Accountancy Professor Brad Badertscher found that private-equity backed companies can slash their tax rates by more than half by deducting interest on loans. His 2010 study is quoted in this New York Post story.
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Even if stock splits are likely on the way out, they are not irrelevant, according to research by finance professors Robert Battalio and Shane Corwin.
Men are less likely to deviate from gender norms because there are usually harsher punishments when they do, according to research by James Wilkie.
In this article for TheStreet.com, James O'Rourke IV, teaching professor of managment, discusses the potential fate of the USPS without its governors.
“It is unfortunate, almost tragic, that this is being done in the UK and not the US,” says Tim Carone, associate teaching professor.
"Feeling powerful increases a person’s intent to save and the amount saved," according to a study by Emily Garbinsky, assistant marketing professor.
"Instead of trucks, Uber and Anheuser-Busch InBev should be investing for the future in aerial drones," technology expert Timothy Carone writes in a CNN opinion piece.
"Donald Trump's rigged-election claim is classic self-handicapping. However, it's important to note that successfully self-handicapping hinges on credibility and believability." — J. Michael Crant, management and organization professor.
When Donald Trump suggested he might not accept "rigged" results of the presidential election, he could be engaging in a classic type of excuse-making called "self-handicapping," according to Michael Crant, professor of management and organization.
It is human nature to take sides. In the case of active and passive, however, not only do I think investors can choose both, but the story of passive’s rise and active’s demise has been greatly exaggerated.
It is true that flows into passive strategies have picked up. But U.S. advisers are still allocating 70% of their clients’ assets to active investment strategies, according to our recent survey. Investment flows can be fickle and aren’t always a good barometer for long-term shifts in sentiment.…
It's uncommon for a company to handle such a big problem without the help of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, says recall expert Kaitlyn Wowak.
New platforms are opening up access, says finance professor Timothy Loughran.
“This situation ... does portend a future for companies and citizens that they have no control over their online content,” explains data security expert Timothy Carone.
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf's generous stock options may have prompted greater risk taking, says Adam Wowak, assistant professor of management.
Ann Tenbrunsel offers tip #4: Reframe the conflict and examine things in ethical terms.
Data security expert Timothy Carone told NBC News these types of breaches can happen to any company.
Commentary by Priyank Gandhi, assistant professor of finance, for CNBC.
Poets & Quants highlights Mendoza's new MBA/MSBA dual-degree program.
"Unethical behavior is immensely damaging to a business's future prospects," reports Business News Daily on research by Kaifeng Jiang and Jia Hu.
Tim Carone says Obama administration is trying to "manage the unknown" in creating guidelines for driverless cars.
Technology for cars that carry people on their own likely won't be ready for at least a decade, automation expert Timothy Carone tells the Associated Press.
Timothy Carone discusses the technology and risks of driverless Uber vehicles on NPR's All Things Considered.
"Top-notch service is a necessary, but insufficient condition for success,” write management professors Jasmine Hu and Kaifeng Jiang. You need ethics, too.
Forbes cites research by Adam Wowak in examining the potentially profound implications of a boss's political leanings.
Conservative or liberal leanings influence corporate directors' decisions about CEO pay and the extent to which CEOs should be rewarded and penalized for firm performance.
Finance professor Jeffrey Bergstrand weighs in on trade deal between E.U. and Canada.
Shutting down a power grid is easier than you'd think, says Timothy Carone, a teaching professor in IT, analytics and operations at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business.
"Like many precocious teenagers, Uber seems to be going through a bit of a stormy experimental phase," writes Mike Mannor in a Fox News opinion piece.
In a series of seven studies, Mendoza marketing professor James Wilkie found evidence that men may avoid green behaviors in order to protect their masculinity.
Automation expert Timothy Carone discusses robots and other automated technology in the fast food business.