James Felton

Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law

Professor

332 Sloan Hall

Mount Pleasant, MI 48859

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

Attractiveness, Easiness, and Other Issues: Student Evaluations of Professors on RateMyProfessors.com

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Jul 2006
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Central Michigan University - Department of English Language & Literature, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of Computer Science
Downloads 2,662 (3,246)

Abstract:

teaching, evaluation, student opinion, grade inflation

Attractiveness, Easiness, and Other Issues: Student Evaluations of Professors on Ratemyprofessors.Com

Yale Economic Review, Vol. 5, No. 1 (Winter), 2009, pp. 26-31., Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2008, pp. 45-61
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Feb 2013
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Central Michigan University - Department of English Language & Literature, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of Computer Science
Downloads 47 (336,915)

Abstract:

teaching, evaluation, student opinion, grade inflation, Ratemyprofessors.com

Attractiveness, Easiness, and Other Issues: Student Evaluations of Professors on RateMyProfessors.com

Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 45-61, February 2008
Posted: 01 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2009
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Central Michigan University - Department of English Language & Literature, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of Computer Science

Abstract:

teaching, evaluation, student opinion, grade inflation

2.

Warnings from the Enron Message Board

Journal of Investing, Vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 29-52, Fall 2002
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
James Felton and Jongchai Kim
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Mississippi Valley State University
Downloads 2,021 (3,809)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Enron, message board, scandal, inside information, governance

Web-Based Student Evaluations of Professors: The Relations between Perceived Quality, Easiness, and Sexiness

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 22 Aug 2003
James Felton, John B. Mitchell and Michael Stinson
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of Computer Science
Downloads 1,514 (8,540)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Teaching, Evaluation, Student Opinion, Halo Effect

Web-Based Student Evaluations of Professors: The Relations between Perceived Quality, Easiness, and Sexiness

Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. 91-108, February 2004
Posted: 10 Sep 2003
James Felton, John B. Mitchell and Michael Stinson
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of Computer Science

Abstract:

Teaching, Evaluation, Student Opinion, Halo Effect

4.

Exchange Traded Notes: An Introduction

Journal of Investing, Vol. 19, No. 2 (Summer), 2010, 27-37 , Journal of Index Investing, Vol. 1, No. 1 (Summer), 2010, 164-175
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 May 2009 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2013
Seattle University, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Brigham Young University
Downloads 810 (14,512)
Citation 1

Abstract:

exchange-traded notes, ETNs, exchange-traded funds, tracking error, risk and performance, active management

Nominal GPA and Real GPA: A Simple Adjustment that Compensates for Grade Inflation

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Jul 2006
James Felton and Peter T. Koper
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of English Language & Literature
Downloads 540 (39,566)

Abstract:

Teaching, Evaluation, Student Opinion, Grade Inflation

Nominal GPA and Real GPA: A Simple Adjustment that Compensates for Grade Inflation

Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, Vol. 30, No. 6, pp. 561-569, December 2005
Posted: 09 Aug 2004 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2008
James Felton and Peter T. Koper
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Central Michigan University - Department of English Language & Literature

Abstract:

Teaching, evaluation, student opinion, grade inflation

6.

On Richard Bernstein's Navigate the Noise: Investing in the New Age of Media and Hype

Journal of Behavioral Finance, Vol. 2, No. 4, 224-226, 2001
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2014
James Felton
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law
Downloads 495 (23,775)

Abstract:

noise, earnings expectations life cycle, media hype, stock message board, Cisco Systems

7.

Teaching Market Efficiency with the Value Line Anomaly

Journal of Financial Education, 1995, Vol. 21, Fall, pp. 44-48
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Feb 2013
James Felton
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law
Downloads 475 (22,595)

Abstract:

Value Line, anomaly, market efficiency, timeliness rankings

8.

Preference for Risk in Investing as a Function of Trait Optimism and Gender

Journal of Behavioral Finance, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 33-40, 2004
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Department of Psychology and University of Utah - Department of Psychology
Downloads 426 (46,553)
Citation 8

Abstract:

investment, risk, gender, optimism, behavioral

9.

Real GPA and Real SET: Two Antidotes to Greed, Sloth, and Cowardice in the College Classroom

Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2015, Vol. 40, No. 2 (April), pp. 248-264.
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
Central Michigan University - Department of English Language & Literature, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, Western Carolina University, College of Business and Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law
Downloads 382 (48,179)

Abstract:

student evaluation of teaching, grade inflation, disengagement compact, Real GPA, Real SET

10.

The Indicative Value - Price Puzzle in ETNs: Liquidity Constraints, Information Signaling, or an Ineffective System for Share Creation?

Journal of Investing, Vol. 20, No. 3, 2011
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2012
Seattle University, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Brigham Young University
Downloads 199 (97,125)

Abstract:

Exchange-Traded Notes, Exchange-Traded Funds, Tracking Error, Risk and Performance, Active Management

11.

New Technology Issues for Corporate Governance: Internet Message Boards

INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, 2nd Ed., pp. 184-194, Joseph C. F. Lufkin, ed., Euromoney Books, 2004
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 31 Jul 2006
Jonathan Carson and James Felton
Nielsen BuzzMetrics and Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law
Downloads 197 (121,052)
Citation 1

Abstract:

governance, message board, scandal, inside information, Enron, HealthSouth

12.

The Information Content of Security Analyses: Evidence from Standard & Poor's Common Stock Quality Ranking Changes

Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, 1995, Vol. 22, No. 7 (October), 975-989
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Feb 2013
James Felton, Douglas Hearth and Pu Liu
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, University of Arkansas - Department of Finance and University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business
Downloads 28 (378,103)

Abstract:

Standard & Poor’s, common stock rankings, quality rankings, Stock Guide, post-earnings-announcement drift

13.

The Influence of Political Orientation on Financial Risk Taking

American Journal of Business, 2010, Vol. 25, No. 1, 35-43
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Jeremy Paul Moore, James Felton and Colbrin Wright
Central Michigan University, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and Brigham Young University
Downloads 17 (398,843)

Abstract:

economic orientation, political orientation, social orientation, risk tolerance, RiskGrade, Stock-Trak, Political Compass, liberal, conservative

14.

The Concentration of Commercial Success in Popular Music: An Analysis of the Distribution of Gold Records

Journal of Cultural Economics, 1995, Vol. 19, No. 4, 333-340
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Feb 2013
Raymond A.K. Cox, James Felton and Kee H. Chung
Thompson Rivers University, Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law and State University of New York at Buffalo - School of Management
Downloads 15 (385,973)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Lotka's Law, Generalized Lotka's Law, gold records, music industry, commercial success

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The Information Content of Standard & Poor's Common Stock Ranking Changes

Journal of Financial and Strategic Decisions, 1994, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 49-56.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 25 Feb 2013
James Felton, Pu Liu and Douglas Hearth
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business and University of Arkansas - Department of Finance
Downloads 10 (479,318)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Standard & Poor's, Stock Guide, common stock rankings, market risk

16.

A Note on the Information Content of Standard & Poor's Common Stock Ranking Changes

Financial Management, 1992, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 9-10.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Feb 2013
James Felton, Pu Liu and Douglas Hearth
Central Michigan University - Department of Finance and Law, University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business and University of Arkansas - Department of Finance
Downloads 9 (484,441)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Standard & Poor's, Stock Guide, common stock rankings, market risk