Economics and Business

Notable Faculty & Student Achievements

January 2018

  • Assistant Professor of Business Gaby Flores presented “Construct Validity of an Objective Measure of Ethical Climates” at the Iberoamerican Academy of Management in New Orleans, LA, on Dec. 9.





December 2017

  • Assistant Professor of Business Debika Sihi participated on a panel in Austin, Texas on Dec. 7, 2017 with Kevin Brown (a partner at Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP ) and Ryan Garcia (a social media attorney at Dell and adjunct professor at University of Texas at Austin Law) sponsored by the Association of Corporate Counsel, Austin Chapter. The panel was titled Marketing Liability in the Digital Age: Tales from the Trenches and Best Practices and addressed legal issues arising from advertising, social media, online data collection, and copyright infringement.





  • Assistant Professor of Business Debika Sihi and two co-authors published a paper titled “Managerial perspectives on crowdsourcing in the new product development process” in Industrial Marketing Management. The paper explores the use of crowdsourcing in the new product development (NPD) process of business to business (B2B) companies.





  • Assistant Professor of Economics Patrick Van Horn’s research article “In the Eye of a Storm: Manhattan’s Money Center Banks During the International Financial Crisis of 1931” (coauthored with Gary Richardson) was accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal Explorations in Economic History.