David W. Young is a professor of management, emeritus, at Boston University (BU) School of Management, where he was nominated four times for BU’s prestigious Metcalf Award for teaching excellence. While at BU, he taught undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and executive nondegree courses on financial accounting, management accounting, and responsibility accounting systems. His courses were taught in for-profit, nonprofit, and health care contexts.
In addition to his teaching and service awards, David has received several research awards, including “best article of the year” from both the American College of Healthcare Executives and (three times) the Healthcare Financial Management Association.
David earned a BA from Occidental College, an MA in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a doctorate from Harvard Business School. He was selected to be a Milton Fund Fellow at Harvard Medical School, and he was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma (the national honor society for accredited business programs).