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harmanys

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Office Hours

  • Fall 2017
  • MW 1:30-2:30
  • And By Appointment

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Yvette Harman

Professor

Finance

Profile Biography Courses

Academic Background

  • 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).

Recent Publications

  • 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. 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.

Professional Interests

  • Research: Corporate Governance, Agency Issues, Markets, Behavioral Finance
  • Teaching: Investments, Corporate Finance

Other Activities

    Areas of Expertise

    • Agency theory
    • Behavioral finance
    • Corporate governance
    • Market anomalies