Jim Nielsen is an Emeritus Professor of Finance in the College of Business at Oregon State University. He has over 30 years of teaching experience in the areas of corporate finance and banking. In addition to publishing a number of articles in banking and finance journals, he has conducted numerous seminars on commercial lending and business finance in the Northwest.
"Is the Book-to-Market Ratio a Measure of Risk?," Journal of Financial Research, Volume 28, Number 4, Winter 2005, pp. 487-502, (with R. Peterkort).
“The Evolution of Commercial Banking in Georgia, 1991 -2001,” Post-Communist Economies, Volume 15, Number 1, March 2003, pp. 47-73, (with D. Amaghlobeli and J. Farrell).
“Company Performance, Corporate Governance, and CEO Compensation in Norway and Sweden,” Journal of Management and Governance, Volume 6, Number 1, 2002, pp. 57-81, (with T. Randoy).
“An Investigation of Cultural Cohesion in a Community Bank,” The International Journal of Human Resource Management, Volume 13, Number 4, June 2002, pp. 677-696, (with B. Payne and K. Lewis-Tyran).
“The Bank Selection Process and Market Definition in Australia,” Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance, Volume 10, Number 1, February 2002, pp. 22-30, (with R. Jones and R. Trayler).
“Using Decision Trees to Manage Capital Budgeting Risk,” Management Accounting Quarterly, Volume II, Number 2, Winter 2001, pp. 14-17, (with J. Bailes).
“Board Independence and Compensation Policies in Large Bank Holding Companies,” Financial Management, Volume 29, Issue 3, Autumn 2000, pp. 51-79, (with C. Mishra).
“How Small Business Firms Select a Bank: Comparisons Between the United States and Australia,” Journal of Financial Services Marketing, Volume 5, Number 1, September 2000, pp 73-85, (with R. Trayler and R. Jones).
“Family Businesses and Banks: A Comparison of Expectations,” The Best of the Family Firm Institute Conference Proceedings, Volume IV: The Best of Finance, Family Firm Institute, Boston, 2000, pp. 15-25, (with B. Brown and R. Trayler).
"The Association Between Bank Performance, Board Independence, and CEO Pay-Performance Sensitivity,” Managerial Finance, Volume 25, Number 10, 1999, pp. 22-33, (with C. Mishra).
“Business Banking in Australia: A Comparison of Expectations,” The International Journal of Bank Marketing, Volume 16, Number 6, 1998, pp. 253-263, (with C. Terry and R. Trayler).
“How Forest Product Companies Analyze Capital Budgets,” Management Accounting, October 1998, pp. 24-26,28,30, (with J. Bailes and S. Lawton).
“Developing Efficient Financial Institutions in Russia,” Communist Economies & Economic Transformation, Volume 10, Number 1, March 1998, pp. 81-93, (with J. Bald).
“The Bank Selection Process: A Comparison of Australia and the United States,” Economic Papers, Volume 16, Number 4, December 1997, pp. 1-10, (with R. Trayler and R. Jones).
“Real Estate Lending Activities of Commercial Banks Under Superfund,” Real Estate Law Journal, Spring 1996, pp. 358-367, (with A. Mukatis).
“Tenure Characteristics of Outside Directors and Financial Performance: Results from the Banking Industry,” American Business Review, Volume XIV, January 1996, pp. 89-96, (with M. Fiegener and J. Sisson).
“Banking Expectations: Do Bankers Really Understand the Needs of the Small Business Customers?” The Journal of Small Business Finance, Volume 4, 1995, pp. 99-112, (with R. Trayler and B. Brown).
"Divergent Views in the Bank Selection Process," American Business Review, Volume XII, May 1994, pp. 62-68, (with R. Trayler and B. Brown).
"What Your Banker Needs to Know," Family Business, Summer 1993, pp. 50-53, (with B. Brown and R. Trayler).
"Multiple Internal Rates of Return: A Revisitation," Review of Financial Economics, Spring 1993, pp. 85-97, (with J. Sisson).
"Secured Lending in Oregon Under Superfund," The Secured Lender, November/December 1992, pp. 56-66, (with A. Mukatis).
"Boards of Directors in the Family-Owned Business," Akron Business and Economic Review, Fall 1991, pp. 88-96, (with P. Frishkoff).
"Trading Small Bank Stocks: Historical Evidence From the West Coast," Western Banker, January/February 1991, pp. 43-48.
"A Cash Conversion Cycle Approach to Financial Forecasting," Journal of Education for Business, May 1990, pp. 359-362.
"The Role of the Small-Bank Director," Pacific Banker, December 1985, pp. 17-18, (with J. Malcom).
"A Cost of Funds Project as a Learning Vehicle in the Bank Management Course," Journal of Education for Business, Volume 61, December 1985, pp. 114-116.
"Collegiate Education for Business in 1980's: Challenges and Opportunities," The Collegiate Forum, Spring 1984, pp. 12-13, (with Becker, Gottko, King, Seville, and Woodworth).
"Internship Program Gives Banks an Employee Screening Device," Pacific Banker and Business, June 1982, p. 17.
"Trading Small Bank Stocks: An Oregon Case Study," Journal of Bank Research, Volume XIII, Spring 1982, pp. 49-52.
"Working Capital Management Revisited," The Financial Planner, Volume VIII, November 1979, pp. 51-56.
"Capital Budgeting in the Forest Products Industry," Management Accounting, July 1979, pp. 46-51, (with J.C. Bailes and S. wendell).
"Financial Factors that Affect Acquisition Prices," Review of Business and Economics Research, Volume XIII, Winter 1977/1978, pp. 96-106, (with R. Melicher).
"An Empirical Test of the Larson-Gonedes Exchange Ratio Determination Model," Journal of Finance, Volume XXXII, June 1977, pp. 749-759, (with R. Conn).
"Empirical Evidence on Institutional Timing Abilities," The Financial Review, Spring 1977, pp. 36-47.
"The Effects of Interest Rates on Utility Share Prices," Review of Business and Economic Research, Volume XII, Winter 1976/1977, pp. 35-43, (with M. Joehnk).
"Return and Risk Characteristics of Speculative Grade Bonds," Quarterly Review of Economics and Business, Volume XV, Spring 1975, pp. 27-46, (with M. Joehnk).
"The Growth of Block Trading and its Impact on Economics Efficiency on the NYSE," Journal of Business Research, Volume II, July 1974, pp. 325-334, (with R. Hayen).
"New Data Shows the Small Investor is Right," The Commercial and Financial Chronicle, Monday, May 6, 1974, pp. 4 and 6.
"The Effects of Conglomerate Merger Activity on Systematic Risk," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Volume IX, March 1974, pp. 215-225, (with M. Joehnk).
"Further Evidence on the Effects of Block Transactions on Stock Price Fluctuations," Mississippi Valley Journal of Business and Economics, Volume IX, Winter 1973-74, pp. 27-34, (with M. Joehnk).
"A Financial Analysis of Acquisition and Merger Premiums," Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Volume VIII, March 1973, pp. 139-148, (with R. Melicher).
Project Author, Banking Terminology, 3rd Edition, American Bankers Association, Washington, DC, 1989, 409 pages.