Grand Opening on the Cook Analytics & Trading Lab

On November 12th, part of the bustling first floor of the Fogelman College of Business and Economics (FCBE) will become even busier as it’s transformed into a facsimile of a Wall Street trading firm.

Earlier this year, Michael W. Cook, founder and CEO of SouthernSun Asset Management firm, and his wife Jennifer, made a generous financial commitment towards the development and operation of a new, state-of-the-art analytics and trading lab.

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Thomas Stafford Appointed Editor of Decision Sciences Journal

Dr. Thomas Stafford, professor of Management Information SystemsDr. Thomas Stafford, professor of Management Information Systems, was recently appointed to the role of editor for Decision Sciences Journal (DSJ), a well-established business research journal focused on quantitative aspects of business decision-making. DSJ specifically focuses on methodological examinations of the problems facing managers in modern workplaces.

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Dr. Charles Bailey Appointed Inaugural Editor of The Journal of Forensic Accounting Research

Dr. Charles Bailey, professor of AccountancyDr. Charles Bailey, professor of Accountancy, was recently appointed editor of The Journal of Forensic Accounting Research, a new journal of the American Accounting Association (AAA). Dr. Bailey’s initial responsibilities will include selecting associate editors and an editorial board that will work with him in providing high-quality contributions to research, practice, and education.

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Did You Know?
Fogelman Faculty Answer Interesting Research Questions

The Fogelman College of Business and Economics is composed of a research-active faculty which allows our school to stay abreast of cutting-edge information and knowledge dissemination. Take a look at some of their most recent interesting findings:

Did you know that gay-bias bully victims are more likely to attempt suicide, and that the presence of a Gay-Straight Alliance on a school’s campus can mitigate this relationship?

Dr. Marla Royne Stafford, Great Oaks Foundation Professor of Marketing and chair of the Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management Dr. Marla Royne Stafford, Great Oaks Foundation Professor of Marketing and Chair of the Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management in the Fogelman College, helps explain these findings in an article titled “How Gay-Straight Alliance Groups Mitigate the Relationship between Gay-Bias Victimization and Adolescent Suicide Attempts,” which is forthcoming in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 

Did you know that most stocks in the U.S. are traded on multiple stock exchanges, but about 14.5% of trading occurs in non-exchange computer systems called “dark pools?”

Dr. Thomas McInishDr. McInish and his coauthors discuss this trading shift in their paper, “Trading Rules, Competition for Order Flow and Market Fragmentation,” forthcoming in the Journal of Financial Economics.