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Hamid Rahman

Dr. Hamid Rahman retired in 2010.

Dr. Hamid Rahman is Professor of Finance in the School of Management at Alliant International University in San Diego. Prior to joining the academia, he had wide experience in public and private sector organizations including positions in an international subsidiary of Exxon and a stint on the Board of Directors of a subsidiary of Unilever.

His major research interests are risk management, international finance and behavioral finance. He has previously published in journals like, "Journal of Futures Markets," "Journal of Multinational Financial Management," "Global Finance Journal," "The Journal of Financial Research," "Financial Services Review," "Journal of Investing," and "Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics."

He has a Ph.D. in Finance from Syracuse University, New York and has previously held faculty positions in Old Dominion University, Norfolk and Louisiana State University Shreveport.

Professional Interests
  • Corporate finance
  • Investments
  • International finance
  • Managerial accounting.
Education and Certifications
  • PhD, Finance
  • International Accounting
  • Intermediate Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Finance
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Advanced Corporate Finance Theory
  • Financial Information Systems
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Seminar in International Finance
  • Financial Markets and Institutions
  • Working Capital Management
Scholarship and Contributions to the Field
  • "Is there News in the Club?" The Journal of Financial Research, Vol. XXIII, No 3, Fall 2000. Co-author Kenneth Yung.
  • "Insurance IPOs - A Test of the Underpricing Theories," The Journal of Insurance Issues, Vol. XXII, No. 1, Spring 1999. Co-author Kenneth Yung.
  • "Life Insurer Stock Returns, Real Activity, Expected Inflation Rates, and the Money Supply," Journal of Insurance Issues, Vol. XX, No.2, Fall 1997. Co- authors Lisa Gardener and Mohammad Najand.
  • "Atlantic and Pacific Stock Markets - Correlation and Volatility Transmission," Global Finance Journal, Vol. 5, No.2, 1994. Co-author Kenneth Yung.
  • Inter-currency Transmission of Volatility in Foreign Exchange Futures," The Journal of Futures Markets, December 1992, Vol. 12, No.6. Co-authors Mohammad Najand and Kenneth Yung.
  • "Optimal Hedge Ratios for Property Casualty Insurance Companies," Journal of Insurance Issues, Vol. XV, No.2, July 1992.
  • Optimal Futures Position for Life Insurance Companies," The Journal of Futures Markets, Vol. 12, No.1, February 1992. Co-author Mohammad Najand.
  • "Stock Market Volatility and Macroeconomic Variables: International Evidence," Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Vol. 1, No.3, 1991. Co-author Mohammad Najand.
  • "The Investment Decision Criterion and Growth Theories," Pakistan Administration Journal, Vol. XIX, No.2, July-December 1982.
  • "Current Issues in Corporate Policy Making," Public Administration Review, July-December 1981.
  • "Consequences of the Asian Financial Crisis on Global Asset Allocation Strategies: Evidence from the Asian Block," The International Review of Comparative Public Policy, forthcoming. Co-authors Eric Girard and Tarik Zaher.