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Finance Research Briefs

2020

Companies based in cities with less ethical cultures commit more financial misconduct

Markets frown on large pay disparity between CEO and median worker

What’s the impact of a corporate director? About 1% of firm value

2019

In marketplace lending, knowledge may not be king

Machine learning could help firms select more effective board directors

2018

Minority-owned ventures, despite barriers to capital, deliver superior ROI

Tracking the origins and evolution of a corporation’s culture of risk

2017

Corporations stockpiling cash, some of it in risky investments

India retires rupee notes: the effect on the urban poor

2016

Clouded judgment: mood influences credit approval decisions and outcomes

Value vs. growth: an investor’s perspective

2015

Inheritance: identifying the genetic component of financial behavior

Wall Street occupations: finance-sector compensation examined

2014

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

Foster Faculty receive international recognition for superior research

Foster faculty recommend favorite books on macroeconomic trends

Foster School continues run of stellar faculty hires in every department

Long-term investors improve corporate behavior, increase returns

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

The Year in Research: 2013-14

Tightening credit a key cause of doubling in corporate cash holdings

2013

Dean Emeritus Bradford inducted into Minority Business Hall of Fame

Want fairness across generations? Reduce investment risk, benefit payouts

2012

Dominant shareholder incentives affect the cost of corporate borrowing

Heredity is a major driver of irrational investing behavior

Indecisive economic policy takes a lasting toll on financial markets

Master Class: Foster School amplified by nine new faculty members

Old news? Inattentive investors create opportunity for savvy arbitrageurs

2011

Bribery penalties sting less than penalties for other financial misconduct

Economic indicators are inaccurate, but markets know the truth

Lance Young wins 2011 PACCAR Award for Excellence in Teaching

Private equity creates long-term value