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The IFREE/ESI Lecture Series Presents John Roberts, Ph.D. – “Does Working From Home Work? Evidence from a Chinese Experiment”

March 18, 2013 by | Economic Science Institute

Mar. 15, John Roberts, Ph.D. – Does Working From Home Work?  Evidence from a Chinese experiment Abstract: About 10% of US employees now regularly work from home (WFH), but there are concerns this can lead to “shirking from home.” We report the results of a WFH experiment at CTrip, a 16,000- employee, NASDAQ-listed Chinese travel

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Fadel Lawandy has been selected as the Interim Director of the C. Larry Hoag Center for Real Estate and Finance

March 13, 2013 by | Argyros School News

Professor Fadel Lawandy has been selected as the Interim Director of the C. Larry Hoag Center for Real Estate and Finance. A Southern California native, Lawandy earned his B.S./B.A. Finance and International Business from Chapman University in ‘99, and went on to earn his MBA.  Alongside his recent appointment, Professor Lawandy also teaches investment courses

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The IFREE/ESI Lecture Series Presents Tony Kwasnica, Ph.D., “A Laboratory Comparison of Auctions and Sequential Mechanisms”

March 12, 2013 by | Economic Science Institute

Mar. 8, Tony Kwasnica, Ph.D. – A Laboratory Comparison of Auctions and Sequential Mechanisms Abstract: When bidders incur a cost to learn their valuations, bidder entry can impact auction performance. Two common selling mechanisms in this environment are an English auction, and a sequential bidding process. Bulow and Klemperer (2009) show, theoretically, that sellers should

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The IFREE/ESI Lecture Series Presents Jordi Brandts Bernad, Ph.D. – “Let’s Talk: How communication affects contract design.”

February 25, 2013 by | Economic Science Institute

Feb. 22nd, Jordi Brandts Bernad, Ph.D. – Let’s Talk: How communication affects contract design. The IFREE/ESI Lecture Series is free and open to the public. For more information on future lectures, please visit our website. A video of the lecture will be posted here soon. Abstract: We study experimentally how the ability to communicate affects

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An Interview with Prague MBA alumnus Mike Wetterling

February 21, 2013 by | Graduate & MBA

The Argyros School of Business and Economics takes pride in the success of our alumni.  Mike Wetterling, a graduate of our MBA program in Prague, was promoted to Vice President of Global Business Operations and a member of the Executive Board of Lux International.  In this interview he talks to us about his career, his

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