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Andrew Karolyi Named an Editor of Prestigious Finance Journal, the Review For Financial Studies

August 26, 2010

ITHACA, N.Y., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Andrew Karolyi, professor of Finance and Global Business at the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, has been named an editor of the Review for Financial Studies (RFS). Founded by Society for Financial Studies in 1988, RFS is considered one of the top academic journals in Finance along with the Journal of Finance and the Journal of Financial Economics.

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About the appointment, Karolyi, whose first publication with the RFS was in 1991, said, “To get the call to edit the Review is both awesome and daunting at the same time. The readership, submission counts and the research impact statistics are all growing by leaps and bounds, so there is a great responsibility as editor to continue the positive momentum.”

Karolyi is an internationally-known scholar in the area of investment management with a specialization in the study of international financial markets. At Johnson, Karolyi also holds the Alumni Professorship in Asset Management, and contributes to the research and teaching mission of the Parker Center for Investment Research. This year, Andrew Karolyi was elected president of the Financial Management Association International, a global leader in developing and disseminating knowledge about financial decision making.

Considering his new editorship at RFS, Karolyi noted the special connection between RFS and Johnson, saying, “It is also a special honor because it helps sustain the special on-going relationship between the Review and Johnson’s Finance faculty, developed most notably by Professor Maureen O’Hara who previously served as its executive editor.”

RFS welcomed Karolyi in a statement expressing confidence that he will “do an excellent job.” The journal is published by Oxford University Press, receives almost 1,200 submissions per year, and has a 7.4% acceptance rate. For more about RFS, visit http://www.sfsrfs.org/index.php.

About the Johnson School

Founded in 1946, the Johnson School is Cornell University’s graduate school of management. Consistently ranked as one of the top graduate schools of business, the Johnson School builds upon Cornell’s depth and breadth of distinguished research and teaching, and its vast, worldwide network of alumni, faculty, and colleagues. The school’s “performance learning” approach offers students defined frameworks and analytical tools, combined with expert feedback to solve real problems in real organizations. Deliberately small and extremely selective, the Johnson School maintains an intense, collaborative community, where students develop teamwork and networking skills that foster innovation and deliver results. Programs include one- and two-year MBA degrees, an Executive MBA and the Cornell-Queen’s Executive MBA, which offers interactive videoconferencing sessions across the U.S. and Canada. For more about the Johnson School please visit: www.johnson.cornell.edu.

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