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Networks Professional Development Program Year End Review and Awards
April 29, 2016
Congratulations to all our award winners but everyone in the program are exemplary people.
Director of Research Recognized for Paper
April 27, 2016
Networks Financial Institute's Director of Research and Assistant Professor, Reza Houston's recent publication in Managerial Finance "Does the Revolving Door Swing Both Ways? The Value of Political Connections to U.S. Firms” published in Managerial Finance 2015 Vol 41 10 E received their Highly Commended Paper in the 2016 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence. .
Networks' Fellow and professor at the University of New Orleans, M. Kabir Hassan, has been awarded the Islamic Development Bank Prize in Islamic Banking and Finance for 2016.
Students Talk Insurance in Foreign Markets During Trip to United Kingdom
Eleven insurance students traveled to London,March 12-19, to study the insurance market were accompanied by Rebecca Wray, director of Indiana State University's Networks Financial Institute and Gongaware Center for Insurance & Financial Services, and John Liu, associate professor of insurance and risk management. An Unbounded Possibilities grant from the Indiana State University Center for Global Engagement and assistance from the insurance program helped the students fund their travels.
The students had the opportunity to visit Lloyd's of London - the world's largest independent market and oldest continuously active insurance marketplace; Crawford & Company - the world's largest-independent provider of claims management solutions to insurance companies and self-insured entities; Lockton Companies - the world's largest privately-owned insurance brokerage; Aon Benfield - the world's leading reinsurance intermediary and full-service capital advisor; and Chartered Insurance Institute - the world's largest professional body dedicated to insurance and financial services. << Full Story >>
Insurance students at the Chartered Insurance Institute, London
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