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Alan Stephens

Alan Stephens

Associate Professor

Department(s):
  • Economics and Finance Department


Educational Background

Ph.D., Finance, University of Utah, 1980 Emphasis: Economics
MBA, University of Utah, 1975
BS, Mathematics, University of Utah, 1973

Professional Interactions

Research Area(s)

Corporate Finance, Systems Thinking, Investments

Publications - Abstracts

    Publications - Books & Book Chapters

      Books

    • Smith, R.K, Stephens, A.A, Profit, D.L, (1987). Investments. West Publishing
    • Stephens, A.A, Wilson, B., Clarke, R., (1987). The Allyn & Bacon Financial Tool Kit. Allyn Bacon

    * Has not been peer reviewed

    Publications - Fact Sheets

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Curriculum

      • Smith, R.K, Stephens, A.A, Proffitt, D.L, (1992). Instructor's Manual and Test Bank for Investments. West Publishing

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Journal Articles

        Academic Journal

      • Stephens, A.A, Atwater, J., APPLYING SYSTEM DYNAMICS SIMULATION TO PROACTIVELY ADDRESS UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES. International Journal of Learning and Change
      • Stephens, A.A, Atwater, J., (2015). Risk Management: Applying System Dynamics Simulation to Understand Unintended Consequences. Western Decision Sciences Institute
      • Stephens, A.A, Atwater, J., Kannan, V., (2013). From Tulip Bulbs to Sub-prime Mortgages Examining the Sub-Prime Crisis: The Case for a Systemic Approach. The Learning Organization, 20:1, 65-84.
      • Atwater, J., Stephens, A.A, (2012). LINKING OPERATIONAL DECISION MAKING AND FINANCIAL ANALYSIS: AN EXPERMINT IN CROSS-COURSE COOPERATION . International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education, 5:1, 65-77.
      • Ellis, P., Stephens, A.A, (2012). Shifts in theOptimal Portfolio In Response to Simultaneous Changes in Expected Returns. Journal of Financial Education
      • Kwag, S., Stephens, A.A, (2010). Investor Reaction to Earnings Management. Managerial Finance, 36:1 & 2, 44 - 56.
      • Atwater, J., Kannan, V., Stephens, A.A, (2008). Cultivating Systemic Thinking in the Next Generation of Business Leaders. Academy of Management: Learning & Education, 7:1, 9-25.
      • Kannan, V., Atwater, J., Stephens, A.A, (2007). Managing Dynamic Complexity: Opportunities for Systems Thinking in Graduate Management Education. International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education, 2:1
      • Kwag, A., Stephens, A.A, Serial Correlation of Analyst Forecast Errors in 12 Asian Markets. Journal of Applied Finance/DePaul University
      • Kannan, V., Atwater, J., Stephens, A.A, Managing Dynamic Complexity: Opportunities for Systems Thinking in Graduate Management Education. International Journal of Information and Operations Management Education
      • Atwater, J.B, Stephens, A.A, Kannan, V.R, (2005). Teaching Systemic Thinking: Educating The Next Generation of Business Leaders. The Systems Thinker, 16:5
      • Stephens, A.A, Atwater, J.B, Chakrovorty, S.S, (2004). The Impact of Scheduling Free Goods on the Throughput Performance of a Manufacturing Operation. International Journal of Production Research, 42:23, 4849-4869.
      • Stephens, A.A, Dahl, D., Aadkand, D., (2000). Deposit Rate Premiums and the Demand for Funds by Thrifts. Research in Financial Services
      • Stephens, A.A, (1998). Markowitz and the Spreadsheet. Journal of Financial Education
      • Stephens, A.A, Proffitt, D.L, (1991). Performance Measurement When Return Distributions Are Non-Symmetric. The Quarterly Journal Of Business And Economics
      • Stephens, A.A, Beck-Dudley, C., (1989). The Efficient Market Theory and Inside Trading: Are We Headed In The Right Direction?. American Business Law Journal
      • Stephens, A.A, Proffitt, D.L, (1989). Cash Flow Estimation Risk and Capital Budgeting.. The Journal of Business Insights
      • Stephens, A.A, Proffitt, D.L, (1988). Dividend Signaling Under Varying Dividend Payment Patterns. The Journal of Applied Business Research
      • Public or Trade Journal

      • Kannan, V., Atwater, J., Stephens, A.A, (2007). Systems Thinking: Opportunities and Challenges in the Graduate Classroom . Decision Line, 38:2 *

      * Has not been peer reviewed

      Publications - Literary Journal

        * Has not been peer reviewed

        Publications - MultiMedia

          * Has not been peer reviewed

          Publications - Technical Reports

            * Has not been peer reviewed

            Publications - Translations & Transcripts

              Publications - Other

                * Has not been peer reviewed

                Scheduled Teaching

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2018

                FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Spring 2018

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2017

                FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Fall 2017

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Summer 2017

                FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Summer 2017

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2017

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2017

                FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Spring 2017

                FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Spring 2017

                FIN 6420 - Solving Financial Problems, Spring 2017

                FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Fall 2016

                FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Fall 2016

                FIN 4430 - Real Estate Finance, Fall 2016

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Summer 2016

                FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Summer 2016

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2016

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2016

                FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Spring 2016

                FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Spring 2016

                FIN 6420 - Solving Financial Problems, Spring 2016

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2015

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2015

                FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Fall 2015

                FIN 3200 - Financial Management, Fall 2015

                FIN 4430 - Real Estate Finance, Fall 2015

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Summer 2015

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2015

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2015

                FIN 6420 - Solving Financial Problems, Spring 2015

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2014

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2014

                FIN 4430 - Real Estate Finance, Fall 2014

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Summer 2014

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Summer 2014

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2014

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2014

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2014

                MGT 6870 - Global Strategic Thinking, Spring 2014

                FIN 6420 - Solving Financial Problems, Spring 2014

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2013

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2013

                FIN 4430 - Real Estate Finance, Fall 2013

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Summer 2013

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2013

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2013

                FIN 6420 - Solving Financial Problems, Spring 2013

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2012

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2012

                FIN 4430 - Real Estate Finance, Fall 2012

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Summer 2012

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2012

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Spring 2012

                FIN 6420 - Financial Problems, Spring 2012

                FIN 6420 - Financial Problems, Spring 2012

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2011

                FIN 3400 - Corporate Finance, Fall 2011

                FIN 4430 - Real Estate Finance, Fall 2011

                FIN 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Summer 2011

                FIN 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Spring 2011

                FIN 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Spring 2011

                FIN 6420 - FINANCIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2011

                FIN 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Fall 2010

                FIN 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Fall 2010

                FIN 4430 - REAL ESTATE FINANCE, Fall 2010

                FIN 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Summer 2010

                FIN 6420 - FINANCIAL PROBLEMS, Summer 2010

                FIN 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Spring 2010

                FIN 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Spring 2010

                FIN 6420 - FINANCIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2010

                FIN 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Fall 2009

                FIN 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Fall 2009

                FIN 4430 - REAL ESTATE FINANCE, Fall 2009

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Summer 2009

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Spring 2009

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Spring 2009

                BA 6440 - FINANCIAL DECISIONS, Spring 2009

                BA 6420 - FINANCIAL PROBLEMS, Spring 2009

                BA 4430 - REAL ESTATE FINANCE, Spring 2009

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Fall 2008

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Fall 2008

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Summer 2008

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Summer 2008

                BA 4800 - INDEP RESEARCH/READ, Spring 2008

                BA 4430 - REAL ESTATE FINANCE, Spring 2008

                BA 4800 - INDEP RESEARCH/READ, Spring 2007

                BA 4430 - REAL ESTATE FINANCE, Spring 2007

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Fall 2006

                BA 6440 - FINANCIAL DECISIONS, Fall 2006

                BA 4800 - INDEP RESEARCH/READ, Fall 2006

                BA 4800 - INDEP RESEARCH/READ, Summer 2006

                BA 6440 - FINANCIAL DECISIONS, Spring 2006

                BA 4430 - REAL ESTATE FINANCE, Spring 2006

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE (QI), Fall 2005

                BA 6440 - FINANCIAL DECISIONS, Spring 2005

                BA 4430 - REAL ESTATE FINANCE, Spring 2005

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE, Fall 2004

                BA 6440 - FINANCIAL DECISIONS, Fall 2004

                BA 4430 - REAL ESTATE FINANCE, Spring 2004

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE, Fall 2003

                BA 6440 - FINANCIAL DECISIONS, Fall 2003

                BA 6440 - FINANCIAL DECISIONS, Summer 2003

                BA 4480 - , Spring 2003

                BA 4430 - REAL ESTATE FINANCE, Spring 2003

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE, Fall 2002

                BA 4460 - INVESTMENTS, Spring 2002

                BA 4430 - REAL ESTATE FINANCE, Spring 2002

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE, Fall 2001

                BA 6440 - FINANCIAL DECISIONS, Fall 2001

                BA 6440 - FINANCIAL DECISIONS, Fall 2001

                BA 4460 - INVESTMENTS, Fall 2001

                BA 4460 - INVESTMENTS, Spring 2001

                BA 4430 - REAL ESTATE FINANCE, Spring 2001

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE, Fall 2000

                BA 6440 - FINANCIAL DECISIONS, Fall 2000

                BA 4460 - INVESTMENTS, Fall 2000

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE, Summer 2000

                BA 4460 - INVESTMENTS, Spring 2000

                BA 4430 - REAL ESTATE FINANCE, Spring 2000

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE, Fall 1999

                BA 6420 - FINANCIAL PROBLEMS, Fall 1999

                BA 4460 - INVESTMENTS, Fall 1999

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE, Spring 1999

                BA 4460 - INVESTMENTS, Spring 1999

                BA 4430 - REAL ESTATE FINANCE, Spring 1999

                BA 3400 - CORPORATE FINANCE, Fall 1998

                BA 4460 - INVESTMENTS, Fall 1998