Oneil Harris, Associate Professor
Department of Finance
College of Business
East Carolina University
3420A Bate Building
Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Oneil Harris is a professor of finance who teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in corporate finance, financial markets, and financial risk management. Dr. Harris emphasizes critical thinking and makes much effort to communicate the real-world applications of what he teaches to students. Since joining the Finance department in 2008, he has established himself as a respected, proficient, and effective instructor. His active involvement in advising and mentoring students extends well outside the classroom. Dr. Harris received his Ph.D. from Florida Atlantic University, under the tutelage of Dr. Jeff Madura. Much of his research focuses on corporate governance and corporate restructuring. However, he has worked on research projects in many fields of finance. His academic research has been published in a variety of journals including the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business Research, Financial Review, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions, and Money, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, and other journals. Here are ten of his most cited publications.
Selected Intellectual Contributions:
- Harris, O., Karl, J. B., & Lawrence, E. (2019). CEO Compensation and Earnings Management: Does Gender Really Matters? Journal of Business Research, 98, 1–14.
- Harris, O. (2018). The impact of industrial districts on the pricing of IPOs. Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 69, 274–285.
- Farooqi, J., Harris, O., & Ngo, T. (2014). Corporate diversification, real activities manipulation, and firm value. Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 27, 130–151.
- Harris, O., Huerta, D., & Ngo, T. (2013). The impact of TARP on bank efficiency. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions & Money, 24 (1), 85–104.
- Glegg, C., Harris, O., Madura, J., & Ngo, T. (2012). The impact of mispricing and asymmetric information on the price discount of private placements of common stock. Financial Review, 47 (4), 665-696.
- Harris, O. & Madura, J. (2011). Why are proposed spinoffs withdrawn? Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 51 (1), 69-81.
- Harris, O. & Madura, J. (2010). Cause and effects of poison pill adoptions by spinoff units. Journal of Economics and Business, 62 (4), 307-330.
- Harris, O., Madura, J., & Glegg, C. (2010). Do managers make takeover financing decisions that circumvent more effective outside blockholders? Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 50 (2), 180-190.
- Harris, O. & Glegg, C. (2009). Governance quality and privately negotiated stock repurchases: Evidence of agency conflict. Journal of Banking and Finance, 33 (2), 317-325.
- Harris, O. & Glegg, C. (2008). The wealth effects of cross-border spinoffs. Journal of Multinational Financial Management, 18 (5), 461-476.