Voluntary disclosure theory predicts that an optimal disclosure decision should produce an overall net benefit for shareholders, and that such net benefit should decrease in public information availability.This study by Professor Paul Griffin and co-author Yuan Sun from the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business supports the predictions of disclosure theory in the context of climate change.
January 3: Met with the GSM Organizational Behavior faculty group.
Attended the University Hub meeting with Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph Hexter, Vice Chancellor of Research Harris Lewin, Professor of Technology Management Andrew Hargadon, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Administrative and Resource Management Karl Mohr, Special Advisor to the Chancellor Robert Gore and Vice Chancellor for Administrative and Resource Management John Meyer.
This article cites Professor Paul Griffin’s recent study, “Going Green: Market Reaction to CSR Newswire Releases” and compares the study’s findings with efforts to put pressure on companies to disclose greenhouse emissions and to develop strategies to reduce them.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management and the Princeton Review are offering a special GMAT Prep Course in February and March 2012. The course includes 21 hours of GMAT preparation instruction, delivered over seven weekly three-hour sessions. Instruction will take place at the School’s Sacramento campus, or at the Bay Area campus in San Ramon.
This article about the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cites Professor Brad Barber’s 2000 study “Trading is Hazardous to Your Wealth: The Common Stock Investment Performance of Individual Investors” in which he and co-author Terrance Odean from U.C. Berkeley looked at 10,000 investor accounts and found that the average retail trading decision is usually ‘wrong’ over the course of the following year.
Carnelian by the Bay (on the Embarcadero)
1 Ferry Plaza
At this unique networking event, Professor Kimberly Elsbach, the Stephen G. Newberry Endowed Chair in Leadership, will share her expertise in effective leadership through examination of two different cases.
Following the dynamic discussion, we will honor the UC Davis Graduate School of Management Alumni Association’s 2012 Distinguished Achievement and Outstanding Service Award winner, Mark Otero ‘07.
A UC Davis study finds that it pays to be green, as companies that are open about their greenhouse gas emissions and carbon reduction strategies see stock values rise.
Graduate School of Management Professor Paul Griffin and his co-author, Yuan Sun of UC Berkeley, tracked stock prices of firms around the time these companies voluntarily issued press releases disclosing carbon emission information. In the days after the press releases were issued, the companies saw their stock prices increase significantly, Griffin and Sun found.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.