Faculty & Research

Should you invest in Bitcoin? | In 60 seconds

Senior Lecturer and Director of the Public Utility Research Center Dr. Mark A. Jamison answers if Bitcoin is an investment you should consider making. Watch his video from the American Enterprise Institute below.

UF Warrington hosts workshop on promoting robust and reliable research

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida Warrington College of Business will host a workshop, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), to promote robust and reliable research practice in the social and economic sciences research community March 8-10, 2018. Chester C. Holloway Professor of Management Dr. Gwendolyn Lee was

Mark Jamison

Podcast: Mark Jamison on bitcoin and cryptocurrency

Senior Lecturer and Director of the Public Utility Research Center Dr. Mark A. Jamison discuss how cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin work and how they are different from government-backed currency on the American Enterprise Institute‘s podcast Banter. Listen to the discussion on the AEI website.

Dr. Larry DiMatteo

Management professor invited to give honorary lectures

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Larry A. DiMatteo, Huber Hurst Professor of Contract Law and Legal Studies, has been invited to give a number of honorary lectures in the spring of 2018. DiMatteo will give a lecture on March 1 at the S.S. Alexeev Private Law Research Center at the Office

Using big data to improve business performance

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Big data has become a significant influence for business innovation and productivity. Research from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business now shows how big data can help businesses predict demand for discounts in particular locations. Professors Dr. Anuj Kumar and Dr. Praveen Pathak in the

Mark Jamison

What is cryptocurrency? | In 60 seconds

Dr. Mark Jamison, Senior Lecturer and Director of the Public Utility Research Center, breaks down what cryptocurrencies are and why everybody is talking about them, all in 60 seconds. Dr. Jamison answers more of your questions like Should cryptocurrencies be regulated? and Is Bitcoin an energy hog? on his American Enterprise Institute blog.

What it takes to be an entrepreneur, according to a UF professor

INTERVIEW BY SEBASTIAN LLERENA Dr. Christopher Pryor, lecturer in the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, offers his insight on the process of becoming a college entrepreneur, hoping that it will ignite business aspirations hidden deep within the Honors community. This article was originally published in Prism, a magazine produced by UF Honors

Warrington Management Department ranked No. 1 in research productivity per capita

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Management Department at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business ranked No. 1 for research productivity per capita in the Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity. Warrington’s Management Department was the top-ranked group for its production of research per capita in

Rumors of Bitcoin’s death are greatly exaggerated

Senior Lecturer and Director of the Public Utility Research Center Mark A. Jamison and alumna Palveshey Weber discuss Bitcoin’s rise and its useful place in the economy. Read their article on RealClearMarkets here.

Professors Shugan and Janiszewski named top research authors

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – McKethan-Matherly Eminent Scholar Steven M. Shugan and Russell Berrie Foundation Eminent Scholar Chris Janiszewski were both listed as top authors of research in marketing as part of a published article in the Journal of Business Research. “Evaluating publications across business disciplines: Inferring interdisciplinary “exchange rates” from intradisciplinary