Rutgers Business School News

Conference strives to advance work on diversity, inclusion in financial services industry

Dean Lei Lei, who sat on the panel discussing how minority and female students are being prepared for careers in financial services, said one of the challenges she faces is generating more scholarship money to bring bright students from underrepresented populations into Rutgers Business School. More ›

Friday, October 21, 2016

TAGS: Diversity Lei Lei Mentoring Programs Office of Diversity Programs

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Alumnus profile: Neel Patel, BS '13 and Master of Financial Analysis '16

Neel Patel earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers Business School in 2013 majoring in finance, and a Master of Financial Analysis from RBS in 2016. He currently works at New Jersey Department of Treasury, Division of Investment as an investment analyst. "The MFinA program prepared me for my role with the State of New Jersey by equipping me with the necessary skill set that I need to start my career in finance on a strong note," said Patel. More ›

Friday, October 21, 2016

TAGS: Alumni Profile Finance and Economics John Longo Master of Financial Analysis

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Supply Chain Management Career Expo attendees looking for the right job, not just any job

The Supply Chain Management Career Exposition grew for the 6th year straight, since it began as the Supply Chain Management Meet & Greet in 2010. Corporate representatives and students alike repeatedly said that they targeted specific companies for their work culture, environmental and sustainability values, and fit beyond just a paycheck. More ›

Thursday, October 20, 2016

TAGS: Career Fair Office of Career Management Supply Chain Management

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Graduate students spend a day with Warren Buffett in Omaha

Rutgers was among eight universities participating in the meeting with Warren Buffett, who has made his Omaha visit with business school students an annual ritual. It was the fourth time Professor Longo has taken a group of Rutgers students to meet Buffett in Omaha. More ›

Sunday, October 16, 2016

TAGS: Graduate Students John Longo Student Experiences Warren Buffet

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Business Insight: Examining the contagion element of corporate misconduct

Working with Kevin Koh of Nanyang Business School in Singapore and Shivaram Rajgopal of Columbia University Business School, Rutgers Business School professor Simi Kedia examined accounting restatements from more than 2,000 companies during a 12-year period. Their research showed that when one company misstated its earnings, others were likely to do so as well, especially if the original company was not penalized for accounting irregularities. More ›

Thursday, October 13, 2016

TAGS: Business Insights Finance Finance and Economics Simi Kedia

Simi Kedia and co-authors' research in YAHOO! Finance explains low number of corporate whistle-blowers
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
YAHOO! Finance
New research from Columbia Business School helps explain the low number of corporate whistle-blowers: company stock options are often given to rank-and-file employees to discourage them from...
Accounting professor Li Zhang and co-authors' research matching the precise time of news release with actual subsequent trades featured in BusinessWire
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
A new academic study by professors from four esteemed universities applied News Quantified’s unique data to conclude that, when crucial financial news is released during extended stock market hours...
"It's easy to reduce [tax] burdens on anyone. The harder question is what spending cuts you are going to make?" said Jay Soled in the Asbury Park Press
Monday, October 10, 2016
Taxes managed to break through the noise of the campaign during Sunday's debate, when a voter asked the candidates what provisions they would support to ensure the wealthiest Americans pay their...
Kevin Lyons presented a supply chain model to a delegation of Namibian executives visiting Rutgers University
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
All Africa
Former Gov. Jim Florio and Rutgers faculty hosted a delegation of Namibian executives to identify mutual research solutions in energy, infrastructure, agriculture and finance. John McLaughlin of the...
"Charm prices, ending with 99 cents, have considerable effects on sales," said Robert Schindler in YAHOO! Finance
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
YAHOO! Finance
If you automatically reach for a $39.99 sweater or load up on $11.99 albums on iTunes, you’re not alone. The strategy of ending prices with 99 cents has worked its magic on all of us. Merchants use...