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Stefanie Johnson, Assistant Professor
Dr. Stefanie Johnson Comments on Workplace Diversity through Technology in The Economist

Feb. 21, 2017

Blind recruiting is the practice of removing personally identifiable information from applicants, and it’s gaining popularity in HR departments. Dr. Stephanie Johnson talks with The Economist to examine discrimination in the workplace and software technologies that promise to remove gender and ethnic bias from the hiring process.Read more »
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Professor Philip Fernbach to Research the Cognitive Basis of Extremism

Feb. 13, 2017

Philip Fernbach, Assistant Professor of Marketing in the Leeds School of Business, received a $165,000 fellowship grant to conduct a two-year research project examining the question “What makes us argue so heatedly over things we know so little about?” His project, The Cognitive Basis of Extremism , will explore how... Read more »
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Dr. Stephanie Johnson Comments on the Power of Privilege in the Economist

Oct. 20, 2016

If not now, when? The Economist explores the dynamics of men in positions of power who negatively use that authority to demean or assault women. Dr. Stephanie Johnson, Assistant Professor at the Leeds School of Business and known for her research on diversity and unconscious bias, remarks on the circumstances that can make this behavior prevalent.Read more »
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Finance professor Alan Jagolinzer discusses how biotech executives profit from legal insider trades

Aug. 29, 2016

Insider trading or following the law? Learn how an obscure federal regulation allows insiders to buy and sell shares in advance of broad public knowledge of negative or positive market news.Read more »
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Professor John Lynch discusses how investors misunderstand diversification on the Wall Street Journal’s The Experts blog

Aug. 26, 2016

The Wall Street Journal’s The Experts panel is made up of financial advisors, academics and other investment professionals who weigh in on the big issues they see in the field. This edition discusses investment diversification and the emotional influences on decision-making.Read more »