Marketing Prof. Researches Consumer Spending in Recession

Published February 7, 2012

Consumers who are relatively unaffected by economic downturns spend less on luxury items during a recession because social standards shift along with the cycles of the economy. In addition, the role of social status in household spending decisions is strongest for non-essential…


Bauer Business Focus

Alistair Burt | February 3, 2012

On Bauer Business Focus — A conversation about the effects of Iran’s sanction with Andrew Schneider, business reporter for KUHF 88.7 FM.


Bauer Business Focus

Wyatt Wainwright | January 27, 2012

On Bauer Business Focus — A conversation on the Houston auto market with Andrew Schneider, business reporter for KUHF 88.7 FM.


After Deepwater: Safety in U.S. Waters

Published January 24, 2012

The safety of drilling in the Gulf of Mexico received national attention in 2010 when a blowout on the Deepwater Horizon rig caused an explosion that killed 11 workers and caused the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.


Supply Chain Students Wow FMC Technologies

Published January 24, 2012

Supply chain management students in the C.T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston put the lessons they learned in the classroom to the test during a semester-long case competition with FMC Technologies, a Houston-based company that provides technology solutions…