A message from our Associate Dean for Research

Welcome to research at the Tippie College of Business.

From its inception to today, Tippie places a high premium on the thought leadership provided by a dynamic, productive, and engaged faculty. Researchers in our six departments have a proven track record of creating new knowledge that moves their field forward, while also engaging constructively with businesses and other external partners to advance the state of business practice.

Here, you’ll encounter demonstrated research success such as:

  • world-class records of academic impact in areas like accounting and management;
  • timely results from young faculty in areas like risk management (finance) and human decision making (marketing);
  • contributions to large-scale interdisciplinary research in healthcare, climate change, and emergency management in business analytics and economics;
  • the world’s only real-money academic research market, the Iowa Electronic Markets;
  • impactful engagement with corporations, non-profits, regulatory agencies, etc. around the globe.

Tippie’s research mission drives the state of knowledge from Iowa to the world. Whether you’re a prospective student or faculty member, academic peer, or potential new partner, feel free to reach out to us if you have questions, or if you want to get involved.

Nick Street

Nick Street

Associate Dean for Research and PhD Programs
Henry B. Tippie Research Professor of Business Analytics

12 %

More peer reviewed articles per faculty member in the last five years

# 11

Most productive management faculty

TAMUGA Rankings, Pubs/Faculty, 2021


Countries represented by our PhD students

Research seminars and speaker series

Behavioral Research seminars

This series provides a forum for faculty and PhD students who conduct behavioral research to present and discuss their current projects in a low-pressure environment.

See upcoming seminars

Research Methods seminars

This series provides faculty and PhD students in Business Analytics, Economics, and Finance with opportunities to successfully introduce methods, while offering new insights for more experienced researchers.

See upcoming seminars

Departmental seminars

Each year, several of our academic departments invite influencers and scholars from around the nation to speak to faculty and students. Our current lineup includes:

Faculty research news

The Academic Minute

When a worker Is harassed during their commute

Friday, July 5, 2024
In a podcast with the Academic Minute, Associate Professor of Industrial Relations Beth Livingston discusses the impact work commute harassment has on workers and what responsibility employers have to address it.
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For many Olympic medalists, silver stings more than bronze

Wednesday, June 26, 2024
Second-place finishers lament how close they got; third-place finishers just happy to be there.
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What mouse mover technology teaches us about the future of work

Wednesday, June 19, 2024
Jennifer Nahrgang, professor of management and entrepreneurship, says simply monitoring employees' time online is a faulty metric for measuring productivity. Instead, employers should study output instead.
Inside Higher Ed

Making delivery driver parking more efficient

Monday, June 17, 2024
Business analytics professor Ann Campbell explores how to make parking easier for delivery drivers.
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How can we train our students to be better communicators?

Thursday, June 6, 2024
Associate Professor Carl Follmer discusses why departmental communications programs like those at Tippie are critically important in developing future career skills.