Introduction Rev Quant Finan Acc (2010) 35:123–124 DOI 10.1007/s11156-009-0157-4 EDITORIAL Daniel G. Weaver Published online: 19 January 2010 Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 In 1961, the first student to have Larry Fisher as his dissertation chair, graduated from the University of Chicago. In 1991, I graduated from Rutgers University with the (then unrealized) distinction of being the last student to have Larry as dissertation committee chair. As can be seen from Larry’s vita, published at the end of this volume, over the years, Larry served on 30 dissertation committees. Although I will not assume to speak for all 30 of us, I have spoken with enough fellow students of his to know that my experience with Larry was typical. I could never have hoped for a better dissertation chair than Larry. His door was always open to me. No question was ever too trivial and time to answer was never pressing (unless we were speaking on the phone and our wives were waiting for us to finish!) We spent hours debugging Fortran programs with Larry examining the data as if it was an old friend. He read carefully various versions of my dissertation and made numerous suggestion detailed in the Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting Springer Journals

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