Faculty & Research

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New study shows politically connected firms receive preferential treatment from EPA

April 05, 2021

In a forthcoming paper, Assistant Professor of Finance Amanda Heitz finds that politically connected firms experience fewer enforcement actions and receive smaller regulatory fines than similar unconnected firms.

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Research Notes: Shuhua Sun

March 24, 2021

Shuhua Sun's paper “Is Political Skill Always Beneficial? Why and When Politically Skilled Employees Become Targets of Coworker Social Undermining” has been accepted for publication in Organization Science.

Carmen Weigelt photographed in the Goldring Woldenberg Business Complex

Research Notes: Carmen Weigelt and J. Cameron Verhaal

March 12, 2021

Carmen Weigelt and J. Cameron Verhaal's paper “Blinded by the Sun: The Role of Prosumers as Niche Actors in Incumbent Firms' Adoption of Solar Power During Sustainability Transitions" has been accepted for publication in Research Policy.

Stephanie Cheng photographed in the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex

Research Notes: Stephanie Cheng

March 12, 2021

Stephanie Cheng's paper “The Information Externality of Public Firms” has been accepted for publication in Journal of Accounting Research.

Venkat Subramaniam photographed outside the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex

Research Notes: Venkat Subramaniam

March 11, 2021

Venkat Subramaniam's paper “Labor Unions and Product Quality Failures," co-authored with Omesh Kini of Georgia State University, Jaideep Shenoy of University of Connecticut and Mo Shen of Auburn University, has been accepted for publication in Management Science

Seoungwoo Lee

Research Notes: Seoungwoo Lee

March 05, 2021

Seoungwoo Lee's paper “Managing the Versioning Decision over an App’s Lifetime” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Marketing.

Eric Smith

Research Notes: Eric Smith

March 05, 2021

Eric Smith’s article “Hydrogen in the United States - Developmental Perspective” appeared in the February 2021 issue of Oil, Gas & Energy Law.

Assistant Professor of Finance Candace Jens finds that firms reduce their capital expenditures by up to 15 percent prior to elections.

Research Notes: Candace Jens

March 05, 2021

Candace Jens' paper “Political Uncertainty and Firm Investment: Project-Level Evidence from M&A Activity” has been accepted for publication in Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

Serena Loftus in the Goldring/Woldenberg Business Complex

Research Notes: Serena Loftus

February 24, 2021

Serena Loftus' paper “Causal Language and Effective Performance Evaluations," co-authored with Lloyd Tanlu of Washington and Lee University, has been accepted for publication in Strategic Finance.

Zoe Nie

Research Notes: Zoe Nie

February 09, 2021

Ziye “Zoe” Nie’s paper “Short-Term Reversals, Short-Term Momentum, and News-Driven Trading Activity" has been accepted for publication in Journal of Banking and Finance.

Rajat Khanna

Research Notes: Rajat Khanna

February 08, 2021

Rajat Khanna’s paper “Peeking Inside The Black Box: Inventor Turnover and Patent Termination” has been accepted for publication in Journal of Management.

Research Notes: Barrett Wheeler

January 20, 2021

Barrett Wheeler's paper “Unrecognized Expected Credit Losses and Bank Share Prices” has been accepted for publication in Journal of Accounting Research.