Steven Xiao on Consumers and ESG

Steven Xiao, associate professor of finance and managerial economics at the University of Texas at Dallas, joins the Business Scholarship Podcast to discuss his paper Do Consumers Care About ESG? Evidence from Barcode-Level Sales Data. The paper was co-authored with Jean-Marie Meier (University of Texas at Dallas), Henri Servaes (London Business School), and Jiaying Wei (Southwestern University of Finance and Economics).

Panel on the Purdue Pharma Bankruptcy

Anthony Casey, professor of law at the University of Chicago; William Organek, assistant professor of law at the Baruch College Zicklin School of Business; and Lindsey Simon, associate professor of law at Emory University join the Business Scholarship Podcast to discuss the legal, commercial, and social issues at play in the Supreme Court’s upcoming Harrington v. Purdue Pharma L.P. bankruptcy case.

Laura Boudreau and Ada González-Torres on Detecting Harassment

Laura Boudreau, assistant professor of economics at the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, and Ada González-Torres, assistant professor of economics at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, join the Business Scholarship Podcast to discuss their paper Monitoring Harassment in Organizations, which they co-authored with Sylvain Chassang of Princeton University and Rachel Heath of the University of Washington. In this paper the authors use a randomized control trial to demonstrate survey methods for detecting harassment and other interpersonal misconduct in the workplace.