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  • The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Honored with WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award- September 30th, 2020

    Philadelphia, PA - BusinessWire - Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) and SSRN are pleased to announce the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, as the 2020 WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award winner for the North America region. The WRDS-SSRN Innovation Award series elevates the visibility of impact-focused research…

  • UT Graduate Uses Logistics to Help Football Teams Manage Equipment Better- September 25th, 2020

    Apply business science to sports and what do you get? In 2002, it was a research paper that found NFL coaches punt too often on fourth down. Before that, Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane revolutionized baseball by favoring statistics over scouting instincts. Economics and analytics now influence sports strategy…

  • Haslam’s Advanced Supply Chain Collaborative Reports Positive Inaugural Year- September 24th, 2020

    Members of the Advanced Supply Chain Collaborative celebrated a rewarding first year in a recent Zoom meeting during which its initial year-end report was delivered. A joint initiative of the Global Supply Chain Institute and the Department of Business Analytics and Statistics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business, the collaborative brings together industry experts…

  • Haslam’s Advanced Supply Chain Collaborative Reports Positive Inaugural Year- September 24th, 2020

    Members of the Advanced Supply Chain Collaborative celebrated a rewarding first year in a recent Zoom meeting during which its initial year-end report was delivered. A joint initiative of the Global Supply Chain Institute and the Department of Business Analytics and Statistics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College…

  • Timing Shutdowns Is Key to Minimizing Permanent Economic Damage- September 23rd, 2020

    To minimize COVID-19 infections and the pandemic’s economic impacts, policy makers must weigh the risks and benefits of mandating and suspending social distancing measures and closing and reopening the economy. A new study looks at how uncertainty affects social distancing policies and examines the degree to which the economic impact…

  • Latino-Owned Businesses Scale More Slowly Than Others- September 21st, 2020

    The number of minority-owned businesses in the United States is on the rise. As ethnic minority groups migrate to new destinations, how does an increased minority population impact minority business formation and growth? In a recent study of Latino-owned U.S. businesses, researchers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College…

  • Neel Corporate Governance Center Research Review: 2019-20- September 18th, 2020

    When the 2019-20 school year began, Neel Corporate Governance Center research fellows at the Haslam College of Business could not have anticipated the changes that would sweep through corporations in 2020, shining a spotlight on the need for effective governance now more than ever.  Through the perspectives of accounting, economics,…

  • Haslam Fall Graduate Enrollment Strong- September 17th, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many normal activities, including college enrollments. Amid the tumult, graduate and executive degree program enrollments in the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, remain strong. The college welcomed 323 new students and working professionals into its fall offerings. Haslam’s graduate and…

  • Haslam College of Business Virtual Welcome Week Proves a Success- September 16th, 2020

    As their introduction to college life, roughly 800 students participated in a virtual Welcome Week thrown by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business. “College Connects,” the programming during Welcome Week, gave students the chance to meet instructors and peer mentors. Later, students participated in a virtual open…

  • Graves Business Plan Competition Announces Dates and Deadlines- September 15th, 2020

    Students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with a business idea or early-stage startup are invited to apply to the Graves Business Plan Competition. The semi-annual competition, hosted by the Anderson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Haslam College of Business, is accepting applications through October 5. The pitch competition has been…