• Research Spotlight: Joshua White


    Newly published research on reforms enacted after the subprime mortgage crisis suggests rule-makers took the best predictors of loan default risk off the table when crafting the new federal guidelines. 

  • How Financial Analysts Stifle Innovation


    Any number of things can affect a company’s ability to innovate: talent, commitment, luck and funding all play big roles. But new research from the University of Georgia shows that one factor outside a company has dramatic effects on its creativity: financial analysts.

  • William Lastrapes

    The Collateral Effect


    When Texas policymakers rethought their state’s outdated ideas on home foreclosures, they also shed light on new ways to understand how housing markets affect the overall economy.

  • Where the Boys Aren’t


    Why do girls get better grades in elementary school than boys—even when they perform worse on standardized tests? New research from Terry helps explain the gender disparities that exist in our classrooms.

  • Berrak Bahadir

    Is Credit a Good Thing?


    Economics professor Berrak Bahadir’s research shows that if banks have enough credit information on borrowers it can mitigate the potential for a banking crisis.

  • Health Economics

    Health Economics


    By bringing in three, new health-economics researchers to the faculty, the Terry College makes a major commitment to an area of national concern.

  • Jane Thayer

    Getting Too Emotionally Invested


    Financial markets move faster than ever, but Thayer's research shows investment decisions are still undermined by the same old biases of human emotions.

  • Nathaniel Grow

    In Defense of Baseball’s Antitrust Exemption


    Nathaniel Grow argues in his award-winning paper that Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption hasn’t led it to behave much differently than other pro sports leagues that don’t operate as unregulated monopolies.

  • Michael Pfarrer

    Reputation or Celebrity? A Firm Choice


    In a study of intangible assets, Michael Pfarrer’s research asks whether a company’s strong reputation or celebrity status helps or hurts the market’s reaction when it makes a surprise announcement about earnings.