Reichenstein Named Most Cited Author in Financial Services ReviewNov. 9, 2005
By Kimberly Tucker
Dr. Bill R. Reichenstein, professor of Finance and the Pat and Thomas R. Powers Chair of Investment Management at Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business, was recognized at the Academy of Financial Services (AFS) Conference for having the most cited article of all the papers published in Financial Services Review (FSR). Reichenstein's article, "Calculating a Family's Asset Mix" was cited more than any other paper in the 15-year history of FSR. Reichenstein was also named the most frequently cited author of FSR.
AFS publishes the Financial Services Review, a quarterly journal showcasing the latest in theoretical and empirical research in personal financial management. Through the journal, the organization encourages basic and applied research in personal financial planning and financial services; the development of the curricula in the financial services field at the university level; interactions of financial services professionals and academicians.
Along with his written contributions, Reichenstein has served two terms as associate editor of the FSR. The journal's editor, Conrad Ciccotello stated, "Dr. Bill Reichenstein's contributions to Financial Services Review have opened up a whole line of academic research in personal financial planning. Bill's research also improves people's lives; it is of great significance for the practice of personal financial planning."
Reichenstein is also a frequent contributor in the Financial Analysts' Journal, Journal of Portfolio Management and Journal of Investing. His work has also been discussed in The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, Forbes, and Smart Money, and he is frequently quoted in newspapers throughout the country.
He is an associate editor of Journal of Investing, and serves on the editorial board of Journal of Financial Education, on the editorial review board of Journal of Financial Planning, and on the editorial advisory board of Journal of Applied Business Research.
He is vice president of the Center for Investment Research, a non-profit corporation that organizes professional conferences and sponsors academic research. He also served on the review board of the Research Foundation of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts.
Reichenstein's areas of expertise include asset allocation, interactions between investments and taxes, investments (excluding individual securities), relations between bond fund costs and returns, savings vehicles, and tax efficiency of mutual funds.