Dr. Victoria Geyfman

Dr. Victoria Geyfman

Victoria Geyfman Department of Finance
Sutliff 344 | 570-389-4562 | Email

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Victoria Geyfman began her academic career in the College of Business in 2005. Before joining BU, she worked in the financial services research section of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from Temple University. Dr. Geyfman’s research has focused on financial services institutions, bank regulations, emerging markets finance, and the status of women in business. She has taught undergraduate courses in corporate finance, financial markets and institutions, and commercial bank management. She is an advisor to the student chapter of Financial Management Association (FMA), Bloomsburg Investment Group (BIG), and serves as a director of Benner-Hudock Center for Financial Analysis in the College of Business.

Representative Research:

  • Geyfman, V. (2014). Impact of Economic and Financial System Development on Banks' Listing Decision: Evidence from Transition Economies. Emerging Markets Finance & Trade, forthcoming.
  • Geyfman, V. & Walker, J. S. (2013).  Is Community Bank Creating Value for Shareholders?  Journal of Accounting and Finance, 13 (4).
  • Geyfman, V. (2012).  IPO (Dis)incentives in Emerging Markets:.  Journal of Emerging Markets, 17 (3).
  • Geyfman, V. & Davis, L. M. (2011).  Gender Inequality in Business Schools: The Glass Door Effect.  NASPA Journal About Women in Higher Education, 5 (1).
  • Geyfman, V. (2010). Commercial Banks and Securities Underwriting: The Impact on Risk, Return, and Diversification. Northeastern Journal of Business, Economics, and Technology.
  • Geyfman, V. & Yeager, T. J. (2009). On the Riskiness of Universal Banking: Evidence from Banks in the Investment Banking Business Pre- and Post-GLBA. Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking.