FIU Business has received a $150,000 gift from freight payment platform PayCargo to support logistics and supply chain management programs, expanding its focus on the air cargo sector. This gift establishes the “PayCargo Professorship.” The gift will support a team of FIU Business professors who will conduct research on supply chains for air cargo shipments […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
To soothe unhappy retail customers, match compensation to the in-store slight, study advises.
When Jayati Sinha tried to return an item at a major retailer, employees working at the counter maintained their conversation and paid no attention to her. “I waited for 15 minutes like I wasn’t there,” she recalled. As she grew increasingly impatient, she pondered: would she ever want to return to the store? And as […]
BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index: In Miami, it’s better to rent; if you’re in Chicago, time to buy.
The pressure on the demand for homeownership is declining in major U.S. markets and competition for renting is growing, according to the latest Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index. The index reveals that during the second quarter of this year, 19 of the 23 markets tracked are well above their long-term buy […]
Timing manufacturing stocks delivers for hedge funds, a Florida International University study reveals
Hedge funds that time the market ahead of positive and negative news within the manufacturing industry outperform competitors, research from FIU Business finds. The study found that timing the market ahead of positive and negative news within specific industries, versus overall market timing, pays off for skilled hedge fund managers and, ultimately, their investors. The […]
Distinguished real estate research puts FIU Hollo School at top of international rankings.
For the fourth consecutive year, FIU Business’ Hollo School of Real Estate was ranked #1 in the U.S. and #2 globally by the Journal of Real Estate Literature. The Real Estate Academic Leadership (REAL) rankings highlight faculty and university contributions to the field of real estate research from 2014-2018. “The key to our continuous success […]
Feeling hot? It can make you a more competitive buyer, FIU study reveals
Can the temperature of a room affect a buyer’s eagerness to buy an item—or haggle for a good deal? Yes, according to a new study from Florida International University’s College of Business (FIU Business). Published in the July issue of the Journal of Marketing, the study analyzed housing auction data and reported results of a […]