CFA Charterholder, CFA Institute, Charlottesville, VA
Ph.D. - Financial Economics, The University of New Orleans
M.A. - Economics, The University of New Orleans
M.M.S. - Finance & Accounting, Bombay University, India
B.A. - Economics, St. Xavier's College, Bombay University, India
FIN 5760 - International Finance
FIN 5180 - Financial Institutions
Executive Education Module - Making Sense of Your Business Environment: The Secrets in Economic Indicators
Economic Effects of Broadband
Monetary Policy and Asset Markets
Economics of Higher Education
Honors, Achievements, & Affiliations
Oustanding Faculty Teaching Award, UTC (2016) and UTC College of Business (2016)
UTC Council of Scholars Inductee (2014)
Oustanding Service Award, UTC College of Business (2012-2013)
Alpha Society Inductee, UTC (2011)
UTC Summer Research Grant (2014, 2015, 2016)
First Tennessee Bank Distinguished Professorship (July 2011-Present)
Featured Faculty in Cityscope Magazine (2010, 2011) and Chattanooga Today - Year in Review (2009, 2010)
Visiting Scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Fall 2009)
UC Foundation Professorship (2006-Present)
Teaching Learning Technology Faculty Fellows Program (2004-2005)
Oustanding Graduate Teacher - MBA Program, The University of Louisiana, Lafayette (2001)
Toussaint Hocevar Memorial "Oustanding Ph.D. Candidate in Financial Economics" Award, The University of New Orleans (1995)
Member, Financial Management Association
Member, CFA Institute
Board of Directors, CFA Society East Tennessee
Editorial Board, Journal of Business, Economics, and Finance
Editorial Board, Review of Development and Cooperation
Editorial Board, Journal of Risk and Financial Management
Lobo, Bento J. and Lisa A. Burke-Smalley, forthcoming, “An empirical investigation of the
financial value of a college degree,” Education Economics.
Broughton, John B. and Bento J. Lobo, forthcoming, “Herding and anchoring in macroeconomic
forecasts: The case of the PMI,” Empirical Economics.
Broughton, John B. and Bento J. Lobo, forthcoming, “Equity duration and portfolio risk
management,” Journal of Investing.
Lobo, Bento J. (2000), “Asymmetric effects of interest rate changes on stock prices,” The Financial Review, 35, 125-144.
Lobo, Bento J., and David Tufte (1998), “Exchange rate volatility: Does politics matter?” Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 20(2), Spring, 351-65.
Lobo, Bento J. (2015), "The realized value of fiber optic and smart grid infrastructure in Hamilton County,Tennessee", UTC Whitepaper.
Broughton, John B. and Bento J. Lobo (2014), “Equity duration of value and growth indices,”
Journal of Applied Finance, Vol. 24, No. 2, 33-42.
Roedder, Chad and Bento J. Lobo (2014), “The credit crisis: A policy critique,” Economics
and Finance Review, Vol.3, No.6, 1-10 (April 2014)
Lobo, Bento J. (2011), “What is the future of the U.S. dollar?” Journal of Corporate
Accounting and Finance, Vol. 22, Number 6, 3-10, (Lead Article).
Lobo, Bento J., Christi Wann and John G. Fulmer, Jr. (2010), “Greece: How can companies
manage the new risks?” Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, Vol. 21, Number 6, 19-24.
Wann, Christi, and Bento J. Lobo (2010), “Gender-based trading: Evidence from a classroom
experiment,” Journal of Economics and Finance Education, Vol. 9 No.2 (Winter 2010), 54-61.
Lobo, Bento J. (2010), “India: The changing economic and cultural landscape,” Education
About Asia, Vol 15, Number 1, Spring 2010, 10-15.
Wann, Christi, and Bento J. Lobo (2010), “State dependent dividend preferences: The case of
economic recessions,” American Journal of Business Research, Vol.2 No.1.
Lobo, Bento J., Christi Wann and John G. Fulmer, Jr. (2009), “Managing late payments for
international sales,” Journal of Corporate Accounting and Finance, Vol. 20, Number 6, 39-45.
Lobo, Bento J., Soumen Ghosh, and Andy Novobilski (2008), “The economic impact of
broadband: Estimates from a regional input-output model,” Journal of Applied Business Research, 2008, Vol. 24, Number 2, 103-114. http://dx.doi.org/10.19030/jabr.v24i2.1357
Chen Heng, Bento J. Lobo, and Wing-Keung Wong (2007), “Globalization and emerging
stock market integration: Evidence from a FIVECM-MGARCH model,” Global Review of Business and Economic Research, 2007, Vol. 3 No. 1, 47-65.
Lobo, Bento J., John G. Fulmer, Jr., (2006), “Till v SCS Credit Corp.: A tutorial in subprime
interest rate determination,” The Journal of Finance Case Research, Vol. 8 (Number 1), 89-102.
Lobo, Bento J., Christopher M. Brockman, and Beverly K. Brockman (2006), “A study of college
student business media habits and perceptions of the Wall Street Journal,” The Journal of Learning in Higher Education, Spring 2006, 1-5.
Lobo, Bento J., Ali Darrat, and Sanjay Ramchander (2006), “The asymmetric impact of
monetary policy on currency markets,” The Financial Review, Vol. 41 (2) May 2006, 289-303. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6288.2006.00142.x
Darrat Ali, Marc Chopin and Bento J. Lobo (2005), “Money and macroeconomic performance:
Revisiting divisia money,” Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 14 Issue 2 (2005), 93-101. (Lead Article). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rfe.2004.05.002
Lobo, Bento J., and James Henley (2004), “Can socio-cultural factors aid in the understanding
of economic problems? The case of Japan,” Global Business and Economics Review, Volume 6, Number 2, December, 230 – 238.
Lobo, Bento J. (2002), “Large changes in major exchange rates: A chronicle of the 1990s,”
Applied Financial Economics, 12(11), 805-11.
Lobo, Bento J. (2002), “Interest rate shocks and stock prices,” The Financial Review, 37 (1)
(February), 73-92. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1540-6288.00005
Lobo, Bento J. (2000), “Asymmetric effects of interest rate changes on stock prices,” The
Financial Review, 35, 125-144. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6288.2000.tb01424.x
Lobo, Bento J. (1999), “Jump risk in the U.S. stock market: Evidence using political
information,” Review of Financial Economics, 8, 149-163. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1058-3300(00)00011-2
Lobo, Bento J., and David Tufte (1998), “Exchange rate volatility: Does politics matter?”
Journal of Macroeconomics, Vol. 20(2), Spring, 351-65. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0164-0704(98)00062-7