Larry J. Prather

Dr. Larry J. Prather

John Massey College of Business

Southeastern Oklahoma State University, USA

John Massey Endowed Chair & Professor of Finance



1995 Ph.D., Old Dominion University, Finance

1994 M.A., Old Dominion University, Economics

1992 M.B.A., Old Dominion University

1988 B.Sc., Excelsior College, Business


  1. Prather, L.J., Chu, T.H., Mazumder, M.I., & Lin, C.C. (2011). Indexing institutional funds.Journal of Index Investing,2(3), 58-63.
  2. Prather, L.J., Topuz, J., &Uzmanoglu, C. (2011). Dividend-yield based trading rules: The Turkish evidence. International Research Journal of Applied Finance,2(11), 1286-1302.
  3. Lin, C.C., Chu, T.H. & Prather, L.J. (2011). Default risk of exotic mortgage products.Journal of International Finance and Economics,11(2), 161-170.
  4. Prather, L.J., Clow, K., McConkey, W., & Stevens, R. (2010). Contrasting textbook adoption processes: Finance vs. other disciplines.International Journal of Business Research,10(5), 187-95.
  5. Prather, L.J., Silver, L.S., Stevens, R.E., & Clow, K. (2009). Finance professors’ perspectives on the cost of college textbooks.Journal of Business Issues,1, 2009: 23-31.
  6. Prather, L.J., Chu, T.H., Mazumder, M.I., & Topuz, J. (2009). Index funds or ETF's: The case of the S&P 500 for individual investors.Financial Services Review,18(3), 213-230.
  7. Dotterweich, D., Prather, L.J., & Baryla, E.A. (2009). Institutional mission and finance faculty research output.Journal of Business & Economic Perspectives,35(2), 39-50.
  8. Prather, L.J., Chu, T.H., & Bayes, P. (2009). Market reactions to announcements to expense options.Journal of Economics and Finance,33(3), 223-245.
  9. Prather, L.J., Benco, D.C., Topuz, J.C., & Romer, D. A. (2009). Capital budgeting practices of small businesses: Evidence from rural America.Journal of Business & Entrepreneurship,21(1), 1-14.
  10. Chu, T.H., & Prather, L.J. (2008). Market expectations of foreign exchange rate changes.The International Journal of Finance,20(2), 4725-4742.
  11. Benco, D.C., & Prather, L.J. (2008). Market reaction to announcements to invest in enterprise resource planning systems.Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting,47(4), 145-169.
  12. Miller, E.M., Prather, L.J., & Mazumder, M.I.(2008). Cross-autocorrelations among asset classes: Evidence from the mutual fund industry.Managerial Finance,34(11), 756-771.
  13. Mazumder, M.I., Chu, T.H., Miller, E.M., & Prather, L.J. (2008). International day-of-the-week effects: An empirical examination of iShares.International Review of Financial Analysis,17(4), 699-715.
  14. Chu, T.H., Mazumder, M.I., Miller, E.M., & Prather, L.J. (2007). Exploitable cross autocorrelations among iShares.Financial Services Review,16(4), 293-308.
  15. Topuz, J.C., & Prather, L.J. (2007). Firm size and productivity: The case of REITs.Journal of Academy of Business and Economics,7(1),213-224.
  16. Clow, K.E., McConkey, C. W., Stevens, R.E., Prather, L.J., & Topuz, J. (2007). The finance textbook adoption process: A pilot study.International Journal of Business Research,7(5), 38-47.
  17. Prather, L.J., & Middleton, K.L. (2006). Timing and selectivity of mutual fund managers: An empirical test of the behavioral decision making theory.Journal of Empirical Finance,13(3), 249-273.
  18. Chu, T.H., & Prather, L.J. (2006). Replicating foreign stock and foreign currency returns using ADR options.Journal of Emerging Markets,11(1), 39-49.
  19. Lin, C.C., Chu, T.H., & Prather, L.J. (2006). Valuation of mortgage servicing rights with foreclosure delay and forbearance allowed.Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting,26(1), 41-54.
  20. Högholm, K., & Prather, L.J. (2005). Dividend-yield based trading rules and market overreaction: Scandinavian evidence.International Journal of Finance, 17 (5), 3538-3567.
  21. Lin, C.C., Chu, T.H., Prather, L.J., & Wang, P. (2005). Mortgage curtailment and default.International Real Estate Review,8(1), 95-109.
  22. Prather, L.J., Chu, T.H., & Lin, C.C. (2005). An extension of security price reactions around product recall announcements.Quarterly Journal of Business & Economics,44(3&4), 33-48.
  23. Miller, E.A., Prather, L.J., & Mazumder, M.I. (2003). Day of the week effects among mutual funds.Quarterly Journal of Business & Economics,42(3&4), 113-128.
  24. Middleton, K.L., Prather, L.J. (2003). Timing and selectivity of managed portfolios.Corporate Finance Review,8(2), 28-33.
  25. Prather, L.J., & Webb, G.L. (2002). Window dressing, data mining, or data errors: A re-examination of the dogs of the Dow Theory.TheJournal of Applied Business Research,18(2) 115-124.

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