In the news

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Several Tippie faculty members have been mentioned in the news recently. Read more about them.

Firms strategically tweet only good news

Monday, July 2, 2018

A new study from the Tippie College of Business confirms the expectation that publicly traded firms tend to strategically tweet financial information only if they have good news to report.

In the news

Monday, June 25, 2018

According to Assistant Professor of Accounting Scott Asay, his research indicates forward-looking statements still mislead investors, despite disclaimers.

Study casts doubt on the assumption that women have more negative attitudes about clinical research

Monday, June 25, 2018

Cardiovascular disease kills more women every year than any other disease, but researchers looking for cures have long been vexed by low numbers of women willing to participate in clinical trials that are needed to develop the drugs and techniques that can save lives. For years, researchers have surmised that women simply have more negative attitudes about various aspects of clinical research. But a new study by a researcher at the University of Iowa casts doubt on that assumption.

Research standouts: Gender in the workplace

Friday, June 8, 2018

The Tippie College of Business accomplished a major coup in the past two years when it hired three new assistant professors in the Department of Management and Organizations (M&O) — Michele Williams, Rong Su, and Beth Livingston. Each woman is outstanding in her field of research, and serendipitously, what they have in common is an interest in gender research aimed at solving real-world business problems.

In the news

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Finance faculty members Thomas Berry-Stolzle, Richard Peter, and Thomas Rietz comment on research in recent news articles in the Business Record. You must have a Business Record account to access the stories.

Study finds business websites that create interactive online communities generate more traffic than online billboards

Monday, April 2, 2018

A new study suggests that businesses generate more traffic to their websites if they turn them into online communities, with blogs, discussion forums, and links to social media sites.

Study suggests social media sentiment has little impact on stock returns

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Businesses and organizations spend a lot of time and energy monitoring what customers say about them online, but do those conversations on social media affect the value of a company?

Behaving badly at work keeps you up at night

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

A new study from the University of Iowa finds that people are more likely to suffer from insomnia on days when they do not behave well at work.

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.