Financial markets worldwide have become increasingly volatile in 2016. Olin Business School financial economics expert Jennifer Dlugosz looks into some reasons why and examines what’s next.
Frequent flyer programs are very important in the ultra-competitive airline industry. But which ones deliver the best benefits for travelers? A Washington University faculty member was recently among a panel of experts who helped analyze the nation’s best deals.
Anyone counting on a certain share of an inheritance should be aware that in recent years, parents have become increasingly likely to divide their estates unequally, suggests a new study co-authored by economist Robert Pollak of Washington University in St. Louis.
The creator of hardware accelerator Make in LA, 2002 Washington University alum Shaun Arora, talks about how his wildly varied life experiences informed his entrepreneurship.
A Q&A with Washington University alum Jacob Zax, founder of Edify. The seven-person Denver company dedicated to making music education more accessible, creative, and fun for kids.
A Q&A with School of Engineering & Applied Science alumnus Gaurav Garg, a founding partner at Wing Venture Capital and 2014 Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist of the Year.
Inside the entrepreneurial mind of Lindsay Hirsch, a 2011 graduate of Washington University. A year later, she moved to one of China’s top manufacturing cities and developed the international company Wish Upon A Product.
Mahendra R. Gupta, PhD, dean and the Geraldine J. and Robert L. Virgil Professor of Accounting and Management at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, will conclude his deanship June 30, 2016.
As the new year approaches, many plan to make self-improvement resolutions. New research led by Hengchen Dai, PhD, assistant professor at Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, shows extra motivation is all in the timing, and desire to get away from one’s past, imperfect self.
Joseph Goodman, PhD, associate professor of marketing at Olin Business School and Sarah Lim, doctoral student at Cornell University, say consumers tend to underestimate the experiential gift-giving advantage because they’re afraid they don’t know a person well enough to choose a more personal, preference-driven option.