Basma Bekdache

Basma Bekdache


Senior Lecturer of Finance





Mike Ilitch School of Business
2771 Woodward Avenue
Room 380
Detroit, MI 48201

Basma Bekdache

Academic Programs

  • Finance

Research and teaching interests

  • Business finance
  • International finance
  • Business economics
  • Monetary economics


  • Ph.D., Boston College, Economics, with concentration in Finance and Econometrics, 1995
  • M.A, University of Toledo, Economics and Applied Econometrics, 1990
  • B.B.A , University of Toledo, Finance, 1988



  • American Economic Association


  • “Term Premia and the Maturity Composition of the Federal Debt: New Evidence From the Term Structure of Interest Rates’’ 2001, Journal of Forecasting, 20 (7), pp. 519-539.
  • “The Time-Varying Behavior of Real Interest Rates: A reevaluation of the Recent Evidence” 1999, Journal of Applied Econometrics, 14, 171-190.
  • “Alternative Approaches to Modeling Time Variation in the Case of the U.S. Real Interest Rate”, 1998, Computational Economics, 11, 41-51.
  • “Factor-GARCH Modeling of the Treasury Term Structure”, with Christopher F. Baum, in Computational Approaches to Economic Problems, 1997, edited by H. Amman, B. Rustem, and Andrew Whinston, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 3-16.
  • “The Term Structure of Interest Rates: An Empirical Investigation Using Multiprocess Mixture Models” in Advances in Econometrics, 1995, edited by Tom Fomby and R.C. Hill (subvolume titled Bayesian Methods Applied to Time Series Data), JAE Press, pp. 215-48.