Hormoz Movassaghi

Hormoz Movassaghi

Professor, Finance and International Business
Faculty, Graduate Study in Business

Specialty:Finance, International Business
Phone:(607) 274-3956
Office:311 Park Center
Ithaca, NY 14850


Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison (International Business)
Minor: Management, Statistics
Dissertation: "Investment Patterns of U.S. Companies Abroad and the Incentive Programs of Foreign Governments: Evidence from the Benchmark Surveys"

M.S. University of Wisconsin-Madison (International Business)

M.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison (Health Services Administration)

M.S., B.S. Shiraz (Pahlavi) University-Iran (Economics)

Courses Recently Taught

  • Central European Business & Culture
  • Financial Markets & Institutions
  • Import/Export Operations
  • International Business Operations
  • Managing in a Global Economy (MBA)
  • Seminar in International Business

Academic Appointments

Present Professor, Ithaca College School of Business

1993-97 Adjunct Faculty: SUNY-Binghamton, SUNY-Tompkins Cortland Community College, SUNY-Empire State College

Professional and Consulting Experience

1987-89 US Department of Health & Human Services Research Grants

Research Interests

Exporting strategies of small and medium sized companies

Foreign direct investment and its impact on recipient countries


Research in Progress

Best Business Practices: Exporting Strategies of Award Winning U.S. Small- and Medium-Sized Companies

Role of Foreign MNCs in the Trade Performance of Central European Countries.

Online Banking: Trends, Strategies, and Issues in Consumer Adoption.


Academy of International Business

Association for Global Business

International Trade & Finance Association