Craig Wisen

Craig Wisen, Ph.D., CFA (Sabbatical Leave AY14)

Associate Professor, Business Administration
Faculty Advisor, Student Investment Fund (SIF)
Office 208B, Bunnell Building
907-474-5531
chwisen@alaska.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Research and Scholarly Interests

Equity and REIT Mutual Fund Performance
Equity Valuation
Portfolio Management
Financial Statement Analysis

Education

2002 Ph.D. in Finance, Indiana University
1989 MBA in Finance and Accounting, Indiana University
1987 BA in Economics, University of North Carolina

Publications

Peer Reviewed Published Research
“Another Look at the Asymmetric REIT-Beta Puzzle” with Kevin C.H. Chiang and Ming-Long Lee, Journal of Real Estate Research, 2004, Volume 26, No. 1, pp. 25-42.
 
“On the Time Series Properties of REIT Beta” with Ming-Long Lee and Kevin C. Chiang, Real Estate Economics, 2005, Volume 33, Issue 2, pp. 381-396.
 
“The Ranking Properties of the Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Rating” with Ming-Long Lee, Kirill Kozhevnikov, and Kevin C. Chiang, Journal of Investing, Spring 2005, pp. 90-98.
 
“Explaining the Initial Returns of Mutual Funds” with Kevin C. Chiang, Journal of Investing, Summer 2006, pp. 53-67.
 
“Mutual Funds of Mutual Funds: Diversification, Selection or Expense Arbitrage?” with Clark L. Maxam and Seow Eng Ong, Diversification and Portfolio Management of Mutual Funds, John Wiley and Sons, edited by Greg N. Gregoriou, 2007, 18-56.
 
“REIT Mimicking Portfolio Analysis” with Ming-Long Lee , Kirill Kozhevnikov, and Kevin C. Chiang, International Real Estate Review, 2006, 95-111.
 
“Mutual Fund Acquisitions and the Wealth of Target Shareholders”, with Xiyu Zhou and Kevin C. Chiang, Journal of American Academy of Business, Cambridge, 2007, 33-38.
 
“Emerging Market Bonds as an Asset Class: Mean-Variance Spanning” with Kevin C. Chiang and Xiyu Zhou, Journal of Investing, Fall 2007, 104-110.
 
“Non-Fundamentals and Value Returns” with Kirill Kozhevnikov and Kevin C. Chiang, Applied Financial Economics, 2007, pp 1075-83.
 
“Further Evidence on the Performance of Funds of Funds: The Case of Real Estate Mutual Funds”, with Ming-Long Lee and Kevin C. Chiang, Real Estate Economics, V36:1: pp. 47-61, 2008.
 
“Investor Sentiment and Closed-End Country Funds” with Kevin C. Chiang and Xiyu Zhou, International Business and Economics Research Journal, V10:1: pp. 119-41, 2011.
 
“The Expected Value of Cheating”, Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, V12:3: pp. 35-42, 2012.
 
Peer Reviewed Research Accepted for Publication
“Disaggregated Commitment Of Traders Data and Prospective Price Effects”, with Einar M. Often, Journal of Applied Business Research, V29:5: pp 1-20, 2013.
 
“The Strategic Setting of Real Estate Mutual Fund Expense Ratios”, with Kevin C. Chiang, Zhenhua Rui, and Xiyu Zhou, Journal of Applied Business Research, Forthcoming.
 
Technical Manuals
COOP Planning Workshop Manual, with Cameron Carlson and Hans Odegard, Initial and Revised Editions Submitted to State of Alaska Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, distributed to workshops in Anchorage and Juneau, 2012.
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