Questrom’s Rena Conti on the historic COVID-19 vaccine deal between Merck and Johnson & Johnson President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced a rare and historic collaboration between two Big Pharma behemoths and rivals, Merck and Johnson & Johnson, in which the former will help manufacture the latter’s recently approved single-shot COVID-19 vaccine. These collaborations don’t […]
Faculty & Research
Dean Susan Fournier and Questrom School of Business faculty members Chrysanthos “Chris” Dellarocas, Iain Cockburn, Douglas “Tim” Hall, and Caroline Flammer were recently recognized as top performers in terms of research impact.
Pictured: Chris Dellarocas (left), Marshall Van Alstyne (right) The Information Systems Society (ISS) has recently bestowed two high honors upon Questrom faculty members. Chris Dellarocas has received the ISS Distinguished Fellow Award, the highest honor that an IS faculty can receive from the professional society. Marshall Van Alstyne received the ISS Practical Impacts Award, […]
Questrom Magazine Extra: In this Q&A, Questrom Magazine talks with Jonathan Woodson and Anita Tucker about improving healthcare coverage, fixing supply issues, and tracking future outbreaks.
Susilo Institute and Institute for Sustainable Energy Launch IMAP, A New Socially Responsible Investing Initiative
Created in response to the rapid growth of impact investing as a mainstream asset management strategy, the Impact Measurement and Allocation Program (IMAP) will equip investors with more meaningful environmental, social, and governance metrics to measure corporate impact.
Evan Apfelbaum, Associate Professor of Management & Organizations and Research Director of BU’s Human Resources Policy Institute, has been named a 2020 Fellow of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology for his extraordinary contribution to the field of Personality and Social Psychology.
Open collaboration platforms like Wikipedia have dramatically increased the world’s access to educational information. Yet because contributors to such platforms are volunteers, enormous gaps remain that may actually drive economic inequities. New research by Questrom’s Dylan Walker and PhD student Kai Zhu uncovers a solution.
In a new op-ed published by CNN Business, BU Questrom’s Jay Zagorsky warns that despite a COVID-19 induced coin shortage, a cashless economy would have unintended consequences.
While fireworks are popular as we inch towards the Fourth of July, this year, the explosions have already been heard almost nightly for weeks in cities from Albuquerque to Providence. In fact, New York City had a 4000% increase in firework complaints in the first two weeks of June compared with just last year. Economist […]
Questrom Magazine Extra: In this Q&A, Questrom Magazine talks with Greg Stoller, senior lecturer of strategy & innovation and expert on Sino-US relations, about COVID-19, trade relations with China, and if we’ll ever do business the same way again.