Dr. Nafeesa Yunus 

Nafeesa Yunus Bio

 Dr. Nafeesa Yunus earned her  B.S. and MBA in Finance from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a  Ph.D. in Finance (minor in Real Estate)  from the University of Texas at Arlington. She joined UB in Fall 2008 as an Assistant Professor of  Finance and Real Estate.


Dr. Yunus’s research interests revolve around Financial econometrics, Globalization of capital markets, Macro aspects of financial markets and instruments, International finance, Financial contagion, International real estate investments, Portfolio strategy and the U.S. housing market. She has published a number of articles in several reputable academic journals including Real Estate Economics (2 papers), Journal of Real Estate Finance and EconomicsJournal of International Financial Markets Institutions and MoneyJournal of Real Estate ResearchJournal of Property ResearchJournal of Property Investment and Finance  and the Journal of Multinational Financial Management She also has papers undergoing revisions at Applied Financial Economics and the.


(7 preps at UB at the graduate and undergraduate level using both online and F2F modes of delivery)

Dr. Yunus has taught several preparations at UB both online and face to face at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. They include: 

1. Real Estate Finance (FIN 471) Face to Face 
2. Real Estate Investments (FIN 470) Face to Face 
3. Real Estate Principles and Transactions (REED 312) Face to Face 
4. Financial Management (FIN 331) Online and Face to Face 
5. Graduate level Financial Management (FIN 504) Online 
6.  Graduate level Real Estate Investments (FIN 750) in Fall 2013.
7. Graduate level Corporate Finance (FIN 640) in Spring 2014 (scheduled). 

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Dr. Yunus serves on the editorial boards of three renowned Journals in Real Estate. They include, (1) Journal of Property Research , (2)  Journal of Real Estate Portfolio Management and (3)  Journal of Real Estate Literature. She also serves and has served on various committees at UB including the Undergraduate curriculum committee,  the Faculty development committee and the Civility committee.