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Jimmy Ryals

Jul 8, 2024

Checkout Trends Keep Poole Research in the News

Charitable requests at retail checkouts are omnipresent. Five years after studying their impact, a Poole scholar looks ahead.

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Jun 21, 2024

There’s More Than One Way to Pivot

Some business pivot to thrive, others to survive. A Poole College scholar explores the motives for massive change.

Jun 19, 2024

Major IT conference features Poole social media research

Poole College professor Sherry L. Fowler recently shared research on the dangers of social media for minors at the 2024 European Conference on Information Systems.

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Jun 7, 2024

How To Craft an Optimal Unilateral Carbon Policy

Greenhouse gas emissions have global impacts, but solutions vary from country to country. A recent seminar explored the optimal policy for a fragmented world.

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Jun 7, 2024

Is a Four-Day Work Week Right for Your Business?

There are compelling benefits to the four-day work week, but it may not be right for every business. Two Poole College scholars explore the issue.


May 24, 2024

Target Price Cut Eases the Pinch on Consumers

In an interview with WRAL-TV, Poole College economist Steven Allen suggested Target’s price rollback is a response to customer frustration.

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May 7, 2024

Costly Skepticism in the Auditing Industry

Skepticism is a foundational characteristic for financial statement auditors, and it needs reinforcement. But Joseph Brazel, Jenkins Distinguished Professor of Accounting in the Poole College of Management, has found evidence that supervising auditors sometimes discourage their subordinates’ skepticism by fixating on the cost of investigations that don’t identify misstatements in the financial statements. Brazel calls…