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Bankruptcy and Crypto (originally published in Forbes)
By Nizan Geslevich Packin
Associate Professor, Department of Law

Now that the markets are turning, many are wondering how protected they will be in the event of a collapse of a crypto exchange. We're about to find out the hard way...   Read More

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#WhyZicklin: Meet Assistant Professor of  Information Systems Alain Claude Tambe Ebot  

Prof. Tambe Ebot's research focuses on cybersecurity and social engineering.   Watch Now

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#WhyZicklin: Meet Professor of Marketing Sankar Sen 

Prof. Sen's research focuses on the role of morality on consumption behavior in the marketplace, and how consumers' feelings and thoughts about right and wrong play into their consumption decisions.   Watch Now

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Are Algorithms Killing Second Opinions? With Nizan Geslevich Packin 

Nizan Geslevich Packin, associate professor of law, explores humans’ automation bias in the area of consumer finance. Her research confirms that Americans prefer the recommendations of algorithms to those of human experts.   Watch Now

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The Bitcoin Squeeze with Charles Hwang 

Charles Hwang (MS, Accounting, '15), adjunct professor of information systems. discusses his latest crypto-assets research.   Watch Now

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Social Connectivity and Peer-to-Peer Lending with Linda Allen 

Linda Allen, William F. Aldinger Chair in Banking and Finance, examines the effects of social connectivity on lending to consumers and small businesses on peer-to-peer fintech sites such as LendingClub.   Watch Now

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Mind the Gap in Crypto Exchanges with Gideon Pell 

Gideon Pell, Distinguished Lecturer in the Zicklin School of Business' Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics shares his insights on the regulation of crypto exchanges.   Watch Now

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Money vs. Morals with Prof. Sankar Sen 

Professor of Marketing Sankar Sen discusses how moral appeals, frequently used in the marketing of sustainable products, can backfire on marketers.   Watch Now

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It’s Time for the CFPB to Empower Consumers with Their Data (originally published in Forbes)
By Nizan Geslevich Packin
Associate Professor, Department of Law

President Biden's Executive Order makes it clear that the CFPB should have a role in regulating consumer financial data portability. Read More

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Music Streaming Declined During Pandemic, Zicklin Professor Finds
By Youngdeok Hwang
Assistant Professor, Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics 

It was interesting to see how digital music streaming, government restrictions, the economic situation, and people's travel behavior interact with each other. Read More

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Segmentation in the Housing Market: Will Zillow Make Real Estate Agents Obsolete?
By Sophia Gilbukh
Assistant Professor, William Newman Department of Real Estate 

If my findings confirm the sentiment of real estate agents, I will argue that MLS platforms . . . cannot be easily replaced by nationwide technology companies. Read More

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Seeing Is Believing? How Including a Video in Fake News Influences the Crowd’s Reporting of Fake News to Social Media Platforms
By Shuting Wang
Assistant Professor, Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics 

Despite . . . attempts to harness the “wisdom of the crowd” to detect fake news, it remains unclear whether these reporting systems are effective. Read More

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Light is Attractive, but Dark is Competent: How Skin Tone Influences Human Brand Perceptions in India
By Tanuka Ghoshal
Assistant Professor, Allen G. Aaronson Department of Marketing and International Business 

[W]hile there is an implicit (automatic) preference for light skin tones, light skin does not have a uniformly positive effect across all social judgments. Read More

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There’s No Vaccine for Hypocrisy: On Republicans’ Opposition to COVID-19 Vax Passports (published in the Daily News)
By Debbie Kaminer
Professor, Department of Law 

[S]ome politicians are claiming that all proof of vaccination requirements violates personal freedom and private choice. Read More

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Will A COVID-19 Vaccine Inoculate FinTech Startups Or Lead To Their Demise? (originally published in Forbes)
By Nizan Geslevich Packin
Associate Professor, Department of Law 

Most FinTech companies have prospered not only despite the pandemic, but because of the pandemic. Read More

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Can an Employee Object to Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccines on Religious Grounds? (originally published in The Conversation
By Debbie Kaminer 
Professor, Department of Law 

In some circumstances, employers could find themselves on the hook for religious discrimination. Read More

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Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations? Here’s What States and Employers Can Legally Require (originally published in The Conversation
By Debbie Kaminer 
Professor, Department of Law 

I see four possible approaches that governments and employers can take to ensure enough Americans are immunized against COVID-19. Read More

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Restructuring America’s Plans (originally published in Forbes)
By Nizan Geslevich Packin
Associate Professor, Department of Law

It feels like the U.S. is now almost in a free fall
bankruptcy. Read More

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Discrimination Against Employees Without COVID-19 Antibodies (originally published in New York Law Journal)
By Debbie Kaminer
Professor, Department of Law

It's important to begin thinking about the legal and policy issues associated with banning employees without immunity to COVID-19. Read More

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We Need Ethical Banking in the Era of COVID-19 (originally published in Forbes)
By Nizan Geslevich Packin
Associate Professor, Department of Law

We are currently in a world where we are merely trusting banks to do the right thing. Read More

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Let FinTech Help Jumpstart the Economy (originally published in Forbes
By Nizan Geslevich Packin 
Associate Professor, Department of Law

FinTech can play an important role helping the government administer the recovery from this downturn. Read More