Smith Research

Why Short-Termism Is Shortsighted
Strategic Management Journal
When companies focus on returning money to shareholders each quarter, rather than spending money on innovation and improvements, they’re dragging down the economy, says new research.
Feb 23, 2021
Correcting the Course of Factor Models
Journal of Financial Economics
Researchers have struggled with using characteristics-based factor models to summarize cross-sections of stock returns. Homing in on a few characteristics was seen as a potential solution. But new Maryland Smith research has other ideas.
Feb 15, 2021
How Corporate Taxes Benefit the Greater Good
Journal of International Business Studies
New research shows how to best design corporate taxes and subsidies to spur companies to innovate in ways to have the greatest social impact.
Feb 05, 2021
Who Wins With Sponsored Content Advertising?
Management Science
Media platforms fiercely competing with other outlets for ad dollars should be cautious when evaluating the profitability of this new ad format, finds new research.
Jan 21, 2021
Are Your Colleagues Influencing Your Investment Decisions?
The Journal of Finance
When and how employees choose to participate their company's employee stock purchase plans might depend on what their colleagues do.
Jan 08, 2021
How to Find the Right Influencers
Management Science
Influence is happening at all levels across social networks online and marketers are scrambling to figure out the best people to target to spread their messages. New research has a better way to find them.
Jan 05, 2021
How Sellers Can Better Understand Demand
Production and Operations Management
For B2B sellers, knowing how much the buyer is willing to pay is difficult. New research from Maryland Smith is helping to figure it out.
Jan 05, 2021
Why it Takes More Than Just Good Timing to Succeed in the Market
Review of Financial Studies
Some traders time the market, others look for signs to get the most bang for their buck. But what’s the best method? Both, says new research.
Dec 17, 2020

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