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Seminar Explores Currency

OCT. 6, 2006--The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Center for Economic Research is sponsoring the second installment of its Friday Seminar Series featuring professors from the College of Business and Economics and area professionals.

"The Value Relevance of Foreign Currency Translation Adjustments in the Great Britain, Japan, and the United States," is Oct. 13 in Room 321 South Hall from 3:15 to 4 p.m.

Dawn Hukai, accounting faculty member in the College of Business and Economics, will explore the existing literature by examining the value relevance of foreign currency translation adjustments when parameter estimates are permitted to vary by cross-section.  

A social and refreshment reception precedes the seminar from 3 to 3:15 p.m. in 317 South Hall. The seminars are free and open to the public.

Upcoming seminars by CBE faculty include Arpan Jani on Nov. 3 with "Decision Making in Failing Projects: Assessment of Project Status, Project Control and Project Outcomes;" Brian Schultz and Hamid Tabesh on Dec. 1 with "High School Economic Literacy: The Case of West-Central Wisconsin." On Nov. 17, invited speaker Tim Farrell from the Phillips Plastics Corporation will present "Organizational Challenges in Launching New Products."  

For more information on the Friday Seminar Series, contact UW-RF economics Professor Hamid Tabesh at or 715-425-3335.


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