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McCombs Building with students
McCombs Building with students
McCombs Building with students

Research and Faculty

MISQ Paper of the Year

Sirrka Jarvenpaa, IROM, has won the MISQ Paper of the Year award.

Academy of Distinguished Teachers

Kumar Muthuraman, IROM, has been inducted into UT's Academy of Distinguished Teachers.

Best Article

Ethan Burris and David Harrison have won the Ian O. Ihnatowycz Institute for Leadership’s prize for best article published in a top-tier journal. Professors Ramesh Rao and Huseyin Tanriverdi have won the ICIS’ Best Theory Paper Award.

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Latest News

Adrian Ward | Wall Street Journal

How do smartphones and the internet affect our thoughts and judgments?


Dain Donelson & John McInnis | New York Times

Weak internal controls in financial reporting are linked to a higher rate of undisclosed accounting fraud.


Adrian Ward | The Guardian

Having your smartphone nearby reduces brain power.


Big Ideas from McCombs

Does Public School Choice Make Schools Better? - John Hatfield

Cities from Dallas to Boston to San Francisco use public school choice methods for matching kids to campuses, but policy debates ignite over whether or not they motivate schools to improve.

Why Formula E Is Eyeing a New Market - Sirkka Jarvenpaa

In the race to engage millennials, Formula E didn’t bother to ask anyone what they wanted. And it’s working.

CEO Politics Can Spur (or Stifle) Business Innovation - Vijay Mahajan

Political affiliation offers more reliable clues about a CEO’s inclination to take risks than factors like age or education.

Spotlight Publications

Richter, Brian Kelleher; Werner, Timothy. Journal of Law, Economics & Organization. Aug 2017, Vol. 33 Issue 3, pp. 443-474.

Nickerson, Jordan; Griffin, John M. Journal of Financial Economics. Sept2017, Vol. 125 Issue 3, pp. 454-474.

Jeong, Seung-Hwan; Harrison, David A. Academy of Management Journal. Aug2017, Vol. 60 Issue 4, pp. 1219-1252.