Dr. Kenneth A. Tah

Assistant Professor of Finance

Education

  • Doctor of Business Administration in Finance, Louisiana Tech University
  • Master of Business Administration, New Mexico Highlands University
  • Master of Science in Accounting and Finance, Umea University, Sweden
  • Master of Science in Management, Umea University, Sweden
  • Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance, Buea University, Cameroon

Dr. Kenneth A. Tah is an Assistant Professor of Finance at Mercer University’s Stetson-Hatcher School of Business. He teaches Principles of Finance, Foundations of Accounting and Finance, Investments, International Finance, Bank Management, and Corporate Finance. Dr. Tah earned his doctorate from Louisiana Tech University.

Dr. Tah’s research interests focus on the dynamics and efficiency of financial and capital markets, asset backed securitization, and bank management. Dr. Tah’s papers have been presented at reputable finance organizations including the Financial Management Associated, Southwestern Finance Association, and the Federal Reserve Bank at Atlanta. He has publications in Review of Financial Economics, Journal of Economics and Finance, Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Fixed Income, Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies, and Studies in Economics and Finance, among others.

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Finance (Undergraduate)
  • Investment (Undergraduate)
  • International Finance (Undergraduate)
  • Bank Management (Undergraduate)
  • Foundations to Accounting and Finance (Graduate)
  • Corporate Finance (Graduate)

Specializations

  • Dynamics and Efficiency of Financial and Capital Markets
  • Banking/Securitization
  • Monetary & Fiscal Theory and Policy

Memberships/Leadership Positions

  • Financial Management Association
  • The Academy of Economics and Finance
  • Multinational Finance Society

Professional Interests

  • Bank Management
  • International Finance

Recent Publications

  • Tah Kenneth A., Ngene Geoffrey, (2021), “Dynamic Linkage between US and Eurodollar interest rates: new evidence from causality in quantiles,” Journal of Economics and Finance, 45, 200-210.
  • Tah Kenneth A., Griggers James R., & Greenberger Lee C. (2020), “The check clearing for the 21st century act and bank stock returns,” Cogent Business & Management, 7(1).
  • Tah Kenneth A., (2019), “The Effect of Remittances on Access to Financial Services. Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa.” Cogent Economics & Finance, 7(1).
  • Tah Kenneth A., Courtney Czerniak, Alexa Levine, Kylie Wiggin, and Osondu Iheanyi N. (2019), “Foreign Trade and Economic Growth in South Africa,” Asia-Pacific Journal of Accounting and Economics (APJAE).
  • Tah Kenneth A. (2019) “Securitization, loan specialization, and bank risk,” International Journal of Banking, Accounting, and Finance 10(2).
  • Tah Kenneth A., Ngene Geoffrey (2018), “Ripple Effects, Long-Run Relationship, and Dynamic Corrections among Interest Rate Swap Spreads,” Journal of Fixed Income. 27(4), 40-52.
  • Tah Kenneth A. (2018) “Random Walk and Structural Break in Exchange Rates,” International Journal of Monetary Economics and Finance 11(4), 384-393.
  • Ngene Geoffrey, Tah Kenneth A., Darrat Ali F. (2017), “Long Memory or Structural Breaks: Some Evidence for African Stock Markets” Review of Financial Economics, 34, 61-73.
  • Ngene Geoffrey, Tah Kenneth A., Darrat Ali F. (2017), “The Random Walk Hypothesis Revisited: New Evidence on Multiple Structural Breaks in Emerging Markets,” Macroeconomics and Finance in Emerging Market Economies, 9(3).
  • Tah Kenneth A., Oscar Martinez, (2016), “The Effects of Securitized Asset Portfolio Concentration on Bank Holding Company’s Return and Risk,” Studies in Economics and Finance, 33(4), 679.

Awards/Recognitions

  • Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel, Winter 2019
  • Dean’s Recognition for Outstanding Service, 2018
  • Nominated for Excellence in First-Year Student Advising Award, 2018-2019

Contact Dr. Kenneth A. Tah


478.301.2081
tah_ka@mercer.edu

1501 Mercer University Drive
Macon, GA 31207
Stetson Hatcher School of Business, Room 220