Strict environmental laws ‘push’ firms to pollute elsewhere
The Ohio State University
Research by Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate at Fisher, shows that tough environmental laws in one country can lead to "carbon leakage" to other nations. The findings underscore the importance of "worldwide collective action to combat climate change."
March 8, 2021
Anti-pollution laws penalize firms whose activities emit CO2. Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate, talk about his research that shows well-intentioned regulation may be causing multinationals to push polluting activities to poorer countries where regulation isn’t so strict.
March 5, 2021
Corporations facing strict environmental laws move pollution overseas
The Academic Times
Research by Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate, and his colleagues shows how countries' strict environmental regulations factor into companies' decisions to locate facilities.
March 3, 2021
How people would choose who gets scarce COVID-19 treatment
The Ohio State University
With the very real possibility of a second wave of COVID-19 cases spiking soon, research by Yunhui Huang, assistant professor of marketing, reveals the characteristics that individuals from around the world identified as taking priority for a hypothetical allocation of a life-saving ventilator.
October 29, 2020
The scary picture of hedge funds: At least half of the profits remain with executives
International coverage of research by Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate, reveals that because fund managers invest in a scattered portfolio of hedge funds and because of the jumps from fund to fund, investment profits are greatly diminished.
July 20, 2020
Examining the past, present and future of the COVID-19 pandemic
The Ohio State University
From disaster preparedness to public health concerns to the cost faced by insurance companies, a panel discussion recently brought together leaders from throughout Ohio State and beyond to examine the wide-ranging impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and how the university is joining the fight against it.
April 1, 2020
There's a Better Way Podcast: COVID-19 and disruptions to supply chains
Fisher College of Business
As part of the “There’s a Better Way” podcast, Aravind Chandrasekaran, associate director of the Center for Operational Excellence, talks with Keely Croxton, associate professor of logistics in the Department of Marketing and Logistics, about the effect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on downstream supply chains with manufacturers, distributors, retailers and consumers.
March 31, 2020
Exporting pollution: Where do multinational firms release Co2?
Principles for Responsible Investment
Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate at Fisher, and his colleagues provide new evidence on what policymakers often call carbon leakage – where firms from highly regulated home countries locate their carbon dioxide-intensive activities abroad in countries where environmental regulation is less strict.
March 18, 2020
Retool U.S. supply chains to address weaknesses exposed by new coronavirus
Washington Center for Equitable Growth
John Gray, professor of operations at Fisher, and his colleagues look at the policy solutions to fix the gaping deficiencies in global supply chains revealed anew by new coronavirus.
March 10, 2020
Ohio economy could feel impact if China’s coronavirus outbreak continues much longer
Because of globalization, many Ohio companies rely on China, either for products or sales. If the Chinese economy is impaired long enough, Ohio’s economy could suffer too said Oded Shenkar, a global business management professor and expert on China at Fisher.
February 9, 2020
How the middle-market can navigate the U.S.-China trade dispute
Oded Shenkar, the Ford Motor Company Chair in Global Business Management and academic director of the National Center for the Middle Market writes that any resolution to the U.S.-China trade conflict will be temporary. Sooner or later, the conflict will flare up again because of divergent interests, the fundamental differences between the U.S. and Chinese systems, and the role played by foreign direct investment in addition to trade.
October 23, 2019
Businesses find problems, pitfalls in making goods overseas
The Associated Press
Small businesses have been drawn to manufacturing overseas for the same reasons as Fortune 500 companies: Labor costs are lower than in the U.S. But there are downsides and complications to making goods overseas, said Professor of Operations John Gray: “It’s a vexing problem for anyone, but being small and offshore makes it harder.”
July 10, 2019
When environmental regulations are tighter at home, companies emit more abroad
Harvard Business Review
Itzhak Ben-David, the Neil Klatskin Chair in Finance and Real Estate at Fisher, and his colleague find that global emission levels are lower for countries with tighter domestic environmental regulations. However, companies with overseas facilities tend to emit more abroad, particularly in countries with laxer environmental standards.
February 4, 2019