President Barack Obama recently announced new rules aimed at encouraging companies to provide information on how much they pay employees based on race, gender and ethnicity. While obtaining good data is a necessary step in helping to shrink the gender pay gap, it will only be a starting point, said Hillary Sale, an expert on corporate governance and women’s leadership.
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.
Traditional Chinese sword dancing debuts this weekend at the annual Lunar New Year Festival at Edison Theatre on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis. “The swords only look dangerous,” says junior Sarah Lin, noting the dance’s combination of grace and power.
Provost Holden Thorp has appointed a nine-member committee to identify candidates for the position of dean of the Olin Business School, Olin Dean Mahendra R. Gupta announced this month that he will conclude his deanship at the end of the academic year, June 30, 2016.
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.
Six members of the Washington University in St. Louis faculty have been honored with 2015 Emerson Electric Co. “Excellence in Teaching” awards.
Paige LaRose assumes the role of assistant dean for student affairs and strategic initiatives at Washington University in St. Louis’ Olin Business School Jan. 1, 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.