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IEM Co-Founder Forsythe Named Dean

An Iowa professor known nationally for his work using financial markets to forecast elections will be the next dean of the University of South Florida's College of Business Administration. ROBERT FORSYTHE, 56, will take over July 1 from Robert Anderson, who is retiring, USF said Thursday. Forsythe is senior associate dean and holds the Leonard A. Hadley Chair in Leadership at the University of Iowa's Henry B. Tippie College of Business, where he is a former chairman of the economics department. Best known for his work as co-founder of the Iowa Electronic Market, Forsythe developed a program for trading futures contracts in world events. The newspaper is based in Florida.


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