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Pierre Yourougou

Professor of Finance Practice
Managing Director of Africa Business Program
Associate Director of Kiebach Center for International Business Studies

(315) 443-8027
Room: 120
pyouroug@syr.edu

Ph.D. (finance), Stern School, New York University

Ph.D. (finance), Stern School, New York University


Research Topics

  • Corporate finance
  • Emerging markets
  • Financial markets and institutions
  • Risk management
  • Project finance
  • African business intelligence
  • Capacity building in public debt management
  • And the World Bank

Professor Yourougou has taught courses in corporate finance, investment, bank management, new and emerging markets, global financial system archicteture,  and money and banking.

Professor Yourougou's research interests are in the areas of emerging markets, corporate finance, and financial markets and institutions. He has refereed articles in the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Economics and Business, and Review of Futures Markets.

Selected Publications:
"Which Implied Volatility Provides the Best Measure of Future Volatility?" (forthcoming), Journal of Economics and Finance, with Wang, G.J. '07 PhD & Wang, Y.D.

"Public-Private Partnerships in Emerging Markets" (forthcoming), QFinance, with Koveos, P.

"Money-Income Causality in Developing Economies: A case study of selected sub-Sarahan African Countries," (with P. Kalulumia) Journal of African Economies, 1997; 6:197-230

"A Multi-Criterion Approach to Country Selection for Global Index Funds," (with N. Khoury and J.M. Martel) Global Finance Journal, 1994; 5:17-35

Selected Publications