Research

What Online Retailers Get From Recommendation Lists
New research shows with online shopping, retailers’ use of recommendation systems increases their overall sales and consumer click-throughs and conversion rates. The effect is greatest for mobile shoppers.
Dec 15, 2020
How To Make Better Decisions Without All the Information
How do you make good decisions when you don’t have all the information in front of you? New research lays out a framework to learn from indirect or incomplete information to make better decisions.
Dec 15, 2020
How Climate Disasters Impact Investment Decisions
Living through a climate-related disaster can be a harrowing experience for anyone. For professional money managers, it can even impact their investment decisions.
Dec 11, 2020
Taking Another Look At A Way to Evaluate Mutual Funds
New research refutes a critique of a way to evaluate mutual fund performance.
Dec 10, 2020
How to Pick the Best Mutual Funds
New research from Maryland Smith pioneers a way to sift through the thousands of active mutual funds to winnow them down to a set of the best ones to invest in.
Dec 10, 2020
How Money Market Funds React to Crisis
How do U.S. money market funds respond to a crisis? New research explores what happened during the European debt crisis that spiraled when Greece required a bailout.
Dec 10, 2020
How Noncompete Agreements Stifle Workers
Maryland Smith’s Evan Starr has extensively studied noncompetes, with the same conclusion: the agreements hurt workers.
Dec 03, 2020
Show Your Work: A Plea For Better Research Methods
A new paper says management researchers should show more data and use a simple graphical tool.
Dec 03, 2020
How Moving Helps Global Charities
New research finds people who move more are more connected with the world and donate more to charities outside their local area.
Nov 19, 2020
What GAAP Earnings Reveal About the Future Job Market
New research develops predictions that link aggregate GAAP earnings to aggregate job creation and destruction.
Nov 12, 2020

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