Thomas Smith

Professor in the Practice of Finance; Academic Director, Master of Analytical Finance

A new study from professor Tom Smith at Emory University's Goizueta Business School finds that Georgia’s position as fourth in the presidential primary lineup could have a sizable economic impact on the state.He says in the most likely scenario, which includes 11 Republican candidates and 1 Democratic candidate, he estimates an early presidential primary in Georgia could generate $1.12 billion and create more than 10,000 jobs.$220 million of the overall projected gains and over 2,200 jobs come f... Read More

Michael Lewis

Professor of Marketing; Faculty Director, Emory Marketing Analytics Center

In an effort to speed up baseball games and attract more fans, Major League Baseball has unveiled a new set of rules during Spring Training. The rules include a 30-second clock between batters, 15-seconds for pitchers to start their motion, players must be in the batter’s box with eight seconds left on the clock before running to their larger bases. Research by Goizueta Sports Marketing Professor Mike Lewis finds that sports fandom is down and attracting Gen Z could be the key to attracting new ... Read More

Rohan Ganduri

Assistant Professor of Finance

For the first time in five years, apartment prices have fallen for the past six months. Research from Apartment List shows the median rent in January was 3.4% less than the cost of the same apartment in August. The reasons include recent layoffs, rent prices forcing some to live with family and finally, the biggest delivery of new supply in over twenty years. Rohan Ganduri, assistant professor of Finance at Goizueta Business School, explains why now is the time to negotiate renewals and while th... Read More

Melissa Williams

Associate Professor of Organization & Management

A recent study finds women in 2022 earned 17% less than men on average earning 82 cents for every dollar a man makes. The wage gap is even larger in women of color. The 2022 numbers come after the Covid-19 pandemic rise in unemployment. The study finds employment rates have not returned to pre-pandemic levels especially among women. The wage gap also differs by job. Health care technicians, physical therapists, bartenders and some teachers had the smallest gender pay gap while real estate broker... Read More

Erika V. Hall

Associate Professor of Organization & Management; Faculty Advisor, Business & Society Institute

Is the label “Black” different from the label “African American?” New research shows that white Americans associate the label “Black” with being targets of racial bias more than the label “African Americans.” The findings have implications for outcomes as varied as the tone of media coverage, non-profit fundraising, and even image search results. The results are detailed in a new paper published by Psychological Science titled, “What’s in a Name? The Hidden Historical Ideologies Embedded in the... Read More