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.
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.
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.
A Nobel Prize winner and three other top economists at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University are being recognized as elected fellows of the prestigious international Econometric Society for their lifelong contributions to the field of economics.
Foreclosures continue to play a major role in the Phoenix-area housing market. Almost half of the existing-home transactions in the Valley last month -- 45 percent -- were foreclosures. That's according to the latest Realty Studies report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
The Phoenix-area housing market may level off this spring, and the prices of foreclosed-on homes in the Valley may have hit bottom already. That's according to the latest Arizona State University-Repeat Sales Index report from the W. P. Carey School of Business.
The Sustainability Consortium, along with leaders in the manufacturing and sales of consumer electronics, announced plans to establish a system, including social and environmental considerations, to help consumers identify "green" electronics. The Sustainability Consortium is co-administered by Arizona State University and the University of Arkansas. W. P. Carey School of Business Professor Kevin Dooley is heavily involved in the effort.
In an effort to bring top-quality business education to more people in the Phoenix area, the nationally ranked W. P. Carey School of Business is expanding several of its popular degree programs to Arizona State University's West campus. The new programs will be showcased at an open house Feb. 3. Among them is the school's prestigious evening MBA program, ranked among the top 25 part-time MBA programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
The recession and the recent holiday shopping crunch have brought further into focus the true importance of receiving good customer service. Americans are being more careful than ever about how and where they spend their money. A new report from the Center for Services Leadership at the W. P. Carey School of Business reveals advice from some of the top names in business on how to keep customers happy.
The Phoenix-area real estate market set a new record for foreclosures in 2009. According to the latest Realty Studies report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, about 41,000 single-family homes were foreclosed on last year, more than any other year on record. More than 35 percent of existing-home transactions in the market were foreclosures.