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Geoffrey Smith

Geoffrey Smith

Clinical Associate Professor

Office:BAC 525
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 873906
Tempe, AZ 85287-3906

Phone: 480-965-8623
Fax: 480-965-8539

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PhD University of Georgia 2006
; MBA DePaul University 1992; BS Bradley University 1989

Research Areas
Corporate finance; Investments

Academic Positions Held
Arizona State University: 2014-present
Previous appointments: Tulane University 2012-2014


Career and Recent Professional Awards
List of teachers ranked as excellent by their students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Professional Leadership
Honors Faculty, Barrett Honors College, Arizona State University
Director of the Finance Academy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership
Judge, ACG Cup MBA Case Study Competition, Tulane University

Representative Publications
"Google Internet search activity and volatility prediction in the market for foreign currency",
Finance Research Letters 9(2) (2012)

"Capital structure determinants for tax-exempt organizations: Evidence from the United Kingdom",
Financial Accountability & Management 28(2) (2012)

"What are the capital structure determinants for tax-exempt organizations?",
Financial Review 45(3) (2010)





ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

FIN 300 - Fundamentals of Finance
Theory and problems in financial management of business enterprises.

FIN 456 - International Financial Mgmt
Exchange rate determination, financial markets, managing multinational corporations, capital budgeting, and hedging currency risk exposure from an international perspective.