Vashishta Bhaskar
Vashishta Bhaskar
Assistant Professor of Finance
Palumbo Donahue School of Business
Contact Information
824 Rockwell Hall
Pittsburgh, PA, 15282
Phone: 412.396.6273 Fax: 412.396.4764

Articles in Journals

Bhaskar, V. (2013). Outperforming Stock Indices Using Proxies for Risk and Return. International Journal of Business, Accounting, and Finance, 7(1), 1-8.

Bhaskar, V. (2009). Outperforming Stock Indices Using Capital Expenditures as a Leading Indicator of Returns. International Journal of Business and Economics Perspectives.

Bhaskar, V. & Milcarek, J. (2005). Is Smart Money Investing in Commodities? A Study of Returns to Speculators in Coffee, Crude Oil, and Soybeans Future Contracts. Global Business and Economics Anthology.

Articles in Proceedings

Bhaskar, V. (2011). Outperforming Stock Indices Using Proxies for Risk and Return. The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, 8(1), 657-663.

Bhaskar, V. & Milcarek, J. (2010). Portfolio Returns and Security Selection Factors. The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines.

Bhaskar, V., & Milcarek, J. (2009). Outperforming Stock Indices Using Capital Expenditures as a Leading Indicator of Stock Returns. The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, 523-528.

Conference Presentations

Bhaskar, V. (2014). Outperforming Stock Indices Using Proxies for Risk and Return. Quantitative Alliance for Applied Finance Education and Wisdom, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Bhaskar, V. (2014). Hedging Premiums and Returns to Speculators. Academic and Business Research Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Bhaskar, V. & Garrard, J. (2012). Returns to Hedgers, Speculators and Index Funds in Commodity Markets. The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, Oahu, Hawaii.

Bhaskar, V. (2007). Outperforming Stock Indices Using Quantitative Security Selection Techniques. Business and Economics Society International, Anitbes, France.

Bhaskar, V. & Milcarek, J. (2007). Should You Invest Using Quantitative Security Selection Techniques? The International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines, Orlando, Florida.

Bhaskar, V. & Milcarek, J. (2004). Do Commodities Investments Belong in your Portfolio? National Business and Economics Society, Kona, Hawaii.

Bhaskar, V. (2003). Risk and Return of Futures Contracts. Business and Economics Society International, San Francisco, California.