Renting a home may be wiser than buying, the latest BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Renting a home may be wiser than buying, the latest BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Demand for homeownership is still trending downward in major markets, the new Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index reveals. Covering the second 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. The current index scores suggest […]

Are managers too busy to be fair? Probably, an FIU Business study reveals.

Are managers too busy to be fair? Probably, an FIU Business study reveals.

Employees often complain that managers don’t treat them fairly, meet with them, listen to their concerns, or update them about decisions. New research from FIU Business finds that “unfairness” may be less about bosses being biased and more about them lacking time to juggle multiple competing priorities. “Sometimes they’re just too busy,” said Ravi Gajendran, […]

Deterrence-based audit policies can help reduce excess costs in healthcare, FIU Business research finds.

Deterrence-based audit policies can help reduce excess costs in healthcare, FIU Business research finds.

Skyrocketing spending and excess costs in the healthcare industry can be reduced by deterrence-driven algorithms, innovative auditing methods that focus on increasing overall deterrence of waste and abuse in the long run. FIU Business research found that these are based on the concept of “sentinel effect” by which, once a set of practitioners is audited, […]

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 […]

Florida SBDC at FIU client receives national recognition for her recovery from Hurricane Irma.

Florida SBDC at FIU client receives national recognition for her recovery from Hurricane Irma.

As one of the oldest burger joints on Miami Beach, Cheeseburger Baby has a fitting motto: “Keeping it Classic.” However, it’s an ideal that the company struggled to keep after Hurricane Irma struck in 2017, nearly wiping out the restaurant business. Not only did Cheeseburger Baby endure the storm, it now is a model for […]