The BoR is the predecessor of the Babson Faculty Research Fund; its mandate was to encourage and support a variety of research activities. The Board of Research Working Papers are the result of competitive research awards. Final Product Papers were reviewed by the BoR ten-member faculty committee representative of each academic division. A majority must have accepted the paper before it was included in the Working Paper Series. Topics range from areas of business to the liberal arts and humanities.

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Working Papers from 2006

Politics on the Boundaries: U.S - Indigenous Relations and the Third Space of Sovereignty, Kevin Bruyneel

Portfolio Cross-Autocorrelation Puzzles, Ryan Davies

Lillian Wald: Ethnic Progressive, Marjorie Feld

Unorthodox Jews? Contemporary Expressions of Jewish Identity and Community, Marjorie Feld

Women's Business Center: Strategies to Educate Low-Income Women Entrepreneurs, Mary Godwyn

A Study on Money Demand - Does the Buffer Stock Behavior Exist?, Hsiang-Ling Han

In the Information Technology Sector, Kathleen Hevert

A Grounded Theory Study of Internal Developmental Coaches, James Hunt

The Costs of Issuing Common Equity: Information Asymmetry and Registration Choice, Laurie Krigman

The U.S. Constitution and the Future of Gay Marriage, Toni Lester

Status Reproduction: The Accumulation and Transfer of Cultural Capital in the Household-Retailing Nexus, Joan Lindsey-Mullikin

Patriotism as Political Concern, Lydia Moland

Constructing Risk Measure from Uncertainty Sets: A Trackable Probabilistic Approach to Value-At-Risk Optimization, Dessislava Pachamanova

When Identity Slipped off the Body: The Emergence of the U.S. Passport as a Visual Technology, Craig Robertson

What Type of Retailer Should Offer a Price Matching Guarantee?: It Depends on the Fit Between the Retailer's Reputational Strategy and the PMG Pricing Tactic, Anne Roggeveen

Working Papers from 2005

The Story of a Hybrid Rebel: Louis Riel's Challenge to the Young Canadian State, Kevin Bruyneel

Kathleen and Christopher: Christopher Isherwood's Letters to His Mother, Lisa Colletta

Hell Hath No Fury Like an Online Customer Scorned, Katherine Harris

Contention, Context and the Constitution: Riding the Waves of Affirmative Action, Toni Lester

Best Sustainment Practices Case Studies: Lockheed Martin and Rockwell Collins, Dennis Mathaisel

The Ethics of Patriotism: Hegel and the Sentiment of the Citizen, Lydia Moland

Negative Services: Opportunities in Fragmented Industries, Ivor Morgan and Jay Rao

Societal Regulation of the Marketing Function: Does the Patchwork Create a Quilt?, Ross Petty

Contemporary Muslim Women's Autobiographies: Situating the Self, Katherine Platt

Inside Alliances: Corporate Mechanisms for Learning and Protection, Miguel Rivera

Introduction: Communication as Carey, Craig Robertson

How Alignment between a Refutation and a Claim Impacts Belief, Anne Roggeveen

How Compensating Customers After a Service Failure Affects Repurchase Intentions: The Moderating Effect of Responsibility, Stability, and Severity of the Failure, Anne Roggeveen

Multilateral Institutions and Market-orientated Reform: Have They Changed the Nature of MNC-Government Relations?, Carlos Rufin

Global Education and Global Citizenship: Widening the Scope of Civic Education, Hans Sachattle

L(2,1)-labelings of Cartesian Products of Two Cycles, Denise Troxell and Christopher Schwarz