​Business Research Centers

Olin's business research centers foster dynamic collaboration between academia and industry to produce knowledge and advance the understanding of firms and markets the world over. 

Boeing Center for Supply Chain Innovation (BCSCI)

With sponsorship from the Boeing Company and other corporate partners, BCSCI fosters interaction between industry and academia on issues relating to technology and IT and their impact on the management of a firm’s operations and those of its supply chain partners.

Center for Customer Analytics and Big Data (CCABD)

Digital technology has made the creation, collection, and storage of ever increasing amounts of data possible and, in turn, has created a new industry around the slicing, dicing, and analysis of Big Data. Olin’s newest center will offer opportunities for faculty, students, and companies to collaborate on analysis and research.

Center for Research in Economics and Strategy (CRES)

CRES advances understanding of firms and markets by supporting scientific research employing state-of-the-art analytical and/or empirical methods to address substantive questions in economics and strategy.

Wells Fargo Advisors Center for Finance and Accounting Research (CFAR)

Established in 2007, WFA-CFAR is the catalyst, focal point, and coordinating body for research in finance and accounting.