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Kamal Haddad, Ph.D.

Department Chair/Professor

Finance Department


Kamal M. Haddad, Ph.D. (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), is professor of finance and chair of the finance department at San Diego State University. In addition to teaching in the regular undergraduate and graduate programs in San Diego State University, Dr. Haddad has taught courses at the SDSU Qualcomm, Hewlett-Packard, Sorrento Valley, and the City of Carlsbad MBA for Managers programs, Sports Business Management MBA, as well as the SDSU MSBA Taiwan programs in entrepreneurship and international business. 

Interests: International Business  Financial Management 

  • Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Finance.
  • M.S., University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Industrial Engineering.
  • B.B.A, American University of Beirut.
  • Smith, S. M., Williamson, J., Oestreich, N., Haddad, K. (2018). Generation Skipping IRA Transfers. Kauaii Hawaii: WDSI Annual Meeting.
  • Oestreich, N., Haddad, K., Williamson, J., Smith, S. H. (2017). "Some worn out low income workers who take the reduced Social Security retirement benefit at age 62 may actually be entitled to the much higher disability benefit.”. Western Decision Sciences Institute, April 2017.
  • Haddad, K., Oestreich, N., Williamson, J. (2015) “Social Security Start Date; Should One Start at Full-retirement or Wait Until Age-70?” Western Decision Sciences Institute, April 2015
  • Haddad, K., Singh, G., Sciglimpaglia, D., Chan, H. C. (2014). To What Extent Do Articles Published in Other Than "Top Journals" Have Impact on Marketing?. European Journal of Marketing, Vol. 48 (1/2), 271-287.
  • Oestreich, N., Williamson, J., Haddad, K. (2014) TAXING HIGH-INCOME TAXPAYERS TO FINANCE HEALTH CARE. Western Decision Sciences Institute
  • Haddad, K. (2013) Business Incubators: History, Taxonomies, Performance measures and Considerations for Future Research.”. United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship®
  • Haddad, K., Williamson, J., Raafat, F. (2012) Revisiting the Laffer Curve: A Case for Raising Social Security Tax Rate. Western Regional Meeting of the American Institute for Decision Sciences
  • Haddad, K., Wu, A., Sterk, W. (2010). Capital Budgeting Practices of Taiwanese Firms. Journal of International Management Studies, Vol. 5 (1), 178-182.
  • Chow, C., Haddad, K., Singh, G., Wu, A. (2008). A Citation Analysis of the Top-Ranked Management and Financial Accounting Journals. International Journal of Management and Financial Accounting, Vol. 1 (1), 29-44.
  • Haddad, K., Chow, C., Singh, G. (2007). Are Articles in “Top” Management Journals Necessarily of Higher Quality?. Journal Of Management Inquiry, Vol. 16 (4), 319-331.
  • Chow, C., Haddad, K., Singh, G., Wu, A. (2007). On Using Journal Rank to Proxy for an Article’s Contribution or Value. Issues in Accounting Education, Vol. 22 (3), 411-428.

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