Faculty & Research

Brian Ray

Poe Center director selected as a Wall Street Journal contributing professor

Reading Time: 1 minute  Dr. Brian Ray, Director of the Poe Business Ethics Center, has been selected to serve as a contributing professor to The Wall Street Journal in the fields of leadership and ethics. The Wall Street Journal selects top tier faculty members in the fields of accounting, business law, ethics, finance, leadership, marketing,

Robert Knechel

Fisher School professor named Senior Editor of premier accounting journal

Reading Time: 2 minutes  GAINESVILLE, Fla. – W. Robert Knechel, Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar and Director of the International Accounting and Auditing Center at the University of Florida Fisher School of Accounting has been named the next Senior Editor of The Accounting Review. Now in its 92nd year of publication, The Accounting Review is

A miniature couple standing next to a pile of coins with a linear graph. The concept of the wage gap between men and women, which grows larger over time.

Despite company efforts, gender pay discrimination still exists, according to new award-winning research

Reading Time: 3 minutes  GAINESVILLE, Fla. – You may think of Tuesday as the day between Monday and Wednesday, the second day of the work week, or just another day standing between you and the weekend. While the significance of a Tuesday might not seem like much, it actually plays a substantial role in

Sherry Deist

Meet Our Deans: Sherry Deist

Reading Time: 3 minutes  You already know that the Warrington College of Business is the top business school in the state and one of the best in the nation and world, but do you know the leaders that have guided us to such success and recognition? In our Meet the Deans series, we introduce

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Will the latest round of US tariffs hurt the American economy?

Reading Time: 1 minute  The Wall Street Journal’s latest Real Time Economics newsletter explored the U.S.-China trade fight and what worker pay indicates about the labor market. The news outlet asked if the latest round of U.S. tariffs will hurt the American economy, and Warrington lecturer Dr. Amanda Phalin responded. Read what Phalin had

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Uber is one of the worst performing IPOs ever

Reading Time: 1 minute  As one of the most anticipated initial public offerings this year, Uber made its stock market debut on Friday, May 10. While many expected the company to make a splash, it actually “was the worst first-day performance for a giant U.S. IPO by a wide margin,” according to Cordell Eminent

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How champions think

Reading Time: 1 minute  “Many years ago, I was the definition of a golf freak,” writes Clinical Professor of Marketing Dr. Steve Tufts. In his quest to learn as much about the game as he could, Tufts found that performance wasn’t just dictated by skill. “The thing that I noticed about golfers of all

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Beyond Meat had ‘the best IPO so far in 2019’—here’s what to know if you’re thinking of investing

Reading Time: 1 minute  As IPO news continues to dominate business news headlines, Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter offers his research insight to CNBC, The New York Times, Barron’s and Fortune in regards to the initial public offerings for companies like Beyond Meat, Zoom, Slack, Uber, Lyft and more. Read Ritter’s insights in the

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Want to save more money for retirement? Check the fees on your 401(k)

Reading Time: 3 minutes  GAINESVILLE, Fla. – What do you dream of doing after you retire? Maybe you’d like to travel the world, buy a vacation home on the beach or, perhaps, get back to work by starting the business you’ve always been passionate about. Whatever it is you choose to do, you’re going

Jay Ritter

Warrington finance faculty member named UF Research Foundation Professor

Reading Time: 1 minute  GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Jay Ritter, Joe B. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair, was one of 32 faculty members at the University of Florida to be named a UF Research Foundation (UFRF) Professor for 2019-2022. The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong