IN THIS ISSUE
Modeling the Dynamics of Online Auctions
A New Look At The Debate Over Sending Jobs Overseas
Strategic Underwriting in Initial Public Offers
Why Do People Suggest What They Don’t Want? Using Context Effects to Influence Others’ Choices, Rebecca Hamilton (Marketing)
Bank Competition, Financing Obstacles and Access To Credit, Thorsten Beck, Asly Demirgüç-Kunt and Vojislav Maksimovic (Finance)
Stochastic Volatility for Lévy Processes, Peter Carr, Hélyette Geman, Dilip B. Madan (Finance) and Marc Yor
Optimal Pricing for Multiple Services in Telecommunications Networks Offering Quality of Service, Guarantees, Neil J. Keon and G. Anandalingam (Decision and Information Technologies)
Ground Delay Programs: Optimizing Over the Included Flight Set Based on Distance, Michael O. Ball (Decision and Information Technologies) and Guglielmo Lulli
Roland Rust, holder of the David Bruce Smith Chair in Marketing, chair of the marketing department and director of the Center for Excellence in Service, was named a panelist for Fast Company magazine’s inaugural CustomerFirst Awards. He was also named to the Nominating Committee of the American Marketing Association.
Lawrence Gordon, Ernst & Young Alumni Professor of Managerial Accounting and Information Assurance, and Martin Loeb, Deloitte & Touche LLP Faculty Fellow, have received an additional $170,000 in research funding from the National Security Agency for their research related to economic aspects of information security. This brings the total grant amount thus far, for the five years beginning in 2000, to $830,000.
Gilvan Souza, assistant professor of management science, won the Wickham Skinner Early Career Research Accomplishments Award from the Production and Operations Management Society (POMS). It was announced at the annual meeting of the society in Cancun, Mexico. This award is given annually to young faculty (graduated in the past five years) with outstanding research in operations management, measured in terms of both quality and impact.
Research@Smith Fall 2004, Volume 5, Number 2
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