Chase Professor of Finance James Kolari’s paper, “Large Bank Efficiency in Europe and the United States: Are There Economic Motivations for Geographic Expansion in Financial Services?” has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Business. This research is highlighted in this month’s Mays Business Online.

In addition, Kolari’s research on small business lenders was noted in the U.S. Small Business Association Office of Women’s Business Ownership’s July newsletter. His research report, “Assessing the Profitability and Riskiness of Small Business Lenders in the Banking Industry,” concluded that small business lending normally has a neutral or positive effect on profitability for most banks. Read more about the report at the SBA’s Women’s Center.