Research in Action
UC Davis Study: Extreme Weather Could Bring Next Recession
Market needs to plan for weather risk, or face extreme correction
Professor Paul Griffin details new research surrounding financial market risk from extreme weather events in a new paper published Feb. 17 in the journal Nature Energy.
Climate Change Risk and Company Financial Disclosures
Professor Paul Griffin’s trailblazing research calls for greater corporate responsibility
Professor Paul Griffin’s trailblazing research quantifies the impact of physical climate risk on company market values and calls for greater corporate responsibility.
Learn how to contribute more to the creative project team at work. Professor Kimberly Elsbach shares insights on how to successfully pitch your ideas.
Next time you’re in a meeting and asked to pitch an idea, follow this simple strategy: Align your idea with your boss’ personal identity says Professor Kim Elsbach.
Professor Kim Elsbach shares new research examines leadership personality traits and how they affect ideas being accepted and rejected.
Audit Committees Not Compromised by Big-Four Alumni
Benefits include higher audit quality, lower fees, timelier reporting
Assistant Professor Paul Wong and his co-authors explain how the familiarity of a former partner who sits on the company’s audit committee can actually be a benefit.
Extreme Heat Impacts Firms’ Stock Value
First study to quantify the impact of physical climate risk on corporate market values
Professor Paul Griffin shares new research on the market value risk following episodes of extremely hot weather, especially for small firms in the South and Southeast.
Why So Few Women in Finance?
Studies point to role models, math gender gap, demanding hours and bias
Why are women a minority in investment management? Professor Brad Barber explains his findings at a Women in Finance conference at George Washington University.
Tips and advice from Professor Kimberly Elsbach’s research on women who cry at work, the most popular research summary from the Academy of Management’s website.
Professor Hollis Skaife shares new research on the risks involved in the way U.S. companies influence the political process via campaign finance.
What makes TV ads most likable? Marketing Professor Prasad Naik studied viewers’ Facebook comments about Super Bowl TV ads to find out.
What’s Next in the Disney-Netflix Streaming Battle?
Q&A with Professor Hemant Bhargava Dives Deep into Streaming Video
Professor Hemant Bhargava weighs in on Netflix’s future and preparedness as Disney plans launch of competing video streaming service.
A simple framework goes a long way in discussing trade-offs from economic decisions argues this op-ed co-authored by Research Professor and Dean Emerita Nicole Woolsey Biggart.
Do Companies Get the Credit They Deserve for Investing in Innovation?
Credit Rating Agencies Respond Rationally to Risk from R&D Investment, Study Finds
Professor Paul Griffin investigated claims that credit rating agencies are lazy and biased when it comes to adjusting ratings for innovation success.
What is Climate Risk in Finance?
Professor Paul Griffin says the phrase is key to lawsuits pushing fossil fuel firms to disclose their carbon footprint
Professor Paul Griffin defines this special case of financial risk by three categories of uncertainty.
5 Ways Fossil Fuel Firms Should Open Up About Climate Risks
Finance and energy experts call on SEC to balance disclosure with healthy markets
With a wave of climate change lawsuits against oil and gas companies, Professor Paul Griffin presents a few solutions to this “information gap.”
Protecting Energy Groups From Climate Lawsuits Is A Bad Idea
Financial Times op-ed by Professor Paul Griffin
Professor Paul Griffin co-authors an op-ed in the Financial Times based on his latest research about how well fossil fuel firms are informing investors.
Professor Greta Hsu urges attention to regulating youth access to the product and promoting models that are tied to higher rates of smoking cessation.
Coffee with Coworkers Is More Productive and Feels Better, UC Davis Study Finds
First research on the effects of caffeine on group work
New research finds that caffeine increases group focus, encourages participation and delivers satisfaction.
Professor Donald Palmer Contributes to Australia’s Investigation of Child Sexual Abuse in Organizations
Institutional failures account for many of the 4,400 cases
A royal commission has delivered the most extensive report of its kind, with Professor Palmer providing expert analysis of institutional cultures.