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All Faculty Expert tagged "business"

David Becher, PhD

Becher's area of expertise includes banking and bank regulation, corporate control and mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, executive compensation, and regulation of financial service firms. His publications on corporate governance include, "Board Classification and Managerial Entrenchment: Evidence from the Market for Corporate Control," and "Why Do Good Takeover Bids Fail: Managerial Bargaining or Bad Faith?"

Anthony Curatola, PhD

Curatola’s area of research interest includes federal and state income tax policy, fringe benefits taxation, retirement income and women and retirement income taxation.

Donna De Carolis, PhD

DeCarolis is frequently called upon by local and national media for her expertise in small business and new venture creation. She is the founding dean of Drexel's Close School of Entrepreneurship. Previously in the LeBow College of Business, she served as a associate dean for graduate programs, leading all graduate and corporate programs for the college. In her previous role as associate dean for strategic initiatives, DeCarolis was responsible for the oversight and strategic direction of the Centers of Excellence at the LeBow College of Business.

Shawkat Hammoudeh, PhD

Hammoudeh is an expert in gas and oil pricing, and its effects on the economy. He has served as the senior economist to the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries and as a researcher for the Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research. He has earned grants to study world oil prices and is the co-author of journal articles on the price of gas and oil and its connection to the U.S. markets.

Michael Howley, PhD

Howley spent the first 20 years of his career as a health care service provider. After going on to earn his MBA and a Ph.D. in business administration, Howley centers his research on health care marketing. He has authored or co-authored numerous articles including “The Influence of Different Types of Cues-to-Action on Vaccination Behavior in an Epidemic” for the Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice and “The Use of Apology in Health Care” for Journal of Medical Marketing 9.

Vibhas Madan, PhD

Vibhas’ research focuses on international trade theory, market power and product differentiation. He holds degrees from the University of Delhi and Michigan State University. He has authored or co-authored numerous publications on trade agreements and pricing, including “Preferential Trade Agreements, Market Power and Product Differentiation” for the Journal of Economic Integration and “Vertically Integrated Multinational Enterprises and the Relative Efficiency of Ownership Structures” for the International Trade Journal.

Stanley Ridgley, PhD

Ridgley teaches entrepreneurship courses at Drexel’s LeBow College of Business and has created a DVD lecture series and book on strategic thinking skills. His expertise includes business communication, competitive intelligence, determinants of firm performance, new markets in emerging countries and Russian business culture. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the 2005 Musser Award for Leadership (Temple University), 1992-1993 Robert Wilson Instructor of Political Science (Duke University) and the 1984 George S. Patton Award for Leadership (United States Army 7th Army Academy, Bad Toelz, Germany).

Ralph Walkling, PhD

Walkling is internationally known for his research involving corporate governance and corporate acquisitions. He has been listed in the top one percent of more than 12,000 finance authors in terms of academic citations to their work.