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Dr. Hermann Sintim-Aboagye


Professor | Accounting & Finance | Feliciano School of Business

Email: sintimaboh@mail.montclair.edu

Telephone: 9736557517

Office: Feliciano School of Business, 350

Biography

I had may undergraduate education from the University of Ghana where I graduated with a BA (Hons) in Geography with a minor in Philosophy. Subsequently, I obtained an MBA in finance from Tulane University and a PhD in financial economics from the University of New Orleans in 1991 & 2001 respectively. I am currently tenured and an associate professor of finance & economics in the dept. of finance and economics, school of business at montclair state university.

Areas of Expertise

Corporate Finance
Investment Theory
Financial Markets
Macroeconomics

Education

  • Ph D, Financial Economics, 2001, University of New Orleans

Refereed Publications

  • Sintim H., (2013). IMF and World Bank Economic Programs on Inflation: Relevance to New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD). . Review of Applied Economics.9 (1-2). (pp. 61-81).
  • Sintim H., Chakraborty C., (2012). Uncertainty of Inflation and Inflation Rate in Emerging Economies: Does Credibility of Inflation Policy Matter?. . Economic Issues (UK).17 (part 2). (pp. 95-110).
  • Sintim H., (2010). Effect of Economic Recovery and Adjustment Policies on the Friedman-Ball Hypothesis and the Cointegration of Inflation and the Uncertainty of Inflation.. Lynchburg, Virginia. International Journal of Business and Economics.10 (1). (pp. 94-102).
  • Sintim H., Chakraborty C., (2010). Monetary Commitment and the Relationship between Exchange Rates and Relative Prices: Evidence from a Panel of Emerging Countries. London. International Research Journal for Finance and Economics. (39). (pp. 97-104).
  • Sintim H., Firoz M. N., (2010). Real Growth and Inflation Volatility: Evidence from the Adjustment and Economic Recovery Program in Africa.. Miami, Florida. The Journal of the American Academy of Business, Cambridge.15 (2). (pp. 8-15).
  • Maghrabi A., Firoz M. N., Taghy R., Waghdy A., Sintim H., Gunduz M., (2009). ABC of Interest Free Banking. Texas. Conflict Resoulation & Negotiation.2009 (4).
  • Sintim H., (2008). Direct Taxes in Emerging Economies: Implications of a Measure of Effective Financial Opposition on Infllation.. . International Research Journal for Finance and Economics. (13).
  • Sintim H., Firoz M. N., (2007). Is Interest Free, Interest Free:Islamic Finance and Banking. . Business Journel for Entrepreneurs.
  • Sintim H., Chakraborty C., (2007). Purchasing Power Parity, Inflation and Central Bank Independence: A Panel Cointegration Test of Emerging Economies. . Journal of American Academy of business.10 (2). (pp. 7-13).
  • Sintim H., (2006). Inflation Variability, Central Bank Independence and Term Structure: A Simple Theoretical Examination. . The Intermational Journal of Business Disciplines.17 (2).
  • Sintim H., (2006). Developing Economies and Taxes: Implications of Turnover Rates on the Revenue-Smoothing Hypothesis. . Journal of Industrial Business and Economics Research.10 (1).
  • Sintim H., (2006). Emerging Economies and Inflation Variability: A comparison of a Generalized Maximum Likelihood and SUR Models on the Influence of Central Bank Independence. . Economic Change and Restructuring (Formally Economics of Planning).38 (2).
  • Sintim H., (2006). Implications of Economics Recovery and Structural Adjustment Programs on the Cointegration of Prices and Exchange Rates: Evidence in Sub-Saharan Africa.. . Journal of International Business and Economics.1V (1).
  • Sintim H., Byykwaso S., (2006). Inflation Uncertainty and Inflation: Implications of Adjustment and Recovery Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa.. . Global Business & Finance Review.11 (2).
  • Sintim H., (2006). Central Bank Independence, Inflation Variability and the Revenue Smoothing Hypothesis.. . International Advances in Economic Research.12 (2).
  • Firoz M. N., Waghdy A., Sintim H., (2006). Transfer Pricing in the Global Marketplace. . National Accounting Journal.
  • Sintim H., (2006). Financial Opposition Index and Optimal Seignorage: Evidence from Emerging Economies.. . Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge..9 (1).
  • Sintim H., (2006). Financial Opposition Index and Optimal Seignorage: Evidence from Emerging Economies.. . Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge.. (1). (pp. 1).
  • Sintim H., (2003). Central Bank Independence and Revenue Smoothing Hypothesis: Implications on Taxes. CA. Review of Business Research.1 (1).
  • Sintim H., (2003). New Estimates on the Influence of Central Bank Independence on the Variability of Inflation: Implications on the Term Structure and Financial Markets.. CA. Review of Business and Economics.
  • Sintim H., (2003). Central Bank Independence and Revenue Smoothing Hypothesis: Implications on Taxes. CA. Review of Business Research.1 (1).

Published Books

  • Bobo B., Sintim H., (2012). Neo-Liberalizarism, Interventionism and Developmental State: Implementing NEPAD. (pp. 350). Trenton, New Jersey. African World Press.

Published Proceedings

  • Sintim H., (2009). Firm size and industry effects on market reaction to changes in the prices of federal funds futures.. Crete. 16th Annual Conference of the Multinational Finance Society Conference.

Awards and Honors

  • Academy of Business Journal 'Best Paper Award' in Global Financial Crisis, Academy of Business Research (2011)
    Best Paper Award in Global Financial Crisis Conference for a paper titled ' Proxy for Credibility of Financial Policy and Uncertainty of Inflation: Panel Evidence from Emerging Economies.
  • Certificate of Best Author Award, Journal of the Academy of Business, Cambridge. (2006)
    Award based on a theoretical/empirical manuscript submitted to the Journal of the American Academy of Business, Cambridge.
  • Global Education Award, Global Education, Montclair State University (2004)
    To present a paper at 2004 International Conference organized by the Global Business and Technology Association in Cape Town, South Africa.

Research

  • An Empirical Examination of Financial Market Reactions to Innovations of the Federal Funds Rate: A Test of Small,Mid and Large Cap Firms.
  • Book and Sabbatical Leave
    Granted Sabbatical leave from September 2010 to December 2010 to work a book (edited volume) titled ‘Neo-Liberalism, Interventionism and the Developmental State: Implementing NEPAD’. Currently under contract with the Africa World Press. Expected to be released by March 2012.
  • Capital Inflows and Credibility of Monetary Policy: Evidence from Emerging Economies.
  • Conditional Volatility of Financial Markets, Market Liberalization and Economic Growth: Evidence from Emerging Economies.
  • Edited Volume of a book titled 'Neo-Liberalsm, Interventionism and the Developmental State' currently under contract with the African World Press
  • The Impact of Capital Inflows on Interest Rates Risk Premia and the Influence of the Credibility of Monetary Policy.
    This research will focus on emerging economies and how the prosecution of monetary policy with specific reference t inflation Control is subsumed by external capital pressures.
  • To Examine Real Economic Growth and Inflation Volatility: Evidence from the Adjustment and Economic Recovery Programs in Africa.
  • Uncertainty of Exchange Rates and Foreign Direct Investments: Implications on Growth