Wisconsin School of Business faculty members achieve global recognition for their groundbreaking research. Read about their findings, which provide answers to important questions and deliver key business insights.

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Continuous Auditing, Separation of Roles Improve Decision-Making

February 11, 2019

In a study designed using his real-world experience as a former internal auditor, Dereck Barr-Pulliam finds that employing continuous auditing and separating an auditor's assurance and consulting roles may lessen manager earnings manipulation.

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Research Roundup: WSB's Department of Risk and Insurance

January 31, 2019

Takeaways from recent research by faculty in the Department of Risk and Insurance at the Wisconsin School of Business.

Entrepreneurship on Campus: Using Data to Identify Emerging Entrepreneurs

January 25, 2019

What does the face of student entrepreneurship look like on U.S. college campuses? WSB Associate Professor Jon Eckhardt and Ph.D. student Bekhzod Khoshimov are using data to identify this invisible demographic, and to help universities learn more about entrepreneurship in the process. This is the first post in a series.

WSB Associate Professor Justin Sydnor

Video: Associate Professor Justin Sydnor on Choosing the Best Value in a Health Plan

January 24, 2019

Associate Professor Justin Sydnor's research explores how many people end up choosing a health plan that doesn’t provide the best economic value.

Video: Associate Professor Jordan Tong on How We Make Decisions When Uncertain

December 10, 2018

Jordan Tong, associate professor of operations and information management, shares insights from his research about decision-making.

Research Roundup: WSB's Department of Finance, Investment, and Banking

November 28, 2018

Takeaways from recent research by faculty in the Department of Finance, Investment, and Banking at the Wisconsin School of Business.

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