Warrington in the News Articles: page 59

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.

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Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his thoughts on special-purpose acquisition companies in this article by the Wall Street Journal.

Blank-Check Companies, a Hot IPO Fad, Contain Pitfalls for Investors

The Wall Street Journal
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Six leading IPO experts, including Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter, discuss the revolution in how tech start-ups go public in this article from TechCrunch.

TechCrunch Conversations: Direct listings

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - October 26, 2014: On the afternoon before the Sunday Night NFL game between Green Bay Packers vs. New Orleans Saints, Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the home stadium of the New Orleans Saints football team, was filled with the fans long before the game. The game result: the Saints defeated the Green Bay Packers 44-23 at the Superdome on the Sunday night.

Huber Hurst Professor Robert Emerson comments on the likelihood ‘Two Dat’ will be a ‘winning’ phrase for a New Orleans attorney.

'Two Dat' vs. 'Who Dat': Saints themed trademark dispute has Super Bowl in its sights

The New Orleans Advocate
JEA building in downtown Jacksonville, Florida.

Director of Energy Studies Ted Kury spoke with the media about the Public Utility Research Center’s report valuing JEA up to $7.5 billion.

UF report: JEA is worth up to $7.5 billion

The Florida Times-Union

Study: JEA sales price wouldn't be as high as previously thought

The Jacksonville Business Report

Commissioned UF Report Finds JEA Worth Up To $7.5 Billion

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As the number of declining IPOs means small investors may get shut out of lucrative deals, Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his thoughts about why he isn’t concerned about the growth of private markets or the decline in IPOs.

The Death of the IPO

The Atlantic
A woman sits in the back of a car, possibly a rideshare, looking at her mobile phone. The lights of New York City streak past.

Vanity Fair cited research from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter to show how frequently companies listed without being profitable in the year before their IPO.

Is Uber really a $120 billion company?

Vanity Fair
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Director of Energy Studies Ted Kury writes why burying power lines to secure them from natural disasters might not be the best solution.

Why doesn't the US bury its power lines?

The Conversation
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Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter discusses the trend of companies losing money in the months leading up to their IPO.

Why more money-losing companies than ever are going public

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Ted Kury, director of energy studies at the Public Utility Research Center, explains why nuclear power stations must take precautions during big storms.

Nuclear reactors in hurricanes: 5 questions answered

The Conversation
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Yang Yang’s research finds there is an inherent flaw in the human condition; we choose urgent and unimportant tasks over those tasks that are deemed more important, that require more time and effort to complete.

Urgency Bias Is Wrecking Your Ability To Lead