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finance educator

Ben Shirley Branch, American finance educator. Brookings Institution fellow, 1969-1970; Strategic Planning Institute grantee, 1976; Chicago Board Trade grantee; Center for Study of Future Markets grantee; Northeast Utilities grantee. Member American Economic Association, Finance Management Association, American Finance Association, Eastern Finance Association (president 1983-1984), Southern Finance Association.

Background

Branch, Ben Shirley was born on April 18, 1943 in Atlanta. Son of Ben Shirley and Elizabeth Hilman (Harris) Branch.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Emory University, 1965; Master of Arts, University Texas, 1967; Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1970.

Career

Assistant professor economics Dartmouth College, 1970-1975. From assistant professor to professor finance University Massachusetts School Business, Amherst, since 1975. Staff researcher Strategic Planning Institute, 1976-1984.

Chairman senior creditors committee 1st Republic Bank Corporation, 1989-1991, chairman board, 1991-1994. Trustee Bank of New England Corporation, since 1991.

Membership

Member American Economics Association, Finance Management Association, American Finance Association, Eastern Finance Association (president 1983-1984), Southern Finance Association.

Connections

Married Hedy Sophia Wermer, December 21, 1994. Children: Kelly Joseph Dapprich, Terry Scott Dapprich, Benjamin Robert, Adam Henry Moebelstone.

father:
Ben Shirley Branch

mother:
Elizabeth Hilman (Harris) Branch

spouse:
Hedy Sophia Wermer

children:
Benjamin Robert Branch

Kelly Joseph Dapprich Branch

Adam Henry Moebelstone Branch

Terry Scott Dapprich Branch