Business Research Series

​Business Research Series events bring together businesspeople and researchers, allowing Olin experts to present their groundbreaking projects and innovations to the business community.

Upcoming Events

New events coming soon.

Previous Presentations

Watch video May 18, 2021 | Olin Award Presentation to Anne Marie Knott | RQ Innovative Efficiency and Firm Value forthcoming in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis

Watch video March 3, 2021 | Business Research Series, People and Purpose: How to Create a Purpose-driven Organization Presented by Anjan V. Thakor

Watch video November 10, 2020 | Business Research Series | An Innovation Theory of Headquarters Value in Multibusiness Firms with Anne Marie Knott
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Watch video September 18, 2020 | Business Research Series | Can non-tiered loyalty programs be profitable? with Raphael Thomadssen. Coauthored with Arun Gopalakrishnan, Zhenling Jiang and Yulia Nevskaya.

Watch video November 19, 2019: Business Research Series | The Passive Effect on Activism with Todd Gormley. Read the summary

Watch video May 22, 2019: Olin Award | Taking Assortment Optimization from Theory to Practice: Evidence from Large Field Experiments on Alibaba with Jake Feldman and Dennis Zhang. Read the paper.

Watch video February 25, 2019: Olin Business Research Series | The Downside of Looking Up with Professors Xiumin Martin and Guofu Zhou

Watch video November 8, 2018: Business Research Series | How good are entrepreneurs at cutting their losses? with Daniel W. Elfenbein and Anne Marie Knott

Watch video June 19, 2018: Business Research Series | Big Data Insights into Changes in the Minimum Wage (Hamilton & Gopalan)

Watch video May 8, 2018: Olin Award | An Analytics Framework for Managing Risk on the Farm—and Beyond presented by Lingxiu Dong and Durai Sundaramoorthi

Watch video January 11, 2018: The Three-legged Stool of Optimal Performance presented by Mahendra Gupta

Watch video November 9, 2017: New Evidence in Intermediary Asset Pricing presented by Asaf Manela

Watch video September 12, 2017: Doing Well by Making Well: Your Corporate Wellness Programs Can Improve Employee Productivity presented by Lamar Pierce

Watch video June 27, 2017: Whose Idea Is It Anyway? How Lead Entrepreneurs Foster Collective Ownership in Provisional Founding Teams presented by Marcus Baer and Andrew Knight

Watch video April 27, 2017: A Cross-Cohort Changepoint Model for Customer-Base Analysis presented by Arun Gopalakrishnan

Watch video November 11, 2016: Will Mandatory Health Benefits Make Companies Sick? presented by Ulya Tsolmon