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Unemployment Insurance helps people save their houses
August 4, 2014

The Hidden Benefits of Unemployment Insurance

A pioneering study reveals that the benefits of unemployment insurance include reductions in mortgage defaults and improved access to credit.

July 7, 2014

A Fine Fiscal Balance

A conversation with Jan Eberly on sustainable fiscal policy.

April 7, 2014

Red Ink, Red-Eyed Judges, and the High Costs of Crowded Bankruptcy Courts

The timing of a bankruptcy filing shapes the verdict and has consequences for all of us

January 8, 2014

To Beat Debt, Consider Starting Small

Paying down smaller balances first may motivate you to become debt free

Integrity in corporate culture may feel like two opposing forces competing, but while costly it can bring high returns
November 4, 2013

Corporate Culture—Not Lip Service—Counts

Establishing a bona fide “culture of integrity” can be costly for a corporation, but the economic returns are real

September 2, 2013

A Crystal Ball for the Courtroom

A new model predicts the outcome of securities fraud class action lawsuits

The world wonders what caused the great recession.
July 1, 2013

What Really Spurred the Great Recession?

Globalization and the U.S. dollar are as much to blame as banks.

May 5, 2013

When Booms Go Bust

The housing market is finally on the upswing. Will it last?

March 13, 2013

Who Wants to Be First Mate On a Sinking Ship?

Companies in financial distress have trouble attracting the talent they need to right themselves

February 1, 2013

Mapping Toxicity

Bringing transparency to risk assessment

January 2, 2013

How Bankruptcy Spreads

The bankruptcy of a single airline can reduce collateral values industry-wide

December 1, 2012

The Price of Pollution

How much does environmental activism affect a corporation’s bottom line?

December 1, 2012

"Equity Tunneling" Affects Market Outcomes

Securities regulation can boost share price

November 1, 2012

Peeking Inside the Wallet

How much do consumers spend on their credit cards?

October 1, 2012

Why Debt Markets Collapse

Information is key

October 1, 2012

The Risk of Risk Avoidance

Firms with high managerial ownership may invest too cautiously

Executive with restricted choices
September 4, 2012

Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling

Women lend women a helping hand to obtain top positions

August 3, 2012

More than Risk Management

Non-hedging derivatives broadly used, but also broaden risks

May 2, 2012

The Impending Pension Problem

Pension liabilities are a massive hidden debt

April 2, 2012

The Trouble with VPIN

New economic indicator fails to live up to its promises

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