The College of Business research seeks to generate sustainable value for business and society.
Faculty focus their research on emerging issues with tremendous impact, addressing such topics as human-technology interactions, globalization, and climate change. The research is then brought to life in the classroom, amplifying the learning experience.
The College of Business hosts frequent brownbag seminars where faculty members will share their research projects to discuss with colleagues from the URI community. Please see the schedule here.
- Blockchain Technology and its Relationships to Sustainable Supply Chain Management - This new research paper examines blockchain technology and smart contracts are critically examined with potential application to supply chain management.
- Are Lottery-Like Stocks Overvalued in Markets That Have No Lotteries? - Dr. Shingo Goto and Ph.D. candidate, Saad Alshammariab examine how lottery-like stocks are valued in Saudi Arabia where stock trades are dominated by Muslim individuals who have never experienced gambles/lotteries.
- The Dance Between Darkness and Light: A Systematic Review of Advertising’s Role in Consumer Well-being - Does advertising help or hinder consumer well-being? This paper conducts a systematic review of advertising literature to establish the extent to which this research has advanced in response to this broad question.
- Pension return assumptions and shareholder-employee risk-shifting - URI finance professor, Shingo Goto Noriyoshi Yanaseb of Keio University collaborate on this recent paper published in the Journal of Corporate Finance.
“Research is critical to the identity of the College of Business at the University of Rhode Island, providing valuable insights that transform the way we see the world. Our research not only serves as a tool for educating the entire student population but also as a valued resource for business and society.”Professor Christy Ashley, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs