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The Trouble With Being Public in Emerging Markets
Journal of Financial Economics
You'd think the world’s major multinational, publicly traded firms might have an advantage across the developing world over privately owned rivals. Not so, according to new research. And the reason why is a bit surprising.
Feb 19, 2020
How To Achieve a Deeper Level of Diversity
Journal of Applied Psychology
Teams thrive when they leverage deeper-level diversity in the viewpoints of their members. Here’s how to do it.
Feb 03, 2020
Do Institutional Investors Have An Edge on News?
Review of Financial Studies
Research finds no advantage, just superior skills for institutional investors when it comes to reading and reacting to news with stock trades.
Jan 30, 2020
How To Stay Ahead of Cyber Risk
Science
Cyber risk can come from data breaches or cyber attacks, but to really root out cyber threats and prepare for risks, organizations need to take a new approach.
Jan 21, 2020
To Boost R&D, Close Pay Gaps
Research Policy
A new study shows that large pay gaps among R&D professionals at the same job level within an organization can stifle exploratory innovation — the kind that leads to U.S. patent filings.
Dec 05, 2019
Bargaining Power on Daily Deal Sites: It's About Scale
Marketing Science
Online daily deal platforms can see a direct correlation between the amount of bargaining power and platform size with merchants, new research shows.
Dec 05, 2019
Want People To Use Bike Shares? Don’t Make Them Walk.
Management Science
In cities around the globe, it seems like bike and electric scooter rentals are everywhere. But if one isn’t in the right place when a person needs it, they aren’t going to walk out of their way to find one.
Dec 03, 2019
How To Make More Money in Online Auctions
Management Science
To attract more online auction bidders and drive up prices, two things matter: how long an auction is active and the day of the week it closes, finds new research.
Nov 21, 2019

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