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Emre Kuvvet, Ph.D.

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Professor - Finance


Finance and Economics


H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship

Dr. Emre Kuvvet is a Professor of Finance at J. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship (NSU Business) at Nova Southeastern University (NSU Florida). He is also a Research Fellow at the Independent Institute. Dr. Kuvvet's research includes issues in law and finance, corporate misconduct, political economy of finance, market microstructure, and FinTech.

He has published articles in journals such as Financial Management, Financial Review, Applied Economics, International Review of Economics and Finance, Global Finance Journal, International Business Review, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Managerial Finance, Econ Journal Watch, the Journal of Economics and Finance, Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, the Journal of Investing, Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies, the Journal of Financial Crime, the Journal of Trading, The Independent Review: A Journal of Political Economy, Economic Affairs, Empirical Economics Letters, Academic Questions, and the Journal of Financial Planning.

He received the Outstanding Paper Award in International Finance at the 2010 Southern Finance Association Annual Conference. His works have been featured in articles in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, the Guardian, and the CFA Digest among others. Before joining NSU, Dr. Kuvvet was a visiting Assistant Professor of Finance at Texas A&M University.

  • Ph.D. - University Memphis - Business Administration
  • M.S. - Rochester Institute of Tech - Finance
  • B.S. - Marmara University,Turkey - Capital Markets

FIN 3010 Corporation Finance

FIN 3900 Finance Internship

FIN 5008 Business Finance

P2P lending across the rural urban divide, FMA annual meeting, 2019, New Orleans, LA

Taming the Market? The Relationship between Social Capital, Bad News Disclosure, and Market Reactions, Academy of Business Research, 2018, Boca Raton, FL

Value of Revolving Doors: Evidence from Public Servants Turned Lobbyists, Eastern Finance Association annual meeting, 2014, Boca Raton, FL

Value of Revolving Doors: Evidence from Public Servants Turned Lobbyists, Midwest Finance Association annual conference, 2014, Boca Raton, FL

Market Liquidity and Ambiguity: The Certification Role of Corporate Governance, Financial Management Association annual conference, 2012, Boca Raton, FL

Corruption's Impact on Liquidity, Investment Flows, and Cost of Capital, Midwest Finance Association annual conference 2012, Boca Raton, FL

Kuvvet, E. (in press). Economics Laureates Should Disclose their Political Ideologies in Policy Petitions. To appear in Economic Affairs, Forthcoming.

Kuvvet, E. (in press). Severity of U.S. Sanctions Against Foreign Firms: Evidence from the FCPA Enforcements. To appear in Journal of Financial Crime.

Maskara, P., Kuvvet, E. (2022). To Fight or Not to Fight: A Study on the Likelihood of Investor-State Disputes Between Two Countries. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, Forthcoming.

Kuvvet, E. (2022). Robinhood Investors and Corporate Misconduct. Global Finance Journal, 54(November), Forthcoming.

Kuvvet, E. (2022). Political Affiliations of Federal Reserve Economists. The Independent Review: A Journal of Political

Economy, 27(2), 165-179. • I wrote an op-ed based on the paper: “How politicized is the Federal Reserve?” Wall Street Journal, March 7, 2022. • Cited in “The humbling of the Federal Reserve,” Wall Street Journal, March 14, 2022. • Cited in “The censor, the bureaucrat, and the Fed Economist,” Wall Street Journal, March 16, 2022.

Kuvvet, E. (2021). Even Finance Professors Lean Left. Academic Questions, 34(3), 9-17. • Cited in “What Underlies the G.O.P Commitment to Ignorance?” The New York Times, June 28, 2021.

Emre Kuvvet (2021). Anti-Corruption Courts and Foreign Direct Investments. International Review of Economics and Finance 72 (March), pp. 573-582.

Pankaj Maskara, Emre Kuvvet, & Gengxuan Chen (2021). The Role of P2P Platforms in Enhancing Financial Inclusion in US - An Analysis of Peer-to-Peer Lending Across the Rural-Urban Divide. Financial Management.

Joung Kim, Emre Kuvvet, & Florence Neymotin (2020). Taming the Market? Social Capital, Bad News Disclosure, and Market Reactions. Empirical Economics Letters 19(12), pp. 1423-1429.

Hyungkee Baek, David Cho, Robert Jordan, & Emre Kuvvet (2020). The Differential Effect of Social Disclosure on Loan Funding and Loan Repayment: Evidence from Fixed-Rate Peer-to-Peer Lending. Managerial Finance.

Emre Kuvvet (2020). When a Journalist is Assassinated, Do Financial Markets Care? The Market’s Reaction to Journalist Murders. Applied Economics 52(60), pp. 6552-6561. Cited in “Athletes need to understand why Russia is so important to the IOC,” The Guardian, December 27, 2020.

Darshana Palkar, Randi Sims, & Emre Kuvvet (2020). Geographical Proximity and Value of Corporate Cash Holdings. Managerial Finance 46(9), pp. 1101-1122.

Emre Kuvvet & Darshana Palkar (2020). Local Corporate Misconduct and Local Initial Public Offerings. Financial Review 55(1), pp. 169-192.

Emre Kuvvet (2019). The Impact of International Bribery on U.S. Household Stock Investments. Journal of Economics and Finance 43(2), pp. 409-419.

Emre Kuvvet (2019). Are a Few Huge Outcomes Distorting Financial Misconduct Research? Econ Journal Watch 16(1), pp. 1-34. Selected as the lead article.

Emre Kuvvet & Pankaj Maskara (2018). Former Members of the U.S. Congress and Fraud Enforcement: Does it Help to Have Politically Connected Friends on the Board? Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance 70(), pp. 77-89. Appeared on National Affairs, May 18, 2018.

Emre Kuvvet, Pankaj Jain, & Michael Pagano (2017). Corruption's Impact on Foreign Portfolio Investment. International Business Review 26(1), pp. 23-35.  Cited in “Perhaps Illinois should market its corruption,” Chicago Tribune, January 30, 2013. and in “When Corruption Helps the Bottom Line,” NYTimes.com DealBook, January 28, 2013.

Emre Kuvvet (2016). Why Shouldn't You Invest in Companies with Revolving Door Lobbyists?. Journal of Investing 25(3), pp. 60-68. Cited in “Les Lobbies, pont entre Wall Street et le Congres,” Les Echos, September 8, 2016.

David Cho & Emre Kuvvet (2015). Dollar-Cost Averaging: The Trade-Off Between Risk and Return. Journal of Financial Planning 2015(10), pp. 52-58. Cited in “Dollar Cost Averaging May Help to Manage Risk but on Average It Just Reduces Returns,” Kitces, March 9, 2016.

Emre Kuvvet (2015). Corporate Fraud and Liquidity. Journal of Trading 10(3), pp. 65-71.

Emre Kuvvet, Christine Jiang, & Jang-Chul Kim (2014). Market Liquidity and Ambiguity: The Certification Role of Corporate Governance. Financial Review 49(4), pp. 643-668. Selected as the lead article.

Emre Kuvvet (2013). The Impact of Political Uncertainty and Abnormal Market Conditions on Institutional Trading Behavior. Journal of Trading 8(2), pp. 15-22. Summarized and abstracted in The CFA Digest, November 2013, Volume 43, No. 4.

Emre Kuvvet (2013). Threats to Foreign Equity Investments in International Capital Markets: Nationalism and Militarism. Review of Pacific Basin Financial Markets and Policies 16(3), pp. 1-16.