Dr. Khaldoun Khashanah’s paper, "Dynamic Structure of the U.S. Financial Systems," published in Studies in Economics and Finance, has been chosen as a 2012 Highly Commended Award winner for the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. Khashanah is a distinguished service professor and program director of the Financial Engineering program.
Every year Emerald Group Publishing invites the editorial teams of each of its journals to nominate an Outstanding Paper and up to three Highly Commended Papers. The award-winning papers are chosen following consultation by the editorial team, many of whom are eminent academics or managers.
Khashanah’s paper was elected as one of the most impressive pieces of work the Studies in Economics and Finance editorial team has seen throughout 2011. It empirically investigates the structural evolution of the U.S. financial systems. It particularly aims to explore if the structure of the financial systems changes when the economy enters a recession.
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