Finance News & Research
Two Harbert College finance professors and a former Harbert graduate student were recently honored by Managerial Finance for their research.
Jung Chul Park is becoming an “elite” regular. For the 11th time, Park’s work has been accepted for publication by an elite business journal.
Finance professor Jitka Hilliard has had three research papers accepted for publication in the past month.
Ten firms in the consulting and technology industries are expected to visit Lowder Hall Thursday, March 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., giving students the opportunity to mingle with corporate representatives and lobby for potential internships and even jobs.
The awards keep coming for Azeem Ahmed, a Raymond J. Harbert College of Business senior in finance. Ahmed became a Truman Scholar in April 2013, earned the worldwide Clinton Hunger Leadership Award on March 2, and accepted the college’s President's Award at a luncheon in the Auburn University Student Center Ballroom on April 15.
Do not spend beyond your means, begin saving for retirement as early as possible, and manage with ethical values. Those were three major points TIAA-CREF President and CEO Roger Ferguson emphasized to Raymond J. Harbert College of Business students at an open campus forum on March 17.
Raymond J. Harbert College of Business Finance Department Chair Lee Colquitt and three others received the prestigious Kimball Award – best article of the year – by the Journal of Insurance Regulation for their 2012 article “Adverse Selection in the Credit Life Insurance Market.”
TIAA-CREF President and CEO Roger Ferguson will offer insight into how the financial industry can regain public trust during an open forum at Auburn University's Raymond J. Harbert College of Business on Monday, March 17.
Representatives from nine firms in the Finance and Corporate Accounting Industries met with Raymond J. Harbert College of Business students this week, which concludes Thursday, Feb. 6, with the popular Industry Week Career Expo where students have the opportunity to learn more about career and internship opportunities.
Auburn University senior Azeem Ahmed, a senior in Finance at the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business, has been named winner of the 2014 President William Jefferson Clinton Hunger Leadership Award, an honor presented to only one university student worldwide each year.
Three Raymond J. Harbert College of Business finance students, Paige Lenssen, Juan Castano and Alexandra Carpenter, were awarded scholarships toward the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Recognition Program, giving the students an opportunity to sharpen their business knowledge and strengthen their resumes.
Eric Ben-Artzi shared his experiences with students and guests at a lecture the evening of Jan. 27.
MBA student Koparan Iscan scored in the 96th percentile on the Bloomberg Aptitude Test.
On Monday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. in Lowder 113-A, Deutsche Bank Whistleblower Eric Ben-Artzi will address students, faculty and interested members of the community. There is no charge for admission. Ben-Artzi’s visit is sponsored by the Government Accountability Project (GAP) Whistleblower Tour and the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business School of Accountancy.
McDonald’s executive Amy Jones addressed Harbert College students Thursday, Nov. 14, with special affection. After all, she was once one of them.
Chase your dreams. Have a plan. Never stop learning. Those are three bits of advice former PetSmart Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Chip Molloy told Raymond J. Harbert College of Business management, finance and MBA students on campus Oct. 21-28.
Paul Aukstolis was proud to receive the Auburn Marine Corps League Scholarship, but the junior Harbert College finance major said the honor should instead reflect the fallen Marine the scholarship is named after.
2012 Harbert graduate now recruiting Auburn talent for SunTrust Bank
Finance Professor Steve Swidler spoke on how foreclosures impacted prices on the housing market on Sept. 23 at Stockholm University.
Industry Weeks at the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business moves into its third round this week as students prepare to meet with representatives from financial and accounting firms.
Three Raymond J. Harbert College of Business finance majors -- Emma Goddard, Emily Ann Higginbotham and Zachary Miller -- studied for four weeks this summer at the prestigious ESDES School of Business and Management in Lyon, France.
Dozens of Raymond J. Harbert College of Business students interested in internships and career opportunities met with recruiters from a variety of firms in the consulting and technology field – including three of the Big Four accounting firms – at Lowder Hall.
Dr. Jung Chul Park, McLain Family Professor of Finance in the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business, has long been fascinated by the ways in which political pull impacts corporations and authored published papers on politics and finance since 2012, including the Journal of Corporate Finance.
Harbert College Professor Jim Barth co-authors paper on global bank regulations
Auburn University Harbert College of Business Lowder Eminent Scholar in Finance Jim Barth told China Central Television (CCTV) on June 19 that the “odds-on favorite is Janet Yellen, the current vice chairman of the Fed.”
Dr. Jim Barth addressed the Alabama Governmental Institute on June 7.
Investment Club members turned a 10.1 percent profit in the Sterne Agee Student Fund Investment Competition.
Auburn University Honors College student Azeem Ahmed has been awarded a Harry S. Truman Scholarship, one of the nation’s top academic awards bestowed on college juniors.
MBA/MSBA finance programs provide students with solid background that can be applied in professional careers.
Dr. Jim Barth, Lowder Eminent Scholar in Finance at Auburn University, will be on a panel to discuss financial issues at the 16th Annual Milken Global Conference in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Dr. Vicki L. Birchfield, Associate Professor at the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at Georgia Tech and Co-Director of the Center for European and Transatlantic Studies, took time out to discuss the history of the European Union, the Euro and its role on the global economy, Wednesday afternoon in Dr. Beverly Marshall’s Multinational Finance Management classes.
Former bank executive tells students to make a positive impression, before and during job.
Finance major David Zickler, captain of men's golf team, accepts job at major banking institution.
Seventeen Auburn College of Business students -- including 15 seeking MBAs -- visited South Korea the week of March 3 and got the opportunity to appreciate the business world and the way of life on foreign soil.
Twelve Auburn University College of Business graduate and undergraduate students toured the financial district of New York City during the university’s recent spring break.
Lowder Eminent Scholar in Finance Dr. James Barth offered banking insight in U.S. News & World Report's Debate Club.
Local power in Congress -- particularly when a local politician holds the chair of a congressional banking committee -- can be beneficial to some banks. That’s what a recent, 14-page research article penned by three Auburn University College of Business professors suggests.
Thirteen Auburn University College of Business students majoring in finance attended the Chartered Financial Analyst’s Society of Alabama’s 2013 Forecast Dinner at the Barber Motorsports Museum in Birmingham on Feb. 13.
Sharon Byers, a 1987 Auburn College of Business graduate with a degree in finance, is now senior vice president for sports and entertainment marketing for Coca-Cola North America.
Lowder Eminent Scholar of Finance Dr. James Barth receives accolades for latest book, "Guardians of Finance: Making Regulators Work for Us.”
Corporate representatives from the corporate accounting and financial services industry visited Lowder Hall Wednesday, Feb. 6, through Friday, Feb. 8, giving Auburn business students an opportunity to explore their possible career path, while representatives take a look at what could be prospective employees.
Chief Audit Executive from Vulcan Materials gives interview advice to students, discusses corporate structure.
James R. Barth has been invited to be a member of the Editorial Board of the Quarterly Academic Banking Journal, published by Taiwan Academic Banking and Finance.
James R. Barth's article, "Greece’s ‘Unpleasant Arithmetic’: Containing the Threat to the Global Economy,” appeared in the December 2011 issue of Global Economy Journal.
James R. Barth's paper, “Industrial Loan Companies: Where Banking and Commerce Meet,” appeared in the January 2012 issue of Financial Markets, Institutions and Instruments.