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Professor Michael Katehakis receives National Science Foundation award for research on event-driven, goal-oriented dynamic resource deployment

In its award abstract, the National Science Foundation said Professor Michael Katehakis’ research on new mathematical theory and solution methods for optimal dynamic resource allocation problems could have applications across different industries, including defense, drug development and computer science. More ›

Friday, July 25, 2014

TAGS: Faculty Grants Management Science and Information Systems Michael Katehakis Research

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Housing macroeconomics expert from Wisconsin University named to fill Profeta Chair in Real Estate

Before he began teaching at Wisconsin in 2006, Morris Davis worked at the Federal Reserve Board where he briefed Fed Chair Alan Greenspan on housing. He is widely known for his research – and often sought out by national media for his expertise – on fluctuations in housing prices. More ›

Sunday, July 20, 2014

TAGS: Center for Real Estate Studies City of Newark Faculty Glenn Shafer Ivan Brick MBA Morris Davis Real Estate Ron Shapiro Undergraduate

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Alumni prove to be valuable resource for Pharma MBA student researchers

Working with Rutgers Business School Professor Mahmud Hassan, Mark Slomiany, a 2012 MBA graduate, arranged a collaboration between the Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center and the Rutgers Business School Alumni Association to provide three student researchers with the resources of alumni scattered across the biopharmaceutical industry. More ›

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

TAGS: Mahmud Hassan MBA Pharmaceutical Management Research Rutgers Business School Alumni Association The Blanche and Irwin Lerner Center

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Professor Jerome Williams: Research confirms suspicions about discrimination against African-American, Hispanic entrepreneurs

Utah State University professor Sterling Bone and Glenn Christensen, a professor at Brigham Young University, invited Rutgers Business School professor Jerome Williams to help with their academic research in 2008 because of his expertise on discrimination in the market place. Their work titled “Rejected, Shackled and Alone: The impact of Systemic Restricted Consumer Choice on Minority Consumers Construction of Self” was recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research. More ›

Monday, July 7, 2014

TAGS: Entrepreneurship Expertise Jerome Williams Marketing Research Thought Leadership

Simi Kedia and Xing Zhou quoted in Forbes regarding Moody’s ratings bias toward its two largest shareholders
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
A new study concludes that Moody’s gave significantly higher ratings on bonds and derivatives issued by companies in the investment portfolios of its two largest shareholders, including Warren...
Merck's recent strategy shift starting to pay off said Mahmud Hassan in
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Since Merck’s companywide restructuring last fall that included laying off thousands of workers, closing locations and sharpening its focus on research and development, Chief Executive Kenneth...
Professor Jerome Williams raises possibility of marketplace discrimination in commercial use of facial recognition technology
Friday, July 25, 2014
Professor Jerome Williams of Rutgers Business School discussed the ways the commercial marketplace caters to different racial groups—already a pervasive problem resulting in certain groups suffering...
Bloomberg quoted Roger Smeets on patent trolls suing innovative companies and harming research and development
Friday, July 25, 2014
Roger Smeets of Rutgers Business School looked at R&D spending by small firms, comparing firms that were hit by extensive lawsuits to a carefully chosen comparable sample. The comparison sample...
Shopping while Black Vine video on demonstrates research by Jerome Williams
Thursday, July 24, 2014
For many, a shopping trip is a simple experience. It certainly isn’t one where you expect to be followed and supervised by store employees who think you’re going to steal something. In some cases,...