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Publications in 2020
Best MBA Classroom Experience, Princeton Review, 2020
Rice Business Wisdom
Based on research by Professor Yan Anthea Zhang
Based on research by Douglas A. Schuler and Balaji Koka
Faculty contributions in research, teaching and service are critical to fulfilling the Rice Business mission. Our faculty are recognized for their scholarship across 11 academic fields.
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"Beyond providing an academically stimulating environment, Rice Business has created a supportive atmosphere where I am free to pursue my research projects, share my ideas with colleagues and students, and engage with the business community."
"Borrowing money can improve a person’s life in many ways, whether it’s being used to fund an education, start a business or buy a house. But there are also concerns about predatory lending and the implications for financial stability. This has led to regulations that restrict how much money people can borrow. I hope my research will be useful for evaluating and improving these policies."
Faculty in the Media
Rice Business Professor, Kunal Sachdeva is among three researchers who have won the 2020 Moskowitz Prize awarded by Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management for their work showing how shareholders can positively influence a company’s environmental impact.
Prison farm improves food sustainability and reforms within the American correctional system. Doug Schuler, Associate Professor of Business and Public Policy, is quoted.
New research co-authored by Vikas Mittal, the J. Hugh Liedtke Professor of Marketing at Rice Business, finds that businesses interested in improving their stock prices should focus on improving customer satisfaction.