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Improving Lives With Soap – From Health 2 Humanity

April 14, 2014 by | Undergraduates

We’ve calculated a formula that will improve the lives of millions of people around the world. We are Max Wysong, Ajay Dhameja, Daniel Cruz and John Cefalu from the Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University. We decided to start with something basic. Something, which we use several times a day however, over

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The Argyros School Nationally Ranked #60 by Bloomberg BusinessWeek

April 7, 2014 by | Argyros School News

We are proud to announce that the Argyros School of Business and Economics has officially been nationally ranked as the 60th Best Undergraduate Bloomberg BusinessWeek Business School in 2014. “Being ranked #60 nationally validates the great work being done by our faculty, staff and students. I believe that as we continue to take bold steps in terms

Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University receives 5 year Re-accreditation

April 2, 2014 by | Argyros School News

The Argyros School of Business and Economics at Chapman University has maintained its business accreditation granted by AACSB International —The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. This is

New Masters in Accounting Degree Launches At Chapman

February 14, 2014 by | Uncategorized

The Argyros School of Business and Economics has launched a new Masters of Science degree in Accounting.  The school will enroll its first class in Fall of 2014. The Master of Science in Accounting program at Chapman University has been designed to qualify graduates to sit for the California CPA exam while obtaining a master’s

Nineteenth Visiting Graduate Student Workshop in Experimental Economics Hosted at Chapman University

January 15, 2014 by | Economic Science Institute

Jan. 7th-11th, the Economic Science Institute, with a generous grant from the International Foundation for Research in Experimental Economics (IFREE), hosted 23 doctoral students from universities all over the world for the 19th Visiting Graduate Student Workshop in Experimental Economics. In a series of 10 sessions, the students first participated in an economic experiment as a

Chapman University appoints economist Mark Skousen as a Presidential Fellow

December 12, 2013 by | Argyros School News

ORANGE, Calif. – Economist Mark Skousen, Ph.D., will join Chapman University’s faculty as a Presidential Fellow starting in January, teaching a course called “Modern Political Economy,” using his book The Making of Modern Economics (ME Sharpe, 2009, 2nd ed.) Known as the “maverick” of economics for his contrarian and optimistic views, Mark Skousen’s course will

The Argyros School Wins Top 25 Race Team Award and More at Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Ceremony

December 6, 2013 by | Argyros School News

The Argyros School of Business and Economics MBA Alumni Association partnered with the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure this summer, and raised about $8,000 and recruited 110 participants. In appreciation for their efforts, the Argyros School was chosen among more than 600 participating teams to be honored with three highly distinguished awards: the

The IFREE/ESI Lecture Series Presents Matt McCarter, Ph.D. – “The size of social dilemma science”

December 4, 2013 by | Economic Science Institute

Abstract: The social dilemma paradigm is popular across many domains of the social sciences because it is a metaphor for understanding the practically significant problem of resource scarcity in organizations, communities, and nations. However, there is a “significant difference” between findings being statistically significant and practically significant. Using the population of empirical social-dilemma articles published from

The IFREE/ESI Lecture Series Presents Juan Carrillo, Ph.D. – “Neuroeconomic Theory: Using Neuroscience to Understand the Bounds of Rationality”

November 26, 2013 by | Economic Science Institute

Value computation and value modulation: a dual-process theory of self-control Abstract: We develop a theory of self-control based on a dual process approach. One brain system computes the goal value of consumption and another brain system can modulate this value by exerting costly self-control, thereby incorporating high-order considerations in the decision (e.g., healthiness or long

The IFREE/ESI Lecture Series Presents William Gates, Ph.D. – “Mechanism Design for Military Force Management ”

November 19, 2013 by | Economic Science Institute

Watch lecture Abstract: All elements of the defense department’s budget face scrutiny as military funding decreases. Military compensation is an attractive target because it represents approximately one third of the defense budget. Our research examines mechanisms to improve several areas of military compensation, particularly emphasizing retention, separation, and assignment incentives. This paper proposes a reverse