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Spotlight Research

Classroom Innovators, Groundbreaking Scholars

Our faculty members bring the collaborative spirit of Austin and the enterprising drive of Texas to the classroom, to their visionary thought leadership, and to their internationally recognized authority in policy and practice.

The Implications of Working Without an Office - Andrew Brodsky

From Harvard Business Review: Associate Professor of Marketing Andrew Brodsky’s new research examines what is and isn’t working about remote working and how these learnings can be put to use post-pandemic.

How Overconfident Investors Influence Share Prices - Sheridan Titman

From The Wall Street Journal: Professor of Finance Sheridan Titman says many investors simply refuse to believe that their competition in the market might know more than they do.

How Scientists Know COVID-19 is Way Deadlier Than the Flu - James Scott

From National Geographic: After months of study, Professor of Information, Risk, and Operations Management James Scott and his colleagues in UT’s Data Modeling Consortium have better clarity on the coronavirus's lethal potential.

Latest News

A New Playbook for Marketing
The customer is always right but in today’s climate, marketing solely to the customer is not.

Sebastian Hohenberg, Assistant Professor of Marketing | Fox 7 Austin

Loose Credit Led to Housing Price Bust
In examining the 2008 financial crisis, a new study raises red flags on risky credit practices that may have once again made their way into American business operations.

Sam Kruger, Assistant Professor of Finance | Fox 7 Austin

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Webinars

Interim Dean Lillian Mills gives a webinar

 

Tax Research with Real-World Impact
Academic investigations can change policy and practice.
Lillian Mills, Professor of Accounting and Interim Dean | McCombs Webinar, Summer 2020