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UB School of Management Cited for Research Excellence

Kee H. Chung
 
H. Raghav Rao

Release date
Nov-06-2009

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Jacqueline Molik Ghosen
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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Numerous faculty members, doctoral students and graduates of the University at Buffalo School of Management have been recognized recently for their contributions to research in their respective fields.

Kee H. Chung, Louis M. Jacobs Professor of Financial Planning and Control and chair of the Department of Finance and Managerial Economics, was cited as one of the most prolific authors in finance literature over the past 50 years in a study published in the Journal of Finance Literature.

Chung ranked No. 35 on a list of authors appearing most frequently in 26 “core” finance journals and No. 73 on the list of seven “leading” finance journals.

The School of Management’s Department of Management Information Systems (MIS) was also cited in a study on research productivity. The study, published in Communications of the Association for Information Systems, noted the prolific contributions of the MIS department’s faculty, students and alumni to leading information systems journals over a five-year period.

H. Raghav Rao, professor of management science and systems, ranked No. 11 on a list of researchers for the number of articles published in the top nine information systems journals.

In addition, the School of Management was ranked No. 6 on a list of schools that had the most doctoral students, graduates and faculty members who published in the top nine journals. In separate listings for each group, the School of Management’s graduates were ranked No. 7, MIS doctoral students were ranked No. 20 and faculty was ranked No. 27 for most contributors to the top nine journals.

“The appearance of our faculty, students and alumni on these lists is a testament to the School of Management’s commitment to displaying thought leadership in the field of business education,” said Arjang Assad, dean of the School of Management.

The Wall Street Journal has ranked the UB School of Management No. 9 in the nation among schools with strong regional recruiting bases. In addition, BusinessWeek has ranked the school as one of the country’s top 5 business schools for the fastest return on MBA investment, and Forbes has cited it as one of the best business schools in the U.S. for the return on investment it provides MBA graduates. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit mgt.buffalo.edu.

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, a flagship institution in the State University of New York system and its largest and most comprehensive campus. UB’s more than 28,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities.