FIU Business partners with Georgetown University for international business and public policy program.

FIU Business partners with Georgetown University for international business and public policy program.

FIU Business has entered into an academic partnership with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business to deliver a specialized International Business and Public Policy Program. The five-day program is designed to provide executives and other professionals with the tools they need to navigate the influence and impact of U.S. governmental policies, programs and regulations on […]

Demand for homeownership is falling in major markets, the latest BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Demand for homeownership is falling in major markets, the latest BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

If you’re looking to build wealth, renting a home may be wiser than buying, the new Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index reveals. Covering the first quarter of 2019, the index reveals that 19 of the 23 metropolitan markets tracked indicate slight to significant downward pressure on the demand for homeownership. Published […]

Positive and objective information are key for online petitions, FIU Business study reveals.

Positive and objective information are key for online petitions, FIU Business study reveals.

Whether they support a cause or a candidate, online petitions must have a positive tone in their messages and move away from complaining and moralizing in order to succeed, research from FIU Business finds. “Today, campaign messages are overwhelmingly negative, but people don’t like negative messages, and these reduce the chance for actual success of […]

Digital blocks of information share data and break with traditional networks.

Blockchain: sharing data and breaking with traditional networks.

Blockchain as a technology is seeing tremendous innovation and is impacting almost all industries from supply chain to gaming and, perhaps the most recognizable, cryptocurrency. There are significant differences emerging in how it’s applied across different sectors, experts told FIU Business students during a lunch and learn session presented by the Department of Information Systems […]

Telecommuting positively impacts job performance, FIU Business study reveals.

Telecommuting contributes to improved job performance for employees in complex jobs, allowing them to benefit from fewer interruptions common in an office setting, research from FIU Business finds. Overall, telecommuting has little negative impact on performance, even in jobs that require frequent interaction and communication with others. “We find that for most job characteristics we […]

Telemedicine promises to advance healthcare in Latin America, but faces systemic obstacles, research from FIU Business finds.

Telemedicine promises to advance healthcare in Latin America, but faces systemic obstacles, research from FIU Business finds.

Telemedicine holds great promise to address a wide range of health issues in Latin America. Yet in spite of its strong potential benefits, its use hasn’t reached broad national and regional levels. Research from FIU Business indicates that increased adoption of telemedicine – caring for patients remotely, often through a secure video connection – in […]

Health Information Exchanges can be valuable for both hospitals and patients, FIU Business study reveals.

Health Information Exchanges can be valuable for both hospitals and patients, FIU Business study reveals.

Hospitals participating in Health Information Exchanges (HIE) saw reduced 30-day readmission rates in heart attack patients, leading to cost-savings and improvements in patient care, FIU Business researchers found. The study, published in the February issue of Health Affairs, analyzed data from 160 Florida hospitals and found that HIE participants saw a 1.3 percent greater decline […]

Inaugural meeting of advisory boards for the Hollo School of Real Estate and Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute.

FIU Business attracts prominent business leaders to advise its real estate programs.

FIU’s College of Business has established two advisory boards for its specialized real estate programs, bringing together an impressive roster of individuals representing different sectors of the real estate marketplace. The Hollo Real Estate Advisory Board and the Bain Real Estate Council will promote collaborations between the business community and students as well as increase […]

South Florida housing market is stable but less healthy than in 2017, new Housing Health Index reveals.

South Florida housing market is stable but less healthy than in 2017, new Housing Health Index reveals.

Despite marked fluctuations and some ominous signs, the housing markets in Miami-Dade and Broward counties appeared relatively healthy during the fourth quarter of 2018, but less so than during the same period in 2017, according to the most recent Beracha Housing Health Index. “The market in Miami-Dade and Broward in general is expected to do […]