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  • Risk Institute leads nationwide initiative to curb distracted driving

    Distracted Driving

    The Risk Institute at The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business is leading a nationwide initiative comprised of dozens of companies, government entities, and researchers seeking to combine leading-edge research with industry expertise in order to predict and curb distracted driving behaviors. The project officially kicked off on Wednesday, February 22 at a roundtable discussion at The Fisher College of Business. 

    Want to read more or get involved? Of course you do. 

  • Governance and culture take center stage at 2016 Annual Conference

    Gordon Bethune

    The Risk Institute featured a dynamic line-up of keynote speakers for its third annual conference. Speakers include Gordon Bethune (former CEO of Continental Airlines, pictured right), Cameron Mitchell (president and founder of Cameron Mitchell Restaurants) and others.  This year's event centers on the topic of Governance & Culture: A Risk Perspective. Similar to last year's conversation on disruption, our speakers will cover a broad range of topics related to governance and culture - across business processes and industries.
    Read on... 

  • Second Annual Survey On Integrated Risk Management

    Integrated Risk Management Second Annual SurveyThe Risk Institute has unveiled findings from its second Annual Survey on Integrated Risk Management. The research initiative focuses on how U.S. companies view the role of risk management, how it is structured and the ways it is integrated to support business decisions. For a summary of the findings and a link to the complete results, visit The Risk Institute Blog.

  • The Risk Series - Education for Executives

    The Risk Institute, Digital Disruption, Jan 2016The 2016 - 2017 Risk Series continues on Tuesday, May 23rd with ERM for Nonfinancial Institutions. The session will focus on  understanding the value of investing your company's resources in Enterprise Risk Management.  Why undertake ERM, where and how it can add value, and what can be learned from financial firms' use of ERM.
    Visit The Risk Instiute Executive Education page for more information on this and other sessions.

  • Risk Institute Research Fellow Honored with OSU's Top Research Award

    Rene Stulz Risk Institute Research FellowProfessor of Finance and Risk Institute Research Fellow René Stulz was recently honored with the University Distinguished Scholar Award.  The honor, bestowed by The Ohio State University and its Office of Research, recognizes exceptional research accomplishments by senior professors.

    A world-renowned finance authority, Prof. Stulz is one of the most prolific scholars in finance with 110 articles published in prestigious journals including the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Finance and the Review of Financial StudiesMore...


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