Topic: McCombs School of Business

Stocks Drop When No One Asks Questions During Earnings Calls, Study Shows

Oct. 1, 2014

Quarterly earning calls that receive zero questions or a very low number of questions during the question-and-answer session of the call lead to a significant decrease in stock price according to new research from the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Everyday Ethics

Sept. 22, 2014
Everyday Ethics

Incorporating ethics lessons into courses across majors helps students practice making tough decisions before they're tested in the working world.

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He Fights Spam So You Don't Have To

Aug. 28, 2014
He Fights Spam So You Don't Have To

Internet security hasn't found a way to stop spam, which accounts for more than 90 percent of all email. Professor Andrew Whinston is on a mission to stop it at the source.

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How Businesses Can Survive Recession

Aug. 13, 2014
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Marketing professor Vijay Mahajan explains his research on the strategies used by family-owned companies that have outperformed non-family corporations during recessions.

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Chevron Invests $800,000 in The University of Texas at Austin

Aug. 4, 2014

Chevron Corp. recently announced an $800,000 gift to The University of Texas at Austin through its University Partnership Program, mainly to support programs in the McCombs School of Business, Cockrell School of Engineering and Jackson School of Geosciences, the primary areas where Chevron recruits employees.

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