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Nov 16, 2017, 08:00 ET American Dream Revised: New Study Says Homeowners Shouldn't Count on Property Appreciation Creating Wealth

The American Dream of homeownership as the path to creating wealth may be due for a revision. A new study by faculty at Florida Atlantic...


Oct 18, 2017, 07:00 ET FAU: For Real Estate Agents, Being Attractive, Using Superlatives to Describe a Property Does Not Always Sell, Study Says

Think being attractive and using lots of superlatives to describe a property helps a real estate agent be successful? According to recent research...


Oct 05, 2017, 08:00 ET FAU Study Says Financial Awards Can Actually Discourage Whistleblowers from Reporting Fraud

Financial awards can unintentionally discourage a whistleblower from reporting fraud in a timely manner by hijacking their moral motivation to do...


Oct 04, 2017, 08:00 ET Building Strong Corporate Culture Creates Competitive Advantage

The importance of corporate culture for accounting misbehavior has become a common topic in the business press recently. Companies such as Valeant...


Sep 27, 2017, 08:00 ET Dodd-Frank Regulation and its Effects on Community Banks

Seven years into its enactment, Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 appears poised for an overhaul, with many...


Sep 26, 2017, 08:00 ET FAU's College of Business to Honor JM Family Enterprises' Colin Brown with 2017 Business Leader of the Year Award

Florida Atlantic University's College of Business will host the 26th annual Business Leader of the Year breakfast on Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 at 8...


Sep 20, 2017, 08:00 ET FAU Buy vs. Rent Index Shows U.S. Homeowners Still Coming Out Ahead of Renters, But Just Barely

U.S. homeowners are still coming out ahead of their friends who rent, but just barely. According to the latest national index produced by Florida...


Sep 19, 2017, 08:00 ET It's Who You Know That Matters in the Corporate World

A number of recent articles and anecdotal evidence suggest that "who we know" could be at least as important as "what we know" when it comes to...


Aug 04, 2017, 08:00 ET Community Banks, Dodd-Frank and the Financial CHOICE Act

Community banks contend that the costs of compliance and the layers of paperwork related to Dodd-Frank have seriously constrained the ability to...


Jul 10, 2017, 08:00 ET Big Fish in a Small Pond? Study by FAU and FIU Says Overqualified Employees Experience Psychological Strain

Feel like you're a big fish in a small pond? If you're an employee who perceives you're overqualified for your position, chances are you're...


Jun 19, 2017, 08:00 ET More Aggressive Action on Failing Banks Could Save U.S. Billions of Dollars, Says Study by FAU and NYU Faculty

Billions of dollars could be saved if Congress revises a law to allow regulators to be more aggressive in reducing losses from insolvent banks,...


Jun 09, 2017, 13:09 ET Federal Reserve Appears Bullish, While Rest of World Awaits Its Next Move

Despite holding interest rates unchanged in their May meeting, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) seems bullish and unfazed with the reports...


Jun 07, 2017, 08:00 ET FAU Buy vs. Rent Index Shows Rising Prices and Mortgage Rates Moving Housing Markets in the Direction of Renting

Slowing rents coupled with rising home prices and mortgage rates are pushing many housing markets in the U.S. into rent territory, according to the...


Jun 01, 2017, 08:00 ET FAU Study Says Corporate Social Responsibility Does Not Prove to Be a Profitable Investment for Most Companies

Companies that try to "do good" are likely to find that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is bad for their bottom lines, according to a new...


Apr 19, 2017, 11:13 ET FAU College of Business Announces Launch of New Center for Forensic Accounting

Florida Atlantic University College of Business has launched a new Center for Forensic Accounting, which will develop and disseminate knowledge on...


Apr 13, 2017, 10:00 ET States and Employers Should Approach Non-Compete Contracts With Caution

California's Silicon Valley is an American success story unlike any other. This unrivaled hub of technology and innovation attracts the best and...


Mar 09, 2017, 09:00 ET FAU Buy vs. Rent Index Shows Rising Rents Making This a Good Time to Buy a Home in Most Cities in U.S.

Rising rents and narrowing spreads between the cost of ownership and the cost of renting are making this a good time to buy a home in most cities...


Mar 07, 2017, 11:28 ET Culture of Inclusiveness Can Help U.S. Multinational Firms Mitigate Negative Effects of Foreign Directors During Cross-Border Mergers

In recent years, an increase in the number of foreign directors on corporate boards of the United States' largest multinational corporations has...


Feb 22, 2017, 09:00 ET Nearly 15 Years Later, Sarbanes-Oxley Act Doesn't Appear to Have Decreased Accounting Misbehavior

In the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order to roll back the Dodd-Frank Act, another set of financial regulations could face...


Feb 16, 2017, 09:00 ET Research Faculty at FAU Rank Among the Top 25 in the World for Intellectual Contributions in Real Estate

Research faculty at Florida Atlantic University rank 24th in the world for their intellectual contributions to the real estate industry through...


Jan 25, 2017, 09:00 ET FAU Study Shows Golf Courses Boost Home Prices and Provide a Positive Draw for Potential Property Buyers

While golf courses around the country face an uncertain economic future, homes adjacent to them continue to command higher prices from prospective...


Dec 13, 2016, 10:00 ET FAU Buy vs. Rent Index Shows Record High Home Prices in U.S. Housing Market Being Supported by Rising Rents

Record high home prices in the U.S. housing market are being driven upward by rising rents in cities across the country, according to the latest...


Dec 08, 2016, 07:00 ET FAU Study Shows Venture Capital Investment Beats Bank Loans to Boost Growing Startup Businesses and Entrepreneurship

Investment from venture capital appears to help new startup businesses grow and boost entrepreneurship better than funding from bank loans,...


Nov 30, 2016, 07:00 ET FAU Study Shows Having Former Politicians and Regulators on Board Helps Corporations Complete Mergers

While AT&T's recently announced plans to acquire media giant Time Warner is drawing the attention of federal antitrust authorities, the...