Research in Action
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.