Tony Kong poses on the quad with his award. The mountains are visible in the background.

When Trust Goes Bust: New Research Offers Lessons on Culture, Crisis and Employee Performance

Sept. 6, 2022

One of Leeds' newest professors was recognized this summer with a Best Paper Award from the Academy of Management for his work on trust trajectories.

Dan Zhang in a relaxed pose near a brick wall.

Making Sure MBAs R Prepared for Data-Focused Future

Aug. 2, 2022

The Leeds Class of 2022 honored Dan Zhang for an analytics course that emphasizes applications of data to business problems.

The Stanley Cup on display in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

In Stanley Cup Final, an Avalanche of Demand Sends Ticket Prices Soaring

June 15, 2022

A Leeds analytics expert says teams’ box-office strategies are ‘leaving a lot of money on the table’ for resellers.​ The Stanley Cup on display in the Hockey Hall of Fame. Colorado last qualified for the final round of the Stanley Cup playoffs in 2001—part of the reason the resale ticket...

A group of professors discussing their work around a table while a colleague writes notes at a whiteboard in the background.

Data Quality: Leeds Wants to Shape the Conversation on Improving Business Analytics

June 13, 2022

Experts from industry and academia came to Boulder for a conference assessing the challenges facing this discipline.​ A small group of professors identifies challenges facing the business analytics master's programs they run at their schools. The format allowed for shared experiences and candor about the challenges these programs face. Below...

Shaun Davies presenting at the podium. Students watching the talk can be seen in the foreground.

Lecture Series Honors Alumnus Who Was ‘A Presence—Not Just in Size, But in Terms of His Voice’

March 31, 2022

Leeds professor delivers inaugural talk in Steven Lindstrom Pardo Memorial Finance Lecture Series. Leeds professor Shaun Davies opened his talk by explaining the daunting research and publication process, as well as the value new research offers to a classroom. He also shared stories of his friendship with Steve Pardo, his...

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CU Honors Leeds Dean, ‘An Incredible Mentor and Advisor,’ with Excellence in Leadership Award

March 26, 2022

Matusik recognized for the vision and leadership she’s brought to the business school at CU Boulder​. Dean Sharon Matusik, right, listens as Todd Saliman, president of the University of Colorado, recognizes her as the winner of the Excellence in Leadership Award. ‘You’ve made the Leeds School into an amazing place...

Kai Larsen poses in the Rustandy Building on the Leeds campus.

Data is a Disruptor in Business. Researcher Says B-Schools Will Be Next

March 14, 2022

CDO Magazine names Leeds professor among the world’s most influential academic leaders in analytics. 'It's fun to see who else is trying to redesign education in analytics and data,' Kai Larsen says. Larsen was recently named to CDO Magazine's list of the world's most influential academic leaders. When we talk...

Yonca Ertimur poses for a portrait in the new Rustandy Building at CU Boulder.

Journal Juggernaut: With Three Editorial Appointments, Ertimur Becoming a Force for Faculty

Feb. 10, 2022

Heightened visibility and important insights offer invaluable guidance for Leeds’ research-active professors.​ Anyone looking for tips on how to improve productivity needs to get on Yonca Ertimur’s calendar. As senior associate dean for faculty and research and Tandean Rustandy esteemed professor, Ertimur has a full portfolio of responsibilities that include...

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The Financial Dangers Lurking in Echo Chambers

Nov. 15, 2021

Confirmation bias on social media is nothing new in politics and news. New research shows it's a challenge in investing, too. As ongoing revelations about Facebook’s algorithm are showing, social media’s ability to shape our attitudes by steering users into echo chambers is raising questions about our national discourse and...

Ovunc Yilmaz standing outside the Koelbel Building on the Leeds campus.

Ticket Masters: Researchers Want Analytics to Move From the Field to the Box Office

Oct. 27, 2021

As stadiums and arenas reopen, struggling teams are losing revenue by not introducing data-driven pricing for ticket sales. Advanced stats like WAR and WOWY have changed how coaches and managers evaluate the talent on their teams. Now, a researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business wants...

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