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Vivian Okere

Professor
Department Chairperson, Coordinate affairs of the department including faculty and student matters.

Contact Information:

vokere@providence.edu
401-865-2671
Koffler Hall Koffler Hall 228

Education:

Ph.D. - Economics - Marine Resources University of Rhode Island

Awards and Honors:

Teaching Award Nominee - Providence College
Teaching Award Nominee - Providence College
Teaching Award Nominee - Accinno Teaching Award
Teaching Award Nominee - Providence College
Teaching Award Nominee - Providence College

Selected Publications:

Okere, Vivian., Amirhosseini, Zahra. (2011). The Effect of Environmental Disclosure on the Firm's Capital Structure and Value. Journal of International Finance Studies, 11 (2),

Okere, Vivian. (2011). Corporate Investment Decisions in Oil and Gas Production and Government Payment Systems: A Case of Prospect Theory. Journal of International Finance Studies, 11 (1), 40-48.

Okere, Vivian., Tamule, Harold. (2010). Prospect Theory Modeling of Risk/return in Oil and Gas Production in the Outer Continental Shelf. Journal of International Business & Economics, 10 (3), 139.

Okere, Vivian., Tamule, Harold., Maloney, Paul. (2010). Capital Structure, Institutional Quality Index and Valuation of Projects in Emerging Markets. Journal of International Business & Economics, 10 (1), 25-40.

Recent Presentations:

Okere, Vivian., 78th International Atlantic Economic Conference, IAES, Savannah, Georgia, "The effetct of regulatory uncertainty and technological changes in irreversible capital investments". October, 2014.

Okere, Vivian., IABE-2011 Barcelona-Summer Conference, International Academy of Business and Economics, Barcelona, Spain, ""Corporate Investment Decisions in Oil and Gas Production and Government Payment Systems: A Case of Prospect Theory". June, 2011.

Okere, Vivian., International Academy of Business and Economics, "Prospect Theory Modeling of Risk/Return in Oil and Gas Production in the Outer Continental Shelf". October, 2010.

Okere, Vivian., IABE 2009 Annual Conference, International Academy of Business and Economics, Las Vegas, "The Impact of Institutional Quality on Capital Structure, Cost of Capital and profitability of Emerging market projects.". October, 2009.

Okere, Vivian., IABE 2008 Annual Conference, International Academy of Business and Economics, Las Vegas, "The Impact of Baby Boomer Generation on Socially Responsible Investing". October, 2008.


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