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An Award-winning Researcher, Mingyu Joo Expands His Investigations into Cruise Industry Pricing

For Assistant Professor Mingyu Joo, there is an important equilibrium to attain in the pursuit of research as he explores the many facets of marketing and publishes his findings. “As a researcher, I have learned—and still try to improve—how to provide scientifically rigorous answers to practically relevant questions in the research projects I am conducting,”...
By Laurie McLaughlin |

UCR Student and Graduate Share Lessons From the Campaign Trail

Politics often is described as “the art of the possible,” but for two first-time candidates from the UCR School of Business, it’s also about the art of service. Second-year MBA student Joshua Rivera ran for the Mount San Jacinto College Board of Trustees. Turner Stanton ’17 was in the running for Town Council in his...
By Darin Estep |

Student Mentors Support Remote Learning Across the Globe

Shuoqi (Kiara) Xiao is studying business at UC Riverside from the other side of the world. A Chinese student, she is necessarily earning her degree remotely due to coronavirus precautions as the university conducts courses virtually. “Because of COVID-19, I can’t study on campus,” says Xiao, who is enrolled in the Master of Business Preparation...
By Laurie McLaughlin |

New Degree Program: Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) Launches at UC Riverside

The field of business analytics is a burgeoning area of exceptional job growth, and the new Master of Science in Business Analytics at UC Riverside answers the need for professionals in this sector—in fact, demand for talent is expected to increase by as much as 14 percent over the next five to 10 years. “Our...

Sustained Economic Growth Finally in Sight

The Inland Empire’s economic outlook has been given a significant boost with the news that multiple, effective vaccines for the COVID-19 virus have been developed and are being actively administered around the globe, according to an analysis released today by the UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. The first vaccines...
By Victoria Pike Bond |

Cruise Buyers’ Counterintuitive Response to Prices Could Help the Industry Rebound Post-Pandemic

A UC Riverside-led study on cruise pricing could help the cruise industry get back on its feet after the pandemic. The research, published in Management Science, found that customers who book early in the advance sales period are less sensitive to ticket prices, while customers who book late are more sensitive to price changes, even...
By Holly Ober |

Want to be an Innovator? Start by Questioning Everything, Venture Capitalist Says

Any business that fails to innovate is doomed to die. The good news is that radical innovation is within reach for any company of any size. It just requires the right approach. Silicon Valley venture capitalist Steve Hoffman shared the secrets of that approach recently in a virtual presentation for UCR School of Business students...
By Darin Estep |

Transfer Mentors Ease the Transition for Community College Students

Diana Garcia ’22, left, and Jackie Maslow ’21, right. With this quarter’s online format, a guiding hand goes a long way in helping transfer students start the school year with confidence.
By Laurie McLaughlin |

A Mission of Inclusion

During the course of her day as mountain regional director of Best Buddies International, UCR Business School alumna Alyssa Stump oversees all aspects efforts to raise funding, establish programming, and open state offices in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Best Buddies serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a number of...
By Laurie McLaughlin |

New Economic Forecast is Both Upbeat and Cautionary

The California labor market is recovering, but the rate of job growth has slowed; the hardest hit sectors in the Inland Empire are expected to face surging demand once the virus is controlled
By Victoria Pike-Bond |

UCR Business Faculty: Editors of Top Journals

Six UCR Business School Faculty hold editorships with eight publications
By Laurie McLaughlin |

Anderson Chair of Finance Jean Helwege Explores the Industry in Both Her Research and the Classroom

Widely respected for her research on finance topics, Professor Jean Helwege also intentionally works with her students to prepare them for successful careers and is the advisor to the student-run Hylander Financial Group investment club
By Laurie McLauglin |

For Executive Fellows, success is something to share

Michael L. Zemetra ’93, left, and James L. Previti, right They are accomplished in diverse fields–entertainment technology and homebuilding–but two new Executive Fellows for the UCR School of Business have something in common. Both believe that success comes with a responsibility to give back.
By Darin Estep |

Trust the power of markets

Organizations that use ad hoc groups or committees to make decisions might do better to crowdsource their decisions, says UC Riverside-led research. The study found that people trust groups even though they are susceptible to manipulation and can make poor decisions. Information markets, in which people bet on potential outcomes, tend to make more accurate...
By Holly Ober |

Heading Up the Newly Released Hulu Ad Manager

Krishna Ganapathi started his undergraduate studies in engineering because he had a passion for technology and how it works. “But throughout my college career, I also found myself gravitating toward business, trying to understand how customers think and how businesses meet and anticipate the need of customers.” Today, Ganapathi’s work requires exactly those skills: He’s...
By Laurie McLaughlin |

Incoming Students Connect Across the Globe Via #SummerWithUCR Campaign

Every weekday this summer, Amisha Sharma ’21 has logged into Slack to connect with nearly 170 incoming School of Business students from around the globe. She might ask them to share a family photo or discuss career tips — but the real goal has been to help them feel at home at UC Riverside before...
By By Darin Estep |

Two New Accounting Professors See Behavior By the Numbers

UCR welcomes two new faculty members who bring a wide range of expertise in accounting, from how psychological traits influence fraud to the behavioral economics of marathon runners. Among the new faculty members to join UCR’s School of Business are Assistant Professor of Accounting Eric Allen and Assistant Professor of Teaching in Accounting Naman Kiran...

UCR Boasts Two Professors Selected for Best 40 Under 40 MBA Professors by Poets & Quants

From around the world, more than 2,000 nominations were submitted for the 2020 Best 40 Under 40 MBA Professors recognition by Poets & Quants, a higher-education news organization specializing in business schools. Among the 160 professors considered, two professors from UC Riverside School of Business were selected for the honor, Ye Li and Marlo Raveendran...

UCR Business Makes an Impressive Leap to No. 77 in UT Dallas Business School Research Ranking

The UCR School of Business is ranked 77th in the UT Dallas Top 100 Business School Research Rankings for the period of 2015 through 2019, an 11-point jump from UCR’s previous spot. The rise in the ranking – which assesses business schools of all sizes – is a testament to faculty productivity at the UCR...


The nascent economic recovery that had started to sprout across the nation has been thrown a major curveball as new cases of the COVID-19 virus have surged. "Returning to normalcy in terms of employment, the supply chain, and consumer demand is directly tied to controlling the spread of the virus; it is a primary factor...