Specialties: Investments, International Finance, Financial Planning
Ph.D., Florida State University
Associate Professor of Finance
Director of the Wisconsin Financial Services Institute (WFSI)
Sage 1614G, (920) 424-1455
Check out Prof. Beck's blog at FinanceClass
Office Hours - Professor Beck will be on leave for the 2013-14 academic year.
Professor Kristine L. Beck has been a finance professor at UW Oshkosh since 2001. She earned her Ph.D. in Finance from Florida State University and her B.S. in Economics from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. Professor Beck taught at the University of Denver and worked in the banking industry prior to joining UW Oshkosh.
Her research interests include international finance, investments and methodological issues. Professor Beck's research has been published in The Financial Review, International Journal of Business, Managerial Finance and The Journal of Investing.
Professor Beck is director of the Wisconsin Financial Services Institute and has been involved with the Student-Managed Endowment Fund Program since 2002.
"Efficiency of the Eastern Caribbean Securities Exchange (ECSE)," co-authored with Kirwins Charles and Bruce Niendorf, Global Journal of Business Research, Volume 7 #5, 2013.
"The Use of Bayesian Methods in Financial Research," co-authored with Bruce Niendorf, Investment Management and Financial Innovations, Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2012.
"Performance of Micro-Cap Mutual Funds," co-authored with Parvez Ahmed and Sudhir Nanda, Journal of Investment Consulting, Volume 11 #1, Summer 2010.
"Good to Great, or Great Data Mining?" Co-authored with Bruce Niendorf, Journal of Financial Education, Volume 35, Spring 2009.
"Short and Long-term Volatility and Closed-End Fund discounts," co-authored with Bruce Niendorf; presented at the 2009 meeting of the International Atlantic Economic Society.
"Good to Great or Just Good?" Co-authored with Bruce Niendorf; Academy of Management Perspectives, Volume 22 #4, November 2008.
- Translated and reprinted: " 'Good to Great' - of alleen maar 'Good' "? co-authored with Bruce Niendorf; Holland Management Review, 125, mei-juni 2009.
"Good to Great or Great Data Mining?," co-authored with Bruce Niendorf; presented at the 2007 meeting of the Financial Management Association.
"The Structure of Closed-End Fund Discounts," co-authored with Bruce Niendorf; The Journal of Investing, Volume 16 #3, Fall 2007.