Week of October 30, 2017
Franklin Allen has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy. Allen, a professor of finance and economics at Imperial College Business School in London, was recognized for his research on issues relating to financial crises, corporate finance, and financial innovation.
Jeffrey R. Alves was inducted as a Wilford L. White Fellow at the 62nd Annual International Council for Small Business (ICSB) Conference. Alves was recognized for his commitment to entrepreneurship education; his advocacy for micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises; and his leadership in ICSB as past president and board member. Alves is a professor of entrepreneurship and past dean at the Jay S. Sidhu School of Business and Leadership at Wilkes University.
The American Accounting Association has named Stephen Zeff as the recipient of its 2017 Lifetime Service Award. Zeff is the Keith Anderson Professor of Accounting at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business in Houston, Texas. He was honored for his work in many areas of the field, including service as a visiting professor at universities around the world, editor of AAA’s The Accounting Review from 1978 to 1983, board member for 15 research journals, author of more than 100 articles, author or editor of 31 books, and advisor within a number of industry associations.
This year, the International Health Economics Association has given its Arrow Award for the best paper in health economics to Martin Gaynor, professor of economics and health policy at the interdisciplinary Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Carol Propper, professor of economics at Imperial College Business School in London in the U.K.; and Stephan Seiler, associate professor of marketing at the Stanford Graduate School of Business in California. The co-authors were recognized for “Free to Choose? Reform, choice and consideration sets in the English National Health Service (NHS).”