Steve Jones, professor of finance, Jim Reburn, acting dean and professor of accounting, and Melissa Woodley, assistant professor of finance represented Samford with their paper, “Value Stocks and Accounting Screens: Has a Good Rule Gone Bad?” at the Academy of Economics and Finance conference Feb. 9-12 in Jacksonville, Fla. The paper’s lead author, Melissa Woodley, presented the paper at the conference.
Jones served as the program chair for the conference. He is the 2011 president-elect.
The Academy of Economics and Finance is comprised of professors in either the economics or finance. This year the academy accepted 181 papers, which represented 262 authors and co-authors. Papers were accepted from 34 states, as well as 15 countries outside the United States.