$5.7 billion moved out of Northern Triangle countries by illicit financial flows in international trade, FIU Business research finds

$5.7 billion moved out of Northern Triangle countries by illicit financial flows in international trade, FIU Business research finds

Mispriced trade was a key driver of the $5.7 billion moved to the U.S. from the combined economies of Northern Triangle – El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras – countries, according to research from Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business). Individuals or companies can move money out of a country, undetected, by undervaluing exports to a […]

Altria grant establishes FIU Business program to promote diversity and inclusion.

As part of its ongoing effort to combat structural racism, FIU Business has been awarded a $100,000 grant from Altria to establish a unique multi-platform program designed to train more inclusive leaders and further the goals of diversity and justice. The three-part project strives to open a conversation and programmatically address challenges of inclusion and […]

Information systems professors highlight technology’s role in women’s healthcare at international panel.

Information systems professors highlight technology’s role in women’s healthcare at international panel.

High quality data and health informatics are increasingly central to addressing complex women’s health issues. FIU Business professors Min Chen and Cynthia LeRouge shared several high impact examples with members of the Think Tank for Women in Business & Technology, held virtually on December 15, 2020. The international panel “Women’s Health: What Technologies Should We […]

Systems that use AI to match medications with patients can reduce prescription costs, FIU Business study reveals.

Systems that use AI to match medications with patients can reduce prescription costs, FIU Business study reveals.

As the result of rising medication costs, patients often stop following medical treatment plans and fail to get better. Without detailed information, medical practitioners can do little to help. A recommender system, an emerging tool that uses artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to identify a medication that matches healthcare goals with the patient’s budget, could help […]

Arun Rai

MIS Quarterly editor-in-chief, a member of the FIU Business Dean’s Circle of Distinguished Research Fellows, shares insights on publishing success.

Speaking from his experience as the editor-in-chief of a top journal in the information systems field, Arun Rai, a member of the FIU Business Dean’s Circle of Distinguished Research Fellows, guided FIU Business faculty members and PhD students through the fine points of successfully preparing research for publication. From formulating the correct research problem through […]

Ask them. Seeking employee feedback can drive managers to enhance fairness and improve their performance, an FIU Business study reveals.

Ask them. Seeking employee feedback can drive managers to enhance fairness and improve their performance, an FIU Business study reveals.

Most managers want to be fair and do the right thing, but there’s often a gap between what the manager and employee think of as “fair”. For example: an employee may see a challenging assignment as the manager “dumping more work on me” while the manager meant it as recognition of the employee’s superior skills. […]

FIU Business

FIU Business welcomes seven new faculty across four academic departments for Fall 2020.

FIU Business welcomed seven new faculty members across four academic departments for fall 2020, strengthening its position as a leader in business education and research. Michael (Minye) Tang has joined the FIU Business as an assistant professor of accounting. Tang, who earned his PhD from the University of Rochester, was previously an assistant professor of […]

Juan Sanchez

FIU Business management professor contributes to analysis of COVID-19’s impact on disability benefits.

Professor Juan Ignacio Sanchez, Knight-Ridder Eminent Chair in Management, is working alongside the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) on an in-depth analysis of COVID-19’s impact on U.S. employment disability rates. The NAS’ Standing Committee for the U.S. Social Security Administration Disability Programs, of which Sanchez is a member, was tasked by the U.S. House Ways […]