The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business

The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business The University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business

2100 Speedway, Austin, 78712, TX, US



The McCombs School is one of the largest and most distinguished top-tier business schools in the country. Our faculty members are ranked the 5th most productive researchers in the world, and they are ranked No. 3 Best Professors by Princeton Review.

The Texas BBA program is ranked 6th by Bloomberg Businessweek, and McCombs has more top-10 undergraduate specializations than any school except Wharton (Univ. of Pennsylvania). The Texas MBA program is ranked No. 15 by U.S. News and World Report. The accounting program is ranked No. 1 in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs.

McCombs educates more than 12,000 students each year, creating one of the largest cumulative impacts of any business school in the world. About 2,000 professionals also participate each year in programs designed for working executives and their firms. These Texas Executive Education programs are held in our first-class AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center.

The school has strong areas of focus including entrepreneurship, energy and sustainability, ethics, public policy, healthcare management, real estate finance, technology management and commercialization, investment, and management consulting.




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Experts (80)

Raj Raghunathan

Raj Raghunathan

Professor, Department of Marketing

Consumer psychology, buying behaviors, and decision making

Consumer Behavior Consumer Psychology Buying Motivation Decision Making Happiness Consumer and Market Insights Marketing Strategies Brand Experience Product Branding Social / Emotional Assessment

Brian Richter

Brian Richter

Assistant Professor, Department of Business, Government and Society

Political economy, non-market strategy, business and politics, and corporate social responsibility

Strategic Management Corporate Social Responsibility Economics Governmental Regulation Strategy

Andrew Henderson

Andrew Henderson

Associate Professor, Department of Management

Corporate governance, leadership and innovation, executive compensation, decision theory, change management, and strategy

Corporate Governance Decision Theory Organizational Change and Redesign Organizational Design Strategic Management Executive Compensation Ceo Compensation Technological Change Leadership Strategy Managing High-Technology Firms

Wayne Hoyer

Wayne Hoyer

Professor and Chair of the Marketing Department

Understanding consumer attitudes and behaviors, brand influence, and customer satisfaction

Consumer Behavior Consumer and Market Insights Consumer Research Communications and Marketing Advertising and Marketing Strategies Customer Satisfaction Integrated Communications Customer Relationship Management Energy Consumer Attitudes Buying Motivation Emotional Brand Attachment

Kumar Muthuraman

Kumar Muthuraman

Professor, Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management

Creating computational models with immediate, real-world applicability

Asset Pricing Derivatives Operations Research Energy Financial Risk Management Healthcare Scheduling and Profitability

Francisco Polidoro

Francisco Polidoro

Associate Professor and College of Business Administration Foundation Advisory Council Centennial Fellow

Knowledge management, social networks, strategic alliances, strategic management, technology and innovation

Knowledge Management Social Networks Strategic Alliances Strategic Management Technology and Innovation Management Product Development Technology Competition Innovation and Creativity Competition and Collaboration Managing Knowledge Workers Alliances and Acquisitions

Karen Landolt

Karen Landolt

Lecturer, Department of Business, Government and Society

Focusing on the ethical and social responsibilities in business through service learning.

Business Law Business Ethics Entrepreneurship Career Development Leadership Program Development Entrepreneurial Consulting

Clemens Sialm

Clemens Sialm

Professor, Department of Finance

Investments, Mutual Funds, and Taxation

Asset Pricing Invesments Mutual Funds Taxation

David Spence

David Spence

Professor, Department of Business, Government and Society

Business and public policy, business law and regulation, energy and the environment

Corporate Social Responsibility Sustainability Renewable Energy Climate Change Business Ethics Government Regulation of Business Business Law Energy Policy and Law Environmental Policy and Law Fracking Green Policies

Carlos Carvalho

Carlos Carvalho

Associate Professor of Statistics, Department of Information, Risk, and Operations Management

Using Bayesian statistics to solve problems in finance, genetics and other complex fields

Bayesian Statistics Advanced Statistics Econometrics Statistical Computation Graphical Models Parallel Statistical Computation Computer Modeling Stock Market and Investments Stock Volatility Pricing Models Statistical Research Dynamic Estimation Multivariate Problems

Industry Experience (10)

  • Research
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  • Financial Services
  • Advertising/Marketing
  • Management Consulting
  • Information Technology and Services
  • Energy
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate Leadership
  • Market Research

Expertise Overview

811 Areas of Expertise

389 Industry Experience

341 Event Appearances

19 Talks