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Wang Explores Corporate Bond Offering Pricing Process
Wang Explores Corporate Bond Offering Pricing Process
Oct 14 2021 9:00 AM
For many firms in the U.S., corporate bonds are an important source of capital, yet how these bonds are priced remained a black box to investors and firms alike. The latest research from Dr. Liying Wang, assistant professor of finance at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, serves as the first analysis on the corporate bonds offering process and sheds light on how they are priced. » Full Article
Lan Wins Chan Hahn Best Paper Award
Lan Wins Chan Hahn Best Paper Award
Oct 7 2021 9:00 AM
With rising health care costs affecting the lives of many in the U.S., Yingchao Lan, assistant professor of supply chain management and analytics, researches ways to streamline health care delivery and create a more effective system to help lower costs. Her latest study earned her the Chan Hahn Best Paper Award at the 2021 Academy of Management Conference after being recognized as finalist for the honor twice before. » Full Article
Knitting’s Resurgence Reflects Women’s Desire to Confront Inequality
Knitting’s Resurgence Reflects Women’s Desire to Confront Inequality
Jun 24 2021 9:00 AM
Nebraska’s Andre F. Maciel was intrigued when he chanced upon a knitters’ group in Tucson, Arizona, in 2011, during his doctoral program. Now a professor of marketing at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Maciel wondered why people in Tucson, of all places, would devote uncounted leisure hours to creating shawls, scarves and sweaters. » Full Article
Downes Research Clarifies Cash Flow Hedge Derivatives on Balance Sheet
Downes Research Clarifies Cash Flow Hedge Derivatives on Balance Sheet
Mar 2 2021 9:00 AM
Although cash flow hedge derivative transactions have become common practice for corporations wanting to mitigate risk, adjusting financial statements to account for them often confuses investors. Dr. Jimmy Downes, assistant professor of accountancy, published an article recently to help provide a full picture of financial statement adjustments needed when considering hedge derivatives. » Full Article
Smith Examines How Abusive Bosses “Make Nice”
Smith Examines How Abusive Bosses “Make Nice”
Feb 16 2021 9:00 AM
It is not uncommon for supervisors to lose their cool with employees at some point. Sometimes it can escalate to become abusive. Dr. Troy Smith, assistant professor of management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, studied how abusive bosses perceive and respond to their own abusive behaviors. » Full Article
Xu Examines Mechanism to Speed Drug Approval Process
Xu Examines Mechanism to Speed Drug Approval Process
Dec 1 2020 9:00 AM
Dr. Liang (Leon) Xu, assistant professor of supply chain management and analytics, adopted his research track in the supply chain of pharmaceuticals as a Ph.D. student when his former advisor was diagnosed with cancer. The significance of his research today looms large, as a potential vaccine for COVID-19 and its distribution recently grabbed national headlines. » Full Article
Research Weights First Impression Influences on Baseball Promotions
Research Weights First Impression Influences on Baseball Promotions
Nov 12 2020 10:00 AM
First impressions may be important, but do they have the power to overshadow poor performance in the workplace? Dr. Dirk Black, assistant professor of accountancy at the School of Accountancy, looked at how positive first impressions of professional baseball players might allow them to progress in the minor leagues despite performing poorly on the field. » Full Article
Craft Beer Industry Shows Power of Collaboration
Craft Beer Industry Shows Power of Collaboration
Nov 10 2020 9:00 AM
While conventional wisdom says business success requires cutthroat competition, craft breweries in Nebraska often work together to develop new beers, hold festivals and joint events, even persuade the Legislature to change unfavorable liquor regulations. » Full Article
Hyodo Explores Consumer Psychology in the Light of Religious Values
Hyodo Explores Consumer Psychology in the Light of Religious Values
Oct 8 2020 9:00 AM
Understanding consumer religious values may be an important element when forming a complete picture of the marketplace according to Dr. Jamie Hyodo, assistant professor of marketing at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. His latest research takes a unique look at how consumers place their trust in firms attempting to recover from business failures. » Full Article
Zhu Research Examines Monetary Supply Chain
Zhu Research Examines Monetary Supply Chain
Aug 4 2020 9:00 AM
Everyone knows the frustration of not having the right change to complete a purchase. Dr. Yunxia (Peter) Zhu, assistant professor of supply chain management and business analytics at the College of Business, believes his research exploring the supply chain of currency may contain solutions to a situation made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic. » Full Article
Research Shows Connection Between Consistency and Productivity
Research Shows Connection Between Consistency and Productivity
Jun 11 2020 9:00 AM
During stressful times, consistency heightens performance and well-being. That simple message underscores recent research of Dr. Troy Smith, assistant professor of management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. After months of everyone dealing with difficulties from the COVID-19 pandemic, Smith believes his research provides direction for those facing disruption in their daily routine. » Full Article
Araz Research Prepares for Pandemic Decision-Making
Araz Research Prepares for Pandemic Decision-Making
Mar 23 2020 9:00 AM
Schools close, elderly populations are isolated and businesses shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic spreading across the planet. Dr. Özgür Araz, associate professor of supply chain management and analytics and Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute Faculty Fellow at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, believes decisions imposed to change the way we live in the short-term stem from critical research analysis now in the hands of government and health care providers. » Full Article
Clawback Policy May Change Corporate Tax Strategies
Clawback Policy May Change Corporate Tax Strategies
Feb 25 2020 9:00 AM
A new study from researchers in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business examines whether enforcement of a provision in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act will make an impact on erroneous executive compensation. Dr. Thomas Omer, professor and Delmar Lienemann Sr. Chair of Accounting, and Dr. Thomas Kubick, associate professor of accountancy, published their findings in the The Accounting Review on clawbacks, provisions which intend to retrieve money from executives who profit from inaccurate financial reporting. » Full Article
Kumar Named Top 50 Premiere Journal Marketing Researcher
Kumar Named Top 50 Premiere Journal Marketing Researcher
Feb 11 2020 9:00 AM
Dr. Alok Kumar’s perseverance writing and resubmitting research articles on business-to-business marketing dominated his early years as a scholar. Through his dedication, along with support from colleagues, Kumar now stands among the top 50 researchers on the Author Productivity in Premier American Marketing Association Journals list for 2019. » Full Article
Batur: Easing Internet Traffic Jams
Batur: Easing Internet Traffic Jams
Nov 14 2019 9:00 AM
With so many mobile devices and other wireless users jumping on the information superhighway, the airwaves are experiencing traffic jams. That’s a conundrum for internet service providers and their customers, who pay for services that ISPs will soon be unable to guarantee during wireless rush hours. » Full Article
Lin Advances Discovery Through Web Application
Lin Advances Discovery Through Web Application
Jul 10 2019 9:00 AM
Dr. Yijia Lin contemplated how to raise the awareness of research excellence in actuarial science for several years. By bringing together a team of faculty, staff, students and business partners, she led the creation of the first web application to compile and rank actuarial science research data now hosted on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business website. » Full Article
Audit Experience Inspires Wu’s Research
Audit Experience Inspires Wu’s Research
Apr 9 2019 9:00 AM
After completing her MBA, Dr. Biyu Wu took a job as an intellectual properties (IP) auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Her experience in audit fueled a desire to connect the dots between financial data and translate those numbers into insightful research people could understand. » Full Article
One-on-One Mentoring Leads to Inclusive Marketing Research
One-on-One Mentoring Leads to Inclusive Marketing Research
Apr 2 2019 9:00 AM
Abby Nappier Cherup's vision to design and conduct marketing research with real implications for bringing inclusivity to the marketplace drove her to find a Ph.D. program that would allow her to flourish and create change in public policy. Although Nebraska did not initially appear on her radar when considering programs, things began to change when she talked with Dr. Robert Harrison, '09, associate professor of marketing at Western Michigan University. » Full Article
Marketing Channel Management
Marketing Channel Management
Nov 9 2018 3:17 PM

Dr. Alok Kumar, associate professor of marketing and W. W. Marshall College Professor, was at Smeal College of Business at Penn State University before joining Nebraska Business in 2013. He earned his Ph.D. in marketing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests include interorganizational governance, business-to-business relationships, distribution systems and marketing strategy. His research has appeared in the Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research and Strategic Management Journal.

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Empowerment Across Teams
Empowerment Across Teams
Nov 9 2018 3:12 PM
Dr. Troy Smith, assistant professor of management, joined Nebraska Business in 2016 after earning his Ph.D. in management from the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. His research focuses on the intersection of leadership and motivation across levels of analysis, job attitudes and employee engagement and spillover effects of work and non-work factors. He has published in multiple academic journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Personnel Psychology, Journal of Social Psychology and Sex Roles. » Full Article
Acquirer Shareholder Voting
Acquirer Shareholder Voting
Nov 9 2018 3:07 PM
Dr. Julie Wu, assistant professor of finance, earned her Ph.D. in finance from Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. She was at the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia prior to joining Nebraska Business in 2016. Her research interests include securities markets, empirical asset pricing and corporate finance. Her articles have been published in Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial Markets, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Financial Intermediation and Contemporary Accounting Research and featured in Harvard Law School Forum. » Full Article
Luthans Ranks in Top One Percent in the World for Research Citations
Luthans Ranks in Top One Percent in the World for Research Citations
Aug 7 2018 9:00 AM
Last year, Web of Science, an online scientific citation indexing service, named Dr. Fred Luthans, University and George Holmes Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Management, to the “Top 1% Citations” list of researchers around the world in all fields. Now, in an article in Scientometrics, a peer-reviewed academic journal, a new study of citations over the past 10 years in all fields of Business and Economics (B&E), again shows Luthans recognized for placing in the top one percent of all B&E professors in the world. » Full Article
Omer Research Looks at Fee-Pressured Audit Offices
Omer Research Looks at Fee-Pressured Audit Offices
Mar 22 2018 10:00 AM
Firms hire auditors to provide independent assessments of their financial statements and assure investors and outside parties that they are free from material misstatements. » Full Article
Dr. Lin Receives Early Career Scholarly Achievement Award
Dr. Lin Receives Early Career Scholarly Achievement Award
Jun 16 2016 10:00 AM
Yijia Lin
Dr. Yijia Lin, associate professor of finance at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, won the Early Career Scholarly Achievement Award from the American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA), which recognizes distinguished achievement of a risk management and insurance scholar who is within ten years of receiving their Ph.D. Her publications in top tier journals helped pave the way for receiving the award. » Full Article
Research Shows Women Economists View Economic Policy Differently than Men
Oct 4 2012 10:00 AM
Dr. Ann Mari May and Dr. Mary McGarvey of CBA, along with Dr. Robert Whaples of Wake Forest, thought it would be interesting to find out if there were differences in the views of economists along the lines of gender. In doing so, they have garnered attention in the national media. » Full Article
Dr. Ravi Sohi Honored with Prestigious Louis W. Stern Award
Dr. Ravi Sohi Honored with Prestigious Louis W. Stern Award
May 14 2012 1:10 PM
The road to recognition in academic research is a long one. Yet the necessity of time makes it all the more meaningful to Dr. Ravi Sohi, Associate Dean of Graduate Programs and Research at CBA, who recently was awarded the 2012 Louis W. Stern Award by the American Marketing Association. » Full Article

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