Kellogg World Winter 2010

Research & honors

  Leemore Dafny
  Janice Eberly

An article by William M. Bennett, lecturer of real estate, was featured in Student Housing Business magazine in January. In “The Effect of University Tuition Increases,” Bennett examines the impact of tuition increases on real estate investment.

Leemore Dafny, associate professor of management and strategy, has been appointed to the Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Health Advisers. Dafny also published the paper “Designing Transparency Systems for Medical Care Prices” with David Cutler in The New England Journal of Medicine (March 2011).

Alice Eagly, the James Padilla Chair of Arts and Sciences, won The American Academy in Berlin’s Berlin Prize — a residential fellowship at the Hans Arnhold Center in Berlin. She also received the Raymond A. Katzell Award in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology.

Janice Eberly, the John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Finance, co-authored the paper “How Q and Cash Flow Affect Investment Without Frictions: An Analytic Explanation,” which is forthcoming in the Review of Economic Studies.

Adam Galinsky, the Morris and Alice Kaplan Professor of Ethics and Decision in Management, has been awarded Northwestern University’s Dorothy Ann and Clarence L. Ver Steeg Distinguished Research Fellowship. The award provides each recipient with a research grant of $30,000 and is designed to support scholarship that enhances the reputation of Northwestern, nationally and internationally.

Kelly Goldsmith, assistant professor of marketing, and On Amir published the article “Can Uncertainty Improve Promotions?” in the December 2010 issue of the Journal of Marketing Research.

Philip Kotler, the S.C. Johnson & Son Professor of International Marketing, and Fernando Trias de Bes of ESADE Business School have co-authored the book Winning at Innovation: The A to F Model (Palgrave), which will be published later this year. It is a follow-up to their previous book, Lateral Marketing: New Techniques for Finding Breakthrough Ideas (Wiley, 2003). In addition, Kotler and Kevin Keller’s Marketing Management (now in its 14th edition) is being adapted for the Arab world. Kotler gathered material for this version from recent research and talks in Abu Dhabi, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and Jordan.

Lakshman Krishnamurthi, the A. Montgomery Ward Professor of Marketing, and Rakesh Vohra, the John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences, have co-authored the book Principles of Pricing: An Analytical Approach (Cambridge University Press), forthcoming in 2011. Krishnamurthi was also a faculty presenter at the Feb. 17 Kellogg Insight Live event in Hong Kong.

R. Mark McCareins, senior lecturer in business and antitrust law, published “The Current State of Patent False Marking Litigation” in the May 2011 issue of the Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal. McCareins also presented to the Chicago Bar Association on “The Use of Expert Witness Testimony in Antitrust Litigation” on May 10.

Jan Van Mieghem, the Harold L. Stuart Professor of Managerial Economics, and Gad Allon, associate professor of managerial economics and decision sciences, have developed the “Kellogg Global Dual Sourcing Simulation,” a new classroom experience that is being tested by 10 business schools. The team expects a full commercial rollout in the coming months.

The paper “Estimating Standard Errors in Finance Panel Data Sets: Comparing Approaches,” by Glen Vasel Professor of Finance Mitchell Petersen, was selected for the Editor’s Choice Article in the Review of Financial Studies.

Kalyan Raman, affiliate professor of marketing, has a forthcoming paper, “A Stochastic Differential Equation Analysis of Cerebrospinal Fluid Dynamics,” in Fluids and Barriers of the CNS. Raman also co-authored the paper “Understanding Consumer-Created Media Synergy,” which will appear in a special issue of the Journal of Marketing Communications in 2011.

Derek Rucker, associate professor of marketing, was runner-up for the Park Outstanding Contribution to JCP Award for his paper “What’s In a Frame Anyway?: A Meta-Cognitive Analysis of the Impact of One- Versus Two-Sided Message Framing on Attitude Certainty.” Co-authored with Rich Petty and Pablo Briñol, the paper was published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology. Rucker, David Dubois and Adam Galinsky also co-authored the paper “Generous Paupers and Stingy Princes: Power Drives Consumer Spending on Self and Others,” which was published in the Journal of Consumer Research (April 2011).

Alberto Salvo, assistant professor of management and strategy, won the Robert Mundell prize for the best article by a young economist in the Canadian Journal of Economics in 2010. Salvo’s paper is entitled “Trade Flows in a Spatial Oligopoly: Gravity Fits Well, But What Does It Explain?”

Karl Schmedders, associate professor of managerial economics and decision sciences, recently co-authored two papers: “Optimal Rules for Patent Races,” forthcoming in the International Economic Review; and “Bond Ladders and Optimal Portfolios,” forthcoming in The Review of Financial Studies.

William P. Sutter, senior lecturer of finance, is faculty adviser for the NUvention Medical Innovation course, which was named one of the “10 Best Entrepreneurship Classes in America” by Inc. magazine in its April issue.

Leigh Thompson, the J. Jay Gerber Professor of Dispute Resolution & Organizations, recently co-authored several articles:

• “The Cognitive Activation of Social Networks: High and Low Status Groups Elicit Different Network Structures Under Job Threat” in Organization Science;

• “Do Agents Negotiate for the Best (or Worst) Interest of Principals?” in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology;

• “Metacognition in Teams and Organizations” in Social Meta-Cognition: Frontiers of Social Psychology;

• “When Are Teams an Asset in Negotiation and When Are They a Liability?” in Research on Managing Groups and Teams: Negotiation in Groups;

• “Negotiation and Group Decision Making” in Behavioral Economics and Economic Psychology;

• “Future Directions in Negotiation” in The Oxford Handbook of Economic Conflict Resolution;

• and “Negotiation for the Future” in The Psychology of Negotiations in the 21st Century Workplace: SIOP Frontier Series.

In addition, the fourth edition of Thompson’s book Making the Team: The Guide for Managers was released in January.

Robert Wolcott, senior lecturer of entrepreneurship and innovation and executive director of the Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN), delivered keynote addresses at Oslo Innovation Week in October 2010 and at INCAE’s 50th Anniversary Alumni Event in Panama City, Panama, in November 2010. In addition, Wolcott, along with P. Clint Rogers and Jason Fairbourne, published the chapter “The Diffusion of Innovations through Microfranchising” in Microfranchising (Greenleaf Publishing, 2011).


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