First Mason School of Business Research Paper eJournal Published on SSRN; Professors Tony Sanders and Amit Dutta Recognized for Research Paper Readership

The first edition of the George Mason School of Business Research Paper eJournal was published in late February with six papers from the fields of Finance, Information Systems and Operations Management, and Accounting.

School of Business faculty included Gerald A. Hanweck, Anthony B. Sanders, Anant Mishra, Amitava Dutta, Alexander Philipov, and Bret A. Johnson.

The papers cover a range of topics and are of interest to academics and practitioners from private sector and government including on the role of regional house price movements in bank failures in the Great Recession to applying systems thinking to analyze the causes of simultaneously overburdened tertiary care centers and underutilized primary care centers in the India public health system.

The second edition is scheduled for fall and will include new papers from School of Business faculty and will also highlight several papers from previous years.

In related School of Business research news, Tony Sanders and Amit Dutta were recognized by SSRN in February for research readership.  Tony is now in the top 10% of Authors on SSRN by all-time downloads and Amit’s recent paper is on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for the Government Expenditures & Health topic area.

As background on the School of Business and SSRN – The School of Business has a key partnership with SSRN launched in January 2018 providing faculty a branded online repository, customized homepage, and associated eJournal with the goal of increasing research awareness, reach, and impact. SSRN is an elibrary hosting more than 750,000 research papers from more than 350,000 researchers across 30 disciplines. SSRN has 2.2 million registered users and is considered the leading repository for economics, finance, law, and other social sciences. Downloads from the SSRN elibrary in the past 12 months total more than 13.2 million, with more than 116.2 million downloads since inception.

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