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Sami Vähämaa
(Sami Vahamaa)

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Laskentatoimen ja Rahoituksen Laitos (Department of Accounting and Finance)
Kauppatieteellinen tiedekunta (Faculty of Business Studies)
Vaasan yliopisto (University of Vaasa)

Vaasa, Finland

+358-6-324 8111
+358-6-324 8344
P.O.Box 700, FIN-65101 Vaasa
RePEc:edi:dfwasfi (more details at EDIRC)

Institut für Weltwirtschaft (IfW) (Kiel Institute for the World Economy)

Kiel, Germany

+49 431 8814-1
+49 431 8814528
Kiellinie 66, D-24105 Kiel
RePEc:edi:iwkiede (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Vähämaa, Sami & Krylova, Elizaveta & Nikkinen, Jussi, 2005. "Cross-dynamics of volatility term structures implied by foreign exchange options," Working Paper Series 530, European Central Bank.
  2. Vähämaa, Sami & Watzka, Sebastian & Äijö, Janne, 2005. "What moves option-implied bond market expectations?," Munich Reprints in Economics 19704, University of Munich, Department of Economics.
  3. Vähämaa, Sami, 2004. "Option-implied asymmetries in bond market expectations around monetary policy actions of the ECB," Working Paper Series 315, European Central Bank.


  1. Laura Baselga-Pascual & Antonio Trujillo-Ponce & Emilia Vähämaa & Sami Vähämaa, 2018. "Ethical Reputation of Financial Institutions: Do Board Characteristics Matter?," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 148(3), pages 489-510, March.
  2. Korkeamäki, Timo & Sihvonen, Jukka & Vähämaa, Sami, 2018. "Evaluating publications across business disciplines: Inferring interdisciplinary “exchange rates” from intradisciplinary author rankings," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 84(C), pages 220-232.
  3. Kleinow, Jacob & Moreira, Fernando & Strobl, Sascha & Vähämaa, Sami, 2017. "Measuring systemic risk: A comparison of alternative market-based approaches," Finance Research Letters, Elsevier, vol. 21(C), pages 40-46.
  4. Iqbal, Jamshed & Strobl, Sascha & Vähämaa, Sami, 2015. "Corporate governance and the systemic risk of financial institutions," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 82(C), pages 42-61.
  5. Ajay Palvia & Emilia Vähämaa & Sami Vähämaa, 2015. "Are Female CEOs and Chairwomen More Conservative and Risk Averse? Evidence from the Banking Industry During the Financial Crisis," Journal of Business Ethics, Springer, vol. 131(3), pages 577-594, October.
  6. Jukka Sihvonen & Sami Vähämaa, 2014. "Forward‐Looking Monetary Policy Rules and Option‐Implied Interest Rate Expectations," Journal of Futures Markets, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 34(4), pages 346-373, April.
  7. Davydov, Denis & Nikkinen, Jussi & Vähämaa, Sami, 2014. "Does the decision to issue public debt affect firm valuation? Russian evidence," Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier, vol. 20(C), pages 136-151.
  8. Hahl, Teemu & Vähämaa, Sami & Äijö, Janne, 2014. "Value versus growth in IPOs: New evidence from Finland," Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 31(C), pages 17-31.
  9. Davydov, Denis & Vähämaa, Sami, 2013. "Debt source choices and stock market performance of Russian firms during the financial crisis," Emerging Markets Review, Elsevier, vol. 15(C), pages 148-159.
  10. Goodell, John W. & Vähämaa, Sami, 2013. "US presidential elections and implied volatility: The role of political uncertainty," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 37(3), pages 1108-1117.
  11. Emilia Peni & Stanley D. Smith & Sami Vahamaa, 2013. "Bank Corporate Governance and Real Estate Lending During the Financial Crisis," Journal of Real Estate Research, American Real Estate Society, vol. 35(3), pages 313-344.
  12. Emilia Peni & Sami Vähämaa, 2012. "Did Good Corporate Governance Improve Bank Performance during the Financial Crisis?," Journal of Financial Services Research, Springer;Western Finance Association, vol. 41(1), pages 19-35, April.
  13. Eemeli Rinne & Sami Vahamaa, 2011. "The 'Dogs of the Dow' strategy revisited: Finnish evidence," The European Journal of Finance, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(5-6), pages 451-469.
  14. Sami Vähämaa & Janne Äijö, 2011. "The Fed's policy decisions and implied volatility," Journal of Futures Markets, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 31(10), pages 995-1010, October.
  15. Jussi Nikkinen & Seppo Pynnönen & Mikko Ranta & Sami Vähämaa, 2011. "Cross‐dynamics of exchange rate expectations: a wavelet analysis," International Journal of Finance & Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 16(3), pages 205-217, July.
  16. Antti Aalto & Jussi Nikkinen & Jarkko Peltomaki & Sami Vahamaa, 2011. "Profitability and diversification benefits of momentum strategies on commodity index futures," International Journal of Accounting and Finance, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 3(1), pages 21-32.
  17. Jalonen, Einari & Vähämaa, Sami & Äijö, Janne, 2010. "Turn-of-the-month and intramonth effects in government bond markets: Is there a role for macroeconomic news?," Research in International Business and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 24(1), pages 75-81, January.
  18. Jussi Nikkinen & Sami Vähämaa, 2010. "Terrorism and Stock Market Sentiment," The Financial Review, Eastern Finance Association, vol. 45(2), pages 263-275, May.
  19. Emilia Peni & Sami Vähämaa, 2010. "Female executives and earnings management," Managerial Finance, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 36(7), pages 629-645, June.
  20. Sami Vahamaa, 2009. "A note on the impact of scheduled macroeconomic news announcements on implied volatility," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(18), pages 1783-1789.
  21. Martikainen, Minna & Nikkinen, Jussi & Vähämaa, Sami, 2009. "Production functions and productivity of family firms: Evidence from the S&P 500," The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, Elsevier, vol. 49(2), pages 295-307, May.
  22. Nikkinen, Jussi & Vähämaa, Sami, 2009. "Central bank interventions and implied exchange rate correlations," Journal of Empirical Finance, Elsevier, vol. 16(5), pages 862-873, December.
  23. Krylova, Elizaveta & Nikkinen, Jussi & Vähämaa, Sami, 2009. "Cross-dynamics of volatility term structures implied by foreign exchange options," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 61(5), pages 355-375, September.
  24. Magnus Andersson & Elizaveta Krylova & Sami Vahamaa, 2007. "Why does the correlation between stock and bond returns vary over time?," Applied Financial Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(2), pages 139-151.
  25. Nikkinen, Jussi & Sahlstrom, Petri & Vahamaa, Sami, 2006. "Implied volatility linkages among major European currencies," Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, Elsevier, vol. 16(2), pages 87-103, April.
  26. Annukka Jokipii & Sami Vähämaa, 2006. "The Free Cash Flow Anomaly Revisited: Finnish Evidence," Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 33(7-8), pages 961-978.
  27. Sami Vähämaa & Sebastian Watzka & Janne Äijö, 2005. "What moves option‐implied bond market expectations?," Journal of Futures Markets, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 25(9), pages 817-843, September.
  28. Vahamaa, Sami, 2005. "Option-implied asymmetries in bond market expectations around monetary policy actions of the ECB," Journal of Economics and Business, Elsevier, vol. 57(1), pages 23-38.

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