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Friday Research Presentations

Stuart School of Business highlights scholarly research by faculty and students 

The Friday Research Presentations series showcases ongoing academic research projects conducted by Stuart School of Business faculty and graduate students, as well as guest research presentations made by faculty from other leading business schools. All Illinois Tech faculty, students, and staff are invited to attend these presentations.

The series, begun in 2008, sponsors presentations throughout the academic year. Use the page navigation to view lists of Friday Research Presentations in previous years.

Presentations in 2019-20

Unless otherwise noted, all presenters are faculty or students at Stuart School of Business.

Fall 2019

September 20, 2019

The Interbank Market Puzzle
Guest presenter:  Xian Gu, University of Pennsylvania/Central U. of Finance and Economics

September 27, 2019

Revisiting the Hedging Positions of Oil Producers [abstract]
Associate Professor of Finance Yiwei Fang
Associate Professor of Finance Sang Baum Kang
You Lu, Stuart Ph.D. student

GDPR and the Localness of Venture Investment [abstract]
Associate Professor of Economics Liad Wagman
Jian Jia, Stuart Ph.D. student

October 11, 2019

Circular Economy and the Boundaries of the Firm [abstract]
Associate Professor of Environmental Management and Sustainability Weslynne Ashton
Adjunct Faculty Andre Nogueira, IIT Institute of Design

The Evolution of Corporate Social Responsibility [abstract]
Harold L. Stuart Endowed Chair in Business Siva K. Balasubramanian
Associate Professor of Finance Yiwei Fang
Zihao Yang, Stuart Ph.D. student

October 18, 2019

Strategic Alliances and Equity Issuances: Evidence from PIPE [abstract]
Associate Professor of Finance Haizhi Wang
Jianrong Wang, Stuart Ph.D. student

Do Mandatory Pension Contributions Hinder Innovation? [abstract]
Associate Professor of Finance Haizhi Wang
Hao Shen, Stuart Ph.D. student

November 1, 2019

High Frequency Quoting in the Futures Markets [abstract]
Chao Wang, Stuart Ph.D. student

How Is the Market Efficient? [abstract]
Seun Youn Cha, Stuart Ph.D. student

Patent Policy, Imitation Incentives, and the Rate of Cumulative Innovation [abstract]
Assistant Professor of Economics Priyanka Sharma

November 8, 2019

New Insights on Financial Impact of Movie Product Placements: Competition and Repetition Effects [abstract]
Harold L. Stuart Endowed Chair in Business Siva K. Balasubramanian
Associate Professor of Finance Haizhi Wang

Human Capital Investment and Firm Value: Evidence from Dual-class Shares Firms [abstract]
Associate Professor of Finance Yiwei Fang
Yanfeng Li, Stuart Ph.D. student

November 22, 2019

When Do Over-qualified Employees Misbehave? Perceived Over-qualification to Counterproductive Work Behaviors Relationship in the Context of Workgroup Justice and Task Interdependence [abstract]
Associate Professor of Management Smriti Anand

Automation for Machine Learning to Predict Backorders
Assistant Professor of Analytics Andrew Kumiega
Amir Onallah, Stuart Ph.D. student

Spring 2020

February 28, 2020

The Differential Effects of New Privacy Protections on Publisher and Advertiser Profitability [abstract]
Assistant Professor of Economics Priyanka Sharma
Associate Professor of Economics Liad Wagman
Yidan Sun, Stuart Ph.D. student

Operational Hedge and Financial Hedge: Evidence from Oil Producers [abstract]
You Lu, Stuart Ph.D. student
Associate Professor of Finance Yiwei Fang
Associate Professor of Finance Sang Baum Kang

April 10, 2020

Education, Gender, Trait Effects on Job Satisfaction
Harold L. Stuart Endowed Chair in Business Siva K. Balasubramanian
Hui Li, Stuart Ph.D. student
Chao Wang, Stuart Ph.D. student

April 17, 2020

A Decentralized  Incentive Compatible Financing Model for Reducing Demand-Side Carbon Emissions
Associate Professor of Environmental Management Nasrin R. Khalili
Associate Professor of Finance Sang Baum Kang
Lanh Nguyen, Stuart Ph.D. student

April 24, 2020

Modeling Consumers’ Trust Toward Online Reviews in E-Commerce Platforms
Zheng Zhou, Stuart Ph.D. student

RD-intensive Portfolio
Associate Professor of Finance Li Cai
Di He, Stuart Ph.D. student

May 1, 2020

Understanding the Indicative Factors of University Closings
Assistant Professor of Analytics Andrew Kumiega

Exploring the Influence of Consumers’ Characteristics on Obesity 
Harold L. Stuart Endowed Chair in Business Siva K. Balasubramanian
Mark Fishbein, Lurie Children’s Hospital
Zheng Zhou, Stuart Ph.D. student
Chao Wang, Stuart Ph.D. student

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