Professor Pankaj Aggarwal
“Please Feed Me”: The power of putting a human face on social causes.
Companies often put a personal face on products in an attempt to reach a deeper connection with consumers. Now new research in the upcoming edition of Psychological Science shows the same idea can be applied to social causes.
Professor Julie McCarthy
Study shows calm candidates perform better on tests used to screen job applicants.
A new study published in the Journal of Applied Psychology shows that candidates’ reactions impact their performance on the test and on the job, but don’t change the ability of the tests to reliably predict job performance.
Professor Nina Mažar
Recession's after-effects could lead to cheating and workplace theft suggests new study.
When people feel financially deprived, they are more likely to relax their moral standards and transgress to improve their financial situation.
Professor John Trougakos
Freedom and choice key to restorative lunch breaks, says new study.
Working through lunch might not be as bad as they say, suggests a new paper on work recovery, but only if employees choose that themselves, and don't feel pressured into it.
Professors Feng Chen & Yue Li
Keep stricter audit committee standards flexible, argues new study from the University of Toronto.
Independent, financially-literate audit committees lead to higher firm values and less diversion of resources by management, shows a new study by researchers at the University of Toronto.
PhD Candidate Ping Dong
People prefer products that help them 'save face' in embarrassing moments.
People who are feeling embarrassed are more likely to choose items that hide or 'repair' the face, according to new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Professors Ajay Agrawal & Avi Goldfarb, PhD Candidate Christian Catalini
Spectacular failures, new opportunities to be expected from equity crowdfunding, says Rotman paper aimed at U.S. policymakers.
Equity crowdfunding is not yet legal, but when it is, experts say to expect a period of "chaos" before those involved learn how to make the most of its benefits and minimize its risks.
Professor Jennifer Berdahl
Caregiving dads treated disrespectfully at work, new study finds.
New studies show that middle-class men who take on non traditional caregiving roles are treated worse at work than men who stick closer to traditional gender norms in the family.
Professors John Hull & Alan White
New Research on the Valuation of Over-the Counter Derivatives from University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.
By some measures the over-the-counter derivatives business is the largest business in the world with over $600 trillion in transactions outstanding.
Professor András Tilcsik
Why the Super Bowl's location matters: Local ties still bind corporations in globalized era, says new study on philanthropy. Giving is also affected by natural disasters.
If you're a small charity looking for some corporate largesse, pegging your ask to a big morale-boosting event planned for your community may help seal the deal, suggests a new study on corporate giving.
Professor David Goldreich
Less is more when it comes to investment choices, says new study.
The best investment portfolios are selected from the widest array of choices, right? Not so, says a new study authored by researchers at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management and the Bank of Canada.