Youth Show Just How Meaningful Economics Is

...ten complete personal finance activity kits that were based on the story Shiny Pennies. The booklet describes an alligator who hopes to buy a piece of candy but it can’t...

UD Lerner Prof Finds Failed Takeover of Publicly Traded Companies Can Be Pricey

...buyers convince targets to include them via negotiation. “In order to do so, we think that the buyer needs to share some of the gains it captures from the inclusion...

Enhanced Support for Entrepreneurs

...the step out of the University can be challenging, and the POC program allowed us to buy the materials to start operations,” said Rojas-Carbonell. “This provided the momentum to build...

Lerner Graduate Student Stories: Jayakanthan Sivasankaran

...corporate governance. There’s a concept I learned called discount rate, which can answer many questions surrounding stock prices. Many pundits say don’t buy stocks with high multiples (P/E) but in...

Higher Prices for Longer Stays

...researchers wrote. They surveyed 600 respondents online and compared these responses to the findings of a survey from their earlier research. Riasi used his expertise in financial services analytics to...

Teaching children to save early

...exercise in which students applied the lessons from the story to the realistic example of saving their own money in order to buy a favorite toy. One of Fredricks’ students,...

Blue Hens Learn the Art of Persuasion and Giving

...flattery (complementing potential donors), while others used guilt (saying the money will go to buy Christmas presents for children who otherwise wouldn’t get anything.) Which technique yielded the best results?...

Q&A with UD alumna Susan W. Gates: Avoiding the mistakes of the 2008 housing crisis

...of finance. They can understand what’s involved with getting a mortgage, and the critical importance and seriousness of taking on debt, whether it’s student debt or debt to buy a...

Lerner freshmen compete in pitch competition

...spinners that were popular when they were in grade school. The team pitches “Sport Pens” as an impulse buy, a product that doesn’t provide a tangible benefit but is something...

What is the Lerner opportunity?

...& Wealth Management Major: The Blue Hen Investment Club exists as University of Delaware’s commitment to experience-based learning. Students get to make real world decisions to buy or sell assets,...