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George Benston and I were friends for most of our lives. He was a master of economics, finance, and accounting. No one surpassed him at this combination of disciplines. The two volumes of papers make much of his work available. They are a valuable edition to our libraries and personal collections.
George made many contributions. As we consider the use of mark-to market accounting in the 2008 crisis, we recognize how rare were his skills and how valuable his analysis of that issue would be
The Selected Works of George Benston, James D. Rosenfeld, ed. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.