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Each week, our faculty share their groundbreaking research, published work and their authoritative insight into an exceptionally wide range of management issues. Take a moment to find out what's happening this week at Rotman.

Moneyball advantage peters out once everyone’s doing it: Rotman paper.

April 08, 2019
Rotman paper shows baseball data analytics only an advantage when few used it Toronto – When former Oakland Athletics’ general m...  > more

Twitter useful for stock picks, could boost market efficiency, shows study.

August 28, 2018
Toronto – Despite concerns to the contrary, it turns out that Twitter is not uninformative when it comes to its reliability as an inve...  > more

Investors don’t buy “big baths” when CEOs use deceptive language, Rotman study shows

June 12, 2018
Toronto – If a CEO explains a series of large write-offs using lots of words and phrases like “you folks know,” “ban...  > more

Multinationals operating in tax havens avoid reporting specifics, finds Rotman study.

September 21, 2017
Toronto – In the era of a renewed spotlight on offshore tax havens, a new study suggests U.S. tax reporting rules still make it easy f...  > more

U.S. firms lowball earnings to avoid higher health insurance costs: Rotman School study.

February 09, 2015
Toronto – American companies tend to report lower profits when dealing with monolithic health insurance providers, a new study shows. ...  > more

Sudden unexplained jumps or drops in a stock's price bode ill for the long run says new study from the Rotman School of Management.

October 09, 2014
Toronto - What should investors make of sudden jumps or drops in stock prices that occur for no apparent reason? The phenomenon is hardly un...  > more

Money talks when it comes to acceptability of "sin" companies, study reveals.

July 29, 2014
Toronto – Companies who make their money in the “sin” industries such as the tobacco, alcohol and gaming industries typica...  > more

Sell-side analysts lean towards high valuation companies for comparison, Rotman study shows.

April 30, 2014
Toronto – Brokerage-based analysts have a tendency to benchmark companies they are researching against others in the same category who...  > more

Religion is good for business shows Rotman study

December 20, 2013
Toronto – Those looking for honest companies to invest in might want to check out businesses based in more religious communities, sugg...  > more

Keep stricter audit committee standards flexible, argues new study from the University of Toronto.

August 27, 2013
Study validates controversial OSC 2003 decision  > more

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