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Should the United States Break Up the Big Banks? Argyros School Professor Joins the Discussion at U.C. Berkeley

November 19, 2015 by | Faculty

This past Wednesday, November 18, 2015, Clas Wihlborg, Ph.D., Professor at the Argyros School, participated in ”Debate: The United States Should Break Up the Big Banks,” at the University of Berkeley, California , which focused on the importance and probable risks of the American economy’s largest financial institutions. During the debate, Professor Wihlborg took a

The Hot-Hand Debate Comes to Chapman

November 11, 2015 by | Economic Science Institute

For years, researchers have tried to prove whether or not the hot hand fallacy really exists. Some gamblers have claimed that they believe in the hot hand fallacy, as many said that when they get a hot hand, they’re more likely to go on a winning streak. And although some NBA basketball players believe when

ESI’s research on aging and skill development

September 14, 2015 by | Economic Science Institute

Economic Science Institute’s research on aging and skill development appears as the lead article in the latest issue of American Journal of Physical Anthropolog y. Eric Schniter, Ph.D. , clinical assistant professor, at Chapman University’s Economic Science Institute in the Argyros School of Business and Economics , is the lead author on the study, called

Learning Leadership from ‘A Major Malfunction’

October 13, 2014 by | Faculty

On September 9, 2014, Dr. Mark Maier was a guest lecturer in BUS 604: Organization and Management lead by Dr. Tom E. Butkiewicz where he presented his world-renowned ethical case study titled: The Story Behind the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster to Argyros MBA students. Learn more about this experience by listening to the podcast below. This podcast is

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

How to select the best financial advisor

July 15, 2013 by Argyros School of Business and Economics | Faculty

By FADEL N. LAWANDY / CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY FACULTY It is often argued that having a great money manager is as critical as having a great family doctor. While the family doctor works to insures one’s physical health, the money manager works to insure one’s financial health. Yet there are three factors that the average consumer

Banking article earns Prof. Wihlborg Emerald Literati Network 2012 Award for Excellence

May 7, 2012 by | Faculty

An article about international banking crises by Clas Wihlborg, Ph.D., the Fletcher Jones Chair in International Business at Chapman University’s Argyros School of Business, has been chosen as an Outstanding Paper Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2012, by the Emerald Group. The article is titled “International Comparisons of Bank Regulation, Liberalization,

“Underwater Recession” By Joy A. Buchanan, Steven Gjerstad, & Vernon L. Smith

April 11, 2012 by | Economic Science Institute

The article “Underwater Recession” authored by Economic Science Institute’s Professors Steven Gjerstad, Vernon L. Smith and, Graduate of the Economic Systems Design program, Joy Buchanan will be published in The American Interest: Policy, Politics & Culture’s May/June 2012 issue. “The U.S. economy is stuck in a painfully slow recovery. Neither accommodative monetary policy nor fiscal

Doug Tuggle Has Been Named Editor of The International Journal of Critical Studies in Organizational Learning.

March 23, 2012 by | Faculty

Francis D. (Doug) Tuggle, Ph.D., professor in Chapman’s Argyros School of Business and Economics, has been named editor of the prestigious international and interdisciplinary scholarly journal: The Learning Organization: The International Journal of Critical Studies in Organizational Learning. “The journal is about knowledge,” explains Dr Tuggle. “The theme of the journal is: to what extent

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