How The World Works

How The World Works with Warren Olney

 
Warren Olney and key Anderson faculty members uncover some of the most fascinating aspects of business and how we work
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Latest Episodes
 

What Happens When Dollar Stores Come to Town

Featuring: Brett Hollenbeck, Associate Professor of Marketing
Brett Hollenbeck’s study uncovers the deleterious effects on public health over a ten-year period

MARKETING 

Research Shows Female Political Candidates Are Judged More Harshly by Voters

Featuring: Clemence Tricaud, Assistant Professor of Economics
Clemence Tricaud looked at comparable municipal elections and pandemic policies to reveal a tidy social experiment hiding beneath

ECONOMICS 

One of the Most Important Findings in Cancer Research

Featuring:  Jennifer Kao, Assistant Professor of Strategy
Jennifer Kao shows that a high percentage of cancer studies don’t publicly share trial results, despite the federal disclosure requirements

STRATEGY 

Going Big, Differently: Amazon Versus Google

Featuring: Marvin Lieberman, Professor of Strategy; Harry and Elsa Kunin Chair in Business and Society, Strategy Area Chair
As Marvin Lieberman shows, these leviathans have distinct strategies and methods for growth

STRATEGY 

In One Major Respect, Big Tech Is Allied with the GOP

Featuring: Gonzalo Freixes, Adjunct Professor of Accounting; Associate Dean, Fully Employed MBA Program and Executive MBA Programs
As Gonzalo Freixes explains, lobbyists from the largest U.S. companies have prevented lawmakers from fixing our corporate tax shelter problem

ACCOUNTING 

Social Impact Work in the U.S. Has Been Held Back by a Major Recruiting Issue

Featuring: Scott Rodilitz, Assistant Professor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management
Scott Rodilitz dove deep into the No. 1 platform to engage volunteers and devised a way to better distribute the work

DOTM 

How Markets Keep Getting Social Posts and Silence Wrong

Featuring:  Beatrice Michaeli, Associate Professor of Accounting
Beatrice Michaeli uncovers the cost of investors’ knee-jerk reactions, under-reactions and mis-reads

ACCOUNTING 

How Short-Termism Can Be Dangerous

Featuring:  Judson Caskey, Professor of Accounting, Undergraduate Accounting Minor Director
Judson Caskey examines how the push for quarterly returns often leads to injuries and a false representation

ACCOUNTING 

The AI Revolution Is Making Waves, but Is It Making Money?

Featuring:  Gregor Schubert, Assistant Professor of Finance
Gregor Schubert shows how new the generative AI tools are a boon to the major companies that use them

FINANCE 

Our Research Puts You in Touch With Your Future Self

Featuring: Hal Hershfield, Professor of Marketing and Behavioral Decision Making, Marketing Area Chair
Professor Hal Hershfield knows how the "today you" can make the "tomorrow you" happy

BDM 

The Fed Bought Up Corporate Bonds in the Last Recession. A Brazen Precedent?

Featuring: Tyler Muir, Associate Professor of Finance
Tyler Muir explains how the Fed created an expectation

FINANCE 

For the Most Advanced Societies and Economies in History, Violence Was Pivotal

Featuring: Romain Wacziarg, Professor of Economics, Hans Hufschmid Chair in Management
Romain Wacziarg found that agriculture was foundational to development, but cavalry was an accelerator

ECONOMICS 

You May Be Experiencing Time Poverty, A Root Cause of Unhappiness

Featuring: Cassie Mogilner Holmes, Professor of Marketing and Behavioral Decision Making at the UCLA Anderson School of Management
Cassie Holmes’ research and book reveal the methods to control your happiness

MARKETING 

Looking at Reviews on Amazon Before Buying? Beware

Featuring: Brett Hollenbeck, Assistant Professor of Marketing and Sherry He, Marketing Ph.D. Student
Brett Hollenbeck and Sherry He’s research is an exposé on the pervasiveness of fake reviews

MARKETING 

A Looming Crisis Created by the U.S. Congress

Featuring: Stavros Panageas, Robert D. Beyer ’83 Term Chair in Management; Professor of Finance
Stavros Panageas shows us how the national debt could lead to a dangerous economic event

FINANCE 

Workers Vs. Algorithms

Featuring: Felipe Caro, Professor of Decisions, Operations and Technology Management
It doesn't have to be this way, Felipe Caro explains. Both just need to be understood

DOTM 
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