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  • Want a good laugh? Head to the hospital.

    Hospitals around the country now offer social activities and other benefits to help seniors stay healthy and out of the hospital, while encouraging them to visit. J.B. Silvers, PhD, shares how new Medicare payment incentives and penalties encourage hospitals to "think more broadly about what health care really is."
  • Aetna announces deal to buy Humana

    Marketplace: J.B. Silvers, PhD, the John R. Mannix Medical Mutual of Ohio Professor of Health Care Finance and professor of banking and finance, discussed how the healthcare industry led to the merge of Aetna and Humana.
  • Alternative lenders offer franchises fast funding but at a price

    Scott Shane, PhD, comments on the increase in alternative lending solutions in Forbes.
  • Weatherhead announces 2015 faculty awards

    These Weatherhead colleagues have been selected as exemplars in each of the areas of the management profession: research, teaching and service.
  • Pedal power

    CWRU undergraduates including second-year Weatherhead finance major Evan Harris earn over $100,000 in funds for developing a foot-pedal generator for off-grid villagers.
  • The surprising market response to activist hedge funds

    Research done by C.N.V. Krishnan, PhD and professor of banking and finance, was recently cited in an op-ed about activist hedge funds in The Wall Street Journal.