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Research Highlights

18 VCU researchers receive project funding from the university’s Presidential Research Quest Fund [View Image]

18 VCU researchers receive project funding from the university’s Presidential Research Quest Fund

Friday, July 2

Economist Adam Blandin, Ph.D., assistant professor in the School of Business who has studied the labor force during the pandemic, won support for “Remote Work, Geographic Mobility, and the Long-Run Economic Impact of COVID-19.”

Addressing Economic/Environmental Sustainability Tradeoffs in Procurement Episodes with Industrial Suppliers [View Image]

Addressing Economic/Environmental Sustainability Tradeoffs in Procurement Episodes with Industrial Suppliers

Thursday, April 15

VCU Authors: Paul Brooks, Professor in Supply Chain Management and Analytics; Jason Merrick, Professor in Supply Chain Management and Analytics

Measures of Aesthetic Dimensions and Reactions in Advertising [View Image]

Measures of Aesthetic Dimensions and Reactions in Advertising

Thursday, April 15

VCU Author: Bruce Huhmann, Professor and Chair in Marketing

Signals' Flexibility and Interaction with Visual Cues: Insights from Crowdfunding [View Image]

Signals' Flexibility and Interaction with Visual Cues: Insights from Crowdfunding

Thursday, April 15

VCU Author: Blakley Davis, Assistant Professor in Management and Entrepreneurship

Representation Matters: An Exploration of the Socio-Economic Impacts of Public Value in the Context of Sub-Saharan Economies [View Image]

Representation Matters: An Exploration of the Socio-Economic Impacts of Public Value in the Context of Sub-Saharan Economies

Thursday, April 15

VCU Author: Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson, Professor in Information Systems

Common-Value Public Goods and Informational Social Dilemmas [View Image]

Common-Value Public Goods and Informational Social Dilemmas

Thursday, April 15

VCU Author: Caleb Cox, Assistant Professor in Economics

Examining Climate and Culture in Audit Firms: Insights, Practice Implications, and Future Research Directions [View Image]

Examining Climate and Culture in Audit Firms: Insights, Practice Implications, and Future Research Directions

Thursday, April 15

VCU Author: Lindsay Andiola, Assistant Professor in Accounting

Shareholder Activism in REITs [View Image]

Shareholder Activism in REITs

Wednesday, April 14

VCU Authors: David Downs, Alfred L. Blake Chair, Professor in Finance, Insurance and Real Estate; Miroslava Straska, Associate Professor in Finance, Insurance and Real Estate; Greg Waller, Associate Professor in Finance, Insurance and Real Estate

Accounting
Accounting Examining Climate and Culture in Audit Firms: Insights, Practice Implications, and Future Research Directions
Economics
Economics Common-Value Public Goods and Informational Social Dilemmas
Finance
Finance Shareholder Activism in REITs
Information Systems
Information Systems Representation Matters: An Exploration of the Socio-Economic Impacts of Public Value in the Context of Sub-Saharan Economies
Management and Entrepreneurship
Management Signals' Flexibility and Interaction with Visual Cues: Insights from Crowdfunding
Marketing
Marketing Measures of Aesthetic Dimensions and Reactions in Advertising
Supply Chain Management and Analytics
Supply Chain Management and Analytics Addressing Economic/Environmental Sustainability Tradeoffs in Procurement Episodes with Industrial Suppliers

Impactful Research

Centers, Institutes and Labs

In addition to their individual research, our faculty supports the initiatives of our various Centers, Institutes and Labs that provides students with experiential learning opportunities in their disciplines.

Capital Markets Center: Equipping students with access to real-world industry tools and information through a facility that replicates the look, feel, experience and technology of a Wall Street trading room.

Center for Corporate Education: Providing corporate education events and programs throughout the year to enhance the business community’s knowledge.

Center for International Business Advancement: Connecting students and faculty with other VCU constituents interested in the global business environment through forums, courses, research, scholarships, grants and service work.

Customer Experience Lab: Helping students, faculty and the business community gain a better understanding of what consumers are experiencing and how those experiences affect decision-making outcomes.

Experimental Laboratory for Economics and Business Research: Giving graduate students and faculty the opportunity to participate in computer-mediated experiments in economics.

Information Systems Research Institute: Creating opportunities for sponsored research, innovative teaching initiatives, internships and faculty development in the IS industry.

The Kornblau Institute: Connecting scholars on research related to commercial and residential real estate and the social, cultural and economic sides of the real estate business.

VCU Center for Economic Education: Providing central Virginia’s K-12 students with the economic knowledge and financial skills needed to thrive in our dynamic economy.

 

Real Time Population Survey

Adam Blandin, Ph.D. assistant professor in the VCU School of Business and Alexander Bick, Ph.D., associate professor at Arizona State started the biweekly Real-Time Population Survey out of a desire to use their skills as economists to help policymakers, reporters, analysts and the public during the COVID-19  pandemic. 

Since launch, their research has been cited widely in national publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Business Insider, Forbes, The New York Times and The Washington Post, and has drawn attention from notable economists worldwide.

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Research Contacts

CONTACT US

Douglas Davis
Director of research
Professor of economics
(804) 828-7140
dddavis@vcu.edu

MEDIA CONTACTs

Leila Ugincius
Public relations specialist
University Public Affairs
912 West Grace Street
Richmond, Virginia 23284
(804) 828-2725 
lugincius@vcu.edu

Cheryl Slokker
Director of communications
Snead Hall, Room B4128
(804) 827-2702
caslokker@vcu.edu

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