Unresolved issues around begging exist in almost every city around the world. CU Denver Business School Senior Instructor Francisco Conejo was walking down 16th Street in Denver when he was personally confronted with it. As a researcher, he decided to use his expertise in macromarketing to advance the literature around begging, specifically identifying the structural origins of begging in Denver. Read more
The J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities (JPMCC) New Directions in Commodities Research international symposium brought together the business community and leading academic researchers. From August 13-15, over 80 top researchers and practitioners congregated in Denver from across the world to discuss the most pressing issues facing industries with commodities exposure. Read more
Twenty years ago, the Front Range Finance Seminar was a small regional seminar held annually at CU Boulder. Over the past three years, the event has been held at the CU Denver Business School. This year the event was attended by over 40 of the top research minds in finance from around the world.
Over 175 papers were submitted from top institutions, including the University of Chicago, Stanford, Northwestern, and Duke. Read more
U.S. News & World Report posted their annual rankings for 2019 Best Part-Time MBA Programs and the CU Denver Business School’s part-time MBA program placed among the top. With an increased ranking, the CU Denver Professional MBA program strengthens a position as one of Colorado’s best part-time MBA programs.
The program ranked second overall in Colorado, better than the University of Denver; Colorado State University; University of Colorado, Colorado Springs; and the University of Northern Colorado. Read more
The notion that more hierarchically structured organizations diminish innovation is widely accepted by the business community and many scholars. However, Kelly E See, PhD, assistant professor of Management, found that in certain stages of the innovation process, it’s more beneficial to have a vertical hierarchical structure rather than a flatter structure.
In her article, The Influence of Hierarchy on Idea Generation and Selection in the Innovation Process, recently published in Organization Science, See and colleague Dongil Keum at Columbia University focused on how hierarchy affects two phases of the innovation process:
The idea generation phase
The idea selection phase
Based on results from a field study of a multinational fashion retailer and a lab experiment, See and Keum found that hierarchy is detrimental to the idea generation phase of innovation, yet it’s beneficial during the selection or screening phase of innovation. Read more
China has the world’s second largest stock market, the third largest bond market, and the largest commodity futures market in the world. It is also the largest consumer of major commodities in the world. So, it was no surprise China hosted one of the few prominent global industry conferences on derivatives.
On December 1, 2017, over 180 experts and industry professionals by invitation only gathered in China for the 3rd Derivatives Academic Forum to tackle current issues facing this industry. Read more