Thoughts on business school, economics, NC State, and everyday life from an economist at NC State's business school
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Stacy Wood's research featured in WSJ
NC State marketing professor Stacy Wood is featured in today's WSJ article "The Biology of the Sports Fan." Wood found in a 2011 article in the Journal of Consumer Research that traffic fatalities increased significantly after close football and basketball games, with the increase in fatalities directly related to the closeness of the contest. For more information about the research, click here for an NC State news release and here for the entire article. Professor Wood holds the Langdon Distinguished Professorship of Marketing and directs the Consumer Innovation Consortium in the Poole College of Management.
Steve Allen is Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research in the College of Management at NC State University. He has appointments in the Department of Economics as well as the Department of Management, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. Steve also is a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a non-profit research organization located in Cambridge, Mass.