Study shows that journalism matters in holding corporations accountable

Monday, March 8, 2021

Media coverage of corporate wrongdoing is an important part of holding executives accountable, according to a new study from a University of Iowa researcher, and shows the value of a robust watchdog media.

Does media coverage cause meritorious shareholder litigation? Evidence from the stock option backdating scandal

Sunday, February 14, 2021

A recent paper by Tippie Accounting chair Dain Donelson et al. uses the Wall Street Journal’s coverage of the stock option backdating scandal to examine whether media coverage causes meritorious shareholder litigation.

Some firms avoid labor contracts by selling unionized operations

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Some firms avoid labor contracts by selling unionized operations, according to research done by Erik Lie, professor of finance.