Damaged buildings related to Emily Gallagher's research on Hurrican Harvey

Leeds Professors Shed Light on Inequalities in Disaster Relief

March 3, 2020

“The wealthier you are, the more assistance you're getting,” says Associate Professor Emily Gallagher of the Leeds School of Business at CU Boulder. That’s what she found when analyzing how FEMA grants were distributed after Hurricane Harvey in 2017. Co-authored by Leeds Associate Professor Stephen B. Billings and Lowell Ricketts...


Hubble Creates Space for More Women Scientists

Feb. 18, 2020

New research from Leeds Associate Professor Stefanie K. Johnson is helping Hubble Space Telescope create space for more lead women scientists. Johnson and co-author Jessica Kirk from the University of Memphis analyzed data from 16 application cycles for the Hubble Space Telescope project and found that women lead scientists were...

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Associate Professor Stefanie K. Johnson Named a Global Thought Leader Among Top Management Professionals

Feb. 17, 2020

The Leeds School of Business is proud to announce Associate Professor of Organizational Leadership and Information Analytics Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson was recognized by Thinkers50 as one of the top 30 thought leaders in management for 2020 . According to Thinkers50, a London-based organization dedicated to providing access to innovative...


Exposing Children to Banks Can Lead to Better Credit as Adults

Jan. 31, 2020

The earlier people can be exposed to banks, the more likely they are to have better credit and financial stability as adults, according to a new study co-authored by Leeds Associate Professor Tony Cookson . In their new paper “Growing Up Without Finance,” recently published in the Journal of Financial...

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Too Pretty for Construction? Uncovering Gender Bias in Hiring for “Masculine” Jobs

Jan. 7, 2020

While appearances should not matter when applying for a job, unfortunately, they do. Studies show that attractiveness positively benefits both men and women job candidates, garnering attractive individuals more job offers, higher salaries and incomes, and better reviews. However, research also shows that attractiveness can negatively impact women when applying...

Kai Larsen INFORMS ISS Design Science Award

Associate Professor Kai Larsen and PhD Graduate Jingjing Li Receive the Distinguished INFORMS ISS Design Science Award

Jan. 6, 2020

Associate professor of Information Management Kai Larsen ; Jingjing Li (´13, PhD), who is now an assistant professor at the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia; and Ahmed Abbasi, associate dean and Murray Research chaired professor of Information Technology at the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of...

Associate Professor of Finance Nathalie Moyen

New Research Finds Strong Link between Corporate Investments and Valuations

Dec. 17, 2019

Research by Leeds’ Associate Professor of Finance Nathalie Moyen and colleagues from Emory University and McGill University sheds new light on an important theory of investment known as Tobin’s q. The q theory predicts that corporations should grow their capital investments in lockstep with their market valuations. The theory was...

Stephen Billings Article

Harsh School Discipline May Lead Kids to Prison Outcome

Oct. 4, 2019

New research from Leeds Associate Professor Stephen Billings and coauthors from Harvard’s Kennedy School finds that students attending stricter middle schools are more likely to end up incarcerated later in life. Their paper “The School to Prison Pipeline: Long-Run Impacts of School Suspensions on Adult Crime” estimates the net impact...

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Assistant Professor David Drake Receives the 2018 Page Prize for Excellence in Business Sustainability Education

Aug. 13, 2019

Leeds’ Assistant Professor of Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Operations David Drake and colleagues Andre Calmon and Jackie Stenson (both of INSEAD), recently won the prestigious 2018 Page Prize for Excellence in Business Sustainability Education for a course they co-designed while Drake was visiting INSEAD business school last year. Giving students the...

Stefanie Johnson research

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace Is on the Decline Post #MeToo, New Research Suggests

July 17, 2019

New research from Leeds’ leadership authority and Associate Professor of Management Stefanie Johnson and Ksenia Keplinger, a research associate, along with two Leeds doctoral candidates Jessica Kirk and Liza Barnes, found that in the wake of the #MeToo era, workplace sexual harassment has decreased. However, gender harassment has increased. Importantly,...