Janet Kiholm Smith is the Von Tobel Professor of Economics at Claremont McKenna College. Richard L. Smith is Philip L. Boyd Chair and Professor of Finance and Management Science and Chairman of the Department of Finance and Management Science at the University of California, Riverside. Richard T. Bliss, is an Associate Professor of Finance and was most recently the Division Chair and Barefoot Family Endowed Chair for Finance at Babson College.
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