Betty J. Simkins

Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance

Williams Companies Professor of Business and Associate Professor

336 Business Building

Stillwater, OK 74078-4011

United States

http://spears.okstate.edu/~simkins

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

32

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Fuel Hedging in the Airline Industry: The Case of Southwest Airlines

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Aug 2004
David Carter, Daniel A. Rogers and Betty J. Simkins
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, Portland State University - School of Business Administration and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 8,182 (371)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Risk management, hedging, airline industry, case study

2.

Corporate Governance, Board Diversity, and Firm Performance

Oklahoma State University Working Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 Mar 2002
David Carter, Betty J. Simkins and W. Gary Simpson
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 5,692 (697)
Citation 93

Abstract:

Corporate governance, Diversity, Board of directors, Financial value

3.

Does Fuel Hedging Make Economic Sense? The Case of the US Airline Industry

AFA 2004 San Diego Meetings
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 23 Nov 2003
David Carter, Daniel A. Rogers and Betty J. Simkins
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, Portland State University - School of Business Administration and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 5,264 (796)
Citation 27

Abstract:

Hedging, Risk Management, Airline industry

4.

Firmwide Risk Management of Foreign Exchange Exposure by U.S. Multinational Corporations

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jan 2001
David Carter, Christos Pantzalis and Betty J. Simkins
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, University of South Florida and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,685 (2,904)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Multinational finance, Risk management, Firmwide risk management, International finance, Hedging

5.

The Diversity of Corporate Board Committees and Financial Performance

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Mar 2008
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, Loyola University - Sellinger School of Business and Management, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,562 (6,975)
Citation 5

Abstract:

corporate governance, board committees, diversity, financial performance

6.

The Diversity of Corporate Board Committees and Firm Financial Performance

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Mar 2007
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, Loyola University - Sellinger School of Business and Management, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 1,441 (5,949)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Diversity, financial performance, board of directors, board committees

7.

Asymmetric Exposure to Foreign-Exchange Risk: Financial and Real Option Hedges Implemented by U.S. Multinational Corporations

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 May 2003
David Carter, Christos Pantzalis and Betty J. Simkins
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, University of South Florida and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 985 (14,229)
Citation 4

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8.

Open Book 'Financial' Management: A Case Study of Manco, Inc.

Oklahoma State University Working Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Jun 2001
Raj Aggarwal and Betty J. Simkins
University of Akron and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 956 (16,867)

Abstract:

Open book management, Financial management, Financial performance

9.

Operational Hedges and the Foreign Exchange Exposure of U.S. Multinational Corporations

Oklahoma State University Working Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Dec 2000
Christos Pantzalis, Paul A. Laux and Betty J. Simkins
University of South Florida, University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 955 (16,205)
Citation 27

Abstract:

operational hedges, exchange rate risk, risk management, derivatives

10.

Enterprise-Wide Risk Management and Corporate Governance

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 39, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Aug 2010
Betty J. Simkins and Steven A. Ramirez
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance and Loyola University of Chicago School of Law
Downloads 903 (14,033)
Citation 2

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11.

Do Markets React Rationally? The Effect of the September 11th Tragedy on Airline Stock Returns

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Apr 2002
David Carter and Betty J. Simkins
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 865 (18,428)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Efficient Markets, Event Study, Airline Industry

12.

The Retrospective Life Insurance Method: A Pedagogic Spreadsheet Application

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Jun 2003
Betty J. Simkins and David R. Lange
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance and Auburn Montgomery - Department of Accounting and Finance
Downloads 688 (26,179)

Abstract:

Retrospective Life Insurance Method, Finance Pedagogy, Spreadsheet Applications

13.

A Clinical Study of the Probability of Default for Global Financial Firms Affected by the Subprime Mortgage Crisis

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2009
Antonio Camara, Ivilina Popova and Betty J. Simkins
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater - College of Business Administration, Texas State University - San Marcos and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 687 (27,517)

Abstract:

bankruptcy risk, default probability, sub-prime mortgage crisis, option valuation, ratings, z-score, financial distress

14.

An Innovative Approach to Teaching Finance: Using Live Cases in the Case Course

Oklahoma State University Working Paper
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Jun 2001
Betty J. Simkins
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 590 (33,116)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Live case; Case teaching; Financial education

15.

Board Composition and Corporate Investment in Interest Rate Derivatives

Oklahoma State University Working Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Feb 2001
Miami University, Miami University of Ohio - Department of Finance, Auburn University and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 568 (35,300)
Citation 3

Abstract:

monitoring, board of directors, derivatives

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Downloads 522 ( 40,513)
Citation 11

Financial Management's Success as an Academic Journal

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Aug 1999
Miami University, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Accountancy and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 522 (39,999)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Financial Management's Success as an Academic Journal

Financial Management, Vol 28, No 3, Autumn 1999
Posted: 23 Aug 1999
Miami University, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Accountancy and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance

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17.

Interaction between Real Options and Financial Hedging: Fact or Fiction in Managerial Decision-Making

Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 14, Nos. 3-4, pp. 353-369, 2005
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Dec 2003
Tom Aabo and Betty J. Simkins
Aarhus University and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 491 (42,149)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Exchange rate exposure management, Financial hedging, Operational hedging, Real options

18.

Analyst Forecasts and Price Discovery in Futures Markets: The Case of Natural Gas Storage

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 26 Nov 2007
Gerald D. Gay, Betty J. Simkins and Marian Turac
Georgia State University - Department of Finance, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance and Georgia State University
Downloads 287 (77,510)

Abstract:

Analyst forecasts, futures markets, price discovery, storage

Asymmetric Information and Credit Quality: Evidence from Synthetic Fixed-Rate Financing

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Sep 2004
Betty J. Simkins and Daniel A. Rogers
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance and Portland State University - School of Business Administration
Downloads 223 (107,555)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Interest rate swap, credit quality, asymmetric information, debt maturity, capital structure

Asymmetric Information and Credit Quality: Evidence from Synthetic Fixed-Rate Financing

Journal of Futures Markets, pp. 595-625, June 2006
Posted: 16 Apr 2006
Betty J. Simkins and Daniel A. Rogers
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance and Portland State University - School of Business Administration

Abstract:

Interest rate swap, Credit quality, Asymmetric information, Debt maturity, Capital structure

20.

Hedging and Value in the U.S. Airline Industry

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 21-33, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Feb 2007
David Carter, Daniel A. Rogers and Betty J. Simkins
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, Portland State University - School of Business Administration and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 19 (430,700)
Citation 13

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21.

Does Hedging Affect Firm Value? Evidence from the US Airline Industry

Financial Management, Vol. 35, No. 1, Spring 2006
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jun 2006
David Carter, Daniel A. Rogers and Betty J. Simkins
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, Portland State University - School of Business Administration and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 15 (450,904)
Citation 29

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22.

The Gender and Ethnic Diversity of US Boards and Board Committees and Firm Financial Performance

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 18, No. 5, pp. 396-414, September 2010
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 15 Sep 2010
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, Loyola University - Sellinger School of Business and Management, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 2 (514,269)
Citation 8

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23.

Economic Value of OTC Derivatives Used by Nonfinancial Firms: Panel Session from the 2014 Applied Finance Conference

Journal of Applied Finance (Formerly Financial Practice and Education), Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 70-86, 2014
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 30 Oct 2015
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA), Hess Corporation, Claremont Colleges - Robert Day School of Economics and Finance and Fidelity Investments
Downloads 0 (370,631)

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24.

Does Operational and Financial Hedging Reduce Exposure? Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry

Financial Review, Vol. 49, Issue 1, pp. 149-172, 2014
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
California State University, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, Portland State University - School of Business Administration and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance
Downloads 0 (532,307)

Abstract:

operational hedging, financial hedging, risk management, airline industry

25.

An Interview with Vernon L. Smith: 2002 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences and Father of Experimental Economics

Journal of Applied Finance, Vol. 18, Issue 2, pp. 116-123, Fall/Winter2008
Posted: 24 Jul 2012
Terrance Odean and Betty J. Simkins
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Interviews, Bidding Strategies, Auctions, Economic Bubbles, Real Estate Bubbles

26.

Pioneers in Finance: Vernon Smith Interview

Journal of Applied Finance (Formerly Financial Practice and Education), Vol. 18, No. 2, 2008
Posted: 18 Jun 2009
Vernon L. Smith, Terrance Odean and Betty J. Simkins
Chapman University - Economic Science Institute, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Experimental economics, behavioral finance, Nobel Laureate

27.

The Rise and Evolution of the Chief Risk Officer: Enterprise Risk Management at Hydro One

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Vol. 17, No. 3. pp. 62-75, 2005
Posted: 24 Nov 2004
Tom Aabo, John R. S. Fraser and Betty J. Simkins
Aarhus University, Hydro One Inc. and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Enterprise Risk Management, Chief Risk Officer, Delphi Method, Risk Map, Corporate Governance

28.

Southwest Airlines: The Blended Winglets Project

Posted: 21 Aug 2004
Aaron Martin, Daniel A. Rogers and Betty J. Simkins
Sempra Energy Global Enterprises - San Diego Office, Portland State University - School of Business Administration and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance

Abstract:

Capital budgeting, case study, blended winglets

29.

Board Composition and Corporate Use of Interest Rate Derivatives

Journal of Financial Research, Forthcoming
Posted: 18 Jul 2003
Miami University, Miami University of Ohio - Department of Finance, Auburn University and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance

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30.

Corporate Governance, Board Diversity, and Firm Value

The Financial Review, February 2003
Posted: 20 May 2003
David Carter, Betty J. Simkins and W. Gary Simpson
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance

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31.

Finance Research Productivity and Influence

JOURNAL OF FINANCE, Vol 50 No 5, December 1995
Posted: 09 Jul 1998
Miami University, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Accountancy, Miami University of Ohio - Department of Finance and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance

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32.

Evidence on the Value of Academic Research: The Integration of Financial Research

Posted: 23 Apr 1998
Miami University, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Accountancy, Miami University of Ohio - Department of Finance and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater - Department of Finance

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