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Why Do Banks With Little Skin in the Game Still Monitor Borrowers?

Bank lending to companies with iffy credit has more than doubled since the financial crisis. This is largely due to a ready market available for banks to offload their loans, reducing the risk carried on bank balance sheets. A yield-hungry

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Accounting is facing a labor crisis. Could fraud be part of the solution?

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The field of accounting is facing a labor crisis. From the high rates of baby boomer CPAs that are retiring to the 4% decline in the number of college graduates earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree in

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How valuable are online product recommendations to consumers?

In today’s online world, third parties collect and store your browsing data at staggering rates. Third parties benefit greatly from this information, but do you get fair returns for sharing your data online? New research from the University of Florida

Mo Wang

Renowned management researcher named UF Foundation Term Professor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – One of the world’s top scientists in business and management is one of two scholars selected for the University of Florida Foundation Term Professorship Award in 2023. Mo Wang, University Distinguished Professor, Lanzillotti-McKethan Eminent Scholar Chair and

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Two Tech Giants — and Two Very Different Acquisition Strategies

Google’s parent company, Alphabet, and Amazon have considerable claims to innovation — developing in-house the world’s dominant search engine and the largest cloud-computing operation, respectively. But neither built out its sprawling corporate presence of today— they have a combined market

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Investors less likely to sell losing stocks when entire portfolio is at a loss

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Poor decisions aren’t generally something people are proud of. For investors in the stock market, poor decisions can lead to something more significant than lost pride – lost money. One of the most well-known observances in decision-making

Jinhong Xie

University of Florida marketing professor’s research lauded for significant societal impact by international organization

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Research at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business is well-regarded by academics and industry leaders for its ability to advance business as well as society, as exemplified by research recently highlighted by the European Foundation

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How to optimize online sales with a hybrid product recommendation

When you search for products online, one of the ways in which retailers return results is through collaborative filters (CF), an algorithmic product recommendation system. Also known as “wisdom of the crowd” recommendations, CF systems are used to optimize website

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New research highlights how retailers can optimize online returns

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With the rise of online shopping, online returns have also grown. At least 30% of all products ordered online are returned, and U.S. return delivery costs have risen from $350 billion to $550 billion from 2017 to

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Mass timber — primed for wider use?

An engineered laminated wood product developed in Europe is gaining popularity among some architects and builders as a renewable resource that can rival concrete and steel in strength. Even the University of Florida may be getting into the act. The