The Lubar School of Business Research Seminar Series is a lively forum for discussion of scholarly topics by faculty and doctoral students. Lubar faculty, PhD candidates, and invited guests present their current research for feedback and engaging dialogue. Members of the campus community and other interested visitors are welcome to attend.

Saturday November 11, 9:45am – 3:30pm, Lubar Hall N146
An ASA Council of Chapters Course
Quantile Regression in Practice—with Applications for Heterogeneous, Survival, Count, and Autoregressive Data
Yonggang Yao, SAS

Friday, November 17, 10:30am -12:00pm, Lubar Hall N440
Social Network Analytics: Adoption, Persuasion, and Link Recommendation
Xiao Fang, University of Delaware

Friday, December 8, 10:30am -12:00pm, Lubar Hall N440
Taking a Beating on the Stock Market: Crime and Stock Returns
John Huck, Lubar School

Previous Fall 2017 seminars included:

Recreational Marijuana Legalization and Changes in Parental Time Use Patterns
Rahi Abouk, William Paterson University

Unexpected Disclosure Tone Volatility and Investor Risk Assessment
Logan Steel, UW Madison

Maximum Entropy Demand Models With Newsvendor Information Constraints
Mahsa Mardikoraem, Lubar School PhD Student
Amirsaman Bajgiran, Engineering PhD Student

Cash or Credit? The Influence of Form of Payment on the Perception of Other Consumers
Maura Scott, Florida State University

Where You Live Matters: The Impact of Local Financial Market Competition in Managing Online Peer-To-Peer Loans
Mohammad Rahman, Purdue University

Information Cascades and Investment Efficiency in Peer-to-Peer Markets
Changmo Kang, Australian School

Performative Scholarship: Turning a Mortgage into a Toaster and an Academic Paper into a Government Bureau
Jean Bartunek, Boston College

Spring 2017 seminars included:

A Network-based Measure of Systemic Risk
Gabjin Oh – Chosun University, Korea

The Single Woman Leadership Penalty: A Role Incongruity Account of Promotion Penalties toward Early Career Female Professionals
Jennifer Merluzzi, Tulane University

Scalable (Price) Targeting
Sanjog Misra, University of Chicago

The Relation Among Trapped Cash, Permanently Reinvested Earnings, and Foreign Cash
Stacie Laplante, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Personalization in Email Marketing: The Role of Non-Informative Advertising Content
Pradeep K. Chintagunta, University of Chicago

Cash or Credit? The Influence of Form of Payment on the Perception of Other Consumers
Maura Scott, Florida State University

Novel Dimension Reduction Techniques for High-Dimensional Data Using Information Complexity
Hamparsum Bozdogan, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Impact of Social Factors on People’s Healthy and Unhealthy Behaviors: A National Observation Study in Online Social Network
Mahyar Sharif Vaghefi, UWM Lubar School of Business

The Effect of Contextual Cues on Consumer Mindset and Financial Decisions
Min Zhao, Boston College

Supplier Short Selling and Customer News
Lilian Ng, York University

Where you Live Matters: The Impact of Local Financial Market Competition in Managing Online Peer-To-Peer Loans
Mohammed Saifur Rahman, Purdue University

For More Information

Ehsan Soofi
UW-Milwaukee Distinguished Professor
Business Statistics
Lubar Hall S479
(414) 229-4281
esoofi@uwm.edu