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

Liao, Yi, Li, Jun, Hu, Xinxin, Li, Ying, and Shen, Wenjing, Application of Lateral Transshipment in Cost Reduction of Decentralized Systems. Sustainability Journal (Forthcoming)

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

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 (Summer 2020):

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

Sargent, Amanda, Watson, Jan, Ye, Hongjun, Suri, Rajneesh, and Ayaz, Hasan, Neuroergonomic assessment of hot beverage preparation and consumption: An EEG and EDA Study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience (Forthcoming)

Coulter, Keith, and Suri, Rajneesh, On Melodic Contour and Number Preferences: The Effects of Musical Melody on the Processing of Numerical Information. Psychology & Marketing (Forthcoming)

Sargent, Amanda, Watson, Jan, Topoglu, Yigit, Ye, Hongjun, Suri, Rajneesh, and Ayaz, Hasan, Impact of Tea and Coffee Consumption on Cognitive Performance: An fNIRS and EDA Study. Applied Sciences (Forthcoming)

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

Ping, Yanni, and Kim, Seung-Lae, In-House Production vs Outsourcing: the Effect of Volume-Based Learning on Qua;ity Competition. International Journal of Operational Research (IJOR) (Forthcoming)

Litchfield, Robert, Hirst, Giles, and van Knippenberg, Daan, Professional network identification: Searching for stability in transient knowledge work. Academy of Management Review (Forthcoming)

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 (Forthcoming)

van Knippenberg, Daan, and Hirst, Giles, A motivational lens model of person x situation interactions in employee creativity. Journal of Applied Psychology (Forthcoming)

Lantushenko, Viktoriya, and Nelling, Edward, New positions in mutual fund portfolios: Implications for fund alpha. Journal of Financial Services Research (Forthcoming)

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Tiwari, A.K., Nasreen, S., and Shahbaz, M., Analyzing the time and frequency connectedness and time-frequency casualty among international prices of energy, food, industry, agriculture and metal.&#-775232;. Energy Economics (Forthcoming)

Hammoudeh, Shawkat, Bouioyour, J., Selmi, R., and Wohar, M., What are the categories of geopolitical risks that could drive oil prices higher? Acts or threats?&#-775232;. Energy Economics (Forthcoming)