Associate Professor & Chair
Department of Finance

Bruce L Rubin PhD

2060 Constant Hall
Norfolk, 23529

Ph.D. in Financial Economics, Case Western Reserve University, (1978)

M.A. in Economics, Case Western Reserve University, (1971)

B.S. in Economics, New York University, (1967)

Applied Behavioral Finance Certificate
Sponsoring Organization: Investment Management Consultants Association
Date Obtained: 2016-09-05

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Shen, Y., Zhu, H. and Rubin, B. L. "Mobile and Web Application Development" $17,500. Local. 2011 - 2013
Zhu, H., Rubin, B. L. and Shen, Y. "My Life: to improve personal Literacy" $195,000. Federal. 2011 - 2012
Zhu, H. and Rubin, B. L. "Personal Financial Literacy applications" $5,000. Old Dominion University. June 2011 - August 2011

Expertise

Business
Investments, Mutual Funds, Financial Planning, Asset Allocation, Valuation - business valuation and loss, Personal injury loss, Finance
Finance
Investments, Mutual Funds, Financial Planning, Asset Allocation, Valuation - business valuation and loss, Personal injury loss, Finance

Research Interests

Investments, Mutual Funds, Issues related to personal injury and loss

Articles

Srangways, R., Rubin, B. L. and Zugelder, M. T. (2014). Using TIPS to Discount to Present Value. Journal of Forensic Economics XXV (1) , pp. 71-90.
Strangways, R. and Rubin, B. L. (2012). A Primer on Military Retirement. Journal of Legal Economics 18 (2) , pp. 17-45.
Strangways, R., Rubin, B. L. and Zugelder, M. T. (2012). Valuation of Spouse and Survivor Benefits in a Defined Benefit Retirement Plan. Jouranl of Forensic Economics 23 (2) , pp. 159-176.
Zugelder, M. T., Strangways, R. and Rubin, B. L. (2011). Assessing Economic Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation: The Commonwealth of Virginia. Journal of Forensic Economics 22 (2) , pp. 231-256.
Rubin, B. L. and Wang, H. (2004). Embedding E-Finance in E-Government: A New E-Government Framework. Electronic Government 1 (4) , pp. 362-373.
Li, L. X. and Rubin, B. L. (2004). Technology investment in Hospitals: An empirical study. International Journal of Management and Enterprise Development 1 (4) , pp. 390-410.
Rubin, B. L., McCarthy, J. E. . and Zaima, J. K. . (1995). Reclassification Announcements and Market Response to Junk Bonds. International Journal of Business Research .
Rubin, B. L. and Noronha, G. (1995). Closed-end Bond Fund Discounts: Agency Costs, Investor Sentiment, and Portfolio Content. Journal of Economics and Finance 19 (2) , pp. 29-44.
Rubin, B. L. (1991). Closed end Bond Funds: Factors Affecting the Size Discounts. Akron Business and Economic Review, .
Rubin, B. L., Randolph , W. L. . and Cross, E. (1990). The Response of Implied Standard Deviation to Changing Market Conditions. Advances in Futures and Options Research 4.
Rubin, B. L. and Seifert, B. (1989). Spin offs and the Listing Phenomena. Journal of Economics and Business 49 , pp. 1-19.
Rubin, B. L. and Talley, W. K. (1985). A Corporate Planning Model for a Multi service Public Transit Firm. Transportation Quarterly 39 (3) , pp. 375-390.
Rubin, B. L. and Talley, W. K. (1983). A Corporate Planning Model for a Public Transit System: A Case Study. American Public Transit Association, Selected Papers on Major Issues Facing Public Transit 1 , pp. 57-68.

Presentations

Rubin, B. L., Strangways, R. and Zugelder, M. T. (February 27, 2016). Using TIPS to Discount to Present Value: Revisited Paper Eastern Economics Association Washington, DC.
(November , 2012). Using TIPS to Discount to Present Value Paper Southern Economics Association New Orleans.
Rubin, B. L. and Strangways, R. ( 2011). A Primer on Military Retirement Eastern Economics Association .
Strangways, R. and Rubin, B. L. (June , 2009). Valuation of Spouse and Survivor Benefits in a Defined Benefit Retirement Plan Paper Western Economic Association Vancouver, BC.
Rubin, B. L. (April , 2009). Life Cycle Funds: Do They Meet Their Stated Objective Paper International Academy of Business and Public Adminstration Disciplines Dallas, Texax.
Rubin, B. L. (May , 2007). Ethical and Legal Issues of Rogue Manager Losses: A Case Study International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Dallas, Texas.
Rubin, B. L. (May , 2007). Value Based Performance Assessment of Publicly Traded Companies with ESOPS The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Dallas, Texas.
Rubin, B. L. and Old Dominion University, E. Cross. (October , 1997). Inflation Indexed Bonds: Who Needs Them Paper Southeastern Informs Myrtle Beach, SC.
McCarthy, J., Rubin, B. L. and Zaima, J. ( 1995). Reclassification Announcements and Market Response to Junk Bonds Paper Bay Area Finance Colloquium, Hayward, Ca.
Noronha, G. and Rubin, B. L. (October , 1993). Closed-end Bond Fund Discounts: Agency Costs, Investor Sentiment, and Portfolio Content Paper Financvial Management Association Toronto.
Norhona, G. and Rubin, B. L. (April , 1993). Closed-end Fund Discounts: Agency Costs, Investor Sentiment, and Portfolio Content Paper Eastern Finance Association Richmond, Va.
Noronha, G. and Rubin, B. L. (November , 1991). Agency Problems and Closed-End Fund Discounts Paper Southern Finance Association .
McCarthy, J., Rubin, B. L. and Zaima, J. ( 1989). Inflation, Stock Returns, Risk Premium and the Demand for Money Paper Financial Management Association .
Randolph, L., Rubin, B. L. and Cross, E. ( 1989). Market Volatility and Option Contract Implied Volatility Paper Southern Decision Science Institute .
Rubin, B. L. (October , 1989). Investor Preference for Mutual Fund Portfolio Content: The Pricing of Closed-End Bond Funds. Paper Academy of Financial Services .
McCarthy, J., Rubin, B. L. and Zaima, J. (October , 1989). The Impact of Bond Rating Changes on Junk Bonds and Common Stocks Paper Financial Management Association .
McCarthy, J. and Rubin, B. L. (April , 1989). Junk Bond Rating Changes and Market Response Paper Eastern Finance Association .
Randolph, L., Rubin, B. L. and Cross, E. (April , 1989). The Response if Implied Standard Deviations to Changing Market Conditions Paper Eastern Finance Association .
Rubin, B. L. ( 1988). Closed end Funds Revisited The Case of Bond Funds," Paper Southern Decision Science Institute .
Rubin, B. L. and Warner, S. ( 1986). Pension Liabilities and Firm Valuation," Paper Eastern Finance Associatin .
Seifert, B. and Rubin, B. L. ( 1985). Shareholder Gains from Spin off Announcements Are They Permanent or Temporary? Paper Southern TIMS .
Rubin, B. L. and Morrissey, T. ( 1985). The Price Structure of Closed end Fund Shares and the Efficient Markets Hypothesis Paper Southern TIMS .
lIPKE, r., Rubin, B. L. and Warner, s. ( 1983). Common Stock Equivalence and the CAPM Paper Southeastern American Institute of Decision Science .
Rubin, B. L. and Warner, S. ( 1983). Assessing the Relevance of the Disclosure of Actuarial Assumptions for Pension Funds Paper Southern American Accounting Association .
  • 2020: Most Inspiring Faculty Award, Outstanding Student at December 2020 graduation
  • 2016: John R. Broderick Diversity Champion Award, ODU
  • 2016: Shining Star Teacher Recognition, Division of Student Engagement and Enrollment Services
  • 2015: MBA Professor of the Year 2015, Voted by MBA students
  • 2015: Shining Star Teacher Recognition 2015, Student Engagement and Enrollment Services
  • 2011: Bruce Rubin Endowed Scholarship, Strome College