Management Science

How To Make More Money in Online Auctions

To get more participants in online auctions and drive up the winning bid prices, two things matter: how long an auction is active and the day of the week it closes, finds new research from Maryland Smith’s Wedad Elmaghraby.

Elmaghraby’s research, forthcoming in Management Science, focuses on online business-to-business (B2B) auction platforms, which retailers use to sell their unsold or returned inventory to discount stores and wholesale liquidators.

How Noncompete Clauses Can Backfire

Enforceability of Agreements Creates Screening Effect

U.S. companies worried about knowledge leakage should be careful what they wish for when they lobby state lawmakers to strengthen the enforceability of noncompete clauses. New research from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business shows unintended consequences when the contract addendums are given teeth.

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