Academics

Hamid Falatoonzadeh

Assoc Professor, Sch of Bus

Office: URSB Management & Business , Hornby Hall #209

Office Hours: Hornby Hall, 209C

Phone: 909/748-8766 Campus Ext. 8766

E-mail: hamid_falatoon@redlands.edu

Portrait

Academic Interests and Areas of Expertise

  • Exchange Rates Analysis
  • Economic Integration
  • Telecommunication in Asia and Latin America Countries
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunication Strategies in Developing Countries
  • Exchange Rate Management

Description of Research

  • Economic and Political Integration of Asian Countries for Currency Unification
  • Economic Impact of Technological Innovations
  • Exchange Rate Volatility
  • Stock Market Volatility
  • Currently working on Telecommunication policy assessments and industry Growth in Asia and Latin America

Courses Taught at Redlands

I teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Finance, Statistics, Management Science, and Operation Managements. In my early employment at University of Redlands, I taught graduate and undergraduate Economics and research Methods.

Degrees Held

I earneed my PhD in Ag. Economics major in Finance and Minor in Policy From Texas A&M in 1983. I audited a number of courses in statistics and operation management. I received my MBA major in Finance From California State Polytechnic, Pomona in 1978. I achieved my BA degree in accounting and finance from National Iranian Oil Company College of Accounting and finance in Tehran, Iran in 1975.

Previous Teaching Experience

Faculty at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, California State University, Los Angeles, and Chapman University

Previous Relevant Work Experience

Tax and financial consultations for individual, partnership and corporations

Grants Received

  • Research grant for three years during my study as PhD candidate in Texas A&M
  • Research grant as part of Small Business Administration grant

Significant Publications and Presentations

Journal Publications

Falatoon, Hamid, (co-author with J.H. Pick, K. Gollakota, R. Green), “Readiness of Small Enterprises for GIS: The Question of Strategy” published in the proceedings of the AMCIS in the 14th American conference on Information System, Toranto, ON, Canada, August14-17, 2008.

Falatoon, Hamid, (co-author with J.H. Pick, K. Gollakota, L.Benvenuti, and N. Jimerson). “ GIS for Advantage in Marketing and Routing: Case Study of a small Home Accessories Firm) published in proceeding of the Spatial Analysis for Business 2008 ESRI Business GIS Summit, April 27-30,2008, Chicago, IL.

Falatoon, Hamid, (Co-author with M. R. Safarzadeh and M. Kuroki). “An Analysis of Economic Integration of Asian Countries for Currency Unification” Central Business Review, Volume XXVI, No.1- 2, pp. 29-36, Summer 2007.

Falatoon, Hamid, and Safarzadeh, Mohammad. “Technological Innovations and Economic Prosperity: A Time Series Analysis.” Revista Internationale de Scienze Economiche e Commerciali (International Review of Economics and Business) Vol 53, No.2,- June 2006, pp 240-248.

Falatoon, Hamid (co-author with M.R. Safarzadehand M. Kuroki). “Does Economic and Political Integration of Asian Countries Justify Currency Unification?” Revista Internationale de Scienze Economiche e Commerciali (International Review of Economics and Business) Vol.52 No,4 - December 2005, pp537-560.

Falatoon, Hamid (co-author with Navarrete, Carlos J.).“Evaluation of Telecommunication Policy and Industry Growth in Latin American Countries.” Published in the proceedings of the AMCIS 2004 in the Tenth Americas Conference on Information Systems, New York City, New York, August 6-8,2004, pp. 564578. http://aisel.isworld.org/proceedings/amcis/2004/authors.asp

Falatoon, Hamid, and Navarrete, Carlos J. “Telecommunication Policy Assessment and Industry Growth in Asian Countries.” Presented at Global Information Technology Management (GITM) World Conference and Published in the Proceedinggs of the Fifth Annual GITM, San Diego, CA, June 13-15,2004, pp. 194-196.

Falatoon, Hamid, and Safarzadeh, Mohammad. “Announcement Effect, Herd Mentality, and Stock Market Volatility.” Revista Internationale de Scienze Economiche e Commerciali (Internation Review of Economics and Business) Vol. XLVIII, No. 4, - December 2001, pp. 475-485.

Safarzadeh, Mohammad, Hamid Falatoon, and Paul Sarmas. “Application of Quantitative Software in Economics and Decision Science.” published in the proceedings of the International Conference on Electronic Business, Hong Kong, December 19-21, 2001.

Falatoon, Hamid, and Mohammad Safarzadeh.. “Exchange Rate Volatility and Stock Prices Using Transfer Function Analysis.” Revista Internationale de Scienze Economiche e Commerciali (Internation Review of Economics and Business). Vol. XLVI, No. 2, June 1999, pp.245-258.

Bina, Cyrus, Rasool Azari, and Hamid Falatoon. “Technical Change: Global Competition and Skilling/De-Skilling of Labor.” Presented by R. Azari at the Western Decision Sciences Institute, Twenty-Eighth Annual Meeting and published in the Proceedings, April 6-10, 1999, pp. 321-327, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Falatoon, Hamid (co-author with M.A. Safarzadeh). “Devaluations and Investment Returns.” Revista Internationale de Scienze Economiche e Commerciali (International Raeview of Economics and Business), Vol. XLV, No. 4, December 1998, 689-706.

Bina, Cyrus, Rasool Azari, and Hamid Falatoon. “Technological Change: The Role of Social Capital vs. Individual Capital.” Presented by C. Bina, discussed by all authors at the International Academy of Business Disciplines, Tenth Annual Conference, and published in the Proceedings, April 1998, Reno, Nevada.

Bina, Cyrus, Rasool Azari, and Hamid Falatoon. “Technological Change: Conventional Wisdom and Critical Assessment.” Presented by C. Bina, discussed by all authors at Western Decisions Sciences, Twenty-Seventh Annual Meeting, and published in the Proceedings, April 1998, pp. 276-278, Reno, Nevada.

Bina, Cyrus, Rasool Azari, and Hamid Falatoon. “Technological Change and Social Capital.” Business Research Yearbook, Global Business Perspectives, Volume V, 1998, pp. 797-801.

Bina, Cyrus, and Hamid Falatoon. “On Globalization and the Necessity of Global Curricula.” Business Research Yearbook, Global Business Perspectives, Vol. V, 1998, pp. 473-477.

Falatoon, Hamid, and Mohammad Safarzadeh. “Monetary Policy and Economic Stability: The Case of Germany and the United States.” Revista Internazionale de Scienze Economiche e Commerciali (International Review of Economics and Business), Vol. XLIV, No. 4, December 1997, pp. 713-723.

Falatoon, Hamid, and Mohammad R. Safarzadeh. “An Empirical Study of Sectoral and Aggregate Volatility in Savings Rate,” Central Business Review, Volume XV, No. 2, pp. 15-22, Summer 1997.

Falatoon, H., and S. Bailey. “TQM and its Application to the College Classroom.” Community College Journal of Research and Practice, Volume 21, No. 3, April-May, 1997.

Falatoon, Hamid, and Mohammad Safarzadeh. “Personal Savings Under Uncertainty: New Empirical Evidence.” The International Journal of Finance, Volume 9, No. 4, 1997.

Falatoon, Hamid, and Mohammad Safarzadeh. “The Effects of Income Uncertainty on Personal Saving Rate: An Intervention and Transfer Function Analysis.” Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives, Volume XXII, No. 2, pp. 79-80, Fall/Winter 1996.

Falatoon, Hamid, and Mohammad Safarzadeh. “Income Uncertainty and Personal Savings Behavior: New Empirical Evidence.” Published abstract in Global Finance Proceedings, San Diego, May 1995.

Conference Presentations

Falatoon, Hamid, and Mohammad Safarzadeh. “Leading Indicators of Business Cycles: A Practical Component Approach” Presented at the Western Economic International Conference in Seattle, Washington, July 2007.

Falatoon, Hamid, and Mohammad Safarzadeh. “Some Economic Indicators of Asset Market Bubbles” Presented at the Western Economic International Conference in San Diago, CA, July 2006.

Falatoon, Hamid, and Mohammad Safarzadeh. “Does Economic and Political Integration of Asian Countries Justify Currency Unification?” Presented by H. Falatoon at the Western Economic International Conference in San Francisco, CA, July 2005.

Falatoon, Hamid, and M.R. Safarzadeh organized and chaired a session entitled “Applied Time Series Analysis” at the Western Economic Association International Conference in San Francisco, Ca, July 2005.

Falatoon, Hamid, and Navarrete, Carlos J. “Telecommunication Policy Assessment and Industry Growth in Asian Countries.” Presented at Global Information Technology Management (GITM) World Conference of the Fifth Annual GITM, San Diego, CA, June 13-15, 2004.

Falatoon, Hamid, “ Economic Impact of Market Liberalization on Telecommunications Services” presented at INFORM conference in Atlanta, October 2003.

Falatoon, Hamid. “Technological Innovations and Economic Prosperity: A Time Series Analysis.” presented at Western Economic Association International Conference in Seattle, Washington, , July 2002.

Falatoon, Hamid, and M.R. Safarzadeh Organized and Chaired a session entitled “Applied Time Series Analysis” at the Western Economic Association International Conference in Seattle, Washington, CA, July 2002.

Falatoon, Hamid, “Predictive Power of The Yield Curve As a Leading Indicator of The Business Cycles” presented at American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences in Los Vegas, Nevada, February,2002.

Falatoon, Hamid. “Using Symbolic Computation in Deriving Economic Rules: Application of “Mathematica” to Consumer Theory.” presented at Western Economic Association International Conference in San Francisco, CA, July 2001.

Safarzadeh, Mohammad, Hamid Falatoon, and Paul Sarmas. “Application of Quantitative Software in Economics and Decision Science.” Accepted for presentation in the International Conference on Electronic Business, Hong Kong, December 19-21, 2001 is published in the proceedings for the same conference.

Safarzadeh, Mohammad, and Hamid Falatoon. “Announcement Effect, Herd Mentality, and Stock Market Volatility.” Presented by H. Falatoon at Western Economic Association International Conference in Vancouver, Canada, June 29 – July 3,2000 Consulting Experience Tax and Financial Consulting


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