Ilhan Meric
Professor Email: meric@rider.edu
Phone Number: (609) 895-5537
Office Location:
Sweigart Hall 254

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Professor
Email: 
meric@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
(609) 895-5537
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Sweigart Hall 254

Areas of Expertise: Global financial markets; financial characteristics of firms in different countries; global investing; index funds; closed-end country funds; international funds; corporate finance, capital budgeting and capital structure

Background Information

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 1972, Lehigh University, Business and Industrial Economics
  • Master of Science, 1967, Lehigh University, Business Economics
  • Bachelor of Arts, 1961, University of Ankara

Refereed Articles

  • Meric, I., Dunne, K., Meric, G., & Smeltz, W. (2013). A Comparison of the Financial Characteristics of German and French Manufacturing Firms. Accounting and Finance Research.
  • Meric, I., McMullen, D. A., Smeltz, W., & Meric, G. (2013). Performance and Portfolio Diversification Benefits of Investing in Exchange-Traded Sector Index Funds. Troy University Business and Economic Review, 3, 21-27.
  • Meric, I., Meric, G., Gong, L., & Smeltz, W. (2012). A Comparison of the Financial Characteristics of U.S. and Japanese Electrical and Electronics Equipment Manufacturing Firms. Southwest Business and Economics Journal, 20, 27-36.
  • Meric, I., Kim, J. H., Gong, L., & Meric, G. (2012). Co-movements of and Linkages between Asain Stock Markets. Business and Economics Research Journal, 3 (1).
  • Meric, I., Watson, C., & Meric, G. (2012). Company Green Score and Stock Price. International Research Journal of Finance and Economics.
  • Meric, I., Chiu, J., & Meric, G. (2012). Fair Value Television: Sales Volatility, Business Risk, and Financial Leverage. Review of Business & Finance Case Studies.
  • Meric, I., Lentz, C., Meric, G., & Smeltz, W. (2012). International Evidence on Market Linkages after the 2008 Stock Market Crash. International Journal of Business and Finance Research.
  • Meric, I., Darian, J., & Meric, G. (2012). International Trade and National Stock Market Linkages. Journal of American Academy of Business.
  • Meric, I., McCall, C., & Eichhorn, B. (2012). The Co-Movements of National Stock Markets and Global Portfolio Diversification: 2001 - 2010. Review of Economics and Business Studies.
  • Meric, I., Sprotzer, I., & Goldberg, I. (in press, 2012).  Corporate Taxes and Economic Recovery.  Journal of Taxation of Investments.
  • Meric, I., Prober, L., Gong, L., & Meric, G. (2011).  Co-Movements of Global Stock Markets Before and After the 2008 Stock Market Crash.  International Research Journal of Finance and Economics.
  • Meric, G., Campbell, J. B., Pati, N., & Meric, I. (in press, 2011). Co-Movements of the Indian Stock Market With Other Stock Markets: Implications for Portfolio Diversification.  Indian Journal of Finance.
  • Meric, I., Wang, J., Meric, G., & Liu, Z. (2011).  The Determinants of Stock Returns in the October 9, 2007March 9, 2009 Bear Market.  The Journal of Investing.
  • Meric, I., Dunne, K., McCall, C. W. , & Meric, G. (2010).  Performance of Exchange-Traded Sector Index Funds in the October 9, 2007-March 9, 2009 Bear Market.  Journal of Finance and Accountancy.
  • Wang, J., Meric, G., Liu, Z., & Meric, I. (2010).  A Comparison of the Determinants of Stock Returns in the 1987 and 2008 Stock Market Meltdowns.  Banking and Finance Review.
  • Meric, I., Dunne, K., Li, S. F. , & Meric, G. (2010).  Variety Enterprises Corporation (VEC) - Capital Budgeting Decision.  Review of Business & Finance Case Studies.
  • Meric, I., Lentz, C., Smeltz, W., & Meric, G. (2010).  Global Financial Crisis and the Performance of Country Index Funds in the October 9, 2007-March 9, 2009 Bear Market.  International Journal of Business and Finance Research.
  • Meric, I., Goldberg, I., Sprotzer, I., & Meric, G. (2010).  Performance of U.S. Financial Sector and Bank Stocks: October 2002-August 2009.  International Research Journal of Finance and Economics, 39.
  • Meric, I., Goldberg, I., Dunne, K., & Meric, G. (2009).  Co-Movements of NAFTA Stock Markets.  Troy University Business and Economic Review.
  • Ratner, M., Meric, I., & Meric, G. (2009).  The Decoupling of Emerging Markets from the U.S. Equity Market.  Journal of Emerging Markets, 14 (1), 7-23.
  • Meric, I., Taga, L., Gishlick, H., & Meric, G. (2009).  A Comparison of the Financial Characteristics of U.S., E.U., and Japanese Chemical Firms.  Clarion Business and Economic Review.
  • Meric, I., Prober, L., Eichhorn, B., & Gulser, G. (2009).  A Principal Components Analysis of the Portfolio Diversification Benefits of Investing in Emerging Stock Markets.  Middle Eastern Finance and Economics, 4.
  • Wang, J., Meric, G., Liu, Z., & Meric, I. (2009).  Stock Market Crashes, Firm Characteristics, and Stock Returns.  Journal of Banking and Finance.

Refereed Proceedings

  • Meric, I., Lentz, C., Smeltz, W., & Meric, G. (2010).  Exchange-Traded Country Index Fund Investments and the October 9, 2007-March 9, 2009 Bear Market.  Institute for Business and Finance Research Conference.
  • Meric, I., Dunne, K., McCall, C. W. , & Meric, G. (2009).  Performance of Exchange-Traded Sector Index Funds in the October 9, 2007-March 9, 2009 Bear Market.  Academic and Business Research Institute Conference.

Book

  • Meric, I. & Meric, G. (2011).  Sector and Global Investing: Risks, Returns, and Portfolio Diversification Benefits VDM Publishing.

Presentation of Refereed Papers
International

  • Meric, I., Chaganti, R., Gong, L., & Meric, G. (2012). A Comparison of the Financial Characteristics of U.S. and Japanese Electronics Firms.  Academy of Business Administration.
  • Meric, I., Meric, G., Wang, J., & Liu, Z. (2011). Investor Reaction to Technical Insolvency and Banruptcy Risks in the 1987 and 2008 Stock Market Crashes. World Finance Association.
  • Meric, I., Gishlick, H., Taga, L., & Meric, G. (2010). Risks, Returns, and Portfolio Diversification Benefits of Country Index Funds in Bear and Bull Markets. EurAsia Business and Economics Society Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Meric, I., McMullen, D., Smeltz, W., & Meric, G. (2010). Performance and Portfolio Diversification Benefits of Exchange-Traded Sector Index Funds in Bear and Bull Markets. EurAsia Business and Economics Society Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.
  • Meric, I., Ratner, M., & Meric, G. (2010). Sector Investments: Risks, Returns, and Portfolio Diversification. Global Finance Association Conference, Poznan, Poland.
  • Wang, J., Meric, G., Liu, Z., & Meric, I. (2010). 1987 and 2008 Stock Market Crashes. Global Finance Association Conference, Poznan, Poland.
  • Meric, I., Prober, L. M. , Eichhorn, B. H. , & Meric, G. (2009). A Principal Components Analysis of the Portfolio Diversification Benefits of Investing in Emerging Stock Markets. EurAsia Business and Economics Society Conference, Istanbul, Turkey.

National

  • Meric, I., Meric, G., & Uygur, O. (2012). A Study of the Financial Characteristics of U.S. Target Companies Acquired by U.S. and Foreign Buyers Before, During and After the 2008 Financial Crisis.  Eastern Finance Association, Tampa, Florida.
  • Wang, J., Meric, G., Liu, Z., & Meric, I. (2010). Stock Market Crash, Bankruptcy Risk, and Stock Returns. Eastern Finance Association, Miami, Florida.
  • Ratner, M., Meric, I., & Meric, G. (2009). The Decoupling of Emerging Markets from the U.S. Equity Market. Eastern Finance Association, Washington, District of Columbia.

Honors/Awards
Awards 

  • 2003:  Dominick A. Iorio Research Prize

Honors

  • 2012:  Research Leave
  • 2011:  Summer Fellowship
  • 2010:  Davis Fellowship
  • 2010:  Summer Fellowship
  • 2009:  Summer Fellowship
  • 2008:  Jesse H. Harper Chair Professorship
  • 2008:  Research Leave
  • 2007:  Jesse H. Harper Chair Professorship
  • 2006:  Jesse H. Harper Chair Professorship
  • 2006:  Summer Fellowship
  • 2005:  Jesse H. Harper Chair Professorship
  • 2005:  Summer Fellowship
  • 2004:  Research Leave
  • 2003:  Davis Fellowship
  • 2002:  Davis Fellowship
  • 2002:  Summer Fellowship