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Christopher Hessel

Associate Professor of Economics and Finance

Associate Professor of Economics and Finance


BS Long Island University Finance and Education 1967
MBA New York University Economics 1973
PhD New York University Finance and Economics 1979

Areas of Expertise:

Bond and Stock Investment, Financial Markets, Interest Rate and Credit Derivatives, Management of Financial Institutions, Corporate Finance

Selected Publications:

"Foreign Acquisitions in the United States: Effect on Shareholder Wealth of Foreign Acquiring Firms" (with N. C. Cakici and K. Tandon). Journal of Banking and Finance, 20: 307-29, 1996.

"The Relationship Between U.S. Federal Reserve Discount Rate Changes and Fluctuations in Interest Rate and Foreign Exchange Rates" (with J. Dahlquist and M. Persellin). Managerial Finance, International Finance and Accounting, 21 (3), 1995.

"Is the U.S. Federal Reserve System an International Policy Maker? (with J. Dahlquist). Southwest Review of International Business Research, Spring 1994.

"Financial Characteristics of Neglected and Institutionally Held Stocks" (with M. Norman). Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Finance, No. 7 (New Series): 313-34, Summer 1992.

Academic Activities:

Member, Academic Standing Committee, Zicklin School of Business.

Member, College Committee on Committees.

Former Member, College Committee for Financial Aid.

Professional Activities:

Consult on the running of executive training programs in the United States and 19 other countries.

Awards, Honors, etc.:

Five-time recipient, School of Business Excellence in Teaching Award.

Baruch College President's Distinguished Teaching Award, 1982.

Two-time recipient, Award for Teaching Excellence, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Award for Teaching Excellence, Accounting Honor Society.

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