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Portrait of Vivek Singh
Vivek
Singh
Ph.D.
Professor of Finance

Education

Virginia Tech

132 Fairlane Center South
19000 Hubbard Drive
Dearborn, MI 48126
313-583-6533

About

Vivek Singh is a Full Professor of Finance at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He received a Ph.D. in Finance from Virginia Tech in 2004. He also earned an MBA from Indian Institute of Management and a B. Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology.

Research

Till date Dr. Singh has published 30 articles in journals such as Financial Management, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, Journal of Financial Research, Macroeconomics Dynamics, Journal of Business Research, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting and others. Almost all of these articles are in journals designated as superior or very good as per College of Business faculty. In addition he has several papers under different stages of review in refereed journals. His dissertation has been published in the form of a book. As an acknowledgment of the quality of his research, one of his articles was the recipient of the Best Paper Award in Investment at the meetings of Southern Finance Association in 2009. In a very well-cited recent study authors Heck and Cooley (2009) measured the productivity of all research active finance professors in the last 50 years. His publication record places him in the top 4% of all research active finance professors as per this study. Please note that his career began only in 2004. His papers have made more than 50 appearances at the refereed international conferences such as FMA, European FMA, EFA, SFA, and MFA meetings. He regularly serves as referee for Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Financial Markets Institutions & Money, Journal of Empirical Finance, and Financial Review among others. His research has been cited in journals such as Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Accounting and Public Policy, Journal of Management, Financial Management, Journal of International Money and Finance, and Journal of Banking and Finance among others. His research has also drawn considerable interest from the practitioners’ community evidenced by money managers’ requests for my articles. Investment magazines including CFA Digest, and various investment related internet websites have, summarized and cited my research.

He currently serves on the editorial boards of International Journal of Bonds and Derivatives, International Journal of Business and Systems Research, and International Journal of Revenue Management.

Dr. Singh's current research areas of interest include Assets Pricing, Firm Financing Behavior, Investor Behavior, Analysts and Institutional Investors Role in Security Pricing, Corporate Governance, and Firm Performance, Impact of Product market competition on Analyst behavior, Firms' Financing costs, and reporting, Topics in Multidisciplinary and pedagogical research.

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Selected Publications

Recent Refereed Journal Articles

  1. J. Hur, and V. Singh. Cross-Section of Expected Returns and Extreme Returns: The Role of Investor Attention and Risk Preferences. Forthcoming in Financial Management.
  2. Egginton, J., J. Hur, and V. Singh. 2016. The impact of Elasticity on Disposition Effect Driven Momentum, Substitutability, Size, and January Seasonality. Forthcoming in Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.
  3. Hobbs, J., H. Lee, and V. Singh. 2016. New Evidence on the Effect of Belief Heterogeneity on Stock Returns. Forthcoming in Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting.
  4. Hur, J., and V. Singh. 2016. Reexamining Momentum Profits: Underreaction or Overreaction to Firm-Specific Information? Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting 46, pp. 261-289.
  5. Hobbs, J., and V. Singh. 2015. A Comparison of Buy-Side and Sell- Side Analysts. Review of Financial Economics 24, pp.42-51.
  6. Hur, J., G. Pettengill, and V. Singh 2014. Market States and the Risk-Based Explanation of the Size Premium. Journal of Empirical Finance 28, pp. 139-150.
  7. Datta, S., M. Datta, and V. Singh. 2014. Opaque Financial Reports and R2: Revisited. Review of Financial Economics 23, pp.10-17.
  8. Datta, S., M. Datta, and V. Singh. 2013. Product Market Power, Industry Structure, and Corporate Earnings Management. Journal of Banking and Finance 37, pp. 3273-3285.
  9. Hur, J., and V. Singh. 2013. Does Long-term Disequilibrium in Stock Price Predict Future Returns? Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting 41, pp. 753-767.
  10. Singh, V. 2013. Did Institutions Herd During the Internet Bubble? Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting 41, pp. 513-534.
  11. Hobbs, J., T. Kovacs, and V. Singh. 2012. The Investment Value of the Frequency of Analyst Recommendation Changes for the Ordinary Investor, Journal of Empirical Finance 19, pp. 94-108.
  12. Lee, H., K. Cai, and V. Singh. 2011. Underpricing of IPOs that Follow Private Placements. Journal of Financial Research 34, pp. 441-459.
  13. Singh, V. 2011. Stock Returns and Product Market Competition: Beyond Industry Concentration. Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting 37, pp. 283-299.
  14. Datta, S., M. Datta, and V. Singh. 2011. Product Market Pricing Power, Industry Concentration and Analysts' Earnings Forecasts. Journal of Banking and Finance 35, pp.1352-1366.
  15. Lee, H., V. Singh, and K. Cai. 2011. Are Stocks Dumped or Neglected by Analysts Inferior Investments to Covered Stocks? Journal of Business Research 64, pp.501-507. Best Paper Award in the Area of Investment by Southern Finance Associations Meetings 2009.
  16. Hur J., M. Pritamani, and V. Singh. 2010. Momentum and the Disposition Effect: The Role of Individual Investors. Financial Management 39, pp. 1155-1176.
  17. Patterson, D., and V. Singh. 2010. The Incidence of Informational Cascades and the Behavior of Trade Interarrival Times During the Stock Market Bubble. Macroeconomics Dynamics 14, pp. 111-136.
  18. Autore, D., T. Kovacs, and V. Singh. 2009. Do Analyst Recommendations Reflect Shareholder Rights? Journal of Banking and Finance 33, pp. 193-202.
  19. Singh, V., J. Hur, and H. Lee. 2008. Glamour vs. Value: Trading Behavior of Institutions and individual investors. Journal of Financial Research 31, pp. 65-84. (Summarized in the CFA Digest Issue of August, 2008).

 Research Grants

  1. Working paper with Douglas Patterson “Do Traders Follow Other Traders at the NYSE?” won $11,000 University-wide competitive grant at Virginia Tech in 2004.
  2. Working paper with Michael Cliff and John Easterwood “Interpreting the Causes and Consequences of Analysts’ Recommendations” won $11,000 University-wide competitive grant at Virginia Tech in 2007.
  3. Paper “Reexamining Stock Returns when Investors Disagree” was awarded $6,000 research grant by University of Michigan-Dearborn in the winter of 2011.

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Awards and Recognition

Recipient of the Best Paper Award in Investment at the meetings of Southern Finance Association in 2009. In a very well-cited recent study authors Heck and Cooley (2009) measured the productivity of all research active finance professors in the last 50 years. His publication record places him in the top 4% of all research active finance professors as per this study.

History

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