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Faculty Experts


The faculty at UC Irvine’s Paul Merage School of Business is ranked #5 in intellectual capital by BusinessWeek magazine. This distinction is based on faculty research in leading journals.

Below are a few “Hot Topics” our faculty members are ready to address.

 

 

 

 

     Accounting and the S.E.C.

 

 Joanna Ho

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     Advertising, Marketing

 

General Subjects

Connie Pechmann

 

Cigarette and Antismoking Ads: Impacts on youths

Connie Pechmann

 

Consumer behavior and retail service

Imran CurrimMary GillyConnie Pechmann

 

Consumer rebates

Connie Pechmann

 

Global marketing

John Graham

 

Product design

Imran Currim

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     Corporate Innovation


Claudia B. Schoonhoven (Kaye)

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     Economy

 

U.S. Economy

Richard McKenzie EmeritusDavid Young


California, Southern California Economy

Dennis Aigner EmeritusPeter Navarro

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     Energy Policy

 

Peter Navarro

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     Entrepreneurs, Small Business

 

Christine BeckmanClaudia B. Schoonhoven (Kaye)Valerio Giannini

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     Finance, Banking, Insurance


Behavioral Finance

David Hirshleifer


Corporate Finance

Valerio GianninTodd M. Richey


International finance, exchange rates

Nai-fu ChenPhilippe Jorion


Risk management

Philippe JorionL. Robin Keller

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     Government Regulaions, Taxes

 

Environmental management

Dennis Aigner EmeritusL. Robin KellerJudy B. Rosener Emerita 


General policy issues

L. Robin KellerRichard McKenzie EmeritusPeter NavarroJudy B. Rosener Emerita


Immigration

Dennis Aigner Emeritus


Pollution regulation

L. Robin Keller


Protection in Nuclear Incidents

L. Robin Keller


Tax policies

Richard McKenzie EmeritusPeter Navarro

Also see Accounting, Energy, Finance, Health Care
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     Health Care Plans, Costs

 

Romilla BatraPaul Feldstein Emeritus

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     Industry Competition

 

Claudia B. Schoonhoven (Kaye)

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     International Economy, Global Business

 

Banking reform, financial innovations

Nai-fu Chen


Business negotiations

Christopher BaumanJohn Graham


Cross-cultural, cross-national management

L. Robin KellerJone PearceClaudia B. Schoonhoven (Kaye)


Exchange rates

Philippe Jorion


Global economy

Dennis Aigner EmeritusDavid Blake EmeritusLeonard LaneDavid Young

 

Effects of weak governments on business

Jone Pearce

 

International Management

Jone Pearce

 

U.S. competitiveness in global markets

Dennis Aigner EmeritusKenneth Kraemer EmeritusLeonard Lane

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     Investment, Stock Markets

 

Nai-fu ChenDavid HirshleiferPeter NavarroDavid Young


Capital Markets

Todd M. Richey

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     Management

 

Business ethics, Organizational justice

Christopher BaumanJone Pearce

 

CEOs and boards of directors 

David Blake EmeritusPhilip BromileySue PadernachtClaudia B. Schoonhoven (Kaye)Margarethe Wiersema


Collaboration, teaming, innovation, learning

Sue PadernachtClaudia B. Schoonhoven (Kaye)


Compensation

Jone PearceMargarethe Wiersema

 

Corporate social responsibility

Christopher BaumanImran CurrimJoanna Ho

 

Corporate strategy, decision-making

Christopher BaumanLeonard LaneL. Robin KellerClaudia B. Schoonhoven (Kaye)Margarethe Wiersema


Decision Analysis, Risk Analysis

Philip BromileyL. Robin Keller

 

Organizational Change and Development

Newton Margulies


Performance Evaluation

Christopher BaumanSue PadernachtJone Pearce


Reorganizing companies

Richard McKenzie EmeritusJone PearceClaudia B. Schoonhoven (Kaye)

 

Strategic management

Philip Bromiley

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     Mergers, Acquisitiions, Anti-trust

 

David HirshleiferRichard McKenzie EmeritusMargarethe Wiersema


Private Equity and Leverage Buyouts

Todd M. Richey

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     Operations Management

 

Design of Production and Service Systems

Rick So


Just-in-time Production Systems

Rick So


Supply Chain Management

Rick So


Time-based Management

Rick So

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     Real Estate

 

General

Peter NavarroKerry Vandell


Housing Policy

Kerry Vandell


Market Dynamics

Kerry Vandell


Pricing Real Estate Illiquidity

Kerry Vandell


Valuation

Kerry Vandell

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     Technology

 

E-commerce, e-business

Mary GillyVijay GurbaxaniKenneth Kraemer EmeritusClaudia B. Schoonhoven (Kaye)Alladi Venkatesh


Email benefits and problems

Christine BeckmanMary Gilly


Economics of IT

Vijay GurbaxaniKenneth Kraemer EmeritusRichard McKenzie Emeritus


Globalization, including outsourcing tech work overseas

Kenneth Kraemer Emeritus


New technologies

Vijay GurbaxaniKenneth Kraemer EmeritusClaudia B. Schoonhoven (Kaye)


Outsourcing tech work within the U.S.

Vijay Gurbaxani


Personal technology and the 'Networked Home'

Alladi Venkatesh


Privacy and piracy on the Net

Richard McKenzie Emeritus


Social and Political Impacts of IT

Judy B. Rosener EmeritaKenneth Kraemer Emeritus

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     Workplace, Employment, Human Resources

 

Diversity and women's issues

Lisa BarronChristopher BaumanSue PadernachtJudy B. Rosener Emerita


Human resources management

Sue PadernachtJone Pearce


Motivating employees

Christopher BaumanSue PadernachtJone Pearce


Negotiations

Lisa BarronChristopher BaumanSue Padernacht


Trust

Christopher BaumanSue PadernachtJone Pearce


Volunteers

Christopher BaumanSue PadernachtJone Pearce

 

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