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Finance professor appointed to evaluate post-financial crisis reforms

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Mark J. Flannery, Bank of America Eminent Scholar Chair, has been appointed to the Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) evaluation of “too-big-to-fail” bank reforms. The study is an ongoing evaluation by the FSB, an international body that monitors and makes recommendations about the global financial system, of the financial reforms implemented following the 2008 financial crisis. The post-financial crisis reforms were originally created by the G20 in order to increase the resilience of the global financial system,

Flannery analyzes regulation of financial markets

Bank of America Eminent Scholar and SEC Chief Economist Dr. Mark Flannery speaks with “Bloomberg Markets” on some important issues from the American Economic Association’s annual meeting in San Francisco. View Dr. Flannery’s interview.

Flannery named to prominent post at SEC

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Bank of America Eminent Scholar Mark Flannery has been named Chief Economist and Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA), the SEC announced Monday. Dr. Flannery will take leave from his scholarly commitments at the Warrington College of Business Administration to fulfill his duties at the SEC, beginning on September 8. “Working as Chief Economist at the SEC offers a very exciting opportunity,” Dr. Flannery said. “I look forward to

Flannery, Nimalendran win best paper honors

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Bank of America Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Mark Flannery and John H. and Mary Lou Dasburg Chair Dr. Mahendrarajah (Nimal) Nimalendran received the Stuart Greenbaum Award recognizing the “Most Significant Paper” published in the Journal of Financial Intermediation in 2013. Additionally, Dr. Flannery was also honored with the Jensen Prize for the best paper published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the areas of Corporate Finance and Organizations in 2013. Dr. Flannery, Dr. Nimalendran and Simon

Flannery’s work recognized by prestigious finance journal

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A paper co-authored by Bank of America Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Mark Flannery and former Warrington College of Business Administration Ph.D. student Kristine Watson Hankins, was awarded second place in the 2012 Jensen Prizes for the Best Papers Published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the Areas of Corporate Finance and Organizations. Joining Dr. Flannery and Dr. Watson Hankins (Ph.D. Finance, ’06), now an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Gatton College of Business & Economics

Flannery selected for Federal Reserve Board special committee

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Bank of America Eminent Scholar Chair Dr. Mark Flannery was one of six academic scholars selected to the Model Validation Council, a newly-formed committee by the Federal Reserve Board. “I have studied the financial sector almost my entire career, and the Fed’s Model Valuation Council provides an opportunity to help refine this important regulatory process,” Dr. Flannery said. “I am looking forward to being involved.” The Model Validation Council “will provide the Federal Reserve with expert and

Warrington hosts panel discussion on “The State of the U.S. Economy”

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Four of the Warrington College of Business Administration’s most accomplished scholars along with special guest speaker Dr. David E. Altig, Senior Vice President and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, gather for a panel discussion and in-depth analysis of the U.S. financial crisis Sept. 27 at 7 p.m. in the George W. and Lisa Onkey Etheridge Classroom (Room 150) in William R. Hough Hall. The event, which will also be streamed live online

Flannery presents at global banking seminar on Downing Street

Gainesville, Fla. – Mark Flannery, BankAmerica Eminent Scholar of Finance, was recently in London for a seminar held at the second-most famous address in England: the British Prime Minister’s residence at 11 Downing Street. Flannery gave a presentation on privately held contingent capital to an international assembly that included representatives of not only HM Treasury, but also the US’, as well as the Bank of England, IMF, EC, and a host of countries ranging from Brazil to Germany to Japan.

Warrington’s Flannery cited in FT article

Gainesville, Fla. – Mark Flannery, the BankAmerica Eminent Scholar in Finance, was selected by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York as a resident scholar based on his many years of experience and insightful research. Now, the globally-heralded Financial Times also points to Flannery as a voice of reason in the cacophonous, tumultuous landscape that the world’s banking community has become. In a recent article on, Flannery was cited for his research and opinions on contingent capital bonds (Cocos)

New Finance Ph.D. wins one Finance world’s top prizes

Gainesville, Fla. – Finance grad Brandon Lockhart (PHD, 2009) is the winner the USC Marshall School of Business Trefftzs Award for best student paper. In addition to a $5,000 prize, Lockhart also received a student travel stipend to present his paper, “Adjusting to Target Capital Structure: The effect of credit lines,” at the 2009 Western Finance Association (WFA) meeting, held June 17 – 20, 2009 in San Diego, Calif. According to Lockhart, credit lines play an important role in the