Recently, CU Denver Business School Professor of Management Wayne Cascio’s research was featured in The New York Times. In an article about layoffs, Cascio discussed the results of his study that confirmed companies that are quick to lay off employees see diminished financial performance. The study, co-authored with Finance Professor Rohan Christie-David and Finance Professor Arjun Chatrath from Portland State University, will be published later this year in the Academy of Management Journal.
Understanding the Study
For three years, the research team examined 43,000 companies on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and made more than 360,000 observations through a 37-year period (1980-2016), They discovered that when a company restructures (downsizes or upsizes), it can do it in three ways: employees, assets, or both (also called combination restructuring). Read more
COVID-19 has had significant impacts on our community. Many of us may be wondering: what can I do to help? Did you know that you can lend your computer’s processing power to a project called Folding@Home in an effort to understand the virus? Here is how it works and how you can get involved.
How to Lend Your Computing Power to the Fight Against COVID-19
By downloading and operating the Folding@Home software, your computer will use simulations to help understand COVID-19. Read more
The University of Colorado Denver Health Administration Student Organization is proud to host a virtual presentation by health system leaders who collaborated during the recent crisis. Tune in to learn about recent efforts by Centura health in New Jersey. RSVP required! Read more
Tune in here on May 5, 2020 at 10am: https://ucdenver.zoom.us/j/91888897579.
The economic contraction relating to the COVID-19 pandemic has been deep and profound. To address these deleterious economic consequences, Congress has responded with the enactment of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”). This webinar, hosted by the Graduate Tax Program at the University of Colorado Denver, will focus on many of the important individual and business income tax changes in the CARES Act. Read more
This spring, the CU Denver Business School launched an innovative course to introduce students to the investment services industry. Taught by Professor Yosef Bonaparte, Ph.D., the course offered a unique opportunity for students to land internships and careers through a partnership with the Colorado Investment Services Coalition (CISC).
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Bonaparte had to quickly adapt the course to remote learning. Read more