Faculty & Research

Lerner in the Media

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Thursday, June 12, 2014

Op-ed by Burt Abrams, economics, looks back at how the Great Recession came about, and how another might be avoided.

The News Journal
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

UD economics professor Eleanor Craig comments on the sale of Calder art work by the Delaware Art Museum.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Charles Elson, UD comments on Netflix decision to appoint an independent chairman

Chicago Tribune
Friday, June 6, 2014

Charles Elson, a finance professor at the University of Delaware who is a corporate governance expert, said that, ideally, GM should not have hired one of its regular law firms.

News Journal
Thursday, June 5, 2014

A member of the advisory board of UD's Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance is one of four potential candidate for the DE Supreme Court.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Fred DeMicco provides tips for saving on your honeymoon.

The News Journal
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The mergers game is a very long dance. Once they've established something like this and put this much effort into it, they seldom just walk away," said Charles Elson, UD

ABC News
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Boards want to pay their own CEO more than their rivals. This will naturally create an upward bias in pay, said Charles Elson, UD in a 2012 paper.

Delaware fears job losses if Pfizer returns to chase AstraZeneca
Financial Times
Thursday, May 22, 2014

James Butkiewicz, a professor of economics at the University of Delaware, “There are two outcomes: either there will be fewer AstraZeneca’ jobs in Delaware, or there will be none.”

'Overstuffed' exec pay rejected by investors
Yahoo Finance
Friday, May 16, 2014

Charles Elson, a corporate governance expert at the University of Delaware, said resounding shareholder defeats of company-backed plans are unusual.


The Lerner College is home to a state-of-the-art financial trading facility, the $1.5 million student-led Blue Hen Investment Club, a student-managed restaurant and hotel, a high-technology development center of a global bank and a start-up experience for students with new business ideas.

Undergraduate scholarships, made possible through the generosity of alumni and friends, enable us to support promising scholars. Here, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and his mother, Leni Markell, join recipients of the William Markell Scholarship (center), which benefits students in Accounting and MIS.

The Institute for Financial Services Analytics is a collaboration between the Lerner College, UD's College of Engineering and JPMorgan Chase, and hosts events for academics and the business community designed to address consumer analytics and industry applications.

All Lerner College departments offer discovery learning experiences and emphasize data-based analytics to enrich the student experience. Here, students at Vita Nova, our award-winning restaurant run through HRIM, joined professional chefs and winemakers in hosting a 2014 Mid-Atlantic Wine and Food Festival event.

Lerner College faculty - like Meryl Gardner, whose research on foods and moods was recently published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology - are thought leaders who command attention from influential business audiences, economists and policy makers.

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