Wayne Smeltz
Associate Professor Email: smeltz@rider.edu
Phone Number: (609) 895-5548
Office Location:
Sweigart Hall 260

Faculty Office Hours

Mailing Address:
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Role: 
Faculty
Title: 
Associate Professor
Email: 
smeltz@rider.edu
Phone Number: 
(609) 895-5548
Mailing Address: 
2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Office Location: 
Sweigart Hall 260

Areas of Expertise: Sustainable and ethical business issues

Background Information

  • Doctor of Philosophy, 1981, University of Houston, Management, Urban Policy
  • Master of Business Administration, 1979, University of Houston
  • Bachelor’s of Business Administration, 1975, College of Insurance, Insurance

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.
  • 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.
  • Smeltz, W. (2012). Public vs. Private Ownership Revisited: The Monmouth Park Racetrack Case. International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 1 (4).
  • Smeltz, W. (2011). Industry Self-Regulation Versus Organizational Wellbeing: Strategies Adopted within the US Horse Racing Industry in Response to Crises. International Journal of Arts & Sciences.
  • Smeltz, W. (2010). Assessing the Ongoing Impact of the Spillover Effect of Crisis on the United States Horse Racing Industry. International Journal of Arts & Sciences.
  • Meric, I., Lentz, C., Smeltz, W., & Meric, G. (2010).  Evidence on the Performance of Country Index Funds in Global Financial Crisis.  International Journal of Business and Finance Research, 4 (4), 89-101.
  • Meric, I., Lentz, C., Smeltz, W., & Meric, G. (2010).  Global Financial Crisis and the Performance of Ishares Country Index Funds in the October 9, 2007-March 9, 2009 Bear Market.   Global Journal of Business Research.
  • Smeltz, W. (2009).  Longitudinal Evaluation of the Entrepreneurial Experience in the Health Food and Cosmetic Industry and its Impact on the Sustainability Movement.  International Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, 5 (4), 69-78.

Presentation of Refereed Papers
International

  • Smeltz, W. (2013). Private Partnerships: Analyzing Its Implications In the New York Racing Association Case. IJAS International Meeting, Toronto, Canada.
  • Smeltz, W. (2012). Public vs. Private Ownership Revisited: The Monmouth Park Racetrack Case.  IJAS International Meeting, Prague, Czech Republic.
  • Smeltz, W. (2011). Industry Self-Regulation versus Organizational Wellbeing: Strategies Adopted within the US Horse Racing Industry in Response to Crises. IJAS International Meeting, Aux-En-Provence Conference.
  • Smeltz, W. (2010).  Assessing the Ongoing Impact of the Spillover Effect of Crisis on the United States Horse Racing Industry. 2010 Malta IJAS Multicultural Conference, Malta.
  • Smeltz, W., Meric, I., McMullen, D., & Meric, G. (2010).  Performance and Portfolio Diversification Benefits of Exchange-Traded Sector Index Funds. EurAsia Economics Conference.
  • Smeltz, W. (2009).  A Longitudinal Evaluation of the Entreprenuerial Experiences in the Health Foods and Cosmetic Industry. 5th International Conference on Environment, Culture, Economic and Social Sustainability, Republic of, Mauritius.

National

  • Meric, G., Lentz, C., Smeltz, W., & Meric, I. (2009). Linkages between the U.S., Latin American, European, and Australasian Stock Markets since the 2008 Stock Market Crash.  Institute for Business and Finance Research Conference, Hawaii.

Papers Under Review

  • Smeltz, W. (2013). “Private Partnerships: Analyzing Its Implications In The New York Racing Association Case.” Initial submission to International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Honors/Awards/Grants
Awards

  • 2001:  Outstanding Service 1995-2001 Edison Academic Council.