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Leeds Faculty Receive Best Paper Award at AMCIS 2020

Sept. 9, 2020

Study on machine learning and graphical aids for understanding attitudes and beliefs recognized at leading information systems conference. Getty images Associate Professor Kai Larsen and Assistant Professor David Eargle , along with Provost Distinguished Research Professor David Gefen from Drexel University and Professor Stacie Petter from Baylor University, received the...

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Research Highlights Underlying Partisanship Driving Stock Market Optimism

Aug. 10, 2020

In the working paper “Does Partisanship Shape Investor Beliefs? Evidence from the COVID-19 Pandemic” Associate Professor Tony Cookson and researchers from the Rady School of Management investigate the link between political affiliation and expectations about future stock market performance. Researchers Joey Engelberg and Will Mullins, along with Cookson analyzed approximately...

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Leeds’ Accounting Professors Win Best Paper Award

June 22, 2020

Leeds Accounting Professors, Jonathan Rogers and Sarah Zechman’s, paper “Run EDGAR Run: SEC Dissemination in a High-Frequency World” was selected to receive the 2020 Financial Accounting and Reporting Section Best Paper Award by the American Accounting Association. In the paper, Rogers and Zechman collaborate with the University of Chicago's Douglas...

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Leeds Highlights Top Faculty Research With Kahle Family Research Award

May 18, 2020

Faculty research plays a critical role in building a top business school. When a journal article is very successful, it influences how academics think about a topic and changes how people in industry and government think, too. But the impact does not stop there; this work inspires curriculum and, more...

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Leeds' Professor and Phd Student Provide Commentary in Psychological Inquiry

March 9, 2020

Invited response in Psychological Inquiry by Philip M. Fernbach and Nick Light Human beings have a remarkable penchant for believing things that are not true. This has always been the case. Ancients believed in nature deities, bloodletting was thought to cure disease for many centuries, and physiognomy, the belief that...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...

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