Latest Research

Research is a central focus at Drexel LeBow. Our faculty are regularly published in top tier and highly respected journals across the country and internationally. Below is a regularly updated listing of the most recently published research. For additional information on LeBow’s research initiatives, contact Raj Suri, associate dean of research, at

Additionally, LeBow students at all levels are encouraged to engage in research. Find out more about current PhD student research and research conducted by undergraduate students through the STAR Scholars research program.

Recent Works

Gan, L., Wei, L., Huang, S., Lev, Benjamin, and Jiang, W., Evaluation of City-Industry Integration Development and Regional Differences Under the New Urbanization: A Case Study of Sichuan. Applied Sciences 12 (May 2022): 4698.

Vaziri, Hoda, Wayne, Julie, Casper, Wendy, Lapierre, Laurent, Greenhaus, Jeffrey, Amirkamali, Faezeh, and Li, Yanhong, A meta-analytic investigation of the personal and work-related antecedents of work-family balance. Journal of Organizational Behavior 43 (May 2022): 662-692.

Zheng, X-X, Chang, C-T, Li, D-F., Liu, Z, and Lev, Benjamin, Designing an incentive scheme for producer responsibility organization of waste tires: A MCGP cooperative game approach. Computers and Industrial Engineering 167 (May 2022): 108009.

Ma, Dali, The Intersection of Economic, Social, and Political Forces: Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and Family Businesses in China. Management and Organization Review 18 (Apr 2022): 216-222.

Ma, Y., Zhao, Y., Wang, X., Feng, C., Zhou, X., and Lev, Benjamin, Integrated BWM-Entropy weighting and MULTMOORA method with probabilistic linguistic information for the evaluation of Waste Recycling Apps. Applied Intelligence (Apr 2022): 1-24.

Cronin, Matthew A., Stouten, Jeroen, and van Knippenberg, Daan, Why theory on “how theory fits together” benefits management scholarship. Academy of Management Review 47 (Apr 2022): 333-337.

Potter, Tristan, and Bernhardt, Dan, Wage Offers and On-the-job Search. Canadian Journal of Economics (May 2022):

Zhang, Zhe, Gong, X., Song, X., Yin, Y., Lev, Benjamin, and Chen, J., A column generation-based exact solution method for seru scheduling problems. OMEGA 108 (Apr 2022): 102581.

Ada, Sila, Abou Nabout, Nadia, and Feit, Elea M., Context Information Can Increase Revenue in Online Display Ad Auctions: Evidence from a Policy Change. Journal of Marketing Research (Mar 2022):

Panagiotis, Avramidis, Pennacchi, George, Serfes, Konstantinos, and Wu, Kejia, The Role of Regulation and Bank Competition in Small Business Financing: Evidence from the Community Reinvestment Act. Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking (Mar 2022):

Chen, Minghua, Kang, Qiaoling, Wu, Ji, and Jeon, Bang Nam, Do macroprudential policies affect bank efficiency? Evidence from emerging markets. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money 77 (Mar 2022): 1-32.

Zhang, Z., Song, X., Gong, X., Yin, Y., Lev, Benjamin, and Zhou, X., An effective heuristic based on 3-opt strategy for seru scheduling problems with learning effect. International Journal of Production Research (Mar 2022):

Lin, Q., Zhao, Q., and Lev, Benjamin, Influenza vaccine supply chain coordination under uncertain supply and demand. European Journal of Operational Research 297 (Mar 2022): 930-948.

Gan, L., Wang, L., Hu, Z., Lev, Benjamin, Gang, J., and Lan, H., Do geologic hazards affect the sustainability of rural development? Evidence from rural areas in China. Journal of Cleaner Production 339 (Mar 2022): 130693.

Ziegert, Jonathan C., Knight, Andrew P., Resick, Christian, and Graham, Katrina, Addressing Performance Tensions in Multiteam Systems: Balancing Informal Mechanisms of Coordination within and between Teams. Academy of Management Journal 65 (Feb 2022): 158-185.

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Yarovaya, L., and Elsayed, A. H., Determinants of Spillovers between Islamic and Conventional Financial Markets: Exploring the Safe Haven Assets during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Finance Research Letters (Feb 2021):

Yan, Y., Zhao, Q., Qin, Z., and Lev, Benjamin, Inter-competitor Outsourcing: On the Advantages of Profit and Product Launching Time. Transportation Research Part E 158 (Feb 2022): 102581.

Zhang, Z., Song, X., Huang, H., Yin, Y., and Lev, Benjamin, Scheduling problem in seru production system considering DeJong’s learning effect and job splitting. Annals of Operations Research (Jan 2022):

Dam, Kaniska, and Serfes, Konstantinos, A Price Theory of Vertical and Lateral Integration under Productivity Heterogeneity. The Journal of Industrial Economics 69 (Dec 2021): 751-784.

Ma, Y., Xu, W., Wang, X., Li, Z., and Lev, Benjamin, Evaluate the locations for smart waste bins using BWM and WASPAS methods under a probabilistic linguistic environment. Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems 41 (Dec 2021): 7199-7218.

Junker, Nina M, Baumeister, Roy F., Straub, Kerstin, and Greenhaus, Jeffrey, When Forgetting What Happens at Work Matters: The Role of Affective Rumination, Problem-Solving Pondering, and Self-Control in Work-Family Conflict and Enrichment. Journal of Applied Psychology 106 (Dec 2021): 1750-1766.

Wang, H., Bai, C., Wei, Q., and Lev, Benjamin, Inventory and pricing decisions when dealing with strategic consumers: a comprehensive analysis. Computers and Operations Research 136 (Dec 2021): 105473.

Wu, Ji, Yao, Yao, Chen, Minghua, and Jeon, Bang Nam, Does economic uncertainty affect the soundness of banks? Evidence from emerging Asian economies. Journal of Asian Economics 77 (Dec 2021): 1-17.

Salmani, Yasamin, and Partovi, F. Y., Channel-level resource allocation decision in multichannel retailing: A U.S. multchannel company application. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services 63 (Nov 2021):

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Mokni, K., and Ajmi, A. N., Distributional predictability between oil prices and renewable energy stocks: Is there a role for the COVID-19 pandemic. Energy Eonomics 103 (Aug 2021):

Haski-Leventhal, Debbie, Korschun, Daniel, and Linnenluecke, Martina, Sustainability is no Longer Enough: How Corporations are Becoming the New Climate Activists. California Management Review (Digital) (Nov 2021):

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Tanin, T.I., Sarker, A., and Shahbaz, M., Do volatility indices diminish gold’s appeal as a safe haven to investors before and during the COVID-19 pandemic?. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 191 (Sep 2021): 214-235.

Lu, J., Jia, X., Lev, Benjamin, Zhang, C., Gao, Y., Zhao, M., and He, Y., How to understand ‘salable fake goods’ and ‘unsalable quality goods’? An insight from the view of quality responsibility and consumers’ brand loyalty. Technology in Society 67 (Nov 2021): 101793.

Syropoulos, Constantinos A., Self-Enforcing Peace Agreements that Preserve the Status Quo. Games and Economic Behaviour 130 (Nov 2021): 148-178.

Korschun, Daniel, Brand Activism is Here to Stay: Here’s Why. NIM Marketing Intelligence Review 13 (Fall 2021):

Cronin, Matthew A., Stouten, Jeroen, and van Knippenberg, Daan, The theory crisis in management research: Solving the right problem. Academy of Management Review 46 (Oct 2021): 667-683.

Lu, Feng Susan, Serfes, Konstantinos, Wedig, Gerard, and Wu, Bingxiao, Does competition improve quality? The case of nursing homes where public and private payers coexist. Management Science 67 (Oct 2021): 6493-6512.

Ma, Y., Zhang, W., Feng, C., Lev, Benjamin, and Li, Z., A bi-level multi-objective location-routing model for municipal waste management with obnoxious effects. Waste Management 135 (Nov 2021): 109-121.

Zheng, X., Li, D-F., Liu, Z, Jia, F., and Lev, Benjamin, Willingness-to-cede behaviour in sustainable supply chain coordination. International Journal of Production Economics 240 (Oct 2021): 108207.

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Hamdi, B., and Alqahtani, F., Impacts of Global factors on the Saudi Arabia equity market by firms size: implications for risk management based on Quantile analysis and frequency domain causality. Journal of Multinational Financial Management 61 (Sep 2021):

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Al-Qahtani, F., and Hkiri, B, Impacts of Global factors on the Saudi Arabia equity market by firms size: implications for risk management based on Quantile analysis and frequency domain causality. Journal of Multinational Financial Management 61, September 2021, 100665 (Sep 2021):

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Khalfaoui, R., Tiwari, A.K., and Kablan, K., Interdependence and Lead-Lag Relationships between Oil and Metal Markets: Fresh Insights from the Wavelet and Quantile Coherency Approaches. Energy Economics 101 (Jun 2021):

Li, Jia, and van Knippenberg, Daan, The team causes and consequences of team membership change: A temporal perspective. Academy of Management Annals 15 (Sep 2021): 577-606.

Potter, Tristan, The Discouragement Rate: An Index of Discouragement-Induced Hardship. Applied Economics Letters (Sep 2021):

Tang, M., Liao, H., Mi, X., Lev, Benjamin, and Pedrycz, W., A hierarchical consensus reaching process for group decision making with noncooperative behaviors. European Journal of Operational Research 293 (Sep 2021): 632-642.

Wu, X., Liao, H., Lev, Benjamin, and Zavadskas, E. K., A multiple criteria decision-making method with heterogeneous linguistic expressions. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (Sep 2021):

Gan, L., Wang, Yuanyuan, Wang, Y., Lev, Benjamin, Shen, W., and Jiang, W., Coupling coordination analysis with data-driven technology for disaster-economy-ecology system: An empirical study in China. Natural Hazards 107 (May 2021): 2123-2153.

Tian, X., Song, Y., Luo, C., Zhou, X., and Lev, Benjamin, Herding Behavior in Supplier Innovation Crowdfunding: Evidence from Kickstarter. International Journal of Production Economics 239 (Sep 2021): 108184.

Tsetsekos, George, Gyoshev, Stanley B., Kaplan, Todd R., and Szewczyk, Samuel H., Why do investment banks buy put options from companies?. Journal of Corporate Finance 67 (Aug 2021): 1-21.

Menaker, Brian E., Levine, Jeffrey, and Sheptak, Dale, Assessing university responses to public records requests about stadium playing space access policies. Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics 14 (Aug 2021): 441-460.

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Elsayed, A. H., and Sousa, R.M., Inflation Synchronization among the G7and China: The Important Role of Oil Inflation. Energy Economics 100 (Sep 2021):

Felbermayr, Gabriel, and Yotov, Yoto, From theory to policy with gravitas: A solution to the mystery of the excess trade balances. European Economic Review (Aug 2021):

Lantushenko, Viktoriya, and Nelling, Edward, Do more active funds still earn higher performance? The effect of Regulation Fair Disclosure. Journal of Financial Research forthcoming (Jul 2021):

Lee, Jinwook, and Prekopa, Andras, Clusters of high-dimensional interval data and related Boolean functions of events in Euclidean space. Annals of Operations Research (Jul 2021):

Cintron, Alicia M., Levine, Jeffrey, Williams, Dylan, and Kobritz, Jordan I., Sin City Betting on the Major Leagues? An Analysis of the Sport-Based Approach to Economic Redevelopment in Las Vegas. Sport in Society (Jul 2021):

Kang, Qiaoling, Wu, Ji, Chen, Minghua, and Jeon, Bang Nam, Do macroprudential policies affect the bank financing of firms in China? Evidence from a quantile regression approach. Journal of International Money and Finance 115 (Jul 2021): 1-26.

Hill, Chelsey, Li, James, Schneider, Matthew, and Wells, Martin T., The Tensor Auto-Regressive Model. Journal of Forecasting (Jul 2021):

Lowry, Michelle, Does common ownership really increase firm coordination?. Journal of Financial Economics 141 (Jul 2021): 322-344.

Gupta, Sachin, Moutafis, Panos, and Schneider, Matthew, To Protect Consumer Data, Don’t Do Everything on the Cloud. Harvard Business Review (Digital Article) (Jun 2021):

Stein, David, and D’Innocenzo, Lauren, So, you want to be a leader?. Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery 32 (Jun 2021):

Felbermayr, Gabriel, Morgan, Cliff, Syropoulos, Constantinos A., and Yotov, Yoto, Understanding Economic Sanctions: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Theory and Evidence. European Economic Review 135 (Jun 2021):

Laincz, Christopher, Matschke, Xenia, and Yotov, Yoto, Policy and Politics: Trade Adjustment Assistance in the Crossfire. Canadian Journal of Economics (Jun 2021):

Felbermayr, Gabriel, Kirilakha, Aleksandra, Syropoulos, Constantinos A., Yalcin, Erdal, and Yotov, V. Yoto, The Global Sanctions Data Base. European Economic Review 135 (Jun 2021):

Felbermayr, Gabriel, Kirilakha, Aleksandra, Syropoulos, Constantinos, Yalcin, Erdal, and Yotov, Yoto, The Global Sanctions Data Base. European Economic Review (May 2021):

Felbermayr, Gabriel, Kirilakha, Aleksandra, Syropoulos, Constantinos A., Yalcin, Erdal, and Yotov, V. Yoto, The Global Sanctions Data Base: Mapping International Sanction Policies from 1950-2019. (May 2021):

Cataline, Jodi, D’Angelo, Dana C., and Maxey, Christian, Bringing Global Perspectives to Leadership in Business. European Association for International Education (Jun 2021):

Ziegert, Jonathan C., Mayer, David M., Piccolo, Ronald F., and Graham, Katrina, Collectivistic Leadership in Context: An Examination of How and When Collective Charismatic Leadership Relates to Unit Functioning. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies 28 (May 2021): 112-136.

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Selmi, R., Ben Youssef, A., and Wohar, M., The energy transition, Trump energy agenda and COVID-19. International Economics 165 (Jan 2021): 140-153.

Chang, Hsihui, Hall, Curtis, and Paz, Michael, Suppliers Product Market Competition, Customer Concentration, and Cost Structure. Journal of Management Accounting Research (May 2021):

Fang, Jin, and Partovi, F. Y., Criteria determination of Analytic hierarchy process using a topic model. Expert System with Application 169 (May 2021):

Babalola, M. T., Mawritz, Mary, Greenbaum, Rebecca L., Ren, S., and Garba, O. A., Whatever It Takes: How and When Supervisor Bottom-Line Mentality Motivates Employee Contributions in the Workplace. Journal of Management 47 (May 2021): 1134-1154.

Kurmann, Andre, Revisions in Utilization-Adjusted TFP and Robust Identification of News Shocks. The Review of Economics and Statistics 103 (May 2021): 216-235.

Litchfield, Robert, Hirst, Giles, and van Knippenberg, Daan, Professional network identification: Searching for stability in transient knowledge work. Academy of Management Review 46 (Apr 2021): 320-340.

Zhang, Jintao, Ye, Hongjun, Bhatt, Siddharth, Jeong, Haeyoung, Deutsch, Jonathan, Ayaz, Hasan, and Suri, Rajneesh, Addressing Food Waste: How to Position Upcycled Foods to Different Generations. Journal of Consumer Behaviour 20 (Apr 2021):

Hendiani, S., Lev, Benjamin, and Gharehbaghi, A., Diagnosing social failures in sustainable supply chains using a modified Pythagorean fuzzy distance to ideal solution. Computers and Industrial Engineering 154 (Apr 2021): 107156.

Zhou, X., Chen, K., Wen, H., Lin, J., Zhang, K., Tian, X., Wang, S., and Lev, Benjamin, Integration of third-party platforms: does it really hurt them?. International Journal of Production Economics 234 (Apr 2021): 108003.

Villanova, Daniel, Bodapati, Anand, Puccinelli, Nancy, Tsiros, Michael, Goodstein, Ronald, Kushwaha, Tarun, Suri, Rajneesh, Ho, Henry, Brandon, Renee, and Hatfield, Cheryl, Retailer Marketing Communications in the Digital Age: Getting the Right Message to the Right Shopper at the Right Time. Journal of Retailing 97 (Mar 2021):

Zhong, Yichen, Auchincloss, Amy, Stehr, Mark, and Langelier, Brent, Are Price Discounts on Sugar Sweetened Beverages (SSB) Linked to SSB Purchases? A Cross Sectional Study in a Large US Household and Retail Scanner Database. Nutritional Journal 20 (Mar 2021):

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, and Ajmi, A. N., Detection of bubbles in WTI, brent, and Dubai oil prices: A novel double recursive algorithm. Resources Policy 70 (Dec 2020):

Devlin, Anna, Review of Behavioral Operational Research: A Capabilities Approach. INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics 51 (Aug 2021):

Albert, Daniel, and Siggelkow, Nicolaj, Architectural Search and Innovation. Organization Science (Mar 2021):

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Innovation, militarization, and renewable energy and green growth in OECD countries. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 28 (Mar 2021): 36004-775232.

Heid, Benedikt, Larch, Mario, and Yotov, Yoto, Estimating the Effects of Non-discriminatory Trade Policies within Structural Gravity Models. Canadian Journal of Economics (Mar 2021):

Goodman-Smith, Francesca, Bhatt, Siddharth, Moore, Robyn, Mirosa, Miranda, Ye, Hongjun, Deutsch, Jonathan, and Suri, Rajneesh, Retail Potential for Upcycled Foods: Evidence from New Zealand. Sustainability 13 (Mar 2021):

Wang, Conglong, Le-Scherban, Felice, Taylor, Jennifer, Salmoirago-blotcher, Elana, Allison, Matthew A., Gefen, David, Robinson, Lucy, and Michael, Yvonne, The Associations of Job Strain, Life Events and Social Strain with Coronary Heart Disease in the Women’s Health Initiative Observational Study. Journal of the American Heart Association 10 (Mar 2021): e017780.

Borchert, Ingo, Larch, Mario, Shikher, Serge, and Yotov, Yoto, Disaggregated Gravity: Benchmark Estimates and Stylized Facts from a New Database. Review of International Economics (Mar 2021):

Xiong, Chuanhui, Devlin, Anna, Gupta, Jatinder N., and Liu, Xiangrong, Effect of Price Reduction on Renewable Energy Technology Supply Chain Performance and Contract Design. Journal of the Operational Research Society (Feb 2021):

Fresneda, Jorge, Burnham, Thomas, and Hill, Chelsey, Structural Topic Modeling Segmentation: A Segmentation Method Combining Latent Content and Customer Context. Journal of Marketing Management (Feb 2021):

Dwertmann, David J. G., and van Knippenberg, Daan, Capturing the state of the science to change the state of the science: A categorization approach to integrative reviews. Journal of Organizational Behavior 42 (Feb 2021): 104-117.

Ogunranti, Leke, Ceryan, Oben, and Banerjee, A., Buyer-Supplier Currency Exchange Rate Flexibility Contracts in Global Supply Chains. European Journal of Operational Research 288 (Feb 2021): 420-435.

Nacarelli, Victoria, and Gefen, David, Trustworthiness and the Adoption of Business Analytics. Information Systems Management (Feb 2021):

Zhou, X., Li, L., Wen, H., Tian, X., Wang, S., and Lev, Benjamin, Supplier’s goal setting considering sustainability: An uncertain dynamic Data Envelopment Analysis based benchmarking model. Information Sciences 545 (Feb 2021): 44-46.

Brisley, Neil, Cai, Jie, and Nguyen, Tu, Required CEO stock ownership: Consequences for risk-taking and compensation. Journal of Corporate Finance 66 (Year 2021):

Steffens, Nik K., Munt, Katie A., van Knippenberg, Daan, Platow, Michael J., and Haslam, S. Alexander, Advancing the social identity theory of leadership: A meta-analytic review of leader group prototypicality. Organizational Psychology Review 11 (Feb 2021): 35-72.

Blouin, Jennifer, Fich, Eliezer M., Rice, Edward, and Tran, Anh, Corporate tax cuts, merger activity, and shareholder wealth. Journal of Accounting and Economics 71 (Jan 2021): 101315.

Devlin, Anna, Elmaghraby, Wedad, and Hamilton, Rebecca W., Partitioning cash flows to overcome retailer aversion to stocking new products. Decision Sciences (Jan 2021):

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Trabelsi, N., Gozgor, G., and Tiwari, A., Stock Exchange Sectoral Indices: New Evidence for Portfolio Risk Management. Research in International Business and Finance 55 (Aug 2020):

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Saudi Arabian Equity Markets and Islamic Finance. Review of Behavioral Finance (Jan 2021):

Zhang, J., Yang, D., Li, Q., Lev, Benjamin, and Ma, Y., Research on Sustainable Supplier Selection Based on the Rough DEMATEL and FVIKOR Methods. Sustainability Journal 13 (Jan 2021): 88.

Zhou, X., Wei, X., Lin, J, Tian, X., Lev, Benjamin, and Wang, S., Supply chain management under carbon taxes: A review and bibliometric analysis. OMEGA 98 (Jan 2021): 102295.

Potter, Tristan, Learning and Job Search Dynamics during the Great Recession. Journal of Monetary Economics (Jan 2021):

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Mokni, K., Ajmi, A.N., and Youssef, M., Does economic policy uncertainty drive the dynamic connectedness between oil price shocks and the gold price?. Resources Policy 69 (Aug 2020):

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Selmi, R., and Bouioyour, J., Global and Country-Specific Uncertainty Fluctuations in Major Oil-Producing Countries: A Comparative Study. Journal of Economic Integration 34 (Dec 2020): 724-750.

Cataline, Jodi, D’Angelo, Dana C., and Maxey, Christian, Global out of the Gate: Student Outcomes and Long-Term Successes. The Academic Leader (Dec 2020):

D’Angelo, Dana C., Cataline, Jodi, and Maxey, Christian, Global Out of the Gate. The Academic Leader December 14, 2020 (Dec 2020):

Zhou, X., Lev, Benjamin, and Anderson, H. S., OMEGA Statistics and Trends during the EVISE era. OMEGA 97 (Dec 2020): 102306.

Lev, Benjamin, Obituary - Samuel Eilon. OMEGA 97 (Dec 2020): 102299.

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Jena, Sangram Keshari, Tiwari, A., and Dogan, Buhari, Are the top six cryptocurrencies efficient? Evidence from time-varying long memory. International Journal of Finance & Economics (Nov 2020): 1-11.

Bhatt, Siddharth, Ye, Hongjun, Deutsch, Jonathan, Ayaz, Hasan, and Suri, Rajneesh, Consumers’ Willingness to Pay for Upcycled Foods. Food Quality and Preference 86 (Dec 2020):

Garfinkel, Michelle R., and Syropoulos, Constantinos A., Inequality and Conflict: Burning Resources to Support Peace. Economics Letters 197 (Jan 2020):

Ziegert, Jonathan C., and Dust, Scott, Integrating Formal and Shared Leadership: The Moderating Influence of Role Ambiguity on Innovation. Journal of Business and Psychology 36 (Dec 2021): 969-984.

Wu, Ji, Chen, Limei, Chen, Minghua, and Jeon, Bang Nam, Diversification, efficiency and risk of banks: Evidence from emerging economies. Emerging Markets Review 45 (Dec 2020): 1-29.

Lowry, Michelle, Michaely, Roni, and Volkova, Ekatarina, Information revelation through regulatory process: Interactions between the SEC and companies ahead of the IPO. Review of Financial Studies 33 (Dec 2020): 5510-5554.

Fang, Jin, and Partovi, F. Y., A Hits-Based Model for Facility Location Decision. Expert Systems With Applications 159 (Nov 2020):