Articles by Abraham Park, PhD

Abraham Park, PhD, is an assistant professor of finance at Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management, where he teaches real estate finance and corporate finance. Previously, Dr. Park was a lecturer of economics and real estate finance at University College London. His research is in the areas of real estate finance, construction, and franchise real estate. Dr. Park has over 12 years of experience in law, Silicon Valley technology start-up ventures, management consulting, hedge funds, and global real estate research and investments. He has worked and lived in the U.S., Asia, and Europe. Dr. Park holds an MPhil and PhD from the University of Cambridge, a JD and BA from the University of California-Berkeley, and an MPP from Harvard University. Dr. Park currently holds the Julian Virtue Professorship at Pepperdine.

Is Warren Buffett Unpatriotic?

A tax inversion happens when a firm relocates its headquarters to another country and declares that country as its domicile for the foreign country’s lower tax rate.

2014 Volume 17 Issue 3 - By and

Why Credit Rating Agencies are Being “B” Rated

Banks have developed various credit derivatives to deal with the credit risk of loans. In addition, banks can use credit derivatives to transfer risk to a third party.

2013 Volume 16 Issue 3 - By and

City National Bank’s Robert Iritani Discusses the Future of Financial Management

Robert Iritani has more than 30 years of experience in large banking institutions including City National, Wells Fargo Bank, and Union Bank of California.

2010 Volume 13 Issue 3 - By

Private vs. Public Real Estate Markets

This article highlights the informational inefficiency that exists between public and private real estate markets.

2009 Volume 12 Issue 1 - By

Followership: How Followers Are Creating Change and Changing Leaders by Barbara Kellerman

Kellerman introduces a typology of followership and devotes the rest of the book to illustrating examples of each type.

- By