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Burhan Yavas, Ph.D.

Title: Professor, Finance & Quantative Methods

Department: Finance and Quantitative Methods

Office: SBS C-312
Phone Extension: x3501
Email Username: byavas

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Books and Monographs

  • Blyn, M., Mills, B. and Yavas, B.F. (1994). "An Analysis of the Floral Markets in Greater Los Angeles" [Monograph] USDA.
  • Yavas, B.F. (1991). "Factor Analysis", in F. Magill (Ed.) Survey of Social Science: Economics, Vol.2, pp. 787-792. Pasadena: Salem Press.
  • Yavas, B.F. (1988). "Countertrade: Concepts, Scope and Applications", Iktisat Bank Publications, [Monograph] No. 14.
  • Marcoulides, G., Yavas, B.F., and Yoshida, K. (1985). Workbook to Accompany Statistics for Business and Economics, Los Angeles: CSUDH.


 

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Yavas, B.F (2007). “Benefits of International Portfolio Diversification”, Graziadio Business Report. 10(2).
  • Yavas, B.F. and Fisher, D. (2006). “Performance Evaluation of Commercial Bank Branches using Data Envelopment Analysis,” Journal of Business and Management. 11(2), 89-102.
  • Rezayat, Fahimeh and Yavas, Burhan. "International Portfolio Diversification: A Study of Linkages among the U.S., European, and Japanese Equity Markets, during 1999-2001," Journal of Multinational Financial Mangement 16, No. 4 (2006): 440-458.
  • Yavas, B.F., Rezayat, F. and Bilici, H. (2004). "A Study of Correlation between International Equity Markets using Exchange-Traded Funds," Journal of Asia-Pacific Business, 5(3), 67-82.
  • Yavas, B.F., Janda, S. and Marcoulides, G. (2004). "Cross-national Stability of a Quality Management Model: A Comparative Study of USA and Turkey," Journal of Applied Mathematics and Decision Sciences, 8(1), 43-65.
  • Yavas, B.F. and Rezayat, F. (2003). "The Impact of Culture on Managerial Perceptions of Quality," International Journal of Cross-Cultural Management, 3(2): 213-234.
  • Yavas, B.F. and Konyar, K. (2003). "Cultural and Economic Determinants of Managerial Perceptions of Quality," Journal of Asia-Pacific Business. 4(4): 3-23.
  • Yavas, B.F. and Freed, R. (2001). "An Economic Rationale for Countertrade: Liquidity Constraints," International Trade Journal, 15(2): 1-30.
  • Yavas, B.F. and F. Rezayat (2001). "A Cross-country Analysis of Managerial Perceptions of Quality", In Fatemi & Jordan (Eds.) Contemporary Developments in International Business, Chapter 8, pp. 103-117.
  • Janda, S. & Yavas, B.F. (2000). "Segmenting Industrial Markets on the basis of Quality: Some Cross-National Evidence," Journal of Marketing Management, 10(1): 37-50.
  • Yavas, B.F., Freed, R. and Vardiabasis, D.(2000). "Uncertainty, The Lemon Problem, Asymmetric Information and Countertrade: An Economic Perspective," Journal of Transnational Management Development, 5(1):.3-32.
  • Yavas, B.F. & Vardiabasis, D. (1999). "Differences in Managerial Attitudes: A Study of U.S., Hong Kong, Taiwan and Singapore," Utrecht Business Review, 1(1): 50-74.
  • Marcoulides, G., Yavas, B., Bilgin, Z. & Gibson, C. (1998). "Reconciling the Culturalist and Rationalist Approaches to International Management: A Study of Leadership in the U.S. and Turkey," Thunderbird International Business Review, 40(6): 563-583.
  • Burrows, T. Yavas, B.F. & Bilici, H. (1997). "The Use of Generalizability Theory for Insurance Underwriting Decisions" American Business Review, 15(2): 75-84.
  • Yavas, B.F. and Bilgin, Z. (1996). "Estimating Tourism Demand In Turkey: A Pooled Cross-Section-Time-Series Analysis", Tourism Analysis, 1(1): 19-27.
  • Yavas, B.F. and Marcoulides, G.A. (1996). "An Examination of Cross-cultural Quality Management Practices of American and Asian Managers" in S.B. Prasad (Ed.) Advances in International Comparative Management, Vol. 11. Ch. 3, pp. 51-88. JAI Press.
  • Yavas, B.F., Freed, R. (1996). "Countertrade: The Role of Liquidity Shortage", Journal of Transnational Management Development, 2(1): 31-51.
  • Yavas, B.F. (1995). "A Comparison of the Quality Perceptions of Foreign and Domestic Firms in the Electronics Industry", Management International Review, 35(2): 171-188.
  • Yavas, B. F. (1995). "Employee Perceptions of Quality: Survey Results" International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 12(5): 8-17.
  • Yavas, B.F. (1995). "Quality Management Practices Worldwide: Convergence or Divergence", Quality Progress, (October) 28(10): 57-61.
  • Yavas, B.F. and Vardiabasis, D. (1995). "Intra-Industry Trade in the Pacific Rim: Trends and Implications for Regionalism vs. Globalism", In Suliman, O. & Baghadi, M. (Ed.) International Trade: Global Commodity Price Stabilization: Implications for World Trade and Development, Chapter 3. pp. 61-78. Quorum Books: Westport, CT.
  • Yavas, B.F. and Burrows, T. (1994). "A Comparative Study of Attitudes of U.S. and Asian Managers Toward Product Quality", Quality Management Journal, 2(1): 41-56.
  • Yavas, B.F. and Burrows, T. (1994). "The Use of Generalizability Theory to Improve International Lending Decisions", Journal of Transnational Management Development, 1(1):35-49.
  • Burrows, T., Yavas, B.F. and Vardiabasis, D. (1994). " Improving the Credit Analysis Process: An Illustration of Generalizability Theory", Southwestern Economic Review, 21(1): 43-55.
  • Yavas, B.F. and Vardiabasis, D. (1994). "Intra-Industry Trade in the Pacific Rim: Estimates and Trends" International Journal of Management, 11(1): 591-598.
  • Burrows, T. and Yavas, B.F. (1994). "Using G-Theory to Improve Lending Decisions", Journal of Retail Banking, 16(1): 27-32.
  • Yavas, B.F. (1993). "A Pooled Time-Series-Cross-Section Analysis of Exports: An Application to Turkey" in M. Kreinin (Ed.) International Commercial Policy: Issues for the 1990's, Chapter 21, pp. 245-252 New York: Taylor & Francis.
  • Yavas, B.F. (1991). "Fast Food Franchise Chains: A Pooled Cross-Section Time-Series Analysis of the Regions of the United States", Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, 17(2): 67-74.
  • Yavas, B.F. (1991). "Estimating Interregional Trade Using National Data", Journal of Administrative Sciences, 3(1): 25-34.
  • Yavas, B.F. (1989). "An Exploratory Assessment of the Use of Generalizability Theory in Improving Country Risk Analyses", The Mid-Atlantic Journal of Business, 25(7): 51-61.
  • Yavas, B.F., and Berkman, U. (1989). "Dependability of Evaluation Processes: An Application to Hiring New Faculty", Journal of Economics and Administrative Studies, 3(1): 59-71.
  • Yavas, B.F. (1988). "An Economic-Demographic Simulation Model of Interregional Growth: The Turkish Case", Review of Political Sciences, 63(3-4): 97-112.
  • Yavas, B.F., and Vardiabasis, D. (1988). "Countertrade: An Exploratory Assessment", Y. K. Economic Review, 2(4): 37-48.
  • Yavas, B.F. (1988). "The Role of Economic-Demographic Factors in U.S. International Restaurant Franchising: An Empirical Investigation", Journal of Global Marketing, 2(1): 56-72.
  • Yavas, B.F., and Vardiabasis, D. (1987). "Restaurant Franchising in the Western United States", Journal of Applied Business Research, 3(3): 129-136.
  • Vardiabasis, D., and Yavas, B.F. (1986). "Two-way Trade in the Pacific Basin", Business Insights, 6(1): 28-32.


 

Refereed Proceedings

  • Rezayat, F, Yavas, B. and D. Vardiabasis (2007). “Exchange Traded Funds as a vehicle for International Portfolio Diversification: A Study of US and Emerging Markets” Athens Institute for Education and Research. Athens, Greece (July 3-5).
  • Rezayat, F and B. Yavas (2006). “An investigation of US and emerging equity markets’co-movements using exchange traded funds,” Proceedings of the Academy of Business Administration, Munich, Germany (August 2-5). 83-90.
  • Yavas, B.F., Rezayat, R and H. Bilici (2004). “A Study of Correlation of International Equity Markets using Exchange-Traded Funds”. Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, Manzanillo, Mexico (April-16-19).
  • Bilici,H., Yavas, B. and Sherman, L (2003). "Foreign Diversification Using Exchange Traded Funds and Market Indexes, Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, Kawaii, HI (April 15-19).
  • Rezayat, F, Yavas, B. (2003). “Short-term Linkages among the US, UK, French, German and the Japanese Stock Markets during 1999-2001" Proceedings of the Global Business and Technology Association, Budapest, Hungary: July 10-14.
  • Fisher, D. and B. Yavas (2002). "Performance Evaluations of Bank Branches," Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, pp. 225-231. Las Vegas, NV (April 4-7).
  • Yavas, B.F. and F. Rezayat (2001). "The Impact of Quality on Managerial Perceptions of Quality," Proceedings of the Global Business & Technology Association, pp. 959-966. Istanbul, Turkey (July-11-15).
  • Yavas, B.F. and F. Rezayat (2001). "A Cross-country Analysis of Managerial Perceptions of Quality: Evidence from US, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan" Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, pp. 298-300. Vancouver, Canada (April 3-7).
  • Yavas, B.F. (2000). "A Comparative Analysis of Managerial Perceptions of Quality in the United States and Turkey," Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, pp.456-458. Maui, HI (April 17-22).
  • Yavas, B. F. and Vardiabasis, D. (1999). "Cross-National Differences in Managerial Attitudes: An Empirical Investigation of US vs. H.K., Taiwan and Singapore." Proceedings of the International Management Development Association, pp. 114-121. Monterey, CA (June 30-July 3).
  • Yavas, B.F., Freed, R. and Vardiabasis, D. (1999). "An Economic Rationale for Countertrade: Liquidity Constraint," Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute. pp. 305-307. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (April 6-10).
  • Yavas, B.F., Freed, R. and Vardiabasis, D. (1998). "Uncertainty, The Lemon Problem, Asymmetric Information and Countertrade: An Economic Perspective," Proceedings of the International Management Development Association, pp. 280-288. Dominican Republic (June 3-7).
  • Yavas, B.F. and Marcoulides, G. (1998)." A Comparative Study of Attitudes of US and Taiwanese Managers toward Product Quality," Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, pp. 456, Reno, Nevada (April 7-11).
  • Yavas, B.F. and Bilgin, Z. (1997). "Tourism Demand In Turkey: A Pooled Regression Study," Proceedings of the Academy of Business Administration, pp. 106-112. Athens, Greece (July 10-17).
  • Marcoulides, G., Yavas, B.F. and Bilgin, Z. (1996). "A Comparative Study of Leadership Styles Across Two Countries", Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, pp. 201-205. Seattle, WA (April 2-6).
  • Yavas, B.F. (1995). "Countertrade and Liquidity Shortage", Proceedings of the Academy of Business Administration' pp. 210-218. Aruba (Dec. 17-21).
  • Yavas, B.F. (1995). "An Investigation of Chinese and Japanese Quality Management Practices", Proceeding of the International Management Development Association, pp.373-378.
  • Blyn, M. & Yavas, B.F. (1995). "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Educational Programs in Small Business and Entreprenuership", Proceedings of the International Management Development Association., pp.559-563.
  • Yavas, B.F. & Marcoulides, G.A. (1995). "An Examination of cross-cultural Quality Management Practices", Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, p.240-243. San Francisco, CA (April 11-15).
  • Yavas, B.F. (1994) "Market Imperfections and Countertrade", In Amin & Delener (Eds.), Global Business Trends: Contemporary Readings, Proceedings of Academy of Business Administration Vol.2, pp. 237-245.
  • Yavas, B.F. (1994) "Product Quality Attitudes: US vs. Foreign Firms", In K. Fatemi (Ed.) The Globalization of Business in the 90's: Implications for Trade and Investment, Vol. V. pp. 1267-1281.
  • Fojtik, C. & Yavas, B.F. (1994) "Quality Perceptions: US vs. Asian Firms", Proceedings of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, pp. 335-338. Maui, Hawaii (March 29-April 2).
  • Yavas, B.F. (1993) "Product Quality Perceptions of Asian and U.S. Firms in the Electronics Industry" In Levy & Greval (Eds.) Proceedings of the Academy of Marketing Science, Vol. 16 (pp. 240-244), Bal Harbour, Fl. (May 26-29).
  • Yavas, B.F. & Burrows, T.M (1993) "Some Preliminary Findings on Attitudes of U.S. and Asian Firms Toward Product Quality", Proceedings of the Academy of International Business, pp. 1-15, Hong Kong.
  • Bilici, H. and Yavas, B.F. (1992) "Countertrade: A Reaction to Liquidity Shortage" In E. Kaynak & T.S. Chan (Eds.) International Perspectives of Management Development, (pp. 129-135). Conference held by International Management Development Association, Halifax, Nova Scotia (April 9-12).
  • Yavas B.F. and Burrows, T. (1992) "The Use of Generalizability Theory to Improve International Lending Decisions" In E. Kaynak & T.S. Chan (Eds.) International Perspectives of Management Development, (pp. 52-61). Conference held by IMDA, Halifax, Nova Scotia (April 9-12).
  • Yavas, B.F. (1992). "Differences Between Domestic and Foreign Firms In Improving Product Quality: An Application to the Electronics Industry", In E. Ramos (Ed.) Proceedings of Pacific Asian Management Institute, Conference held by PAMI, Honolulu, Hawaii. (January 6-9).
  • Yavas, B.F. (1991). "A Pooled Time-Series-Cross-Section Analysis of Exports: An Application to Turkey" In K. Fatemi (Ed.) International Trade and Finance in the 1990s Vol.1, Ch. 10, (pp. 157-169). Conference held by the ITFA, Marseille, France. (June 1-3).
  • Vardiabasis, D. and Yavas, B.F. (1991). "Intra-Industry Trade in the Pacific Basin: An Update" In K. Fatemi (Ed.) International Trade and Finance in the 1990s, Vol. 3, Ch. 53, (pp. 877-889). Conference held by the ITFA, Marseille, France. (June 1-3).
  • Yavas, B.F. (1991). "Quality: What It Means, What It Doesn't Mean: Exploratory Results From A Survey", In R. King (Ed.) Developments in Marketing Science (pp. 289-292). Conference held by the Academy of Marketing Science, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 13 (May 28-31).
  • Yavas, B.F. (1990). "The Generalizability of Measurements: An Application to Blind Refereeing Process", In B.J. Dunlap (Ed.)Developments in Marketing Science (pp. 289-293). Conference held by the Academy of Marketing Science, New Orleans, Louisiana. 12 (April 25-29).
  • Yavas, B.F. (1989). "Improving Country Risk Analyses: An Application of Generalizability Theory" In L.Kelley (Ed.) Developments In Asia - Pacific Business: Education and Research, (pp. 84-87). Conference held by the Academy of International Business and PAMI of the University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2 (Jan 10-12).
  • Yavas, B.F. (1988). "Improving Decisions Regarding Manuscript Evaluations", In H. Copur (Ed.) Proceedings of the Association of Human Resources Management and Organizational Behavior, (pp. 91-95). Conference held by HRMOB in Long Beach, California. 2, (October 26-28).
  • Yavas, B.F. (1988). "Macroeconomic Influences on Restaurant Franchising in the United States". In F.R. Dwyer (Ed.) Forging Partnerships For Competitive Advantage (pp.1-15). Conference held by the Society of Franchising, San Francisco, California. 1 (February 1-3).
  • Yavas, B.F., and Vardiabasis, D. (1987). "The Determinants of U.S. International Fast Food Franchising", In J.M.Hawes & G.B.Glisan (Ed.) Developments in Marketing Science (pp. 161-164). Conference held by the Academy of Marketing Science, Bal Harbour, FL. 10 (May 26-29).
  • Vardiabasis, D., and Yavas, B.F. (1986) "The Role of Countertrade in Marketing in the Pacific Basin", In R.T. Hsieh & S.A Scherling (Ed.) Proceedings of the Academy of International Business, (pp.128-134). Conference held at the National Chia Tung University, Taipei, Taiwan, 3 (June 26-28).
  • Vardiabasis, D., and Yavas, B.F. (1984). "Trade Patterns and the Multinational Firm in the Pacific Basin", Papers and Proceedings of the European International Business Association, 10, Rotterdam, Netherlands. 1-18.
  • Vardiabasis, D., and Yavas, B.F. (1984). "Intra-Industry Trade in the Pacific Basin", In T.C. Tiong & D. Kujawa (Ed.) Proceedings of the Academy of International Business, (pp. 649-659). Conference Held at the National University of Singapore, Singapore, 1 (June 14-16).


 

Conference Presentations

  • Academy of International Business: 5 Presentations (1984:Singapore, 1986:Taiwan, 1991: Singapore, 1992: Hawaii, 1993: Hong Kong, 1996: Banff, Canada).
  • International Trade and Finance Association: 5 Presentations (1991 (2): Marseilles, France, 1994: Reading, UK, 1997:Porto, Portugal, 2000: Montpellier, France).
  • Western Decision Sciences Institute: 9 Presentations (1994: Hawaii, 1995: San Francisco, 1996: Seattle, 1998: Reno, NV, 2000: Maui, HI, 2001: Vancouver, Canada, 2002: Las Vegas, NV, Kuai, HI, 2003:Manzanillo, Mexico).
  • Academy of Business Administration: 3 Presentations (1994: Cancun, Mexico; 1995: Aruba; 1996: Athens, Greece, 2006: Munich, Germany)
  • International Management Development Assoc.: 6 Presentations (1992: Halifax, Canada, 1995: Istanbul, 1998: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, 1999: Monterey, CA).
  • Academy of Marketing Science: 4 Presentations (1987: Miami, 1990: New Orleans, 1991: Fort Lauderdale, 1993: Miami).
  • Western Economic Association: 5 Presentations (1985 (2): Anaheim, 1986: San Francisco, 1989: Lake Tahoe, 1992: San Francisco).
  • Atlantic Economic Society: 2 Presentations (1992 (2): Nice, France).
  • Global Business & Technology Association: 1 Presentation (2001: Istanbul, Turkey)
  • Multi Criteria Decision Making Society : 1 Presentation (2001: Cairo, Egypt)
  • Western Risk & Insurance Association: 1 Presentation (1994: Hawaii).
  • Association of HR & OB: 1 Presentation (1988: Long Beach, CA).


 

Grants and Research Awards

  • Center for International Education and Research (CIBER) Grant, SDSU, 1997 & 1996.
  • Research & Creative Activity Grant: 2003, 1997, 1995 & 1993.
  • U.S.D.A Grant, 1994.
  • U.S.D.E. Grant, 1991.
  • Summer Research Award, CSUDH, 1989.
  • CSUDH Foundation Research Award, 1987.
  • California Lottery Fund Research Award, CSUDH, 1989.


 

Awards and Honors

  • Best Paper Award, Global Business & Technology Association. International Conference, Istanbul, Turkey, 2001.
  • Hyundai Outstanding Professor, School of Business & Public Administration, CSUDH. 2001.
  • Best Paper Award, Western Decision Sciences Institute 28th Annual Conference, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, 1999.
  • Outstanding Professor California State University-DH, 1996.
  • PSSI (Meritorious Performance), CSUDH, 1996, 1997 & 1998.
  • Best Paper Award IMDA Conference, Halifax, Canada, 1992.
  • Received Phi Beta Kappa Dissertation Fellowship, 1981
  • Phi Kappa Phi 1996.
  • Faculty Travel Award, CSU: 2001, 1999, 1998, 1996, 1995, and 1994.
  • Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise Award, CSU: 1990 & 1987.


 

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