Washington University in St. Louis experts from all corners of academia long have been studying climate change in the context of their own fields. Here is a sampling of their perspectives on the National Climate Assessment released Nov. 23.
As an economist, academician and researcher steeped in such data and assessments, one Washington University in St. Louis expert wants to press the pause button on the worst-case-scenario numbers related to the National Climate Assessment that was released the day after Thanksgiving.
The Women’s Bakery, which provides access to education and employment for women in East Africa through the building of bakeries, won Washington University in St. Louis’ 2018 Global Impact Award on Oct. 29.
A new study by a group of business school researchers, including Washington University’s Daniel Elfenbein of Olin Business School, used a computational model to interpret decision-making, learning and experiences that end in an entrepreneur’s success and failure in market entry and exit.
An Olin Business School analysis of more than 550 million items sold by individuals on eBay in 2015 and 2016 — transactions totaling $22.3 billion — signals that we’re more likely to buy goods from someone we perceive comes from a similar political persuasion.
A team of five students in Olin Business School’s data analytics program prevailed over 44 other teams, taking first place in a global competition with a project that provided the National Multiple Sclerosis Society invaluable insight about its annual fundraising bike race.
A new study led in part by Olin Business School’s Todd Gormley finds that increasing numbers of passive investors is encouraging activism targeted at board makeup changes, proxy settlements and the sale of the business or its parts.
Olin Business School’s Daniel Gottlieb was part of a group of researchers conducting an economic behavioral study on how a consumer’s moral compass points him or her to repay debts. The group borrowed from Muslim teachings.
Using a novel idea, as well as a rare union of separate centers within Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis’ Bauer Leadership Center and Center for Analytics and Business Insights together are holding a Data for Good conference Friday, Oct. 5, at Emerson Auditorium, Knight Hall, as part of the David R. Calhoun Lectureship series.
Thanks to a $500,000 gift from Cliff Holekamp and his father, Bill Holekamp, known as the Holekamp Seed Fund, Olin Business School now offers up to 20 grants a year of $1,000 to students who need a small injection of capital to get a startup business off the ground.