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Olin Praxis

Research that impacts business.

Olin Praxis features executive summaries of timely faculty work in all areas of business management.

Our current issue covers new research on: pricing and advertising, consumer choice, emotional intelligence, diversity and productivity, diverse values within teams, and credit rating agencies. MBA students collaborate with the editors on the production of Olin Praxis.

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Area

Title

Author

Accounting

Do Bank-Affiliated Analysts Benefit from Lending Relationships?

Economics

Estimating the Willingness to Pay to Avoid Violent Crime: A Dynamic Approach

  • Kelly Bishop, Olin Businesss School, Washington University
  • Alvin Murphy, Olin Business School, Washington University

Finance

ERM: Prepare for the Worst

Finance

Innovation Caused the 2008 Financial Crisis

Finance

Keeping Score Among Credit Rating Agencies

Finance

Short Sellers: Villains or Visionaries?

  • Matthew Ringgenberg
  • Adam Reed, University of North Carolina
  • Joseph Engelberg, University of California - San Diego

Finance

The Optimal Duration of Executive Compensation: Theory and Evidence

Marketing

Hidden Value of Google Search Ads

  • Tat Chan
  • Ying Xie, PhD at Olin
  • Chunhua Wu, PhD at Olin

Marketing

When Consumers Don't Want Choices

Marketing

When Good News Is Bad

  • Baojun Jiang
  • Kannan Srinivasan, Carnegie Mellon University

Marketing

Who Uses All Those Bells and Whistles?

Operations &
Manufacturing Management

Contingency Strategies in Managing Supply Systems with Uncertain Lead-Times

Organizational
Behavior

Location in Negotiation: Is There A Home Field Advantage?

Organizational
Behavior

Management: a Calling or Just a Job?

Organizational
Behavior

Managing Teams with Diverse Values

  • Andrew Knight
  • Katherine J. Klein, University of Pennsylvania
  • Jonathan C. Ziegert, Drexel University
  • Beng Chong Lim, Ministry of Defence Singapore and Nanyang Technological University
  • Jessica L. Saltz, PepsiCo Inc.

Organizational
Behavior

Mean Girls

Organizational
Behavior

Testing for Emotional Intelligence

  • Hillary Anger Elfenbein
  • Sigal Barsade, University of Pennsylvania
  • Noah Eisenkraft, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Strategy

Discovering the Diversity-Productivity Link

Strategy

Pay Day: Pitfalls of Performance-Based Pay

Strategy

When to Call it Quits

Current Olin faculty linked to bios.
Author affiliations noted at time research was conducted.