Do business ethics scandals affect political campaigns?

In the Elections 2012 coverage on Know, experts from across The University of Texas at Austin weigh in on the politics and the issues, from the economy, the environment and demographics to immigration, energy, social change and more.

In this seventh conversation of our elections series, McCombs School of Business Professor Robert Prentice discusses the impact of business ethics scandals on presidential election strategy.

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Robert Prentice is a lawyer with a focus on corporate governance, regulatory oversight and ethical decision making. He is an expert on securities fraud, insider trading, the value of securities regulation and the legal liability of accountants. He is the founding chair of the newly created Department of Business, Government and Society at the McCombs School.

James Henson is a lecturer in the Department of Government and directs the Texas Politics Project, which seeks to educate students and Texans about state government, politics and history through a dynamic website and speaker series. It also conducts regular statewide issues and political polls. The Texas Politics Project is The University of Texas at Austin's home for the UT/Texas Tribune Poll, a statewide survey of public opinion on issues and elections in Texas.

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