Graphic for Faculty Workshop 11-2023

Use of Panel Data in Supply Chain Management Research

Panel data, or longitudinal data, enables researchers to make observations across time for different groups, such as individuals, companies or countries. It has a number of advantages over other research methods. Like time-series data, panel data includes observations collected at regular intervals, chronologically. An advantage of panel data over a single time series is that …

Mahyar Eftekhar in classroom

Experimental Research Designs in Supply Chain

More than 150 students, faculty and staff from KNUST and other higher education institutions in Africa gathered in person or virtually April 3 and 4 to learn about conducting experiments. The occasion was CARISCA’s second faculty workshop of the academic year.

Mahyar Eftekhar, an associate professor of supply chain management at Arizona State University, traveled to Ghana to lead the workshop. He shared examples of lab and field experiments he has conducted and talked about the value and power of experimental research.

Writing for Academic and Non-Academic Audiences

On Oct. 10 and 11, 2022, CARISCA hosted its first faculty workshop of the academic year to build the research capacity of faculty at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). Over the two-day workshop, faculty and graduate students from the KNUST School of Business and other higher education institutions in Africa learned about …