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October 26, 2016 - Young Adult Women Who Drink in Moderation Report Better Health than Abstainers and Other Types of Drinkers
The researchers analyzed data on more than 15,000 young adult men and women across five categories of drinkers: heavy, moderate, light, infrequent, former drinkers, and lifetime abstainers.
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October 14, 2016 - Management Professor Elected American Psychological Association Fellow
Terri Scandura, a professor management, has been named a fellow by the American Psychological Association (APA).
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October 13, 2016 - Taller and Thinner People are More Likely to Buy Stocks and Take Greater Financial Risks
People who are tall and normal-weight take greater financial risks and are more likely to hold stocks than shorter, overweight or obese individuals, says a new study by the School’s Department of Finance.
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October 5, 2016 - U.S. Election Results Will Predict Which Stock Market Investors Are More Likely to Make Mistakes and Which Are More Likely be Wiser Says School Study
The result of November’s U.S. presidential and congressional elections will determine which stock market investors are likely to make mistakes and which are likely to make wiser decisions according to a study from the School’s Department of Finance.
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October 4, 2016 - School Study: Public Outcry Over Huge Markups Some Hospitals Charge Patients Results in No Charge Reduction
Widespread publicity that revealed the names of 20 Florida hospitals that markup patient charges by more 1,000% above costs did not lead to lower charges according to a study just released by the School’s Department of Health Sector Management and Policy.
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September 30, 2016 - Management Lecturer Honored with Peruvian Community Award
Jose Romero-Simpson has won the 2016 Tumi USA Award
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September 27, 2016 - Outcome of U.S. Presidential Election Will Determine Which Industry Stocks Are Likely to Outperform and Falter Says School Study
The findings, to be published in the Review of Financial Studies, also shows that the greatest impact of either win will take place in the quarter immediately following the election.
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September 20, 2016 - New School Study: Marijuana Users Have Lower Body Mass Index than Non-Users
Those who use marijuana have a lower body mass index than non-users, according to a new study from the School’s Department of Health Sector Management and Policy and the University’s Miller School of Medicine.
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September 13, 2016 - Hari Natarajan Wins Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers Best Paper Award
Hari Natarajan has won a best paper award from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE).
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September 13, 2016 - Management Lecturer Wins Best Paper Award at Chinese Management Research Conference
Chei Hwee Chua won the Conference Theme Best Paper Award at the 2016 International Association for Chinese Management Research (IACMR) Conference.
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September 13, 2016 - Management Lecturer Recognized by Spanish Engineering University for Work on Disruptive Ideas
Alejandro Ruelas-Gossi has been recognized for his research by the Research Centre for Corporate Excellence & Innovation at BarcelonaTech (UPC ), the largest engineering university in Catalonia.
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August 30, 2016 - “Parasuraman’s Grateful Room” Honors Marketing Professor for Lifetime Achievement and Contributions to the Field
The American Marketing Association is recognizing A. “Parsu” Parasuraman for his lifetime achievement and contributions to the field of marketing by naming one if its new Global Support Center rooms in his honor.
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August 29, 2016 - Affordable Care Act Has Improved Access to Health Care, but Disparities Persist, Says New Study Review Conducted by School Researcher
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has substantially decreased the number of uninsured Americans and improved access to health care, though insurance affordability and disparities by geography, race/ethnicity, and income persist.
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August 25, 2016 - Business Law Professor Wins Excellence in Research Award
The Academy of Legal Studies in Business has awarded Patricia Sanchez Abril the 2016 Hoeber Memorial Award for Excellence in Research.
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August 16, 2016 - School’s Yadong Luo is Ranked World’s No. 2 Researcher in Management and No. 6 Among All Business School Faculty
Yadong Luo, the School’s Emery Findley Distinguished Chair and professor of management, is ranked the world’s No. 2 business scholar and No. 6 among all business school faculty worldwide.
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August 11, 2016 - School Research Paper on Tattoos in the Workplace Wins Best Article Award
A paper on research by the School’s Michael T. French, professor of health sector management and policy and Philip K. Robins, professor of economics, which found that having a tattoo has no impact on an individual’s employment or earnings, has won the 2016 Georgescu-Roegen Prize.
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July 28, 2016 - Finance Professor Wins Best Paper Award at Australia Conference
A paper authored by Henrik Cronqvist has won the Best Paper Award in the Finance Stream at the annual conference of the Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand.
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July 20, 2016 - School Study Shows that Shoppers Find Claims on Product Packaging More Believable than Advertising
A marketing claim placed on a product package is more believable to shoppers than one made in an advertisement, says new research from the School’s Department of Marketing.
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June 30, 2016 - Management Professor Appointed to Top Editorial Board
Cecily Cooper, associate professor of management, has been invited to serve a three-year term as member of the editorial board for the Academy of Management Review.
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June 16, 2016 - Study from Marketing Professor Offers Ailing Newspaper Industry Solution to Increase Profits
The ailing newspaper industry could increase gross profits by as much as 17 percent by adopting a subscription formula developed in a study from the School’s Department of Marketing.
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June 8, 2016 - Whether Someone Finds or Receives News and Video on Social Media Influences How Closely They’ll Read It and Whether They’ll Share It Says New School Study
How a person comes across news and videos online influences whether or not they will read it closely and share with others says a new study from the School’s Department of Marketing.
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May 19, 2016 - School Study Finds that “Obamacare” Significantly Reduces Cost of Mental Health Care for Young Adults, Especially Minorities
A study from the School of Business finds that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has significantly reduced out-of-pocket costs for adults aged 19 to 25 seeking behavioral health care, most significantly among young adults from racial and ethnic minority groups.
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April 20, 2016 - Finance Department Research Shows Income Tax Strategies Proposed by Some Presidential Candidates Could Backfire
Increasing U.S. taxes of American households making more than $52,000 per year, those above the median income level, could be a big mistake, as it will hurt the health of the economy, according to a new study from the School’s finance department.
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March 3, 2016 - Economics Department Research Explains Success of Extremist Politicians
Today’s longer campaign cycles, filled with numerous televised debates and constant news reporting and social media coverage, are causing the rise of extremist politicians, according to a new study from the School’s Department of Economics, just published in the American Economic Journal: Economics. 
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February 25, 2016 - Management Professor Named World’s Most Prolific Scholar in International Strategic Management Research
Yadong Luo, the School’s Emery Findley Distinguished Chair and professor of management, has been named the world's most authors in international strategic management research from 2000 – 2013.
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February 24, 2016 - School Study Finds Tattooed and Non-Tattooed Individuals Treated Similarly in Labor Market
Having a tattoo has no impact on an individual’s employment or earnings, according to a new study from the School’s health sector management and policy and economics departments.
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January 22, 2016 - Accounting Professor Named Associate Editor of Two Top Accounting Journals
Diana Falsetta, associate professor of accounting, was recently appointed associate editor of Journal of the American Taxation Association (JATA) and associate editor of Behavioral Research in Accounting (BRIA).
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January 1, 2016 - Marketing Professor Named AMA Fellow by American Marketing Association
A. “Parsu” Parasuraman, holder of the James W. McLamore Chair in Marketing and professor and chair of marketing, has been named an AMA Fellow by the American Marketing Association.
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November 24, 2015 - Online Shoppers Nearly 80 Percent More Likely to Choose More Expensive Product or Service Options When Video is Used says School Study; Findings Offer Guidance to Retailers as Holiday Shopping Season Begins
Online shoppers are 79 percent more likely to choose a product focused more on pleasure than function, even if the more pleasurable option is more expensive, when video is used to sell the options according to a new study from the School’s marketing department.
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November 16, 2015 - Management Professor is Named World’s Most Prolific Overseas Chinese Strategy Scholar
Yadong Luo, the School’s Emery Findley Distinguished Chair and professor of management, is the world's most prolific Chinese strategy scholar outside of mainland China according to the October 2015 issue of the Asia Pacific Journal of Management.
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October 14, 2015 - Companies Led by CEOs with Daughters More Committed to Social Responsibility Says Finance Dept. Study
Among the nation’s largest U.S. firms, those led by CEOs with daughters spend 13 percent more of their net profits on corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts than those with CEOs who do not have daughters, according to a new study from the School’s Henrik Cronqvist, professor of finance.
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October 13, 2015 - Marketing Professor Wins Leading Early Career Award
Juliano Laran, a professor of marketing has won the 2015 Early Career Award from the Association for Consumer Research (ACR).
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September 25, 2015 - Management Professor Appointed to Leading Boards and Earns Best Reviewer Award
John Mezias, an associate professor of management has been appointed to a third three-year term on the editorial boards of the Strategic Management Journal and the Journal of International Business Studies, both of which are top-tier journals.
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September 16, 2015 - New Accounting Department Study Finds Socially Responsible Firms are Also Better Governed
Firms that rate highest in corporate social responsibility (CSR) rankings are also better-governed (i.e. have boards that closely oversee management), says a new study from the School’s Department of Accounting.
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August 31, 2015 - Economics Professor Appointed to European Economic Review
Salvador Ortigueira, associate professor of economics, has been named the associate editor of European Economic Review.
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August 31, 2015 - Management Science Professor Named Associate Editor of Leading Journal
Tallys Yunes, associate professor of management science, has been named an associate editor for the INFORMS Journal on Computing. Yunes will be responsible for reviewing submitted manuscripts in the area of Modeling Methods and Analysis.
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July 30, 2015 - Management Professor Wins Citations of Excellence Award
Yadong Luo, Emery Findley Distinguished Chair and professor of management, has won the prestigious Emerald Citations of Excellence award for 2015.
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June 29, 2015 - Health Sector Management and Policy Professor Honored by National Industry Association
Steven Ullmann, chair and professor of health sector management and policy, has received the “2015 Global Health Management Leadership Award” from the Association of University Programs in Health Administration.
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May 29, 2015 - Professor’s Research Recognized by Leading Accounting Association
DJ Nanda, professor of accounting, has won the “Outstanding Management Accounting Paper Award” from the American Accounting Association.
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May 29, 2015 - Finance Professor Speaks About Investor Decision-Making at Decision Neuroscience Conference at MIT
Milica Mormann, assistant research professor of finance, presented current research that tracks and analyzes people's eye-movements as they look at stock charts and make trading decisions at the MIT Decision Neuroscience Conference. 
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May 28, 2015 - Consumers More Likely to Buy Products that are Highly “Gendered” Says Study from School’s Marketing Department
According to a new study by Claudia Townsend, an assistant professor of marketing at the School, consumers place a higher value on products that have been assigned a gender using aesthetic attributes like color, texture, weight and tone.
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May 28, 2015 - School of Business Professor Appointed to President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers
Laura Giuliano, an associate professor of economics at School, has been appointed to President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers. Giuliano will serve one term as senior economist for labor and education beginning at the end of August.
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May 1, 2015 – USA Today – The newspaper’s “Road Warrior Voices” news website published an article featuring research conducted by Ann Morales Olazabal, vice dean and professor of business law, along with Howard Marmorstein and Dan Sarel, associate professors of marketing, which found that many airlines do not deliver on the promise of their frequent flier programs and as a result travelers could make a strong case against them in court. The article included quotes from Olazabal, who noted that “Consumer suits — perhaps class actions — may indeed be successful. The Department of Transportation might do well to consider our findings as it considers new regulations that are more protective of the flying public and, in particular, frequent fliers’ rights.” Article

April 30, 2015 - Management Science Professor Appointed as Fellow for World’s Largest Statistics Organization
Yongtao Guan, professor and department chair of management science, has been selected as a fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA). 
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April 28, 2015 - Finance Department Study Shows Investors Are Less Attracted to Mutual Funds Managed by People with Foreign-Sounding Names
Investors in the U.S. are less likely to invest in mutual funds that have managers with foreign-sounding names, according to a new study from the School’s finance department
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April 28, 2015 – Financial Advisor – The national financial planning and investment publication featured an article on research by Alok Kumar, Gabelli Asset Management Professor of Finance, which found the investors in the U.S. are less likely to invest in mutual funds that have managers with foreign-sounding names. Article

April 28, 2015 - South Florida Business Journal - An article featured research by Alok Kumar, Gabelli Asset Management Professor of Finance, which found that investors in the U.S. are less likely to invest in mutual funds that have managers with foreign-sounding names. Article

April 20, 2015 - Business Law Professor Honored Among Change Agents in Faculty Senate Award Ceremony
Rene Sacasas, department chair and professor of business law, was presented the James W. McLamore Outstanding Service Award in honor of his 30-year career and going above and beyond the call of duty in service to the University of Miami.
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April 17, 2015 – The Wall Street Journal – A "Weekend Investor" section article about behavior traits that affect investor decisions cited research by Alok Kumar, Gabelli Asset Management Professor of Finance, which found that investors in the U.S. are less likely to invest in mutual funds that have managers with foreign-sounding names. Article

April 16, 2015 – The Wall Street Journal – The newspaper’s “Money Beat” blog published an article about research by Alok Kumar, Gabelli Asset Management Professor of Finance, which found that investors in the U.S. are less likely to invest in mutual funds that have managers with foreign-sounding names. Article

April 2, 2015 - Professor’s Math Model Could Save Manufacturers Millions in Distribution Costs
New research from Hari Natarajan, associate professor of operations and supply chain management, says by using a newly-developed price optimization and customized negotiation support model, manufacturers can save nearly 10 percent in distribution costs to retailers annually.
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March 31, 2015 - Finance Professor’s Home Price Forecast Among Most Accurate of 100 Leading Experts
Andrea Heuson, a professor of finance, has been recognized by the research firm Pulsenomics® for providing one of the most accurate forecasts of future home prices made by leading experts for 2010 – 2014.
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March 31, 2015 - Management Professor’s Research to be Recognized at Premier Industrial Engineering Conference
Haresh Gurnani, Leslie O. Barnes Professor of management, has been selected by the Institute of Industrial Engineers’ Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference as the recipient of the Best Paper in the IIE Transactions Focused Issue on Scheduling and Logistics for 2015.
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December 18, 2014 - In Times of Crisis, Small Investors Can Move Markets Due to Emotional Trading Says Finance Department Study
In the wake of a market-wide crisis, such as the 9/11 terrorist attacks, trading by retail investors can move markets opposite to the trading by institutions. That is among the findings of a new study in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, from the School’s finance department. 
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October 28, 2014 - CIS Professor Among World-Leading Executives and Thought Leaders Participating in Harvard Business Review China Forum
Robert Plant, associate professor and the School’s vice chair of the Department of Computer Information Systems, was among leading executives and academics speaking on sustainable growth in turbulent times last week at the Harvard Business Review China Forum in Beijing.
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August 25, 2014 – Miami Herald –  An article about Condo.com, the real estate website, included insight from Arun Sharma, professor of marketing, who noted that a domain can be a branding tool and traffic driver as long it drives the right traffic to your business. 
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August 5, 2014 - Accounting Professors Accept Prestigious AAA Award at Group’s Annual Meeting
Accounting professors DJ Nanda and Peter Wysocki accepted The American Accounting Association’s (AAA) 2014 Distinguished Contribution to Accounting Literature Award in August at the organization’s Annual Meeting in Atlanta.
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August 2014 - Business Law Professor Recognized for Research on Privacy Issues
Patricia Sanchez Abril, associate professor of business law, received the Outstanding Distinguished Proceedings Paper Award at the 2014 Academy of Legal Studies in Business’ annual conference, which was held August 4 – 7 in Seattle, Washington.
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June 2014 - Marketing Professor Appointed as Patrick J. Cesarano Scholar
Michael Tsiros, professor of marketing, has been appointed as a Patrick J. Cesarano Scholar at the School of Business. The appointment is made in recognition of Tsiros' consistent and outstanding scholarly contributions over the years.
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May 6, 2014 – América Economía –  Arun Sharma, professor of marketing, provided insight about customer loyalty programs in an article published by the leading Latin America business magazine. 
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March 5, 2014 - Marketing Professors’ Article is Journal of Retailing’s No. 1 Most Downloaded Paper
A 2009 article authored by marketing professors A. “Parsu” Parasuraman and Michael Tsiros has been listed in March as the No. 1 downloaded article published in the Journal of Retailing.
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January 30, 2013 - School’s DJ Nanda Offers Advice on Cash vs. Debt to Senior Financial Leaders
Accounting professor DJ Nanda examined how cash can indicate where a company is headed, during a roundtable discussion with top finance professionals at "The Middle Market - Our World of Opportunity in 2013" 
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