Research

How companies engage in monitoring and molding policy

Associate Professor of Accountancy Jenny Brown and her co-authors provide a four-decade review of which, what, and how firms are engaging in tax-related corporate political activity.

The state of sustainable coffee

If you want a hot cup of java, you don't want a hot spot — activity within coffee's lifecycle that is identified as having a substantial environmental or social impact that is supported by significant evidence.

Connecting the dots

Professor of Marketing Ruth Bolton's research shows that businesses must integrate the digital, physical, and social realms to deliver stellar customer service.

Boys out of balance: What is driving the attainment gap in education?

Research by Associate Professor of Economics Esteban Aucejo and his co-author found that what shows up as a major racial discrepancy would be smaller if the level of participation in education between genders within race were more proportional.

Decoding the mystery of stock return anomalies

Clinical Associate Professor of Finance Geoffrey Smith and his co-author applied a rigorous test to 15 well-known market irregularities. Surprisingly, they found that five held water, bucking established economic theory.

Self-leadership in a hospital setting: A framework for addressing the demands of nurse managers

Associate Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship Christopher Neck and his co-authors outline how observing and using social cognitive tools like self-talk, mental imagery, and being aware of one’s beliefs and assumptions creates a positive mindset for health care professionals to prosper in

Learning from history: What 1860s laws say about bank crises today

To understand how failure at one financial institution could cascade into distress at other institutions around the country, Assistant Professor of Finance Jessie Wang dug deep into the past.

Study finds that touting safety of GMOs just riles those who are opposed

Professor discovers that marketing messages about benefits are more persuasive.

Lies, bluffs, and business deals: Which of these does lasting damage?

Professor of Supply Chain Management Craig Carter teamed up with colleagues to investigate how deception impacts business negotiations and people’s willingness to continue working with dishonest counterparts.

Mobile markets are one way to address food deserts

Lauren Chenarides, an assistant professor at the Morrison School of Agribusiness, spoke with W. P. Carey news to discuss ways public entities and private businesses can help bring fresh fruit, vegetables, and other healthful whole meals to impoverished areas.