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A paper entitled "Big Data at the Crossroads of Antitrust and Consumer Protection", by Liad Wagman, Associate Professor of Economics, and Ginger Zhe Jin, University of Maryland, has been invited for presentation at the 2019 American Economic Association meeting.

Another paper by Wagman entitled "Platform, Anonymity, and Illegal Actors: Evidence of Whac-A-Mole Enforcement from Airbnb", in collaboration with Stuart doctoral student, Jian Jia, has been accepted as a ...

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A paper entitled 'Excess Returns to Buying Low Options-Volume Stocks and Selling High Options-Volume Stocks: Information or Characteristics?' authored by Li Cai, Assistant Professor of Finance, and Jian Du, University of Massachusetts Amherst, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Futures Markets. ...

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The CME Group Foundation has awarded John F. O. Bilson, John and Mae Calamos Stuart School of Business Dean Endowed Chair and Professor of Finance, and Li Cai, Assistant Professor of Finance, the Academic Research Curriculum Development Grant. The grant will provide $20,000 over two years to support futures in risk management education with the development of case studies....

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A paper by Matthew Dixon, Assistant Professor of Finance, on Bitcoin Risk Modeling with Blockchain graph analysis has been accepted for publication in Economic Letters. The work is joint work with the Data Security Lab at UT Dallas. The paper demonstrates the first known application of graph analysis to Bitcoin transactions in order to identify unusual behavior, indicative of future extreme losses.

A recent draft of the paper is been made available on...

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A paper entitled "The Impact of Access to Consumer Data on the Competitive Effects of Horizontal Mergers," authored by Associate Professor of Economics, Liad Wagman, Jin-Hyuk Kim (CU Boulder, Economics), and Abraham Wickelgren (UT Austin, Law) has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Economics & Management Strategy. The paper is a first look at the potential impact of consumer data on the approval process of...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JUNE 19, 2018 

CONTACT:
Taeler Lottino
Associate Director of Marketing and Digital Communications
(312) 906-6539
tlottino@stuart.iit.edu

Chicago, IL – Illinois Institute of Technology’s Stuart School of Business has again ranked among the world's best institutions in the 2018 rankings of pre-experience master's programs in finance, published today by the Financial Times. Stuart School's Master of Science in Finance degree program is ranked 5th in the United States and 42nd...

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Stuart School of Business Dean John F. O. Bilson and Associate Dean Siva K. Balasubramanian traveled to Hawaii this spring to accept the 2018 North America WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award™, honoring emerging business schools. The award, sponsored by Wharton Research Data Services, SSRN, and Elsevier is based on analytics provided by SSRN and the growth in papers and citations of papers written by Illinois Tech faculty/students....

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A team from the Stuart School of Business who won first place in the Chicago local round of the 2018 CFA Institute Research Challenge competed at the Americas Regional in Boston on March 19 and 20. 

There...

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Ben Van Vliet, Assistant Professor of Finance at Stuart, has had a paper accepted for publication in Economics Letters. The paper entitled, "An Alternative Model of Metcalfe’s Law for Valuing Bitcoin" presents a new model of the market capitalization of Bitcoin and is available for download. ...

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Students You Lu, Jianrong Wang, Dhruv Patel, Srivatsa Garg, and team advisor Professor Yiwei Fang, won the regional round of the PRMIA Risk Management Challenge. The challenge offers opportunities for students to strengthen relationships with faculty and risk professionals by solving realistic buisness problems with a risk management focus. The team will go to NYC for the international and final round in April.

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