Innovating supply chain higher education with generative AI
Supply Chain Management Review
Using artificial intelligence in the classroom is not without concerns. But Vince Castillo, assistant professor of logistics at Fisher, writes that the technology can also offer supply chain students access to and experience using an increasingly critical tool in the industry.
February 21, 2024
If you broke your New Year’s resolutions, here’s how you can get back on track
Despite research from Fisher that says only 9% of people who make New Year's resolutions keep them, if you have yet to establish your goals for 2024 or have already fallen off the wagon, it's never too late to get on the right track.
January 30, 2024
Do bitcoin ETFs have a place in retirement portfolios?
The SEC’s approval of bitcoin ETFs arguably is the occasion to sell, not buy. This is especially important for retirement investors to consider because the existence of a bitcoin ETF should not change the cryptocurrency’s underlying value, according to Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate at Fisher.
January 13, 2024
Boston is too expensive, everyone agrees. So what’s keeping you here?
The Boston Globe
Forthcoming research by Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate, and two coauthors found that during the housing boom of 1996 to 2006, prices were higher in some places partly because people expected them to be.
January 8, 2024
This is exactly when a ‘tough boss’ becomes a toxic leader
Leaders who consider themselves merely tough bosses must realize that not everyone sees them the same way. Understanding toxic leadership is the first step toward eradicating it, and groundbreaking research by Bennett Tepper, the Abramowitz Memorial Professor and senior associate dean for faculty and research at Fisher, outlines toxic behaviors.
December 20, 2023
Leadership faces the ‘good kind’ of identity crisis
U.S. News & World Report
From strongman to collaborative, experts say what we expect of leaders has changed significantly over time. Timothy Judge, executive director of the Fisher Leadership Initiative and chair of the Department of Management and Human Resources, says the public nature of many leadership positions is driving the recent push for integrity among leaders.
December 12, 2023
SantaCon raises money for charity. They've spent a lot on crypto and Burning Man
An analysis shows that SantaCon raised $1.4 million through SantaCon programming from late 2014 through 2022, and that less than a fifth of that money has gone to registered nonprofits. “The money going to their targeted charities is minuscule as a percentage of their budget," says Brian Mittendorf, the H.P. Wolfe chair in accounting at Fisher.
December 8, 2023
The $10 billion charity no one has heard of
The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The SDG Impact Fund grew from $238 million to $10 billion in one year. Cryptocurrency and NFTs appear to have played a part; the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals do not. Brian Mittendorf, the H.P. Wolfe Chair in Accounting, and Helen Flannery, a fellow at the progressive Institute for Policy Studies, say publicly filed tax documents raise more questions than answers about whether the fund is being used to for the tax benefit of the wealthy.
December 7, 2023
Momentum investing has struggled for 20 years. Here’s why.
The Wall Street Journal
A mutual-funds rating company changed its methodology two decades ago, and that, according to research from Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate, and his co-authors, has made a significant difference in the performance of momentum strategies.
December 3, 2023
The human advantage: How AI can create opportunities in the world of work
Research from Isil Erel, the David A. Rismiller Chair in Finance at Fisher, and Michael Weisbach, the Ralph Kurtz Chair in Finance, adds to insights related to the use of Artificial Intelligence in hiring and human resources management.
November 22, 2023
This is what the NRA looks like in decline
The group is slowly abandoning its original mission to teach Americans how to handle guns. Spending on these programs has dropped 77 percent in less than a decade. The trend, says Brian Mittendorf, the H.P. Wolfe Chair in Accounting at Fisher, can impact membership, which in turn leads to questions about the long-term future of the organization.
November 15, 2023
Multifamily investment remains a hot commodity in the U.S.
Top cities such as New York and San Francisco will continue to see growth, says Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate at Fisher, but there are other markets around the country that are emerging with affordability and robust job growth.
November 12, 2023
Gray named an OSCM Distinguished Scholar
Operations and Supply Chain Management
John Gray, the Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Operations and Business Analytics, has been named one of two Distinguished Scholars by Operations and Supply Chain Management (OSCM), a division of the Academy of Management. Learn more about Gray's journey into academia and how he became the fourth Fisher faculty member to earn the recognition since 2003.
November 8, 2023
Home sellers awarded $1.8B in lawsuit against realtors
Spectrum News 1
Donald Sheets, executive director of The Ohio State University Center for Real Estate, discusses the federal ruling against the National Association of Realtors and multiple real estate companies for colluding to inflate commissions, and its impact on the residential real estate market in Ohio.
November 2, 2023
Fintech conference explores frameworks shaping modern-day business
The Ohio State University
Researchers, practitioners, experts and students gathered for the second annual Fintech @ Ohio State and Beyond Conference to deepen their understanding of the technology that supports modern-day business. The event also included news of the launch of Fisher's new Fintech Micro-Credential, its latest step in non-degree graduate offerings.
November 2, 2023
Tech Tuesday: Lawsuits against Meta, changes in self-checkouts, DNA origami
Self-checkout was the next big thing in retail sales, but now, after years of long lines and finicky machines, its efficacy is in question. As new forms of advanced checkout are tested in stores across the country, Joe Goodman, chair of Fisher's Department of Marketing and Logistics, joins the discussion about taking deeper look at self-checkout.
October 31, 2023
Building resilient global supply chains: An exploration
Fisher College of Business
A collaboration among two of Fisher’s Centers of Excellence and Ohio State’s East Asian Studies Center put global trade dynamics and supply chain resiliency in the spotlight. The Global Supply Chain Forum connected the Ohio State community with U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai and Harvard Professor William Kirby.
October 30, 2023
Systematic default and return predictability in the stock and bond markets
Assistant Professor of Finance Shaojun Zhang explains her research and her structural model-based measure of systemic default, which measures the joint probability of multiple companies defaulting simultaneously.
October 30, 2023