Faculty and Staff

Corcoran, Charles

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Charles Corcoran

Professor - College of Business and Economics

Start Year: 1988

Accounting and Finance
Office: 212e South Hall
Phone: 715-425-3335



Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Interdisciplinary Business Education (major) and Business Administration (minor), 1987 

M.B.A. University of Minnesota, Finance emphasis, 1980 

B.S.B.A. Georgetown University, Finance, 1979

Courses Taught:

Financial Institutions

Global Business and Society

Intermediate Managerial Finance

Managerial Finance

Personal Finance

Real Estate

Research Interests:

Large Databases

Literature Reviews

Random Sample Surveys


Articles in Journals
  • Corcoran, C. P. (2013). Yield Curve Investing: Seeking Optimal Risk-Adjusted Returns. Global Journal of Business Research (2).
  • Huang, N., Corcoran, C., & Gong, M. (2011). An Analysis on the Long-Term Effects of Rural Labor Migration in China Based on the Markov Chain Method. Journal of International Business and Economics.
  • Corcoran, C. P. (2010). A Reassessment of Regulated Bank Capital on Profitability and Risk. Journal of Business and Economics Research.
  • Corcoran, C. P. (2008). The Cost of Fast Cash for Students: Payday Loans versus Credit Card Cash Advances. Journal of Business & Economics Research, 6 (8), 1-4.
Paper Presentations
  • Corcoran, C. P. (2008, September). Closed End Mutual Funds: A Pocket of Inefficiency. 2008 International Business and Economics Research Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Professional Certifications:

Chartered Financial Analyst, 1992