Mendoza School of Business


  • hands forming a heart in front of a sunset
    February 14, 2019
    Why you should keep a joint bank account. (Happy Valentine’s Day!)

    Assistant professor of marketing Emily Garbinsky was interviewed by the Washington Post about her paper “The Consumption Consequences of Couples Pooling Finances,” co-authored by Joe Gladstone, an assistant professor of consumer behavior at University College London. Garbinsky and Gladstone researched whether the type of bank account (joint versus separate) affect the spending choices of couples.

    Washington Post

  • The Guardian logo
    February 12, 2019
    If Howard Schultz wins in 2020, would he be a good president?

    The Guardian quoted assistant professor Tim Hubbard in a story about former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz's 2020 presidential run.

    The Guardian

  • hands with coffee cup and open laptop showing a graph on the screen
    February 12, 2019
    Starbucks : If Howard Schultz wins in 2020, would he be a good president?

    Howard Schultz’s tenure as Starbucks CEO is unlike others in the Fortune 100, according to Timothy Hubbard, assistant professor of management at the University of Notre Dame. “I believe he was able to show himself that companies can be financially successful while being socially responsible. That’s quite a different experience than other CEOs.”

    Market Screener

  • mideast map with Balkh University marked on it
    February 11, 2019
    From battle plans to lesson plans

    Once on the front lines of war, now Alex Ambrose finds himself on the front lines of another fight: bringing peace and prosperity to war-torn countries. He’s part of a team of faculty and staff at the University of Notre Dame who are working to empower a university in Afghanistan to not only develop one of the nation’s first master’s degrees, but to do so in the areas of finance and accounting, fields critical to limiting corruption in the country.

    Colleen Wilcox

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    February 4, 2019
    Award-winning paper uses EDGAR IP data to track correlation to portfolio

    Assistant professor of finance Huaizhi Chen and his co-authors have won this year's Richard A. Crowell prize for their paper "IQ from IP: Simplifying Search in Portfolio Choice," which links performance with portfolio managers' EDGAR searches.

    Pensions & Investments

  • south bend tribune company logo
    February 3, 2019
    Tax Talk: Don’t get bowled over this tax season as there is plenty of filing assistance available

    Accounting professor Ken Milani and Saint Mary's accounting professor Claude Renshaw wrote a column for the South Bend Tribune, listing options available for filing assistance this tax season. Milani and Renshaw are involved in the Vivian Harrington Gray Notre Dame-Saint Mary’s College Tax Assistance Program (TAP) staffed by accounting majors from both schools with a corps of local CPAs, college professors and other IRS certified volunteers.

    South Bend Tribune

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    February 1, 2019
    Super Bowl stadium scam stops in Atlanta

    “They’re dealing with the NFL, which has a long history of pitting city against city,” said Richard Sheehan, a professor of finance at Notre Dame and author of “Keeping Score: The Economics of Big-Time Sports.”

    AP News

  • The Guardian logo
    January 30, 2019
    Stocks surge as Fed leaves US interest rates on hold and promises ‘patience’ – as it happened

    Jason Reed, assistant teaching professor of finance in the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business, explains: Stock markets strengthened on the news that the federal reserve will adjust their balance sheet normalization targets in light of economic and financial developments, a decision first outlined in their December meeting.

    The Guardian

  • January 30, 2019
    Oil sanctions. Deadly violence. Dire economy. How the Venezuelan crisis could affect US

    “For the average consumer this will have no effect,” said Gianna Bern, a former Latin American energy analyst with Fitch Ratings and now an associate professor of finance at the University of Notre Dame. “Where this comes into play is at the refining level.”

    USA Today

  • Heart shape
    January 29, 2019
    Financial infidelity is more common than you think

    Marketing Professor Emily Garbinsky's research into financial cheating, where one half of a couple has a hidden bank account, is featured in a Consumer Affairs article.

    Consumer Affairs