Profiles

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Betty Simkins Interim Department Head of Finance, Professor and Williams Companies Chair in Business Department of Finance Personal Website 333 Business Building Stillwater Campus 405-744-8625 (Phone) 405-744-5180 (Fax)

Education

Ph D, Case Western Reserve UniversityFinance1997
MBA, Oklahoma State UniversityFinance1983
BS, University of ArkansasChemical Engineering1980

Publications

P. Humphrey, David Carter & Betty Simkins. (2016). "The market’s reaction to unexpected, catastrophic events: The case of oil and gas stock returns and the Gulf oil spill". The Journal of Risk Finance. 17, 2-25.

Betty Simkins. (2015). "Economic Value of OTC Derivatives used by Nonfinancial Firms". Journal of Applied Finance. 24 (2), 70-86.

Betty Simkins & Ivilina Popova. (2015). "OTC vs. Exchange Traded Derivatives and Their Impact on Hedging Effectiveness and Corporate Capital Requirements". Journal of Applied Corporate Finance. 27 (1), 63-70.

Stephen Treanor, D A Rogers, Betty Simkins & David Carter. (2014). "Does operational and financial hedging reduce exposure? Evidence from the US airline industry". Financial Review. (49), 149-172.

Betty Simkins. (2014). "Implementing Enterprise Risk Management: Case Studies and Best Practices, Co-Edited with John R.S. Fraser and Kristina Narvae". John Wiley & Sons, Inc..

(2014). "Perspectives on Energy Risk, o-Edited by André Dorsman, Timur Gök and Mehmet Baha Daran". CEVI. (1)

Stephen Treanor, D.A. Rogers, David Carter & Betty Simkins. (2014). "Exposure, hedging, and value: New evidence from the U.S. airline industry". International Review of Financial Analysis . 34 (200-211)

David Carter, D.A. Rogers, Betty Simkins & Stephen Treanor. (2013). "Does hedging reduce economic exposure? Hurricanes, jet fuel prices and airlines". Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Empirical Finance.

Betty Simkins. (2013). "Energy Finance and Economics: Analysis and Valuation, Risk Management, and the Future of Energy, Co-Edited with Russell E. Simkins". John Wiley & Sons, Inc..

Betty Simkins, Siamak Javadi & Mary Wicker. (2013). "Financial Statement Analysis for Oil and Gas Companies and Competitive Benchmarking". Energy Finance and Economics (Wiley&Sons) . , 181-228. 978-1-118-01712-8.

Betty Simkins, Ken Borokhovich & Allissa A Lee. "Measuring the Relative Influence of Financial Research". Journal of Financial Education. (Forthcoming).

Stephen Treanor, David Carter, Dan Rogers & Betty Simkins. (2013). "Operational and financial hedging: Friend or foe? Evidence from the U.S. airline industry". Journal of Accounting and Finance. 13 (64-91)

Betty Simkins, Ana Camara, Antonio Camara & Ivilina Popova. "Options on Troubled Stock". Journal of Futures Markets, (Forthcoming).

Betty Simkins & John White. (2013). "Strategy to Implement Enterprise Risk Management Programs at Colleges and Universities". College & University Auditor. Fall

Betty Simkins. (2013). "Learner Centered Teaching". Academy of Economics and Finance.

Betty Simkins, Antonio Camara & Ivilina Popova. (2012). "A comparative Study of the Probability of Default for Global Financial Firms". Journal of Banking and Finance, 36 (3), 717-732.

Allissa A Lee, Kris Kemper & Betty Simkins. (2012). "Diversification Revisted". Research in International Business and Finance . 26, 304-316.

Allissa A Lee & Betty Simkins. "ExxonMobil Corp.’s Acquisition of XTO Energy, Inc.: An". John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. (Forthcoming).

Betty Simkins, Ilene H Lang & Heather Foust-Cummings. (2012). "Does Gender Diversity on the Board of Directors Improve Risk Governance?". Risk Watch. , 14-17.

Betty Simkins, Kenneth Borokhovich & Allissa A Lee. (2011). "A Framework for Journal Assessment: The Case of the Journal of Banking and Finance". Journal of Banking and Finance, 35 (1), 1-6.

Betty Simkins, Ana Camara, Antonio Camara & Ivilina Popova. (2011). "FX Risk-Neutral Valuation Relationships for the Su Jump-Diffusion Family". International Journal of Finance and Economics. 13, 339-356.

Betty Simkins, Joseph Rizzi & Karen Schoening-Thiessen. (2011). "Enterprise Risk Management: A Review of Prevalent Practices". Conference Board of Canada Research Report. 11-165

Betty Simkins & D.A. Rogers. "Demonstrating the Value of Enterprise Risk Management: The Roles of Reputation and Stakeholder Communication". Conference Board of Canada Research Report. (Forthcoming).

Betty Simkins & J. Rizzi. (2010). "Structuring Risk Governance, Accountabilities, and Reporting in Enterprise Risk Management". Conference Board of Canada. (Forthcoming).

David Carter, F. D'Souza, Betty Simkins & Gary Simpson. (2010). "The Diversity of Corporate Board Committees and Financial Performance". Corporate Governance: An International Review. (Forthcoming). 18, 396-414.

Betty Simkins & J.R.S. Fraser. (2010). "Enterprise Risk Management: Today's Leading Research and Best Practices for Tomorrow's Executives". Hoboken NJ: Wiley Publishing.

Betty Simkins, Daniel A Rogers & Karen Schoening-Thiessen. (2010). "Improving the Value of Enterprise Risk Management to Help Manage Corporate Reputation". Conference Board of Canada Research Report. 11-085

Betty Simkins, Subramanian Iyer & D. Rogers. (2010). ""Academic Research on Enterprise Risk Management," in Enterprise Risk Management: Today's Leading Research and Best Practices for Tomorrow's Executives". Hoboken NJ: Wiley.

Betty Simkins & C. Smithson. (2009). "Interview with Myron S. Scholes: 1997 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences". Journal of Applied Finance. 19 (1&2), 129-135.

Betty Simkins & T. Odean. (2009). "Pioneers in Finance: Vernon Smith Interview". Journal of Applied Finance. 18 (2), 116-123.

Betty Simkins & Kris Kemper. (2009). ""Real Options in Corporate Finance," in R.W. Kolb & J.A. Overdahl (eds.), Companion to Financial Derivatives". Wiley-Blackwell.

Betty Simkins, G.D. Gay & M. Turac. (2009). "Analyst Forecast Performance and Price Discovery in a Futures Market: The Case of Natural Gas Storage". Journal of Futures Markets, 29 (5), 451-477.

Betty Simkins, David Carter & D.A. Rogers. (2008). "Does Hedging Reduce Economic Exposure? Hurricanes, Jet Fuel Prices, and Airlines". Proceedings of the Financial Management Association.

Betty Simkins. (2008). "Enterprise Risk Management: Current Initiatives and Issues". Journal of Applied Finance. 18 (1), 115-132.

Betty Simkins. (2008). "What's Wrong with Corporate Risk Management and Implication for Research in Finance". Proceedings of the 43rd Conference of the European Working Group on Financial Modeling.

Betty Simkins, J.R.S. Fraser & K. Schoening-Thiessen. (2008). "Who Reads What Most Often? A Survey of Enterprise Risk Management Literature Read by Risk Executives". Journal of Applied Finance. 18 (1), 73-91.

Betty Simkins & S.A. Ramirez. (2008). "Enterprise Wide Risk Management and Corporate Governance". Loyola University Chicago Law Journal. 39 (3)

J.R.S. Frazer & Betty Simkins. (2007). "Ten Common Misconceptions about Enterprise Risk Management". Journal of Applied Corporate Finance. 19 (4), 75-81.

Betty Simkins, K. Borokhovich & J. Borokhovich. (2007). "Where to Look: Comparing Research Records for Tenure and Promotion". FMA Online.

Betty Simkins, Kenneth Borokhovich & John Borokhovich. (2007). "Journal Influence: Impact Factors". FMA Online.

Betty Simkins & D.A. Rogers. (2006). "Asymmetric Information and Credit Quality: Evidence from Synthetic Fixed-Rate Financing". Journal of Futures Markets, 12 (6), 595-625.

David Carter, D.A. Rogers & Betty Simkins. (2006). "Does Hedging Affect Firm Value? Evidence from the U.S. Airline Industry". Financial Management, 35, 53-86.

David Carter, D.A. Rogers & Betty Simkins. (2006). "Hedging and Value in the U.S. Airline Industry". Journal of Applied Corporate Finance. 18, 21-33.

Betty Simkins & C. Smithson. (2005). "Does Risk Management Add Value? A Survey of the Evidence". Journal of Applied Corporate Finance. 17 (3), 8-17.

Betty Simkins & T. Aabo. (2005). "Interaction Between Real Options and Financial Hedging: Fact or Fiction in Financial Decision-Making". Review of Financial Economics. 14 (Special Issue on Real Options), 353-369.

Betty Simkins, T. Aabo & J.R.S. Fraser. (2005). "The Rise and Transformation of the Chief Risk Officer: A Success Story on Enterprise Risk Management". Journal of Applied Corporate Finance. 17 (3), 18-31.

Betty Simkins & T. Aabo. (2005). "The Interaction Between Real Options and Financial Hedging in Non-Financial Firms". Journal of Financial Transformation. 13, 68-72.

Betty Simkins, David Carter & C. Pantzalis. (2004). "Asymmetric Exposure to Foreign-Exchange Risk: Financial and Real Option Hedges Implemented by U.S. Multinational Corporations". Proceedings of the Assurant/Georgia Tech Tenth International Finance Conference.

Betty Simkins & R. Aggarwal. (2004). "Evidence on Voluntary Disclosures of Derivatives Usage by Large U.S. Companies". The Journal of Derivatives Accounting. 1 (1), 61-81.

David Carter & Betty Simkins. (2004). "The Market’s Reaction to Unexpected, Catastrophic Events: The Case of Airline Stock Returns and the September 11th Attacks". Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance . 44, 539-558.

Betty Simkins, A. Martin & D.A. Rogers. (2004). "Southwest Airlines: The Blended Winglet Project". Case Research Journal. 24, 23-33.

Betty Simkins, K. Borokhovich, K. Brunarski & C. Crutchley. (2004). "Board Composition and Corporate Use of Interest Rate Derivatives". Journal of Financial Research. 27 (2), 199-216.

David Carter, Betty Simkins & Gary Simpson. (2003). ""Board Diversity and Firm Performance," in Research in International Business and Finance". Amsterdam: Elsevier. , 49-70.

David Carter, Betty Simkins & Gary Simpson. (2003). "Corporate Governance, Board Diversity, and Firm Performance". Financial Review. 38, 33-52.

Betty Simkins & D.R. Lange. (2003). "The Retrospective Life Insurance Method: A Pedagogic Spreadsheet Application". Advances in Financial Education. 1 (Fall), 41-64.

Betty Simkins, K. Borokhovich & R. Bricker. (2003). "The Impact of Accounting Research on Finance". Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 14 (May), 417-438.

Betty Simkins & P. Laux. (2002). "An Empirical Framework and Teaching Note for Introducing Financial Management in the First MBA Core Class". Journal of Financial Education. 28 (Fall/Winter), 1-27.

Awards and Honors

Williams Companies Professorship in Business
OSU Outreach Faculty Excellence Award, 2013 (2013)
Richard W. Poole Research Excellence Award (2013)
Richard W. Poole Outreach Excellence Award, 2013 (2013)
Richard W. Poole Research Excellence Award (2012)
Richard W. Poole Research Excellence Award (2011)
Regents Distinguished Research Award (2010)
Richard W. Poole Research Excellence Award (2010)
Nominated for Regents Distinguished Research Award (2009)
Richard W. Poole Research Excellence Award (2009)
Risk Who's Who (2008)
Faculty of the Month (2008)
Best Paper Award in Risk Management for "Valuing Options when Shareholders Face Bankruptcy Risk (2007)
Best Paper in Financial Management for “Does Hedging Affect Firm Value? Evidence from the US Airline Industry” (2006)
Distinguished Chemical Engineering Graduate (2006)
Advisor Leadership Award (2004)
Technology Innovator Award (2004)
Outstanding MBA Faculty Award (2002)
Merrick Foundation Teaching Award (2001)
Regents Distinguished Teaching Award (2001)
Best Paper Award in Innovations in Teaching Finance -- Research Paper (1998)

Editorial and Review Activities

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance
Associate Editor
2016

Journal of Commodity Markets
Editor or Co-Editor
2015

Review of Financial Economics
Associate Editor
2015

Finance Research Letters
Associate Editor
2014

Journal of Risk Finance
Associate Editor
2014

British Accounting Review
Associate Editor
2013

Journal of Banking and Finance
Associate Editor
2013

Journal of Enterprise Risk Management
Associate Editor
2013

Journal of Finance Case Research
2013

International Review of Financial Analysis
Associate Editor
2012

American Journal of Business
Associate Editor
2011

European Research Studies Journal
Associate Editor
2008

European Research Studies Journal
Editorial Board Member
2008

Advances in Financial Education
Editorial Board Member
2003

Journal of Finance Case Research
Editorial Board Member
2002

Journal of Financial Education
Editorial Board Member
2000

Journal of Applied Finance
Associate Editor
2013 - 2016

Advances in Financial Education
Associate Editor
2003 - 2014

Journal of Financial Education
Associate Editor
2000 - 2014

European Research Studies Journal
Editorial Board Member

Journal of Enterprise Risk Management
Editorial Board Member

Research in International Business and Finance
Associate Editor
2010 - 2013

Journal of Applied Finance
Editor or Co-Editor
2007 - 2013

FMA Online
Editor or Co-Editor
2001 - 2010

Financial Review Special Issue on Corporate Governance
Special Issue Editor
2007 - 2009