Study finds religiously adherent companies have lower debt costs, higher credit ratings

Monday, March 19, 2018

A new study from the Tippie College of Business finds firms headquartered in more religiously observant counties have higher credit ratings and lower debt costs, evidence that suggests lenders and bondholders consider the company’s culture when deciding whether to give them money.

Vaughan Institute in top 20 risk management and insurance programs

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

AM Best has named the Tippie College’s Vaughan Institute of Risk Management and Insurance as one of 20 college programs doing the best job of preparing young people for careers in insurance.

Qian comments on hedge fund holdings

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Yiming Qian, associate professor of finance, is one of 11 experts interviewed for this WalletHub piece on the recent tax reform, stock market performance, and tips for individual investors.

This senior is betting big on Bitcoin

Thursday, December 28, 2017

On the UI campus, they call Cameron Schorg "the Bitcoin guy."

Ups and downs of working internationally

Friday, December 15, 2017

Working outside the United States isn't for everyone, but these three Tippie College alumni are succeeding and share their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats in this article.

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.

UI student-managed investment fund hits $6 million milestone

Monday, October 23, 2017

For the first time in its 23-year history, the Henry Fund has surpassed the $6 million mark in valuation.

Carter delivers lecture on urban revitalization, sustainability

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Majora Carter delivers lecture on improving communities through sustainabie economic development.

Rockwell Collins likely to maintain strong Iowa presence if merger happens, analyst says

Thursday, August 31, 2017

While many mergers are driven by desires to find inefficiencies and thus cut costs through a joint operation, Amrita Nain, associate professor of finance, doesn't think that's a leading factor for why United Technologies wants to merge with Rockwell Collins. She believes acquiring Rockwell Collins would bolster its buying power, offering the conglomerate "a better position to squeeze their suppliers for lower prices." Read more in this Des Moines Register article.

Reports of Rockwell Collins acquisition continue

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Yiming Qian, associate professor of finance, is quoted in this Cedar Rapids Gazette article about the possible acquisition of Rockwell Collins by United Technologies Corp.