jankovic_edward_2014_v2Senior Lecturer
Economics & Finance

Mandeville Hall, Room 217A

Doctor of International Business Administration (DIBA), Nova Southeastern University, 2007
Master of Business Administration (MBA), University of Bridgeport, 1979
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), University of Miami, 1975

Dr. Edward M. Jankovic, Doctor of International Business Administration and a former commodities broker, is a professor of international financial affairs and economics at the University of Bridgeport, his alma mater (MBA 1979).

Professor Jankovic has taught international finance, economics, and investments for nearly 20 years. His doctoral dissertation (2007) explains relationships among country risk and investor expectations in Central Europe. His book based on that work has provided policymakers and investors with practical information.

Before his teaching career, he was a broker for Merrill Lynch International, working with producers and growers of commodities in South America, educating them to hedging techniques in the commodity futures markets. Later he focused on money markets and foreign exchange products, last at EuroBrokers Capital Markets. He is a registered Series 3 commodities broker and Commodity Trading Advisor.

Professor Jankovic specializes in emerging markets finance and economies in transition. He has covered South America, Europe, and the Balkans in his business and academic work, and deals with organizations that need to handle business, political, financial, and market risks.

He also has interests in Russia and Central Europe, and has contact with cultural and language aspects at Marine Corps Intelligence.

Investment Banking FIN 560
Finance FIN 505
Technical Analysis & Trading FIN 530
Financial Analysis & Modeling FIN 540
Cases in Finance FIN 550
International Financial Affairs & Business Strategy MGMT 539
Derivatives FIN 545
Emerging Markets Finance
Country Risk
Capital Markets

Relationships Among Country Risk, Investor Expectations, and Financial Variables in Central Europe, Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, 2010


“The Financial Setting for FDI Inflows into The Czech Republic and Slovakia,” International Business Research, Vol. 4, No. 3; July 2011

“Slovenia, Country Risk, and FDI – Three Levels of Analysis: Mixed Methodologies Offer Fresh Insights,” Journal of Slovene Studies, Vol. 32, No.s 1-2; 2010

“Managing Information Across the Enterprise: Implementing a Program Management Office,” International Journal of Case Method Research & Application, XXI, 3, 2009

“A Strategic Blueprint for Central European Stock Exchanges.” The New England Business Administration Assoc. 2004 NEBAA International Conference Proceedings

Community Service (Newspapers)

Jankovic, Edward, M., “Introducing the LouMiBama Bond,” The Financial Times, October 4, 2005

Jankovic, Edward, M., “A Raised Eyebrow Tells You More Than Any Screen Can,” The Financial Times, September 19, 2000

Conference Presentations And Participation

“Managing Information Across the Enterprise by Implementing a Program Maintenance Office within the Financial Organization.” With Terry and Lohle. World Assoc. for Case Study Research & Analysis 2009 conference. Vancouver

“Knowledge Seekers (Historians, Coaches, and Workers): A “Knowledge-Driven” Approach to Case Study Development.” With Terry and DeMichiell. World Assoc. for Case Study Research & Analysis 2009 conference. Sedona, Arizona

“Country Risk and Common Drivers of FDI in Central Europe.” Presenter and discussant at the International Atlantic Economic Society 2008 conference. Warsaw

“Improving the Financial Setting for FDI Inflows into Czech Republic and Slovakia.” Presenter and discussant at the 2008 FMA European Conference. Prague

Professional Memberships, Licenses, And Affiliations:

  • American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies
  • Association of Former Intelligence Officers
  • Financial Management Association International
  • Futures Industry Association
  • International Atlantic Economic Society
  • Marine Corps Association
  • National Futures Association
  • National Press Club
  • Society for Slovene Studies
  • World Association of Case Method Research and Application (WACRA)

Commodity Trading Advisor – Series 3 Commodities License

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