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Faculty Research Briefs


Corporations stockpiling cash, some of it in risky investments
Featuring Christopher Hrdlicka, Jarrad Harford, and Thomas Gilbert

India retires rupee notes: the effect on the urban poor
Featuring Stephan Siegel


Clouded judgment: mood influences credit approval decisions and outcomes

Value vs. growth: an investor’s perspective
Featuring Stephan Siegel


Inheritance: identifying the genetic component of financial behavior
Featuring Stephan Siegel

Wall Street occupations: finance-sector compensation examined
Featuring Philip Bond


Corporate capital flows to CEO cronies, but that’s not always a bad thing

Foster Faculty receive international recognition for superior research
Featuring Benjamin Hallen, Christopher Hrdlicka, Christopher M. Barnes, David Burgstahler, Hema Yoganarasimhan, Robert W. Palmatier, Terence Mitchell, Thomas Gilbert, Thomas Jones, and Thomas William Lee

Foster faculty recommend favorite books on macroeconomic trends
Featuring Debra Glassman, Edward Rice, Jonathan M. Karpoff, Kevin Steensma, Philip Bond, Richard S. McPherson, Robert Higgins, Stephan Siegel, Suresh Kotha, Thomas Gilbert, and Thomas Jones

Foster School continues run of stellar faculty hires in every department
Featuring Amin Sayedi, Benjamin Hallen, Florian Schulz, Hema Yoganarasimhan, Lea Dunn, and Phillip Quinn

Long-term investors improve corporate behavior, increase returns
Featuring Jarrad Harford

The ABCs of HFTs: a primer on high-frequency trading

The Year in Research: 2013-14
Featuring Asher Curtis, Christopher Hrdlicka, Christopher M. Barnes, Jarrad Harford, Mark Forehand, Nidhi Agrawal, Ryan Fehr, Scott J. Reynolds, Shailendra Pratap Jain, Terence Mitchell, Thomas Gilbert, Thomas Jones, and Xiao-Ping Chen

Tightening credit a key cause of doubling in corporate cash holdings
Featuring Jarrad Harford


Dean Emeritus Bradford inducted into Minority Business Hall of Fame
Featuring William Bradford

Want fairness across generations? Reduce investment risk, benefit payouts
Featuring Christopher Hrdlicka and Thomas Gilbert


Dominant shareholder incentives affect the cost of corporate borrowing
Featuring Paul Malatesta

Heredity is a major driver of irrational investing behavior
Featuring Stephan Siegel

Indecisive economic policy takes a lasting toll on financial markets

Master Class: Foster School amplified by nine new faculty members
Featuring Asher Curtis, David G. Sirmon, Foad Iravani, Mark Westerfield, Michael R. Wagner, Natalie Mizik, Sarah McVay, and Tracey Seslen

Old news? Inattentive investors create opportunity for savvy arbitrageurs
Featuring Thomas Gilbert


Bribery penalties sting less than penalties for other financial misconduct
Featuring Jonathan M. Karpoff

Economic indicators are inaccurate, but markets know the truth
Featuring Thomas Gilbert

Lance Young wins 2011 PACCAR Award for Excellence in Teaching
Featuring Lance Young

Private equity creates long-term value
Featuring Jarrad Harford