April 16, 2019Larry Kudlow: Up to Herman Cain to withdraw name from consideration for possible Fed nomination
Finance professor Timothy Loughran was quoted in an Associated Press article about Herman Cain and Stephen Moore's nominations to the Fed's Board of Governors by President Trump. Loughran said Mr. Moore would bring a needed “new perspective” to the Fed.
April 12, 2019When two bank accounts become one
Assistant professor of marketing Emily Garbinsky was interviewed by The Cut about her research findings that showed merging money with a partner is better for long-term conjugal happiness, and keeping separate accounts coincides with higher levels of divorce.
April 10, 20195 ways to safeguard student information
Mike Chapple, associate teaching professor of IT, analytics and operations, wrote an article for Ed Tech, offering five ways schools can safeguard sensitive information about students in grades K-12 and their families from being disclosed inappropriately.
April 9, 2019The IPO market heats up: What investors need to know
Finance professor Timothy Loughran and Wharton’s David Wessels discuss in a podcast what investors in tech IPOs need to know.
April 5, 2019Notre Dame’s Muffet McGraw is right: We have a long way to go to gender equality.
Management and organization associate teaching professor Joseph Holt wrote an article published in the Chicago Tribune about women's basketball coach Muffet McGraw's recent speech about gender inequality in sports and society in general. McGraw will no longer hire male assistant coaches. “All these millions of girls that play sports across the country, we're teaching them great things about life skills, but wouldn't it be great if we could teach them to watch how women lead?" said McGraw.
March 28, 2019Can Shaq save the Papa John’s brand?
Management and Organization professor Joe Holt was quoted in a Knowledge@Wharton article about whether Shaq can save Papa John's.
March 25, 2019Trump’s Fed nominee faces broad backlash
Assistant teaching professor of finance Jason Reed was quoted in a Financial Times story about Federal Reserve board nominee Stephen Moore. Economists say the choice of Stephen Moore is an attack on the independence of the central bank.
March 25, 2019CEOs Get Big Pay Raises For Being In The Right Place At The Right Time
A study by assistant professor of management and organization Tim Hubbard, along with researchers from University of Georgia and Lehigh University, found that a significant percentage of companies whose CEOs are about to get a block of stock options somehow release optional press releases with a negative tone. That pushes down the price just long enough for the CEO to get a cheaper option price and make more money.
March 25, 2019AI and the future of humans: Experts express concerns and suggest solutions
Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how advances in AI will affect what it means to be human, to be productive and to exercise free will. Management & Organization professor James O'Rourke is quoted in the article, saying, “Technology has, throughout recorded history, been a largely neutral concept. The question of its value has always been dependent on its application. For what purpose will AI and other technological advances be used? Assuming we can contain or control AI (and not the other way around), the answer to whether we’ll be better off depends entirely on us (or our progeny)."
March 20, 2019Signing Mike Trout: The most expensive contract in sports history is a bargain, expert says
Finance professor Richard Sheehan says Mike Trout's 12-year contract extension, said to be worth a record $426.5 million, is a bargain for the Angels if how long Trout can perform at his current level is taken into account.