Research in Action
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
A Financial Times op-ed with 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.
Policies, Costs and Religion are Hurdles to Environmental Disclosure
Professor Paul Griffin publishes three new papers and several op-ed pieces on topic
Are oil and gas companies disclosing enough about climate change risk? Professor Paul Griffin offers a solution for transparency benefiting firms and activist 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.
Professor Alan Taylor Speaks at Nobel Symposium on Money and Banking
10 years on, the Great Recession remains an unsolved mystery in macroeconomics, says Taylor
Professor Taylor explains how it would be “a great benefit to mankind” to better understand the disasters that followed the 2008 crisis.
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.
Is Financial Analysis Doomed in Twitter Era?
Inspired by Trump's tweets, UC Davis MBA grad partners on published study on stock market disruption
Prompted by Trump’s tweets, Professor Paul Griffin and MBA student Mohammedi Padaria published timely research on the impact of 24/7 social media, AI and robo trading technologies on stock values.
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.
Crying off Script in Workplace Can Ruin Women’s Careers, UC Davis Professor Finds
Men’s anger may gain them stature
As celebrity harassment allegations pile up, everyday office dynamics are coming under the microscope. Professor Kim Elsbach examines crying at work and how we perceive men and women differently.
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 across global markets? Professor Brad Barber finds that role models, the math gender gap and demanding work hours are key reasons.
All Politics—and Cannabis Marketing—Are Local
Study: Washington, Colorado Provide Insight for California
Prof.Greta Hsu examines the marketing of cannabis dispensaries in Washington and Colorado and shows how county voting on legalization affects their marketing—just ahead of the opening of California’s retail market.
It’s expensive to be poor, as more money gives people the luxury of paying less for even everyday basics like toilet paper.
Moskowitz Prize Winners on Why There’s Room for Innovation in Impact Investing
Q&A with Professor Brad Barber and Associate Professor Ayako Yasuda
Demand for impact investing alternatives—venture funds and private equity—is outstripping supply for investors, at a time when much more capital is needed to solve the world’s most pressing problems.