• Psychological research has shown that conservatives and liberals differ on basic personality traits such as conscientiousness, tolerance for uncertainty and openness to new experiences. Professor Vishal Singh of the New York University Stern School of Business and colleagues hypothesized that the conservative tendency to prefer tradition and convention would be reflected in conservatives’ purchasing behavior, leading them to choose established name-brand products over generic brands or new products.
  • Melissa Schilling
    NYU Stern Professor Melissa Schilling has been appointed to the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Overcoming Barriers to Electric Vehicle Deployment. The committee will study the technological, infrastructural and behavioral barriers to widespread adoption of electric vehicles in the United States.
  • Thirty years ago China seemed hopelessly mired in poverty, Mexico had triggered the Third World Debt Crisis, and Brazil suffered under hyperinflation. But in recent decades, these and other developing countries have turned themselves around, while First World nations, battered by economic and fiscal crises, struggle to stay afloat. With the global economy teetering on the brink, America’s prosperity now depends on our ability to learn from these prior foreign struggles—and successes—with economic reform. The stakes are higher than ever and "Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth," by Peter Blair Henry, reveals the three things we need for a more prosperous future.
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    New Research on LIBOR Rates by Marti Subrahmanyam

    February 7, 2013
    In a new research paper, Professor Marti Subrahmanyam at NYU Stern School of Business and Professors Alexander Eisl and Rainer Jankowitsch at Vienna University of Economics and Business find that an alternative rate-setting process that uses the median of the LIBOR window could significantly reduce the effect of LIBOR manipulation.
  • Assistant Professor of Marketing Adam Alter and PhD student Eesha Sharma at NYU Stern reveal why people who feel financially constrained might be lured to purchase scarce or rare products—those that aren’t widely available to other people. The authors suggest that consumers who feel financially disadvantaged counteract feelings of financial deprivation by acquiring these scarce products, precisely because they seem unavailable to others.
  • For more than a decade, banks and retailers have been using “big data” to draw actionable conclusions from data they collect through commerce. Now, two NYU Stern researchers say big data can help solve major societal problems, like reducing the skyrocketing cost of healthcare in the US while improving quality.
  • On January 11, 2013, New York University Stern School of Business will convene its faculty thought leaders and some of India’s top corporate leaders and policymakers for a full-day event entitled, “India in the 21st Century: From Potential to Progress.” The participants will investigate the unique opportunities and challenges facing India, an emerging market leader and driving force in the global economy.
  • Marking its tenth year, NYU Stern’s Citi Leadership & Ethics Program appointed Mindy S. Lubber, president and founding board member of Ceres, a nonprofit organization that advocates the adoption of sustainable business practices, as its 2012-2013 Distinguished Citi Fellow in Leadership and Ethics.
  • NYU Stern experts are available to provide perspectives on a variety of angles related to Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.
  • Nobel Laureate and Prof. Robert Engle was named as a committee member of the US Treasury’s Office of Financial Research’s (OFR) Financial Research Advisory Committee. The OFR, established as a result of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, created the committee to provide advice, recommendations, analysis and information to the OFR.
  • Edward Altman, the Max L. Heine Professor of Finance at NYU Stern and an esteemed bankruptcy scholar for nearly five decades testified at the Loan Syndications & Trading Association conference in New York City for the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Hearings on Reform of the Bankruptcy Code.
  • The Foundation for Social Change, the United Nations Office for Partnerships and the NYU Stern School of Business are teaming up to host the third annual Global Conference for Social Change: Making the Business Care for Sustainability. This year’s event will recognize the annual Leader of Change award – organizations committed to FSC’s mission of building a business case for environmental sustainability.
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    NYU Stern Announces New Center in Business Analytics

    September 26, 2012
    New York University Stern School of Business has announced the creation of a Center for Business Analytics headed by Information Systems Professors Vasant Dhar and Anindya Ghose. This new Center will foster collaborative inquiry in the field of Business Analytics across the Stern School, New York University, and the global research community.
  • The NYU Stern Center for Measurable Marketing conference will convene marketing leaders and top academics to explore the increasingly complex path-to-purchase, and the customer experience at the pre-purchase, at-purchase and post-purchase phases. Attendees will learn best practices along the path-to-purchase in measurement, digital, social and mobile, and hear from experts who are driving the new consumer journey.
  • Does focusing managers on the power they wield give rise to bad management? According to new research from professors at NYU Stern and Cornell, managers who have a heightened sense of their power treat others less fairly compared to individuals who see themselves as less powerful. But when it comes to self-perceptions of status, the roles reverse.
  • Xavier Gabaix, NYU Stern Professor of Finance, was awarded the 2012 Lagrange-CRT Foundation Prize for his research in complex systems, in particular for his work on power laws in financial markets and macroeconomics. Each year, the international Prize is awarded to a scientist or scientists under the age of 50 for their achievements, theoretical and experimental, relevant to the progress, applications and dissemination of complexity science.
  • In a new paper, published today in Science, Sinan Aral, NYU Stern Assistant Professor of Information, Operations and Management Sciences, and his co-author Dylan Walker, a research scientist at Stern, present a new method to measure influence and susceptibility in social networks.
  • NYU Stern is introducing a new Essay 2 to its full-time MBA application for Fall 2013 applicants, the first major change in the essays in six years. The question will assess an applicant’s fit with the Stern mission and mindset about creating value in an environment of increased ambiguity. The School believes these qualities are essential to lead in today’s global business environment.
  • A new study from Professor Heski Bar-Isaac suggests online hospital rankings may be detrimental to patient welfare.
  • NYU Stern Professor of Statistics Jeffrey Simonoff, Lan Ma Nygren of Rider University and Stern PhD student Nikolay Kulmatitskiy find that winning a major Tony Award increases the length of a production’s expected run by about 50 percent. Additionally, each major Tony nomination alone is associated with a roughly 30 percent longer expected show run.
  • NYU Flags outside of Kaufman Management Center
    Building on its strengths in economics, finance and global commerce, New York University Stern School of Business has established the Center for Global Economy and Business to promote faculty research into the global aspects of modern economies and business.
  • NYU Stern, with support from its Social Enterprise Association MBA club, announces the establishment of a Loan Assistance Program for full-time, part-time and Executive MBA graduates. The Program seeks to reduce the financial burden of repaying business school loans among graduates who pursue career paths in social enterprise.
  • New research by Professor Tom Meyvis and co-authors suggests consumers are more willing to switch their preference from a low-status brand to an extension of a premium brand that isn’t a natural fit for the product category when marketers add a picture of the product in question or allow consumers to compare brands rather than judge each brand separately.
  • Maria Bartiromo, anchor of CNBC’s “Closing Bell,” and anchor/managing editor of the nationally syndicated “Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo,” will be the keynote speaker at NYU Stern’s 2012 Graduate Convocation ceremony.
  • New York University Stern School of Business today announced that Jonathan Haidt will join its faculty in the fall of 2012 as the Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership.