Business Faculty Present Major at Economics Conference
by Emily Hart
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.