J Hoffmeister

Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3906
Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3906
Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
3906

Biography

J. Hoffmeister is an associate professor of finance with the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He joined ASU in 1983. His prior academic appointments include positions with the University of Colorado, and University of Missouri-St. Louis. 

Professor Hoffmeister's research interests include corporate governance, dividends and their impact on the marginal investor, CEO turnover and layoffs. He has received multiple awards for his teaching. These include the State Farm Undergraduate Teaching Award (2003), the Department of Finance, Furst Curriculum Grant (1999 and 2002). He was also nominated for the John W. Teets Outstanding Teaching Award in 2001.

Education

  • Ph.D. Finance, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL 1972
  • M.A. Finance, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL 1967
  • B.S. Business Administration, Millikin University, Decatur, IL 1965

Research Interests

Professor Hoffmeister's research interests include corporate governance, dividends and their impact on the marginal investor, CEO turnover and layoffs.

Current Projects

  • "Layoffs, CEO Turnover, and Shareholder Wealth," with Saeyoung Chang
  • "A look at high dividend yield stocks, changes in dividend taxation and the marginal investor," with Vaughn Armstrong
  • "Convertible Debt Issuance and Debt Values"

Publications

Representative Publications

  • "The Micromechanics of the Federal Funds Market: Implications for Day-of-the-Week Effects in Funds Rate Variability," with Paul Spindt, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, December 1988
  • "The Case for Indexing a Bond's Call Price," with Douglas Emery and Ronald Spahr, Financial Management, Autumn 1987
  • "ADRs: A Substitute for the Real Thing," with Dennis Officer, Journal of Portfolio Management, Winter 1987. Also reprinted in the Handbook for International Investors, Probus Publishing Company, 1987

 

Courses

Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 502Managerial Finance
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 461Financial Cases and Modeling
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 502Managerial Finance
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 502Managerial Finance
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 461Financial Cases and Modeling
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 502Managerial Finance
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 502Managerial Finance
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 461Financial Cases and Modeling
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 502Managerial Finance
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 461Financial Cases and Modeling
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 502Managerial Finance
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 461Financial Cases and Modeling
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
FIN 502Managerial Finance

Honors/Awards

  • State Farm Undergraduate Teaching Award (2003)
  • Department of Finance, Furst Curriculum Grant (1999 and 2002)
  • Nominated, John W. Teets Outstanding Teaching Award (2001).

Editorships

Textbook Review: Corporate Finance, 1st edition, Berk And DeMarzo, 2005; A First Course in Finance, 1st Edition, Ivo Welch, 2005; Modern Corporate Finance, 2nd Edition, Chambers and Lacey, 1999.

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