Economics and Finance among others.
Dr. Harman has taught at Florida State University and the University of Central Florida. She graduated from Arizona State University with a B.A. in psychology, then subsequently earned an M.S. in industrial psychology and an MBA from the University of Central Florida. She earned a Ph.D. in finance from Florida State University. Prior to her career in academia, Dr. Harman worked as a staff consultant for ESS Corporation, where she provided human resource training and consulting to Fortune 1000 companies such as Wendy's International, Ford Motor Company, and Time-Warner, among others.
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