From driverless cars to international tax havens, Mendoza faculty members have expertise in a broad range of trends and topics that affect our lives on a daily basis. Here’s a sampling of recent stories appearing in top media outlets quoting our faculty.
According to a study by Finance Professor Martijn Cremers, portfolios with high active share and long holding periods outperformed their benchmarks.
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, IT, Analytics, and Operations assistant professor.
In the rare cases when brokers did approach small clients about investing in an IPO, such offers might be met with suspicion, said Tim Loughran, finance professor.
Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf’s generous stock options may have prompted greater risk taking, says Adam Wowak, Management & Organization assistant professor.
Tim Carone, teaching professor for IT, Analytics, and Operations, says the Obama administration is trying to “manage the unknown” in creating guidelines for driverless cars.
“There is clearly this momentum towards a protectionist attitude, back to what we had in the Great Depression,” says Finance Professor Jeffrey Bergstrand.
“Like many precocious teenagers, Uber seems to be going through a bit of a stormy experimental phase,” writes Mike Mannor, Management & Organization associate professor.
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.
As the EU goes after Apple for unpaid back taxes in Ireland, other U.S.-based companies could be next, says Accountancy Professor Brad Badertscher.
Acting morally courageous is simply a matter of mindset, says Ann Tenbrunsel, professor of business ethics.
“In those studies, we found that as women’s economic concern increased, so did their desire for these beauty products,” says McKenzie Rees, Management & Organization teaching and research associate.