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Tippie research finds industry response to SEC rule change could destabilize some money markets

Monday, September 20, 2021

A new Tippie study finds the COVID-19 related stock market decline of March 2020 showed that a five-year old SEC rule change can have a potentially destabilizing effect on some money market funds, which are supposed to be stable places to park cash.

UI to study automation impact on clerical work

Monday, September 20, 2021

Automation is changing everyone’s jobs, even secretaries and receptionists, office assistants, and mailroom clerks. But while numerous studies and think pieces have thought about how automation is affecting factory workers, engineers, or truck drivers, few have looked at how artificial intelligence will change clerical jobs. A $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to researchers in the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business and College of Engineering will start the process of answering those questions.

Home food delivery still going strong for Iowa businesses

Friday, September 17, 2021

A study by the Marketing Institute at the University of Iowa’s Henry B. Tippie College of Business found online delivery services averaged 25 percent growth last year, but is predicted to grow by about 3.5 percent post-COVID-19, according to Peggy Stover, associate professor in the program.

NSF grant will study how automation affects clerical work

Friday, September 17, 2021

Automation is changing everyone’s jobs, even the secretaries and receptionists, office assistants and mail room clerks, but no major study has looked at how clerical work will be affected by technology. A $150,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to researchers at the Tippie College of Business will start the process of answering those questions.

Chris A. Cox named 2021 Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Chris Cox (BBA89) is as Iowa as it gets. He grew up on a farm in south central Iowa near Van Wert and is still active in the family farm. He is also a high-level accounting executive who stays connected with his alma mater and the winner of the 2021 Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year award.

Tippie professor adapts economic model to understand vaccine hesitancy

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Richard Peter and his colleague have conducted research to help public health officials better understand COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy and tailor messaging to address it.

Movie offers University of Iowa students insight into potential bias in facial recognition technology

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Students at the University of Iowa got a lesson about racial bias in facial recognition algorithms through the showing of the film "Coded Bias." The screening and talk with the director was coordinated by the Tippie College of Business Department of Business Analytics.