Amit Sinha

Department Chair & Associate Professor

Baker Hall 225
(309) 677-3582
asinha@fsmail.bradley.edu

Ph.D., Finance, Kent State University
P.G.D.B.A., Finance, ICFAI Business School
CFA (icfai)

Teaching

  • FIN 322 Business Finance
  • FIN 327 Derivative Securities
  • FIN 422 Financial Analysis
  • FIN 494 Financial Researches and Modeling
  • FIN 522 Introduction to Finance
  • FIN 627 Financial Risk Management
  • FIN 636 Fixed Income Securities
  • FIN 637 Advanced Derivative Securities

Scholarship

Published Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Girard, E., Sinha, A. K., Biswas, R. (2010). The Efficacy of Conditional Cost of Carry Models in Pricing Oil Futures. The Review of Futures Markets.
  • Sinha, A. K., Holder, M. E. (2009). Bid-Ask Spread Determinants in Treasury Note Futures Contracts at the Chicago Board of Trade. Journal of Financial and Economic Practice.

Copies of published manuscripts available at author page on SSRN.

Periodicals

  • Sinha, A. K. (2010). Business Strategies for a Recovering Economy (1st ed., vol. 2). Peoria, IL: FOSTERING LEADERSHIP.

Research in Progress

  • A Model of Optimal Regulation of Markets in a Stochastic Environment
  • Two Proxies for Shareholder Influence: A Case of Payout Policy 
  • Hyperbolic Discounting: Evidence Of Rational Behavior
  • What Drives the Volume and Volatility Relationship of Transaction Level Trades of Blue Chip Equities
  • Fed Fund Rate Changes: Influences on Price Formation and Liquidity in Treasury Futures Contracts

Service

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Financial and Economic Practice. (August 2008 - Present)
  • Reviewer, Journal Article, Review of Futures Markets
  • Reviewer, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper, Asia-Pacific Futures Research Symposium
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper, Asian Financial Management Association Meeting
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper, Eastern Finance Association Meeting
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper, Financial Management Association
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper, Mid-West Finance Association Meeting

Professional Memberships

  • Southern Financial Association