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Center for Applied Research

In alignment with the greater mission of the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, the Center for Applied Research champions values-centered leadership and social responsibility in an effort to bridge the gap between business theory and business practice.

We support the Graziadio School's long-standing emphasis on education that has direct application and relevance for working professionals and their organizations. Through research initiatives and awards, we celebrate both insight and impact. 

Private Capital Markets Project at Pepperdine Graziadio

Private Capital Markets Project

Advances ongoing research to understand the true cost of private capital across market types and the investment expectations of privately-held business owners.

Values-Centered Research at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

Values Centered Research

Our faculty develop research that produces actionable results that serve to enrich our community and promote better business practices.

Faculty Research Awards at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

Academic Research Awards

The Graziadio School provides academic research funding awards to support outstanding faculty who conduct relevant values-centered research.