Warrington in the News Articles: page 4

It’s no secret that Warrington faculty are internationally renowned for their innovative research. The media looks to our scholars for insights and impactful news. See below where our faculty are featured in the news.

Aner Sela

Conventional wisdom and so-called ‘never buy’ lists will tell you that there are certain things that are rarely worth spending your money on. But are these lines of guidance rules to live and make purchase decisions by?

City Furniture Professor Aner Sela, an expert on how people make choices and form preferences, says that the answer to that question is a definitive “no”.

I’m an Expert: How To Know If an Item Is Worth Your Cash

Yahoo! Finance
Jay Ritter speaks during an interview on Yahoo! Finance

Despite a rocky 2023 for companies going public, the Nasdaq is still on pace to lead new listings for the fifth straight year, according to Dealogic. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter joins Yahoo Finance’s Rachelle Akuffo to discuss the IPO outlook for 2024.

Why 'more quality' companies may go public in 2024

Yahoo! Finance
Aaron Hill

Associate Professor Aaron Hill studied 1,027 decisions to enter foreign markets made by Fortune 500 CEOs over the past decade and examined the executives’ political-campaign contributions to determine their leanings. He found that conservative leaders were more likely to acquire companies than to form alliances, while for liberal leaders it was just the reverse. The conclusion: Conservative CEOs pursue riskier international deals than liberals do.

Conservative CEOs Pursue Riskier International Deals Than Liberals Do

Harvard Business Review
Heavener Hall in the background with the UF Archway and seal in the foreground.

University of Florida students have until Dec. 15 to sign up for the opportunity to win $25,000 in the 2024 Big Idea Gator Business Plan Competition. Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center Director Jamie Kraft shares more about the competition and its history.

UF student business competition deadline nears, $25,000 prize at stake

Jay Ritter

The IPO market is staring down its third straight difficult year. Startups that may try to break the drought might be motivated by a basic mantra: ‘They want to finally get it over with’. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his insights.

IPO Class of 2024 Is Dominated by Older Startups

The Information
Bobby Carnes

Fisher School of Accounting Assistant Professor Bobby Carnes spoke with the Council of Institutional Investors (CII) about his research that finds that financial fraud plays a unique role in attracting students to the field of accounting and other business disciplines.

How Financial Statement Fraud Affects People’s Desire to Become Accountants

Council of Institutional Investors
Jay Ritter

Investing in IPOs may sound exciting, but it’s often better to wait for newly public stocks to mature before buying. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his insights for this story.

Should You Invest In IPOs? It's Still A Risky Prospect

Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Joel Davis

David F. Miller Retail Center Executive Director and Clinical Professor Joel Davis comments on the possible economic reasons why Costco hasn’t opened a location in Gainesville.

A Costco desert: Gainesville residents pine for Kirkland Signature

The Alligator
Jay Ritter

They were supposed to be a revolution. They may get sued out of existence. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his insights into why SPACs fail so badly and if they will ever become popular again.

The spectacular failure of SPACs

The Hustle
Anuj Kumar

Matherly Professor Anuj Kumar explores how we can leverage peers to motivate and help students learn in K-12 schools as part of his greater research with the RightWalk Foundation. As part of this work, Kumar built the EPInc platform – an AI-based integrated knowledge diffusion platform for K-12 schools, which aims to create a uniform and higher overall educational production (cognitive and non-cognitive) in K-12 classrooms with scarce educational resources.

Harnessing Peer Effects with EdTech