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2010 Faculty & Staff News

Dr. Frank Bacon is the co-author of five recent publications, two of which won an award at a recent conference

April 23, 2010

Dr. Frank Bacon, Professor of Finance, is the co-author, with students, of five recent publications, two of which won a Best Paper Award at the 2010 conference of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences (ASBBS). "The failure of IndyMac: A test market efficiency and behavioral challenge," written with MBA student Dawn Peebles, and "The debt and dividend decisions for non-stock cooperatives: Pecking order vs. trade-off," written with finance major David Smiy, each received a Best Paper Award at the 17th annual ASBBS conference Feb. 18-21 in Las Vegas. Both appear in the ASBBS E-Journal, 6 (1), 100-09 for the former and 132-40 for the latter.

In the other publications, "Stock split announcements: A test of market efficiency," written with finance major Tara Westfall, has been accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the Allied Academies International, USA, and for presentation at the annual conference of the Allied Academies International, USA, held Feb. 14-16 in New Orleans. "Insider Trading: A test of market efficiency," written with finance major Darrell Asbell, has been published in the Proceedings of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences Conference, 17 (1), 174-81. "The impact of stock split announcements on stock price," written with finance major Carlos Garcia de Andoain, was published in the Journal of Business and Behavioral Sciences, 21 (1), 18-27.