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Bento Lobo, Ph.D., CFA
First Tennessee Bank Distinguished Professorship
B.A., M.M.S., M.A., Ph.D., CFA
  Fletcher Hall 412-B

Policy effects on financial markets
News and exchange rate dynamics

Domestic and International Asset Pricing
Monetary Policy and Asset Markets
Political Risk

Ph.D. - 1995, University of New Orleans
M.A. - 1992, University of New Orleans
M.M.S. - 1989, University of Mumbai (Bombay), India
B.A. - 1987, St. Xavier's College, University of Mumbai (Bombay), India

Sample Publications

2011: "The Future of the U.S. Dollar," Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, forthcoming (lead article). CP

2010: "Gender-based Trading: Evidence from a classroom experiment," Journal of Economics and Finance Education, Vol. 9 No. 2 (Winter 2010), 54-61. DBR

2010: "Greece: How can companies manage the new risks?" Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, Vol. 21, No. 6, 19-24. CP

2010: “India: The changing economic and cultural landscape,” Education About Asia, Vol 15, Number 1, Spring 2010, 10-15.

2009: “State dependent dividend preferences: The case of economic recessions,” American Journal of Business Research, Vol.2 No.1.

2009: “Adjusting margin to cover late payments and exchange rate risk,” (forthcoming), Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance. CP

2008: The Economic Impact of Broadband: Estimates from a Regional Input-Output Model, Journal of Applied Business Research, Vol. 24, Number 2, 103-114 (with A. Novobilski and S. Ghosh). DBR

2007: Globalization and Emerging Stock Market Integration: Evidence from a FIVECM-MGARCH model, Global Review of Business and Economic Research, Vol. 3 No. 1, 47-65. (with H. Chen W-K Wong). DBR

2006: Till v SCS Credit Corp.: A Tutorial in Subprime Interest Rate Determination , The Journal of Finance Case Research, forthcoming.

2006: The asymmetric impact of monetary policy on currency markets, The Financial Review, Vol. 41 (2), May 2006.

2006: "Economies of China, India challenge U.S.,” Chattanooga Times Free Press, 5/14/2006 (with J. Hinchee, M. Prichard, J. Sharp, E. Uptain).

2005: A study of college student business media habits and perceptions of the Wall Street Journal, The Journal of Learning in Higher Education, forthcoming.

2005: " Weak dollar benefits Tennessee economy,” Business Trend, Summer 2005 Vol. 3. No. 5 (with J. Allara, D. Osborne, and A. Santos).

2005: " Uneasiness grows as dollar feels debt strain,” Chattanooga Times Free Press, 5/22/2005 (with A. Jones, J. Baldwin, J. Chastain, and S. Stevens).

2004: " Bombs, bribes, culture clashes affect the bottom line,” Chattanooga Times Free Press, 5/23/2004 (with J. Ballard, M. Duke, T. Hodges, D. Jensen and C. Stewart).

2004: “Can socio-cultural factors aid in the understanding of economic problems? The case of Japan.” Global Business and Economic Review, forthcoming .

2004: “Money and Macroeconomic Performance: Revisiting Divisia Money,” The Review of Financial Economics, forthcoming.

2003: " Deflation puts Japan in ditch; is U.S. next?” Chattanooga Times Press, 6/1/2003 (with K. Buonocore, N. Galvani, J. Haggard and C. Nichols) .

2002: " Argentina: No longer a land of romance and opportunity,” The Daily Advertiser, 5/19/2002 (with R. LeCompte, P. L. Guillory, D. Robin and M. Fase).

2002: "Japan on the edge of an abyss,” The Daily Advertiser, 1/13/2002 ( with K. Broussard, C. Taulbee and T. Watson) .

2002: Large Changes in Major Exchange Rates: A Chronicle of the 1990s. Applied Financial Economics, forthcoming 12(11)

2002: Interest Rate Shocks and Stock Prices. The Financial Review, 37 (1) (February).

Professional Activities and Memberships
Financial Management Association International
Eastern Finance Association
Multinational Finance Society
CFA Institute
CFA Society of Chattanooga

Honors and Awards
Alpha Society inductee, UTC (2011)                                                                                                               

First Tennessee Bank Distinguished Professorship (July 2011 - present)                                                               

Featured Faculty in CityScope Magazine (2010, 2011)                                                                                 

Featured Faculty in Chattanooga Today – Year in Review (2009, 2010)

Sabbatical (approved), UTC (Fall 2009)

UC Foundation Professorship (2006- )

Max Finley Merit Professor, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (2004-)

UC Foundation Faculty Development Grant for $3106, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (2005)

Dean’s Merit for Faculty Achievement, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (2003-)

Teaching Learning Technology Faculty Fellows Program (2004-05)

Graduate Faculty, The University of New Orleans (1995-1996)

The University of Louisiana-Lafayette (1996-2002)

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (2002-)

Who’s Who in Finance and Industry; Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers

Outstanding Graduate Teacher of the COB's MBA Program, The University of Louisiana, Lafayette, April (2001)

Toussaint Hocevar Memorial "Outstanding Ph.D Candidate in Financial Economics" Award, The University of New Orleans, (1995)

Who's Who in Finance and Industry, (2002 -)

Who's Who Among America's Teachers, (2002 -)