Coronavirus outbreak disrupts global supply chain and recovery remains distant.

Coronavirus outbreak disrupts global supply chain and recovery remains distant.

The rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak has exposed the vulnerability of global supply chains, increasing the risk of a severe economic impact on international commerce as well as inventory challenges and production delays. The red flag now should be for organizations that have operations or production centers in some of the sections of China with the […]

Insurance industry CEO pay tied more closely to firm performance following the financial crisis.

Insurance industry CEO pay tied more closely to firm performance following the financial crisis.

Compensation packages for insurance industry CEOs changed in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, with bonuses reduced and other incentives increased, according to a new study from FIU Business. Total CEO compensation was positively related to return on assets (ROA) and firm size both before and after the financial crisis, the study found. However, […]

FIU Business Dean Joanne Li, three FIU alumni named 2020 South Florida Influential Business Women.

FIU Business Dean Joanne Li, three FIU alumni named 2020 South Florida Influential Business Women.

Joanne Li, dean of FIU College of Business (FIU Business), has been selected as a 2020 Influential Business Women honoree by the South Florida Business Journal, one of a select group of women from throughout South Florida to receive the prestigious annual honor. Since her 2017 arrival at FIU, Li, who also holds the Ryder […]

Housing in South Florida is more affordable relative to income, BH&J index reveals.

Housing in South Florida is more affordable relative to income, BH&J index reveals.

The price of homes in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties continues to decline in terms of both property price relative to household income and mortgage payment as a percentage of income, according to the latest BH&J Housing Affordability Index from Florida International University’s College of Business and Florida Atlantic University. The report brings good […]

SEOs increase stock price volatility and reduce profit predictability, Florida International University study reveals.

SEOs increase stock price volatility and reduce profit predictability, Florida International University study reveals.

The lack of post-SEO consensus among investors makes a stock price increasingly volatile and can result in bad news for shareholders, according to a new study from Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business). But rather than live with volatility, investors can—and should—demand more disclosure from companies, and companies should proactively provide greater clarity […]

BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index: As property price appreciation slows, the index edges toward the buy territory.

BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index: As property price appreciation slows, the index edges toward the buy territory.

Property appreciation is slowing in housing markets across the U.S., inching toward a buyer’s market, according to the latest national index produced by Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) and Florida Atlantic University faculty. The Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index reveals that during the third quarter of this year, […]

Alain Verbeke

Leading international business scholar joins FIU Business.

Alain Verbeke, one of the world’s most renowned international business scholars, has joined FIU Business as a Dean’s Distinguished Research Fellow. Verbeke is a professor of international business strategy and holds the McCaig Research Chair in Management at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary, appointments he will continue to hold. He […]

Telemedicine promises accessibility and cost-savings in healthcare, FIU Business study reveals.

Telemedicine promises accessibility and cost-savings in healthcare, FIU Business study reveals.

As rising costs, physician shortages and patients’ demand for convenient services continue to strain today’s healthcare system, a telemedicine innovation promises to reduce that strain in real time, according to a new study from FIU Business. The study looked at Virtual Care Centers (VCC), which provide patient-initiated, on-demand primary and urgent care services for common […]

FIU College of Business shares the secrets of “unicorn entrepreneurs” in new program.

Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business) will launch a first-of-its kind program, Developing High-Potential Ventures with Skills – Not Venture Capital. Designed for South Florida entrepreneurs, technologists and students, the program will benefit those in the region who want to create and control wealth by starting and scaling a growth venture. Participants in […]