Faculty + Research

The softer side of severance pay

By Lori Johnston

Severance

Nov. 13, 2018

Severance encourages execs to take risks that shareholders want, and to confront bad news quicker

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Use caution when merging

By Lori Johnston

Mergers

Nov. 13, 2018

Expectation management can be used opportunistically to drive down earnings forecasts

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Vital statistics: Privacy vs. accuracy in public policy choices

By Matt Weeks

Nov. 13, 2018

Research looks to balance public good with modern privacy concerns

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$5 million grant to help reduce energy costs of indoor farming

By Merritt Melancon

Nov. 13, 2018

Energy informatics experts from Terry College will contribute to USDA research project

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Guiding data-driven decisions

By Matt Weeks

Jeff Humphreys

Nov. 12, 2018

Making smart economic policy requires solid data at the fingertips of lawmakers. At the federal level, the U.S. government relies on agencies like the U.S. Census Bureau and the Federal Reserve Board. In Georgia, public officials often turn to Jeff Humphreys.

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Twice in a lifetime

By Matt Weeks

Nov. 8, 2018

Numbers govern our lives. Bank account balances, blood pressure, SAT scores -- they help define who we are and where we're going. Some numbers affecting our daily lives are beyond our control -- age, height and U.S. GDP -- while others, such as the calories we consume, are up to us.

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