Risk Management News
September 02, 2011
Prof. David Beim joins NPR’s Planet Money to weigh–in on the worst–case scenario for Europe’s economy.
August 24, 2011
The article features a mortgage refinancing plan proposed by Prof. Chris Mayer and Dean Glenn Hubbard, and how the plan could support the housing market and US economy.
U.S. May Back Refinance Plan for Mortgages
August 23, 2011
The Financial Times’ Women at the Top blog discusses how Prof. Elke Weber’s study findings challenge the assumption that women take fewer risks than men.
A new perspective on women and risk
July 29, 2011
The article covers Prof. Elke Weber’s research on how risk–taking between men and women, and adolescents and adults differ.
Who Takes Risks?
July 29, 2011
In the Los Angeles Times, Prof. Laurie Hodrick explains why Apple and other U.S. companies amass cash, noting that “as the risk of a government default growsâ?¦the incentives for firms to finance with internally generated cash grows as well.”
Apple has more cash than the U.S. Treasury
July 27, 2011
Research by Prof. Andrew Ang finds the average hedge fund to be moderately leveraged.
Are Hedge Funds ’Too Big to Fail’?
July 19, 2011
U.S. News & World Report discusses a study by Prof. Daniel Bartels that reveals why consumers opt for present consumption over long–term financial investments, noting the degree to which people feel connected to their future selves. Research by Prof. Ran Kivetz on the relationship between guilt and the consumption of luxury products is also featured.
The Secret to Saving for a Rainy Day
July 05, 2011
Peter Kolesar, Professor Emeritus and Special Lecturer for Decision, Risk, and Operations, has been named a 2011 Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society (MSOM) Distinguished Fellow.
October 21, 2010
A proposal coauthored by Paul Calello '87, head of Credit Suisse's investment bank, to recapitalize failing banks with shareholders' and creditors' money is gaining momentum in Europe.
August 16, 2010
Prof. Charles Calomiris comments on the reason why the commercial paper market declined and how investors are now beginning to look at this market as an opportunity.
Commercial Paper Market Rates at Record Lows