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
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
Ben Jenkins is an Economics and Finance double major at CU Denver Business School. This year, he won the National Football League’s 1st & Future analytical challenge.
About the Competition
The NFL 1st & Future, a challenge designed to spur innovation, hosted the second annual analytical competition in 2020. Last year, the contest resulted in a blindside block rule, and this year competitors examined the relationship between playing surface (synthetic turf or natural) and its contribution to lower extremity injuries (knee, ankle, and foot). Read more
How the coronavirus is affecting health is a concern
when it comes to a local, national, and global scale. However, it extends
beyond that into the economy. Now that the World Health
Organization has officially declared the coronavirus a pandemic,
preparing a governmental financial response to the virus is crucial, especially
to augment for the closing and slowing of consuming and business.
Yosef Bonaparte, PhD, associate professor of finance and director of the J.P.Read more
Lance Holman is the president and CEO of Holman Capital Corporation, a company he started in 2009 with the dream of providing knowledge, ideas, and capital to state and local governments, educational institutions, and health systems in the US. A 1993 graduate of CU Denver, Lance has come a long way, establishing himself in the Finance field and building his company.
Choosing CU Denver
When it came to approaching higher education, Lance chose CU Denver because he knew it was “a great school.” Read more
What drives student Daniel Rivera-Ibarra is quite personal. “I grew up in a lower middle-class family, which inspired my focus in real estate,” Daniel said. “Specifically, I want to help Hispanic families attain their first home, by helping them understand the financial side and guiding them through the complicated process.” What home looks like for Daniel’s family partly explains how he developed a passion for real estate. Read more