Date of Original Version
The Selected Works of George Benston, James D. Rosenfeld, ed. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2010
Abstract or Table of Contents
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