About the Author
DAVID L. H. KENT BAKER, PHD, CFA, CMA, is University Professor of Finance and Kogod Research Professor at the Kogod School of Business at American University, Washington, D.C. He has published extensively in leading academic and professional finance journals including the Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Financial Management, Financial Analysts Journal, and Journal of Portfolio Management. Recognized as one of the most prolific authors in finance during the past fifty years, Professor Baker has consulting and training experience with more than 100 organizations and has been listed in fifteen biographies.
PHILIP ENGLISH is an Assistant Professor of Finance and Real Estate at the Kogod School of Business, American University. He currently serves as Director of the Master of Science in Finance and Master of Science in Real Estate programs. Before pursuing a doctorate, English worked as the primary financial officer and director of product development for Campbell Classics, a Virginia-based manufacturing firm. Professor English's research interests focus on the role of the legal environment in emerging markets, corporate governance, and mutual fund regulation. He has published in the Journal of Financial Research, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Law and Economics, and Emerging Markets Review.