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FCBE Faculty Honored with Research Awards

For release:  August 30, 2013

Awards for the best academic papers published by FCBE faculty in 2012 were announced at the Fogelman faculty and staff meeting in August.  The awards are given each year in two categories of research: Empirical and Conceptual/Theoretical.  The Ph.D. Sub-Council for Graduate Studies and Research reviews and evaluates the nominated papers and judges them for their overall quality and contribution to the respective disciplines.  The first place winner in each category receives a plaque and $1,000; the second place winner receives a plaque and $500.
 
Dr. Christine X. Jiang, Chairman and Professor of Finance, received the first place award in the Empirical Category for her article titled, “Information Content of Earnings Announcement: Evidence from After-Hours Trading,” published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis. Professor McInish, Wunderlich Chair of Excellence in Finance, co-authored this paper with Dr. Jiang. Dr. Pankaj Jain, Associate Professor of Finance, was awarded second place for his paper titled, “Clean Sweep: Informed Trading through Intermarket Sweep Orders,” in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
 
In the Conceptual/Theoretical Category, Dr. Mehdi Amini, Professor of Marketing & Supply Chain Management, was awarded first place for his work in International Journal of Production Research.  Dr. Mehdi Amini’s paper was titled “A Hybrid Optimization Approach to Configure Supply Chain for New Product Diffusion: A Case Study of Multiple-Sourcing Strategy.”
 
Dean Rajiv Grover Presenting Dr. Pankaj Jain with Empirical Category 2nd Place AwardDean Rajiv Grover Presenting Dr. Pankaj Jain with Empirical Category 2nd Place Award

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