Kellogg World Winter 2010

In the Media

  Sally Blount
  Lakshman Krishnamurthi
  Loran Nordgren
  Joshua Rauh

Kellogg School professors share their expertise on a variety of topics, from finance and marketing to strategy and economics.

ABC News World News with Diane Sawyer: “Wisconsin Pension Fight: Fact Check.” This Feb. 22 broadcast featured Associate Professor of Finance Joshua Rauh, who commented on the state of Wisconsin’s debt and its public pensions.

BBC Radio: On March 25, Professor of Marketing Neal Roese talked about his research on common sources of regret among Americans.

Bloomberg: “Cicada-Like Synchronized Traders Have Fewer Losses, Study Shows.” This March 14 article featured a recent study by Brian Uzzi, the Richard L. Thomas Professor of Leadership and Organizational Change, Kathleen Hagerty, the First Chicago Professorship in Finance, and Serguei Saavedra, a research associate. The study reveals that stock-market traders who are “in sync” earn better returns on their investments, regardless of the type of stock they trade.

The Economist: (Democracy in America blog): “Interrogation Techniques: Empathy and Torture.” This April 14 article profiled a study that suggests that the current legal standard for evaluating torture is “psychologically untenable.” The study is co-authored by Assistant Professor of Management & Organizations Loran Nordgren.

Financial Times: “Top U.S. Tax Policy Official to Resign.” This May 7 article notes the nomination of John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Finance Janice Eberly to assistant secretary for economic policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

Financial Times: “Case Study: GoDaddy and the Super Bowl.” In this Feb. 9 article, Associate Professor of Marketing Derek Rucker and Clinical Professor of Marketing Tim Calkins wrote about GoDaddy’s 2011 Super Bowl ad. “The Only True Leadership Is Values-Based Leadership.” On April 26, Clinical Professor of Management & Strategy Harry Kraemer discussed the values outlined in his book From Values to Action: The Four Principles of Values-Based Leadership. “Why Pinkberry Went to Moscow and Chipotle Will Go to Paris.” Burton Cohen, lecturer of management and strategy, was featured in this April 28 article about how U.S.-based restaurant chains are quickly establishing overseas outposts.

The Mint: “Stories of Choice in India and the U.S.” On May 4, Assistant Professor of Management & Organizations Nicole Stephens wrote about “the dark side of choice” and how the concept of choice differs in American and Indian societies.

NPR (All Things Considered): “Budget Negotiations: A Study of Game Theory.” On April 6, IBM Professor of Regulation and Competitive Practice Daniel Diermeier commented on budget negotiations and game theory in light of the potential federal government shutdown.

Reuters: “Japan Disasters Expose Flaws in Just-in-Time Production.” Gad Allon, an associate professor of managerial economics and decision sciences, was featured in this March 21 article about companies’ preparedness for operational risks.

Reuters: “Michigan Town’s Woes a Sign of Tough Choices to Come.” On May 11, Therese McGuire called the housing market and unemployment a “double whammy” for the economy. “The problem is that compared to previous downturns, this recession was so deep and the recovery has been so weak,” said McGuire, who holds the ConAgra Foods Research Professorship in Strategic Management at the Kellogg School. “Every level of government has been affected, but municipalities are in the worst position.” “Why Right Now Is A Good Time to Buy a Used Car with Gas Mileage.” This May 18 article highlights a study on consumers’ choice between used versus new cars, based on gas prices and fuel efficiency. The study is co-authored by Associate Professor of Management & Strategy Meghan Busse and Florian Zettelmeyer, the John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Marketing.

Wall Street Journal (India RealTime blog): “India Journal: Why India’s Demographic Dividend Will Lag China’s.” In this April 8 article, A. Montgomery Ward Professor of Marketing Lakshman Krishnamurthi wrote about India’s fast-growing population.

Washington Post: (On Leadership blog): “Making Social Media Stick.” This Feb. 8 article, written by Dean Sally Blount, explored leadership and how social media can “motivate decisive, collective action over relatively short periods of time,” in light of the protests in Egypt.


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