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The Stuart School of Business chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma honored 35 students and Professor of Economics Khairy A. Tourk as inductees at a ceremony and reception on Friday, May 10 at MTCC Auditorium.

Bluford Putnam, Managing Director and Chief Economist, CME Group, was recognized as Chapter Honoree and Associate Professor of Operations Management Elizabeth J. Durango-Cohen was honored as Beta Gamma Sigma...

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Associate Professor of Economics Liad Wagman and colleagues, including Stuart Ph.D. student Jian Jia, are conducting research on economic effects of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), beginning with the impact on technology venture investment.

What they have discovered has caught the attention of government officials, policymakers, and academics, including officials at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the White House Council of Economic Advisors. Read about it in the spring 2019...

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Clinical Assistant Professor Joanne Howard is the recipient of the Stuart School of Business Excellence in Teaching Award for 2019. In presenting the award, Stuart’s Dean John Bilson lauded Howard’s rapport and dedicated mentorship with students, both inside and outside the classroom, and wide-ranging contributions to the Stuart community.

“At the Stuart School, we look for instructors who combine...

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A paper titled Iso-Risk: An Analysis of Risk-Taking in Fixed Income Markets by Ben Van Vliet and Apostolos Xanthopoulos (Ph.D., Management Science – Finance) has been accepted for publication by Applied Economics.

In this article, the authors test the hypothesis that portfolio managers trade off variance and kurtosis in asset returns using fixed income mutual fund data. It appears that...

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A paper by Ben Van Vliet has been accepted for publication into the International Journal of Innovation Management.

The paper entitled, "A Behavioral Approach to the Lean Startup/Minimum Viable Product Process:  The Case of Algorithmic Financial Systems" theorizes about the behavior of firms that innovate using the well-known lean startup / minimum viable product (or MVP) process.  In doing so, it develops a behavioral MVP approach that bridges innovation management and behavioral...

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Professor Li Cai was featured in WalletHub's piece about balance transfer credit cards. ...

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The Illinois Tech Stuart School of Business and Institute of Design were recently honored by Plant Chicago for the research collaborations led by Weslynne Ashton, Associate Professor of Environmental Management and Sustainability, ...

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Liad Wagman, Associate Professor of Economics, Jian Jia, Stuart Finance Ph.D. student, and Ginger Jin,
Professor of Economics at the University of Maryland, College Park, have published an op-ed in Vox EU. The article entitled, "The short-run effects of GDPR on technology venture investment" is based on a recent paper of the same title, in which the...

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A recent working paper by Liad Wagman, Associate Professor of Economics, and Jian Jia, Ph.D. student, was featured in a number of online articles. The paper entitled, "The Short-Run Effects of GDPR on Technology Venture Investment" looks at the short-run impact on investment in technology firms. 
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A paper by Smriti Anand, Associate Professor of Management, titled “Leader-member exchange as a linking pin in the idiosyncratic deals - performance relationship in workgroups” has been accepted for publication in the Leadership Quarterly (LQ). LQ is a leading interdisciplinary journal of leadership, and is an A+ journal in the ABDC list. Co-authors on this paper are: Dr. Jia Hu (Ohio State University), Dr. Prajya Vidyarthi (...

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