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Stephen Richard Peters

Lecturer of Finance


PhD Finance, Indiana University, 1994.
BS Finance, University of Nebraska, 1988.

Research Interests


Journal Articles

"Protection for Whom?" Regulation, (28) 4 2005.

"Self-Selection and Discrimination in Credit Markets" Real Estate Economics, (33) 2 2005.

"Protection for Whom? Creditor Conflict and Bankruptcy" American Law & Economic Review, (6) 2 2004.

"Debt vs. Equity and Asymmetric Information: A Review" S. Peters, L. Schmid Klein, T. O'Brien, Financial Review, (37) 3 2002.

"Mortgage Scoring Models and the Myth of Overrides" S. Peters, Federal Reserve System Credit Scoring Committee, [WorkingPaper.pdf] 5 2002.

"Is Lending Discrimination Always Costly" S. Peters, M. Ferguson, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, (21) 1 2000.

"Why is Mortgage Discrimination Illegal? A Fresh Look at the Mortgage Discrimination Debate" Regulation, (22) 4 1999.

"Beneath the Rhetoric: Clarifying the Debate on Mortgage Lending Discrimination" Economic Review, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, (34) 4 1998.

"Cultural Affinity and Lending Discrimination: The Impact of Underwriting Errors and Credit Risk Distribution on Applicant Denial Rates" Journal of Financial Services Research, (11) 1/2 1997.

"What Constitutes Evidence of Discrimination in Lending?" Journal of Finance, (50) 2 1995.

Working Papers

""Discrimination & Favoritism in Professional Sports."" S. Peters, [WorkingPaper.pdf] 2014.

""Theory & Evidence of 'Fair-Weather Fans' in Professional Sports,"" S. Peters, [WorkingPaper.pdf] 2014.

"Dinner Table Finance,” book outline and partial manuscript" S. Peters, 2013.

"The Trouble with Anti-Discrimination Laws" S. Peters, [WorkingPaper.pdf] 2012.

Honors and Awards

Kansas State Bank Teaching Award (College Wide) , Teaching Award , 2005

Finance Advisory Board Faculty Fellowship , Kansas State University , 2004-2005

Mortar Board Outstanding Professor , College of Business Administration, Kansas State University , 2003

Nominated for Kansas State Bank Teaching Award , Teaching Award , 2002

, Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students FIN 580, Summer 2013 , 2002

Undergraduate Teaching Award , Department of Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate, University of Connecticut , 1997-1998

Best Article Award , University of Connecticut, School of Business Administration , 1994

Graduate Fellowship , Indiana University , 1988-1993


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