Duong Nguyen, PhD

Professor

Accounting & Finance

508-999-8070

508-999-8646

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Charlton College of Business 220

Education

2006Florida International UniversityPhD
2001Southeastern Louisiana UniversityMBA
1999National Economics University of VietnamBS

Teaching

  • Business finance
  • Investment analysis
  • Advanced investment analysis

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

Method and techniques of determining investment merit of various types of securities. Bonds, preferred stocks and common stocks in various types of investment portfolios are studied. The effect of the business cycle on investment policy will be examined and the importance of timing investment commitments will be stressed. The investment techniques of fundamental analysis, technical analysis and efficient market theory are carefully explored. (Formerly FIN 483.)

An examination in greater depth of subjects covered in the foundation investment analysis course and an introduction to recent innovations in the field. Emphasis is given to the place of derivatives in the portfolio, the active management of risk and the management of retirement assets and pension funds. Assignments include case studies involving the use of computer software and reports requiring an analysis of current research literature.

Fundamentals of both bond markets and fixed income derivative markets. These fundamentals include pricing and interest rates, the risks of investing in bonds, and the role of bonds in an investment portfolio. Topics include: U.S. Treasury securities, U.S. agency securities, corporate bonds, asset backed securities, loans, international sovereign debt, and markets for derivatives based on fixed income instruments.

Teaching

Online and Continuing Education Courses

An examination in greater depth of subjects covered in the foundation investment analysis course and an introduction to recent innovations in the field. Emphasis is given to the place of derivatives in the portfolio, the active management of risk and the management of retirement assets and pension funds. Assignments include case studies involving the use of computer software and reports requiring an analysis of current research literature.
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In-depth examination of fixed income and equity securities and an introduction to recent innovations in the field. Emphasis is given to the place of derivatives in the portfolio, the active management of risk and the management of retirement assets and pension funds.
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An introduction to the nature of financial management. The course presents the basic tools used in the decision-making process as they pertain to the acquisition, management and financing current and long-term assets. Working capital policies, the time value of money, capital budgeting and debt and equity financing are discussed.
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Research

Research Interests

  • Asset pricing
  • Microstructure
  • Corporate finance

Dr. Duong Nguyen is currently a professor of finance in the Accounting and Finance department. Previously, he was an assistant professor of finance from 09/2006-08/2012 and an associate professor of finance from 08/2012-08/2019.

He currently teaches Business Finance, Investment Analysis, and Advanced Investment Analysis at the undergraduate level and Investment Analysis and Quantitative Methods in Finance at the graduate level. He received the Thomas J. Higginson Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2008, 2014, and 2017 in the Charlton College of Business.

His research interests are in the areas of asset pricing, microstructure, and corporate finance. Dr. Nguyen has published in finance journals such as Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Research, Financial Review, European Financial Management, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, Journal of Economics and Business, Global Finance Journal, Review of Futures Markets, Applied Financial Economics, Advances in Quantitative Finance and Accounting, and Frontiers in Finance and Economics.

Dr. Nguyen is a CFA charterholder and a certified FRM (Financial Risk Manager).

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