Research

How to Find the Right Influencers
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
Getting to the Bottom of Discount Rate Variation
New research is important for understanding which economic forces might move expected stock returns in the first place.
Dec 17, 2020
Why it Takes More Than Just Good Timing to Succeed in the Market
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
The Issue Companies Have With Moving Up
New research shows service providers at the lower end of the value chain mostly find that their efforts to move up yield limited success.
Dec 15, 2020
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

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