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Latest University of Miami School of Business Administration Stories

2014-03-25 12:25:40

CORAL GABLES, Fla., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Finally there is an official benefit to being sad on Valentine's Day. According to a new University of Miami School of Business Administration study to be published in the Journal for Consumer Research in June, sadness can combat over-indulgence in unhealthy foods. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110906/DC62866LOGO "We found that when people who are sad are exposed to pictures of indulgent food or indulgent words, their...

2013-12-05 12:24:20

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study with implications for online retailers finds that the likelihood that shoppers will make a purchase online is directly related to the number of product options that are displayed and to how the product information is displayed - either visually or with text. The research, from the University of Miami School of Business Administration, found when larger assortments of products (i.e. many options) are displayed with...

2013-11-12 12:28:21

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just weeks after key provisions of the Affordable Care Act take effect in 2014, the University of Miami School of Business Administration will bring together national health care, health care policy and business leaders for a conference focused on the transformation of the U.S. health care system and its impact on business. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110906/DC62866LOGO) Hosted by the School's Center for Health...

2013-10-01 12:30:57

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though the pharmaceutical industry has made strong moves in Latin America with high volumes and market growth, hurdles still face the lucrative pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, and medical device industry. Tough ethical, regulatory and compliance issues remain huge challenges. In an effort to help firms meet these challenges, the University of Miami School of Business Administration in October 2013 will offer an innovative training...

2013-07-30 16:20:08

CORAL GABLES, Fla., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A professor from the University of Miami School of Business Administration, along with collaborators from the Yale School of Public Health, has received a $453,000 grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to identify potential links between cancer risk and the proximity of homes to heavy automobile traffic. Although cancer epidemiologists have studied such data previously, the...

2013-05-13 16:24:29

CORAL GABLES, Fla., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Companies located in more economically-troubled states provide a greater opportunity for investors than companies in other states according to new research by the University of Miami School of Business Administration. The study reveals that investors in states with high unemployment and a relatively depressed housing sector tend to sell more stocks during these tough economic times, and because people invest disproportionately in...

2013-04-02 16:23:19

CORAL GABLES, Fla., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research from the University of Miami School of Business Administration offers marketers a strategy for how best to structure free giveaways with products in order to maximize sales. (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110906/DC62866LOGO) The study, just published in the Journal of Marketing, shows that when a product that triggers more emotion (called affect), such as makeup, is offered with a free gift, shoppers are...

2013-01-15 12:28:02

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the 2012 U.S. presidential and congressional elections, the University of Miami School of Business Administration will bring together some of the nation's top health care policy and industry leaders for The Business of Health Care Post-Election, a conference focused on the future of health care reform and what it means for health care organizations and business in general (www.bus.miami.edu/healthcare2013) (Logo:...

2012-12-06 12:24:45

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The executive education program at the University of Miami School of Business Administration has been ranked as the No. 2 U.S. executive education program for Latin America by America Economia magazine. The just released 2012 rankings also place the school No. 15 internationally among all of the schools ranked. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110906/DC62866LOGO) "The University of Miami School of Business Administration...

2012-11-12 12:25:46

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --In the wake of the 2012 U.S. presidential and congressional elections, the University of Miami School of Business Administration will bring together some of the nation's leading health care policy and industry leaders for a conference focused on the impact that the election results will have on health care reform and what it will mean for health care organizations and business in general. (Logo:...