Risk Management

Elke Weber, Geoffrey Heal Appointed to National Academies

School News | May 27, 2016

The two professors have been recognized for their respective work on climate change.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Risk Management, World Business | Read Article

Ground Control to Commander Kopra

School News | May 06, 2016

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Apple Brand Could Become Casualty of FBI Tussle over iPhone Hack

Media Mentions | February 24, 2016 | Bloomberg News

Professor Michel Pham says that because of increased terrorist threats the general public is more responsive to the government's encryption request, making this dispute a risky proposition for Apple.

Topics: Media and Technology, Risk Management | Read Article

Toys 'R' Us Removes Hoverboards from Its Website

Media Mentions | February 20, 2016 | Mashable

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Ostrich Investors

Media Mentions | December 19, 2015 | Bloomberg Radio

On Bloomberg Radio, Professor Nachum Sicherman discusses his research on the “ostrich effect:” the tendency of investors to avoid looking at their portfolios when markets are down.

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Risk Management | Read Article

Expecting Bad News? New Research Shows That Investors Tend to Put Their Heads in the Sand

Press Release | December 16, 2015

New economic research reveals that even with 24/7 access to financial portfolios, the “ostrich effect” takes over when markets are down

Topics: Capital Markets and Investments, Risk Management | Read Article

The Link Between Europe's Migrant Crisis and the Climate Change Debate

Media Mentions | November 11, 2015 | Fortune

Jon M. Jachimowicz ‘19, a Ph.D. student, pens byline stating many crises share a common source in human decision-making biases, where the the barriers formed by a preference for short-term gains and the status quo are hard to overcome.

Topics: Leadership, Risk Management, Strategy | Read Article

The Prenup Agreement All Startup Founders Should Have

Media Mentions | August 27, 2015 | The Wall Street Journal

Professor Ed Zimmerman authors byline discussing why startup cofounders should set up a vesting agreement and a shared understanding, preferably in writing, of what their role and expectations within the business and consequences if partners fall short.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, Operations, Risk Management | Read Article

How to Shop for a Home

Media Mentions | July 26, 2015 | Sioux City Journal

Professor Ran Kivetz says when it comes to consumer satisfaction sometimes the most “practical” choice is not the best in the long term.

Topics: Real Estate, Risk Management | Read Article

How Long Is Too Long to Wait to Say "I Do"?

Media Mentions | July 20, 2015 | CBS News

Heidi Grant Halvorson, associate director, Motivation Science Center says as society’s views of marriage continue to change, Americans feel freer to choose when to settle down and are getting married later.

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