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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Centralizing Corporate Bond Trading: What’s to Gain?

April 8, 2019

Corporate bonds are typically traded through a decentralized, over-the-counter market. WSB's Sébastien Plante considers what might happen if we migrate corporate bonds from their current structure to one of public exchange.

Working Hard or Hardly Working? Five Things to Know About Cyberloafing

March 6, 2019

What happens when organizations get serious about employee cyberloafing? Professor Sung Kim explains five key things to know from his study examining employee cyberloafing and an organization's announcement of formal internet controls.

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Video: Associate Professor Amber Epp on Family Decision-Making and Outsourcing Parenthood

March 5, 2019

Associate Professor Amber Epp's research explores the way parents choose to "outsource" some of their tasks and what the implications are when they do so.

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.

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