Category «Finance»

Blockchain Use Cases in Financial Services

Despite having tried extensively to recruit females to the financial management sector, the industry finds This qualitative study provided insights into the top 17 blockchain use cases identified by Financial Services leaders in 2018 and how much progress (or lack of progress) has been made in 2020. This research provided insights for Financial Services managers …

Motivators of Job Satisfaction Among Financial Managers and The Role of Gender

Despite having tried extensively to recruit females to the financial management sector, the industry finds women remain a distinct minority. This paper utilizes the 2017 National Survey of College Graduates to further examine the female financial manager retention issue.

What Factors Impact Financial Behavior Other than Financial Literacy?

In Huston’s (2010) framework regarding financial literacy, she provides the following conceptual model (Fig 1). This model, which is widely accepted within the research on financial literacy since 2010, reveals that while financial literacy is certainly part of the story influencing financial behavior, it is not the whole story.

Can Insider Trading information be a Useful Tool for Investment Managers?

Can legal insider trading disclosure data reported to the SEC provide an effective tool for identifying investments at the company level?

Navigating the Turbulent Economic Waters of the 2007 Great Recession and the Crash of the Housing Market

What triggered the crash of the U.S. housing market? This analysis looks at the economic and industry forces that led to an economic downturn that put as many as half of all U.S. residential builders out of business.

Understanding How a Company Can Operate in an Economic Development Zone

Economic Development Zones were created to reduce unemployment in depressed areas of the country. Understanding why there is a disconnect between companies and the government might bring to light problems which would allow for improvement to the program.