Dr.Oscar Varela

Charles R. and Dorothy S. Carter Chair in Business Administration
Professor of Finance

Recent Publications

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Working Papers

Futures and Realized Cash or Settle Prices for Gold, Silver, and Copper

Published Papers - Academic Journals

Abdou, Khaled and Oscar Varela, “When US Venture Capital Ventures Abroad”, Accounting and Finance, Vol. 54, No. 1 (2014), pp. 1-23.

Varela, Oscar and Khaled Abdou, "A Note: Should Investors Prefer Compound Interest? Not Always", Journal of Financial and Economic Practice, Vol. 12, No. 3 (Fall 2012), pp. 28-35.

Varela, Oscar, “Arbitrage in General Equilibrium”, Modern Economy, Vol. 3, No. 4 (2012), pp. 396-401.

Ngo, Duc Anh and Oscar Varela, “Earnings Smoothing and the Underpricing of Seasoned Equity Offering”, Managerial Finance, Vol. 38, No. 9 (2012), pp. 833-859.

Haque, Mahfuzul and Oscar Varela, "Safety-first Portfolio Optimization after September 11, 2001." Journal of Risk Finance, Vol. 11, No 1 (2010), pp. 20-61.

Mazumder, M. Imtiaz, Miller, Edward M. and Oscar Varela, "Market Timing the Trading of International Mutual Funds: Weekend, Weekday and Serial Correlation Strategies." Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, Vol. 37, Issue 7-8 (Sept-Oct 2010), pp. 979-1007.

Haque, Mahfuzul and Oscar Varela, "U.S.- Thailand Bilateral Safety-first Portfolio Optimization around the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis". Journal of Emerging Market Finance. Vol. 9, No. 2 (August 2010), pp. 171-197.

Abdou, K., Varela, O. (2009). Is there a Puzzle in the Failure of Venture Backed Portfolio Companies?. Applied Financial Economics / Routledge, 19, 1439-1452. Harzing Journal Quality Rating= Well Regarded Journal. RAFEwww.tandf.co.uk/journals/RAFE.

Haque, M., Varela, O., Hassan, M. Kabir (2007). Safety-first and Extreme Value Bilateral U.S.- Mexican Portfolio Optimization around the Peso Crisis and NAFTA in 1994. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 47(3), 449-469. www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/620167/description#description

Books and Book Chapters

Varela, O. (2009). International Finance in the World (pp. 632). Freeload Press, Inc. (publisher), Textbook Media (distributor, www.textbookmedia.com). www.textbookmedia.com

Conference Proceedings

Varela, Oscar and Duc Anh Ngo. "Timing the Chinese Market" 2010 Shanghai International Financial Center Construction Forum: International Seminar on China’s Financial Markets, July 25, 2010 (Shanghai, China), pp. 287-333.