Research

RI Current Economic Indicator for Q3 '11

Bryant economists' research shows the pace of the state's economic recovery slowing significantly in the third quarter of 2011, creating a dark cloud looming over future growth.

11.03.11

She's cookin' with gas

A research paper written by two Bryant students surfaced the remarkable wartime story of home economist Sylvia Brooklyn Denhoff.

11.02.11

What we can learn from M*A*S*H (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital)

Marketing Professor Michael Gravier spent 12 years as an Air Force logistics specialist coordinating military health care in areas of civil war. He believes that some of the U.S. military’s best practices in the delivery of health care could guide policy decisions and help implement a more cost-effective and efficient civilian system.

10.13.11

A Zero-Risk Market: Do The Numbers Add Up?

Professor of Mathematics Robert Muksian develops models to help small investors decide their financial futures.

08.11.11

RI CEI for Q2 '11

Despite a significant slowdown in the U.S. economy in the first two quarters of 2011, Rhode Island sustained its economic recovery and expanded faster than the national economy. These are just some of the findings in the Rhode Island Current Economic Indicator (CEI) for the second quarter of 2011, released Bryant and the Rhode Island Public Expenditure Council.

08.09.11

Cultural differences in female entrepreneurship

Two Bryant faculty members -- Sam Beldona and Crystal Jiang -- were honored for their research that sheds new light on cultural factors contributing to the growth of women-owned businesses. They investigated how cultural differences influence resources and competence in the growth of women-owned businesses in the United States and in India.

08.01.11

Problem Solvers: Finding Supply Chain Management Solutions

Bryant faculty conducted one of the first research studies on RFID's return on investment. The study prompted several faculty-student collaborations in global supply chain management, operations management, and RFID; yielded a published paper; and a new supply chain strategy for a fledgeling company.

07.06.11

The Current Conditions Index: A New Prescription for Diagnosing the State's Economic Woes

Bryant's Current Economic Indicator contains two key components that distinguish it from other indices. Both reflect the impact on RI of economic activity in the US and the region.

06.22.11

Nature's curse or blessing in disguise?

In less-developed countries, natural disasters offer unique opportunities to businesses, according to Bryant research.

04.18.11

A look at graphic novelist and cartoonist Chris Ware

"The Comics of Chris Ware: Drawing is a Way of Thinking" explores "one of today's most skilled contemporary graphic novelists."

04.12.11

Activism in the Reagan era

Overlooked by the 1980s narrative of a nation that had embraced the Reagan administration's conservative momentum is the success of a determined opposition that effected change on a number of fronts, historian Bradford Martin says in his hew book.

03.01.11

Taking aim at fatal infection

Biochemist Christopher Reid and his students are trying to find a treatment for a fungal infection that is often lethal to premature infants. They have received a $200,000 grant to support their research in the biological fields of glycolipidomics and proteomics.

02.22.11