Vicentiu Covrig, Ph.D., CFA

                                    Professor of Finance
                             Department of Finance, Real Estate and Insurance
                                       College of Business and Economics
                                       California State University-Northridge
                              Office: JH 4108
                                         Phone: (818) 677-3405

FIN352 Investments (Spring 2018)

FIN636 Investments (Spring 2018)


FIN639 Seminar in Financial Problems  (MBA, Spring 2016)

FIN352 Investments (Spring 2015)

Education (CV)
           Chartered Financial Analyst     1998
                Ph.D. Finance and Economics, Arizona State University  May, 1999
                        (co-chairs Michael Melvin and Hank Bessembinder)
                M.A. Economics,  State University of New York  June, 1994
                        (Degree awarded at Central European University, Prague, Czech Republic)
                B.Sc. and M.Sc. Electrical Engineering, Bucharest Polytechnic Institute June, 1992

presented at Western Finance Association Meeting, used as a reading assignment in  
Bernard Dumas' International  Finance  graduate class at   Wharton Business School, U. Pennsylvania, and cited three
times in the Journal of Finance. The paper was nominated for 2005 Smith Breeden  prize for the best paper at the        
Journal of Finance; mentioned in the 6th ed. of Eun and Resnick text "International Financial Management"and in Hirschey and Nofsinger "Investments"2nd ed.;
used in   the PhD programs at Concordia University, University de   Geneve, Southern Illinois University -Carbondale , Georgia Tech, Stockholm School of Economics

       This paper above is my PhD dissertation, cited among others in Journal of Finance (2 times), Journal of Political Economy
        (an A+/top journal in Economics),  Journal of   Financial and Quantitative Analysis (A+/top journal in Finance), National Bureau of
        Economic Research (NBER) and republished in 2006 in the  volume  Foreign Exchange Markets , part of the series
         The International Library of Critical Writings in Financial Economics