Finance Professor Dan W. French expresses his interest in Latin America by teaching seminars and courses in Ecuador, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela.
Professor Detelina Marinova spoke about her new study showing that consumers’ preferences change when they shop online vs. when they shop in a store. More.
Professor Elaine Mauldin found that longer-tenured CFOs with less-experienced audit committees were able to double the average cost savings during the recession. More.
Associate Professor Chris Robert and other researchers found that overconfidence in new technologies they don’t understand can have a big impact on how people make investment and other financial decisions. More.
Many companies prefer to look internally for new CEOs, but if they’re seeking innovation, looking outside the company may be the better way to go, Dean Stephen Ferris found. More.
Companies can benefit when they publicly accept the blame for poor performance, according to a study co-authored by Dean Stephen Ferris. More.
Why do some people place such high importance on material objects? It often starts with their childhood, according to research by Professor Marsha Richins. More.
A research team including Professor Kuntara Pukthuanthong found that outdated records give investors false impressions of some mutual fund firms. More.
What’s the most important thing for job seekers? Attitudes about learning from the process, according to research by Professor Daniel Turban. More.
Diversifying into frontier markets can lower a portfolio’s risks, Professor Kuntara Pukthuanthong told The New York Times. More.
Companies can boost their bottom line by hiring a former politician, but business leaders don’t benefit their companies by getting into politics, according to a study by doctoral student Reza Houston and Dean Stephen Ferris. More.
Professor Marsha Richins talked to Forbes about her study examining how some people expect unreasonable levels of happiness from their purchases. More.
How can you tell a good fund manager from an average one? That's a good question. Not even the fund managers seem to know, according to research by Professor Kuntara Pukthuanthong featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Economist and Financial Times. More