Faculty & Research

UF Public Utility Research Center values JEA up to $7.5 billion

The University of Florida Public Utility Research Center recently announced its findings for the value of the Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA). Dr. Ted Kury, director of energy studies, spoke with reporters from The Florida Times-Union about the report. Be sure to check out other stories by the Jacksonville Business Journal

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How companies can close the gender pay gap as efficiently as possible and what that may mean for pay at their firms, according to UF Warrington research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  With women making up almost half of the American workforce, it’s no surprise that more and more companies are looking for a way to respond to disparities in the pay between their male and female employees. Add in increased pressure from the government, media and employees, and

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Pump-and-dump schemes detrimental to cryptocurrencies and investors, UF Warrington research finds

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – When it comes to investing, avoiding risk is almost impossible. No matter if you invest in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, or even cryptocurrencies, each can lose value. The difference between standard investments, like stocks, and new forms of investments, like cryptocurrencies, is regulation. While standard forms of

Brian Ray

Warrington faculty member receives prestigious military award for research excellence

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Brian Ray, Director of the Poe Business Ethics Center and Senior Lecturer of Leadership and Ethics, received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Writing from the Joint Forces Staff College. The award recognizes senior military officers for excellence in academic research and analysis. Dr. Ray, who serves

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Warrington faculty ranked in top 5 in per capita research productivity among publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Warrington College of Business faculty ranked 4th in per faculty research productivity among U.S. public business schools and 9th among business schools in North America in the University of Colorado – Boulder Per Capita Business Journal Rankings. Overall, Warrington’s faculty ranked 11th in the world and

Improving power line safety in California

As multiple wildfires blaze across California, citizens and lawmakers alike wonder about the role power lines play in the starting of these fires and how they can improve power line safety. Dr. Ted Kury, director of energy studies at the Public Utility Research Center, explains how this might be done in

Liangfei Qiu

Information systems and operations management professor receives two awards for excellence in research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Liangfei Qiu, assistant professor in the department of information systems and operations management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, received not one, but two awards for distinction in research. Qiu received both the UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors and the Best Information

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The Death of the IPO

The number of IPOs is declining, and that could mean that small investors are getting shut out of the most lucrative deals, writes The Atlantic. Dr. Jay Ritter, Cordell Eminent Scholar, shares his thoughts about why he isn’t concerned about the growth of private markets or the decline in IPOs.

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Napoleon’s Hubris, Ali’s rope-a-dope: Business Executives Also Base Decisions On Studying Their Rivals, Submissive or Provocative CEOs May Draw Attacks On Their Firms

History is replete with examples of military commanders and sporting combatants using their perceptions of rival decision-makers in deciding how to engage those rivals – such as Russian commanders employing Napoleon’s hubris against him and Muhammad Ali devising the ‘rope-a-dope’ strategy knowing his opponent would be ultra-aggressive. According to a

Anuj Kumar

Warrington professor receives prestigious INFORMS Information Systems Society Early Career Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Anuj Kumar, Matherly Professor of the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, received the prestigious 2018 Sandra A. Slaughter Early Career Award conferred by the INFORMS Information Systems Society. This award recognizes the potential leaders of the next generation of information systems academics who are