The Aspen Institute Business & Society Program
based in New York, New York, has announced the
winners of its 2019 Ideas Worth Teaching awards.
Among the professors honored for their courses are
Diane-Laure Arjaliés of Western University’s Ivey
Business School in London, Ontario, Canada; Sarah
Birrell Ivory of the University of Edinburgh Business
School in Scotland; Joshua Skov of the University
of Oregon’s Lundquist College of Business in
Eugene; and Barry M. Mitnick at Pitt Business at
the University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.
Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) at the
Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
in Philadelphia has announced the winners of the
WRDS Best Paper Award. They include Andreas
Fuster of the Swiss National Bank in Zürich; Paul
Goldsmith-Pinkham of the Yale School of Management
in New Haven, Connecticut; and Tarun
Ramadorai and Ansgar Walther of Imperial
College Business School in the United Kingdom. In
their November 2017 paper, “Predictably Unequal?
The Effects of Machine Learning on Credit Markets,”
the team found that black and Hispanic borrowers
are likely to be disproportionately and negatively
impacted by the use of machine learning in decisions
to extend mortgage credit.
The Society for Human Resource Management has
named Denise Marie-Therese Rousseau as the
recipient of its 2019 Michael R. Losey Excellence
in Human Resource Research Award. Rousseau
was recognized for her research in the areas of
evidence-based management and practice,
organizational culture and change, psychological
contracts, and idiosyncratic deals. Rousseau is the
H.J. Heinz II University Professor of Organizational
Behavior and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University’s
Heinz College of Public Policy in Pittsburgh,
Pennsylvania. She holds a joint appointment in the
Tepper School of Business.
The Institute for Business & Social Impact at the
Haas School of Business at the University of California,
Berkeley, has awarded its 2019 Moskowitz
Prize to Rui Dai, senior research support director
in Research Data Services at the Wharton School
at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia;
Hao Liang, assistant professor of finance at
Singapore Management University; and Lilian Ng,
Scotiabank Chair in International Finance at York
University Schulich School of Business in Canada.
They were recognized for their paper, “Socially
Responsible Corporate Customers,” which is forthcoming
in the Journal of Financial Economics.
Last fall, the U.S.-based Association of Public and
Land-grant Universities named winners of its Innovation& Economic Prosperity University Awards.
Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, won
the IEP Talent award for initiatives in education
and workforce development; the University of
Michigan in Ann Arbor won the IEP Innovation award for initiatives spurring innovation, entrepreneurship,
and tech-based economic development;
Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana,
won the IEP Place award for initiatives resulting
in social, cultural, or community development;
and North Carolina State University in Raleigh
won the top prize, the IEP Economic Engagement
Connections award, for overall excellence.