June 13, 2019Could Japan be Trump’s next trade war victim?
Finance professor Jeffrey Bergstrand was quoted in an NBC article about the economic impact President Trump's policies may have on Japan. According to Bergstrand Japan used to be 67 percent of the US economy and is now about 40 percent due to Japan's slower growth rate.
June 6, 2019Taking Social Security numbers public could fix our data breach crisis
Mike Chapple, associate teaching professor of information technology, analytics and operations, wrote an op ed for CNN business about a data breach suffered by the American Medical Collection Agency that exposed the personal information of millions of patients, including Social Security numbers, bank information, and medical records. Chapple says this isn't something new and one way to break the cycle might be to publish all active Social Security numbers.
May 31, 2019After the flood of IPOs? Next come the shareholder lawsuits
Lyft and Eventbrite are among the crop of newly public companies facing litigation after their IPOs. The risk factors sections for S-1 filings have grown larger in the last 20 years in an attempt to avoid lawsuits. Finance professor Timothy Loughran is quoted in an article for Inc., saying, "Painting a pessimistic picture of what could happen in the future can only help in the event of a lawsuit."
May 22, 2019Executive compensation: Is it corrupted?
Bernard J. Hank Professor of Finance and Dean of Mendoza Martijn Cremers' co-authored research paper was published on the Columbia Law School's blog on corporations and the capital markets.
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May 22, 2019Study shows concerns often not offered or accepted in close employee-manager relationships
"Who Says There's a Problem? Preferences on the Sending and Receiving of Prohibitive Voice" is forthcoming in Human Relations from Charlice Hurst, assistant professor of management and organization, and Ken Kelley, Edward F. Sorin Society Professor of IT, Analytics, and Operations in Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business. The study examined when employees engage in prohibitive voice and when leaders listen.
May 20, 2019Morgan Stanley’s Teflon banker chases next deal after Uber flops
Professor of finance Timothy Loughran was quoted in a Bloomberg article about Michael Grimes, Morgan Stanley's premier tech banker. “Morgan Stanley’s large wealth management business gives them an enormous competitive advantage over rivals like Goldman in pitching for IPOs,’’ says Loughran.
May 10, 2019Uber is sliding after its IPO, and Main Street traders who struggled to invest dodged a bullet
Professor of finance Timothy Loughran was quoted in a Business Insider article about the highly anticipated initial public offering of Uber, the popular ride-sharing app. The typical retail investor missed out on early price action as shares hit the market, however Uber's stock opened below its initial offer price, and stayed lower in early trading.
April 30, 2019Why ‘Staggered’ boards are paying off for stock investors
Mendoza College of Business Dean and the Bernard J. Hank Professor of Finance Martijn Cremers' research was used in a Fortune Magazine piece about the benefits of staggered boards at publicly held companies. Cremers and his co-researchers found that "firm values" increased under a staggered structure for companies that changed their boards from unstaggered to staggered.
April 30, 2019Here’s how companies can clear the way for more women to climb the corporate ladder
Associate professional specialist of management & organization Joseph hold wrote an op ed for CNN Business Perspectives. Says Holt, "Despite the successes of a select few, women remain underrepresented at the highest levels of leadership. The share of female CEOs of Fortune 500 companies has dropped from 6.4% in 2017 to 4.8% in 2018."
April 30, 2019Big Tech can’t be trusted. It’s time for regulation
Associate teaching professor of information technology, analytics, and operations Mike Chapple wrote an opinion piece for CNN Business Perspectives about the loss of confidence consumers have in Big Tech. A YouGov survey revealed more than 80% of Americans don't trust Facebook, Google, or Dropbox.