New or renovated Tippie MBA facilities are helping to revitalize the downtown areas of Iowa’s two biggest cities.
Iowa Electronic Markets has opened a Congressional
control prediction market for
the 2010 elections. Four contracts are available for trade
on the market.
Real estate has been getting hammered, but Ashish Tiwari’s and Jay Sa-Aadu’s study shows it’s still a good investment.
A study by John Solow suggests that baseball free agents do see a drop in performance in the first year of a long-term contract, but they pick it up after that.
Accounting professor Ramji Balakrishnan’s prize-winning study found big surplus-spending spikes at end of the fiscal year, but the spending was not irresponsible.
Hershberger, BBA66, renewed his financial support
of a faculty fellowship, ensuring that junior faculty
have research funds at their disposal.
Tippie in the News
(USA Today, December 13)
Professor Lopo Rego says Southwest’s campaign makes it stand
out from the crowd.
(Cedar Rapids Gazette, Nov. 29)
Marketing lecturer Frank Rydzewski and a team of Tippie students are helping
Cedar Rapids develop its food-processing industry.
(ABC News, Nov. 29)
has seen the worst of the recession, but Chuck Whiteman, interim
director of the Institute for Economic Research, says the
state's economy is still shaky.
Tippie Students Capture Honors
ethics team (photo, left) took second place in Baylor
University’s prestigious national ethics competition, while Henry
Fund students wrote a prize-winning analysis of Deere & Co.
The latter will compete in the national tournament
in New York City in March.
Orange Bowl Alumni Reception
us in Miami at a pregame
reception before the FedEx Orange
Bowl, when the Iowa Hawkeyes suit up against the Georgia Tech