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Iraj Fooladi

Professor

Douglas C. Mackay Chair in Finance

Email: Iraj.Fooladi@dal.ca

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  • Duration Analysis and Its Applications 

    Fooladi, Iraj J., Gady Jacoby, and Gordon S. Roberts. 2006. "Duration Analysis and Its Applications." In , 415-427. New York: Springer.
    No abstract available.
  • Complexity of Information and Trading Behavior: The Case of Dividend Increase Announcements 

    Deshmukh, Sanjay, Ali Fatemi, and Iraj J. Fooladi. 2008. "Complexity of Information and Trading Behavior: The Case of Dividend Increase Announcements." Journal of Economic Psychology 29(1): 1-18.
    We examine the intraday trading response of participants in the common stock market and in the preferred stock market to announcements of dividend increases on common stock. We find that participants in the preferred stock ...
  • Dividend Reinvestment Plans in Canada: A Survey 

    Dipchand, Cecil R., and Iraj Fooladi. 1984. "Dividend Reinvestment Plans in Canada: A Survey." Cost and Management 58(5): 26-29.
    In Canada, some firms have set up dividend reinvestment plans (DRP) in recent years so that shareholders may elect to receive dividends in cash or have them ''reinvested'' in shares of the firm paying the dividends. A ...
  • Editorial 

    Brooks, Mary, and Iraj Fooladi. 2003. "Editorial." Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences (Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences) 20(4): 265-266.
    Presents information on the business journal "Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences." Coverage on Canada; Requirements for manuscripts to be published in the journal.
  • Another First for CJAS! 

    Brooks, Mary R., and Iraj Fooladi. 2005. "Another First for CJAS!." Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences 22(1): 5-5A,6A.
    Le Canada a récemment fait la une de The Economist qui le présentait comme étant un pays « pépère », ou tout au moins aussi « pépère » qu'un orignal aux lunettes de soleil rouges. The Economist ...
  • Editorial 

    Brooks, Mary R., Iraj Fooladi, and Philip J. Rosson. 2005. "Editorial." Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences (Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences) 22(4): 271-271.
    The article presents the authors' comments on the Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences. The Dalhousie University took the responsibility for the journal's editing about six years ago. The editors worked hard to ...
  • Editorial 

    Fooladi, Iraj, and Philip Rosson. 2000. "Editorial." Revue Canadienne des Sciences de l'Administration 17(1): 08.
    No abstract available.
  • EDITORIAL 

    Brooks, Mary R., Iraj Fooladi, and Philip J. Rosson. 2005. "EDITORIAL." Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences 22(4): 07.
  • Globalization and Portfolio Risk over Time: The Role of Exchange Rate 

    Fooladi, Iraj J., and John Rumsey. 2006. "Globalization and Portfolio Risk over Time: The Role of Exchange Rate." Review of Financial Economics 15(3): 223-236.
    We examine benefits of international diversification for the period 1 January 1988 to 30 June 2000. We introduce a new variable (lambda) that measures these benefits more directly than do the pairwise correlations among ...
  • Problems in Performance Attribution 

    Fooladi, Iraj J., and John Rumsey. 2011. "Problems in Performance Attribution." Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting 50(1): 5-22.
    Decomposing excess return into asset allocation and security selection components is ambiguous when the return is expressed in terms of asset classes. We present two methods for eliminating this ambiguity.
  • Preferred Share Rules Freeze Out the Individual Investor 

    Fooladi, Iraj, Patricia A. McGraw, and Gordon S. Roberts. 1988. "Preferred Share Rules Freeze Out the Individual Investor." CA Magazine 121(3): 38-41.
    There is new proposed legislation designed to limit the use of preferred stock shares for tax-avoidance purposes. Use of a supply and demand model for preferred shares and debt is helpful in determining how the new rules ...
  • Preferred Stock and Taxes 

    Fooladi, Iraj, Patricia McGraw, and Gordon S. Roberts. 1991. "Preferred Stock and Taxes." Journal of Business Finance & Accounting 18(1): 99-107.
    This article looks at the development of a model, including both corporate and individual taxes, to determine the conditions under which preferred shares are issued and purchased in the U.S., Canada, Germany, Great Britain, ...
  • Designing an Immunized Portfolio: Is M-Squared the Key? 

    Bierwag, Gerald O., Iraj Fooladi, and Gordon S. Roberts. 1993. "Designing an Immunized Portfolio: Is M-Squared the Key?." Journal of Banking and Finance 17(6): 1147-1170.
    The theoretical and empirical properties of M-squared, a measure of cash flow dispersion used in designing duration-hedged portfolios, are examined. Contrary to prior research, minimizing M-squared is not independent of ...
  • Bond Portfolio Immunization: Canadian Tests 

    Fooladi, Iraj, and Gordon S. Roberts. 1992. "Bond Portfolio Immunization: Canadian Tests." Journal of economics and business 44(1): 3-17.
    Based on findings derived from a data base of default- and option-free Government of Canada bonds, the authors' main conclusion is that duration-matching strategies succeed in reducing interest rate risk more effectively ...
  • Profit tax and output level under uncertainty 

    Fooladi, Iraj, and Nargess Kayhani. 1990. "Profit tax and output level under uncertainty." Atlantic Economic Journal 18(1): 27.
    Examines the effect of an increase in profit tax on the level of producers' output under uncertainty. Statement that an increase in a proportional profits tax with no loss offset will decrease the optimal level of output ...
  • Captive Finance Subsidiaries: Overview and Synthesis 

    Fooladi, Iraj, Gordon Roberts, and Jerry Viscione. 1986. "Captive Finance Subsidiaries: Overview and Synthesis." Financial Review 21(2): 259-275.
    No abstract available.
  • Random Cost Functions and Production Decisions 

    Fooladi, Iraj, and Nargess Kayhani. 1991. "Random Cost Functions and Production Decisions." Eastern Economic Journal 17(2): 199-202.
    No abstract available.
  • Is Exchange Rate Volatility a Deterrent to International Diversification? 

    Fooladi, Iraj J., and John Rumsey. 2002. "Is Exchange Rate Volatility a Deterrent to International Diversification?." Journal of Applied Finance 12(2): 39.
    No abstract available.
  • On Preferred Stock 

    Fooladi, Iraj, and Gordon S. Roberts. 1986. "On Preferred Stock." Journal of Financial Research 9(4): 319.
    No abstract available.
  • Entry into Competitive Industries as Affected by Risk Aversion 

    Fooladi, Iraj. 1986. "Entry into Competitive Industries as Affected by Risk Aversion." Managerial Finance 12(3): 8.
    In discussing the problem of entry into competitive industries for a deterministic environment, most textbooks argue that the opportunity for earning an economic profit leads to the expansion of existing firms as well as ...

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