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Our Research

Graziadio Business School Applied Research

Center for Applied Research

At the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, our research is mission-aligned and market-focused. In our commitment to delivering a relevant, practice-ready education, we engage our academic community in the pursuit of insights that deepen our understanding of contemporary business and grow ideas for sustainable, ethics-driven successes.

Private Capital Markets Project 

Private Capital Markets project at Pepperdine Graziadio

What is the true cost of capital?

The Pepperdine 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

Values-Centered Research at Pepperdine Graziadio

An Academic Expression of Our Values

Corporate social performance, leadership ethics, and sustainability are just a few of the areas to which our faculty dedicates time, experience, and scholarship. Fully aligned with the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School mission and our hallmark values, this research produces actionable results that serve to enrich the educational experience of our community and promote better business practices.

Academic Research Awards

Faculty Research Awards at Pepperdine Graziadio

Incentivizing Excellence in Our Educators

The Pepperdine Graziadio Business School provides a number of academic research funding awards to support outstanding faculty who conduct relevant, values-centered research in alignment with the school's mission.