U.S. donors offer more aid in hopes of equality

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U.S. donors offer more aid in hopes of equality

In a forthcoming Journal of Consumer Research article, Penn State Smeal College of Business’ Karen Winterich, assistant professor of marketing, and coauthor Yinlong Zhang of the University of Texas-San Antonio find that people who live in countries that promote equality in power and wealth are more likely to open their wallets for philanthropic causes than their counterparts in countries that expect and accept inequality.  Full story

Doctoral student, faculty member collaborate on subprime lending investigation

A recent article, appearing in the Journal of Urban Economics, authored by Penn State faculty member Brent Ambrose, Smeal Professor of Risk Management in the Smeal College of Business, and former doctoral student Moussa Diop examines the effects of subprime mortgage lending on the multifamily renting market. They found that subprime lending had a significant effect on rental defaults, which affected rental rates and property valuations.  Full story

Lilien earns lifetime achievement award from American Marketing Association

Gary L. Lilien, distinguished research professor of management science at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has earned the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Marketing Association (AMA) Interorganizational Special Interest Group (IOSIG) for his more than 40 years of high-level scholarship in business-to-business marketing.  Full story