About the Author
Dr. Jae K. Shim is one of the most prolific accounting and finance experts in the world. He is a professor of accounting and finance at California State University, Long Beach and CEO of Delta Consulting Company, a financial consulting and training firm. Dr. Shim received his M.B.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley (Haas School of Business). Dr. Shim has been a consultant to commercial and nonprofit organizations for over 30 years.
Dr. Shim has over 50 college and professional books to his credit, including 2003 US Master Finance Guide, Barron’s Accounting Handbook, Barron’s Dictionary of Accounting Terms, GAAP 2003, Dictionary of Personal Finance, Investment Sourcebook, Dictionary of Real Estate, Dictionary of Economics, Dictionary of International Investment Terms, Encyclopedic Dictionary of Accounting and Finance, Corporate Controller’s Handbook of Financial Management, The Vest-Pocket CPA, The Vest-Pocket CFO, and the best-selling Vest-Pocket MBA. Seventeen of his publications have been translated into foreign languages such as Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Italian, Japanese, and Korean. Professor Shim's books have been published by Prentice-Hall, McGraw-Hill, Barron's, Commercial Clearing House (CCH), Southwestern, John Wiley, American Management Association (Amacom), and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA).
Dr. Shim has been frequently quoted by such media as the Los Angeles Times, Orange County Register, Business Start-ups, Personal Finance, and Money Radio . Dr. Shim has also published numerous articles in professional and academic journals. He was the recipient of the Credit Research Foundation Award for his article on cash flow forecasting and financial modeling.