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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New WSB Faculty: Meet Dmitry Orlov, Assistant Professor of Finance

November 15, 2019

Dmitry Orlov, new assistant professor of finance, shares his thoughts on joining WSB and the University of Wisconsin–Madison community.

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Will Tangible Rewards Make Your Employees Work Harder? It Depends

June 18, 2019

Advocates often claim that tangible rewards—vouchers, merchandise, gift cards—are more effective employee motivators than cash. Associate Professor Willie Choi tests this theory using the three most commonly cited differences between tangible and cash rewards, and explains why the former isn’t a surefire way to keep employee motivation soaring.

When Home Buyers Bid, Sellers Benefit

June 12, 2019

Research from WSB's Alina Arefeva explores how engaging in bidding wars during the home buying process can increase competition and bolster a home's selling price.

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Video: Dan Lynch a Featured Expert on Tax Policy Center Panel

June 7, 2019

WSB's Dan Lynch weighed in on the effects of 2017's Tax Cuts and Jobs Act during a conference sponsored by the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center and the University of North Carolina Tax Center.

Anatomy of HQ2: A Discussion About Amazon, Subsidies, and Spin-Outs

April 23, 2019

In a panel facilitated by Jonathan O'Connell, a Washington Post reporter and WSB's Business Writer in Residence, WSB faculty members discuss the pros, cons, and complications of Amazon's aborted move to New York City.

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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.

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