The Richard R. Nelson Prize for 2014 has been awarded to Professor Kira R. Fabrizio for her article, “Absorptive Capacity and the Search for Innovation.” The prize is awarded every two years for the best article in the academic journals Industrial and Corporate Change and Research Policy. Read more.
The First Annual World Open Innovation Conference will be held in Napa, CA on December 3-5, 2014, and will hosted by noted author and researcher Henry Chesbrough. Read more.
LAUNCH Grand Prize Winner ReMeeting and Berkeley-Haas Startup PlushCare take home two of just ten FOUNDER.org $100K grants at the World Founder Forum in Paris. Read more.
The Financial Times features Berkeley-Haas alums Brett Wilson and John Hughes (MBA 07), who discuss how the LAUNCH Competition, which they won in 2007, contributed to the success of TubeMogul.
Brett was also recently featured in the
NYT Corner Office.
Professors Toby Stuart (pictured) and Ulrike Malmendier, part of the next generation of big thinkers at the Haas School, were profiled in the summer 2014 issue of Berkeley-Haas magazine. Read more.
In the summer 2014 issue of Berkeley-Haas magazine, Dean Lyons’ letter outlines how the school’s Defining Principles helps develop innovative leaders. Read more.
When data identifying the investor or trader involved in each algorithmic trading transaction finally started to become available in 2005, Finance Professor Terrence Hendershott began studying the effect of high frequency trading on the market and price efficiency. Hendershott believes HFT is the application of technology to many traditional short-term speculative strategies. In this video, Prof. Hendershott weighs in on whether high-frequency trading is good, bad, or simply inevitable. Watch the video.
Is being an entrepreneur really more lucrative than working for a salary? And who is best cut out to succeed? A new study by Professor Ross Levine of the Haas Economic Analysis and Policy Group answers both of these questions. Watch the video.
Using data from eBay, economist Steven Tadelis at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business compared whether consumers are more likely to click on paid ads than on free, generic search results and found that advertisers may not be getting their money’s worth. Watch the video.