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Jay Ritter

How to know whether the stock market is in a bubble

Insights from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter inform this story about the objective measures of bubble-like behavior. See what the indicators of a bubble are in this story from MarketWatch. 

Amanda Phalin

Why are businesses having a hard time filling jobs?

Business owners are ready to ramp up as the last of the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, but they’re having trouble hiring enough people. Warrington Senior Lecturer and economist Amanda Phalin explains why this is not a labor shortage.  See what she had to say in this story from Central Florida’s WFTV. 

Xavier Balerdi, Sandra Rayo Orozco, Mikaela Medeiros, Vladimir Charles, Alyssa Forbess and Nicole Howe pose for a photo in their UF MBA blue polos.

6 reasons why UF MBA is different

When it comes to choosing an MBA program, there’s no shortage of options. In the United States alone, there are more than 1,000 MBA programs. So why, out of the programs available, should you consider the University of Florida Warrington College of Business as the place to earn your MBA? At Warrington’s UF MBA, there’s one major differentiator – we make the MBA experience personal. To us, you’re not just another face in the lecture hall. Our faculty, staff and

Sachin Jaitly

Bitcoin on the Balance Sheet? Two in Crummer Community Say ‘Yes’

UF DBA student and Rollins College alumnus Sachin Jaitly (DBA ’23) and Gregory Mecca of Tessera Venture Partners make the case for Bitcoin as a store of value and hedge against inflation. Read on to see why Jaitly and Mecca believe 2020 will be “the catalyst year for cryptocurrency and blockchain” in this story from Rollins College’s Crummer Graduate School of Business.  You can also check out Jaitly and Mecca’s full paper on the topic, “The Perfect Monetary Policy? Is

Digital atrium setting with tv screens with various company logos indicating booths students could visit at the Gator Graduate Career Fair

How Warrington’s Business Career Services transitioned career events online during the COVID-19 pandemic

The University of Florida Warrington College of Business has a longstanding culture of innovation when it comes to online education. From starting its Online MBA program in 1999 to expanding the college’s specialized master’s programs fully online in the past few years, Warrington understands how to provide an excellent online business education. While the transition to online learning early in the COVID-19 pandemic was seamless thanks to Warrington’s online infrastructure and culture of distance learning, shifting online for another important

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The research-backed first step to making a good first impression

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – As well-known as the phrase ‘You never get a second chance to make a good first impression’ is, it’s easy to understand how significant first impressions are in our society – and how a Google search on making a good first impression will yield more than 428 million results. Many search results will include important tips about how to act, what to wear and when to smile, but new research highlights an important first step to making

Man in board room considering an MBA

When is the best time to get an MBA?

At what point are you ready to get an MBA? For some, it is a planful thing. Graduate, get a job, spend a few years getting to know the business world, and then return for an MBA. It is a conscious decision for those with a strict five-year plan. For others, life is not always that neat. Sometimes, it is a 100-year pandemic and you are returning to school as a refuge from a sputtering economy. Suffice to say, asking

Hongseok Jang

Warrington Ph.D. student graduates from UF with tenure-track position and best paper

Recent Information Systems & Operations Management Ph.D. graduate Hongseok Jang has a lot to be proud of as he ends his time at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business. Not only was his recent paper named among the best at a Production and Operations Management Society (POMS) meeting, but Jang will also begin a new role as an assistant professor at Tulane University this summer. The paper, “Store Brand Introduction and Multilateral Contracting,” received an honorable mention at

Photo of a young mixed-race family admiring a home - possibly their first home, or the home they hope to own.

Evolution in the Tax Code: (Almost) the End of Homeowner Tax Savings?

Incentivizing homeownership has been a bedrock public policy in the U.S. since the Great Depression. One way the federal government promotes homeownership is by including favorable provisions in the income tax code that reduce income tax liabilities for homeowners versus similar income taxpayers who rent. Relevant provisions in the tax code include the nontaxation of implicit rental income, in essence the taxable income owners would generate if they leased the home to another household, the exclusion of capital gains on

Young graduate considering a master's degree

How to decide between an MBA and specialized master’s program

A master’s degree can be the best way to jumpstart your career. But how do you choose between pursuing your MBA or a specialized master’s degree? The Warrington College of Business has great options for both. As you consider your options, here’s what you need to know: You want an MBA if… You have a broader understanding of strategy, management and leadership MBA students typically enroll in a program with a general understanding of strategy, management and leadership – but