Entrepreneurship Professor Peter Klein Awarded SEJ Best Paper Prize
Klein’s paper, “Opportunity Discovery, Entrepreneurial Action, and Economic Organization,” addresses a new view on what entrepreneurship is and how it should be taught. This new theory has been termed the “judgment-based approach” to entrepreneurship.
Study on Chief Diversity Officers and Faculty Hiring
Inside Higher Ed: Professor of Entrepreneurship Steven Bradley, professor of Finance James Garven and professors of Economics Wilson Law and James West are co-authors of a new working paper published on "The Impact of Chief Diversity Officers on Diverse Faculty Hiring."
1 Million Square Feet of Development Potentially on Horizon in Waco
Waco Tribune-Herald: Retired professor of Economics, Tom Kelly, is quoted in the discussion about the challenges and expectations of a growing economy in McLennan County.
Baylor Lights: #BaylorLights Profile: Dr. Tisha Emerson
July 24, 2018
Putting a price on what someone is willing to pay to protect or improve the environment is a focus for Tisha Emerson, Ph.D., The Ben H. Williams Professor of Economics at Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business. She also is known for integrating research in the classroom as a way to help her students learn.
Undergraduate Business Analytics Certificate Teaches Students Big Data Skills
Baylor Business undergraduate students now have the opportunity to receive a Certificate in Business Analytics in addition to their BBA degree from the Hankamer School of Business. The Certificate Program in Business Analytics was added in order to teach students the techniques necessary to understand and interpret big data and business analytics.
International Trade Theory Meets Banking
Innovative Business at Baylor: David VanHoose, professor of Economics, found that how banks make decisions about loans and deposit services contribute to the flow of funds across international borders.
Will the Supreme Court's Sports Betting Decision Provide Revenue or Send Texas Down a Dark Path?
Dallas Observer: Professor of Economics Earl Grinols is quoted as an expert on the economic and societal effects of gambling for his insight on the impact the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on sports betting.
The (Empirical) Science Isn't Settled
Mises Institute: This article by professor of Entrepreneurship Peter Klein discusses the debates around empirical evidence and economic theory.
Outstanding Undergraduates Recognized
Dean Terry S. Maness hosted an awards ceremony and banquet to celebrate Business undergraduates who will be graduating in 2018.
[Re]Searching for the Truth: Investigating How Religion and Money Influence Rationality
Innovative Business at Baylor: Recent Economics graduate Brittany Ward, along with Assistant Professor Jason Aimone, Professor Jim West and a graduate assistant in the Economics Department, decided to research how rationality is affected when religion and monetary gain are at odds.