TradeExpert Opinion

Playing The Long Game

U.S. flag made up of painted baseball bats.
Why President George H.W. Bush went to bat for NAFTA.
Capital MarketsPeer-Reviewed Research

Paper Work

Stacks of papers
How can Mexico’s regulatory code strengthen its markets?
BankingPeer-Reviewed Research

Crosscurrent

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How speedy loan-loss recognition can save banks billions.
InvestingPeer-Reviewed Research

Sentimental Journey

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What really drives stock returns –sentiment or economics?
Foreign Markets Peer-Reviewed Research

Two Way Street

Two Way Street
What’s learned, and what’s lost, when foreign investors enter a market?
PricingPeer-Reviewed Research

Home Is Where The Heart Is

For longtime homeowners, emotion has a price of its own.
FinancePeer-Reviewed Research

Cash Crop

Midwestern cornfields explain the effect of finance on economic growth.
TechnologyPeer-Reviewed Research

Inside the Box

How a Rice Business professor found a life-saving technology.
BankruptcyPeer-Reviewed Research

Intense Interest

Interest rates impact final negotiated value of bankrupt companies
Interest rates have outsized effects on final value of a bankrupt company.
Inventory ManagementPeer-Reviewed Research

Express Lane

Turn and earn rule based on sales may not be the best choice
When product demand Is fickle but manufacturer-retailer relationships are critical.
CorruptionPeer-Reviewed Research

Toxic Brew

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Governmental corruption is poisonous for foreign firms.
Market SegmentationPeer-Reviewed Research

The New Middle

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How to track middle class consumption habits in developing countries.