On Giving Tuesday, holiday donation campaigns launch into high gear. But how do people decide where to donate their money? They know that they should give to the neediest cases, but new research from Washington University in St. Louis’s Olin Business School shows often, the donation decision comes down to something called a “charity beauty premium.”
A new, interdisciplinary academic program will combine courses in math, computer science, engineering and finance for Washington University in St. Louis students pursuing a career in financial engineering.
Witches and wizards in the world created by J.K. Rowling have only one choice when it comes to banking. Gringotts Wizarding Bank is a monopoly for those living in the Potterverse. Zachary Feinstein, assistant professor of electrical and systems engineering in the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis, explored the outcome of dividing up Gringotts Wizarding Bank using the latest financial mathematics research.
Epharmix, a health-care software startup created at Washington University in St. Louis, will receive $50,000 in equity-free funding as the 2016 winner of the Global Impact Award.
Effective campaign branding may have made the winning difference for Donald Trump in this year’s presidential election. Raphael Thomadsen, associate professor of marketing at Olin Business School takes a closer look at how the messaging may have affected the election outcome. The importance of branding: “Branding is a central concept in business. Companies build products […]
Donald Trump’s election as president initially sent global markets reeling. What might we expect from the markets moving forward? John Horn, senior lecturer in economics at Olin Business School breaks it down. Economic Implications: “The election of Donald Trump will have long-lasting implications for the United States and global economy. The election will be significant economically […]
As presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump make their last-minute pushes for votes before tomorrow’s election, a faculty member at Washington University in St. Louis says the tight race boils down, in part, to poor branding practices.
Washington University in St. Louis has launched a new venture-capital seed fund aimed at helping to propel early-stage business ventures by students, faculty and recent alumni. The new William Greenleaf Eliot Seed Fund is managed by the university’s Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
On Oct. 14, 27 students earned an Executive MBA degree from Washington University and the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. They are the first graduates from the first program in the world that offers a joint MBA degree from both an Indian and an American university.
Startup Connection, St. Louis’ largest event focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, has announced the companies selected to take part in its Venture Showcase Nov. 16 at Washington University in St. Louis. More than a third of the 74 companies have strong university ties.