Maryland Smith Research

November 9, 2021
A New Way to Read Between the Lines of Investing
When it comes to investing, predicting stock return volatility is the name of the game. Traditional methods rely on stochastic models, but more recent models have turned to text-mining techniques. Now, research from Maryland Smith is taking those new methods even further.
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October 26, 2021
How U.S. Immigration Policies Stifle Immigrant Entrepreneurship
Visa policies in the United States are holding immigrants back from starting new ventures and restricting their employment choices early in their careers, as well as shaping their entrepreneurship later, finds new research from Maryland Smith’s Rajshree Agarwal, director of the Ed Snider Center for…
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October 12, 2021
How Japan’s Early Industrialization Set the Standard for Organizational Growth
There’s no single path to organizational growth, but research from Maryland Smith is showing how today’s organizations can achieve their goals by looking at Japan’s early industrialization and how firms grew by adding new products.
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October 12, 2021
Do This Before You Hang Out With Friends To Have More Fun.
We know goal-setting meetings can help teams be more productive in the workplace, and, according to research from Maryland Smith’s Rebecca Ratner, they can also help you get the most out of activities in your personal life.
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September 30, 2021
Overconfident Investors Are Creating Momentum. Here’s How To Capitalize On It.

Every investor is chasing the answer to one question: When should I buy stocks and when should I sell them? It’s the elusive formula for timing the market. Now new research from Maryland Smith’s Albert S.

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September 17, 2021
Here’s the Best Way To Build a Startup Team
Finding the right team is critical for a startup’s success and most aren’t taking the right approach, finds new Maryland Smith research. With the right strategy – a mix that has founders both liking each other due to shared values and experiences, and having the proper complementary skills and…
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August 24, 2021
What Can Firms Learn From Online Consumer Engagement?
Ford set its sights on overtaking Tesla in the electric car market when it announced in May its competitive $40,000 price point for the new F-150 Lightning electric pickup. Scanning consumer sentiment and determining whether it succeeded in winning over popular opinion is typically a difficult…
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August 18, 2021
Academia, a Promised Land?

Editor’s note: For women with a science or engineering PhD, is academia a more equitable haven, compared to industry? Is it a place where gender gaps narrow in pay and promotions?

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July 30, 2021
How Privilege and Politics Are Affecting Disparity in Vaccine Rates

Income, educational attainment and political ideology all play into racial disparities in vaccination rates that have left African Americans more vulnerable to COVID-19, Maryland Smith researchers found.

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July 28, 2021
How Pioneering Startups in the Mobile Money Industry Defied All Odds
It’s a tale as old as time – David vs Goliath. And this classic underdog story illustrates pioneers of the global mobile money industry as well, according to new research from Maryland Smith.
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