News Releases

News Releases

April 8, 2010

The Phoenix-area housing market is getting extremely busy, but the news is not all good. In March, the existing-home market saw more activity and foreclosures than it has since last July. The latest Realty Studies report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University explains why.

April 5, 2010

High-profile workplace violence incidents, including the recent shootings at the University of Alabama and Ohio State University, have garnered a lot of attention this year. Murder is officially among the top five causes of work-related death in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Now, a new book by a W. P. Carey School of Business professor and his wife takes a closer look at the causes and warning signs of workplace violence, including how bad management often plays a role.

March 31, 2010

Many Americans are asking how they will really be affected by the new health insurance legislation. How will coverage change, and how much will it cost? Two nationally recognized health care experts are weighing in with a breakdown of the pros and cons.

March 29, 2010

Because of the recession, everyone's looking for a bargain. When it comes to a college education, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University ranks among the best values. In a new list, Bloomberg BusinessWeek names the W. P. Carey School among the Top 20 public business schools for "Return on Investment."

March 25, 2010

Phoenix-area home prices should level off soon, if the current trends continue. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows price drops slowing and likely to come to an end after about three years of falling.

March 23, 2010

He has proven to be an exceptional leader, never asking for bailout money, while other American car companies accepted billions of dollars. On April 1, Alan Mulally, president and chief executive officer of Ford Motor Company, will be honored as Executive of the Year by a national group of prominent business executives who advise the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

March 17, 2010

Despite signs of economic recovery across the country, the Phoenix-area housing market continues to be driven by foreclosures. Last month, almost two-thirds of the existing-home transactions in the market were either foreclosures or the resales of previously foreclosed-on properties, according to the latest Realty Studies report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.

March 16, 2010

Increasingly common ads and catalogues featuring plus-size models are unlikely to work on their intended customers. That's according to a new study by researchers at Arizona State University, the University of Cologne in Germany and Erasmus University in the Netherlands, which demonstrates a link between model sizes in advertisements and the self-esteem of consumers looking at the ads.

March 1, 2010

The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University ranks among the Top 20 schools in the nation and the Top 25 schools in the world for business research productivity. A new study confirms school officials have successfully worked to create and distribute new business knowledge for use in our challenging global climate.

February 24, 2010

The hard-hit Phoenix-area housing market may finally stabilize this spring. According to a new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, a record stretch of price drops may soon come to an end.

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