Research Centers

At Kogod, we make it easy for you to get involved with the practical and the theoretical.

American University Center for Innovation

Kogod's entrepreneurship hub helps you gain a full understanding of the real world of business and markets by confronting, embracing, and creating opportunities—with the goal of achieving the highest levels of human flourishing and self–actualization.

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Market Impact Hub

A place for synergistic activities related to research, teaching, generating awareness, creating understanding, and fueling community engagement, the hub equips future generations with the tools they need to pioneer modern marketing, a practice marked by moral action and loyalty to advancing consumer well-being. 

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Kogod Tax Policy Center

At Kogod, we seek to increase public understanding of the nation's tax laws, and to spur balanced, productive dialogue on the status of current tax law, the challenges of tax compliance and planning, and the potential impact of tax reform, with a focus on "average" Americans and small and mid-size businesses.

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Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center

The center has two core missions: 1) conducting world-class research related to cybersecurity and privacy, and 2) achieving practical impacts by informing today’s business leaders with actionable and well-supported guidance on cybersecurity and privacy.

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Business in the Capital Center 

We provide insight on key regional issues and start productive conversations about improving the Greater Washington business climate. We share research and expertise with policy makers and business leaders to build the economy of the Greater Washington region.

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Kogod Blockchain Hub

Kogod invests in collaborative education and research-based initiatives focused on the impact of blockchain technology on business processes. The Hub unifies stakeholders from the public and private sectors to create knowledge and guide hands-on applications of this emerging technology.

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Research News

A barren parking lot
October 21, 2021
The Disunited State of the American Auto Industry

As Kogod professor Frank DuBois releases his ninth annual Made in America Auto Index, supply chain...

Trump raising his fist in front of an American flag
January 15, 2021
Trump’s Twitter Feed Shows “Arc of the Hero,” from Savior to Showdown

Kogod marketing professor Ron Hill shares his research on President Donald Trump's Twitter feed in...

Blockchain's Social Impact graphic
January 14, 2021
Blockchain's Social Impact: The Future Is Now

Kogod Blockchain Hub co-director Bob Sicina discusses what to expect from the Third Annual...

Professor Derrick Cogburn with the book he coauthored, Researching Internet Governance: Methods, Frameworks, Futures
December 3, 2020
Internet Governance = Power

Newly published book Researching Internet Governance: Methods, Frameworks, Futures is celebrated...

Caroline Bruckner headshot
November 4, 2020
Women: Let's Talk About Money

Professor Caroline Bruckner tells us why a disproportionate number of women-owned businesses have...

H. Kent Baker's headshot
October 19, 2020
A Presidential Marketplace

Kogod professor H. Kent Baker provides a background on how the economy has historically reacted...