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jeff reid
A Website Offered to Pay for Weddings. Then It Came Time to Write the Check.
Jeff Reid, founding director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative, said rapid failure in the startup world isn't unusual. Swanluv could have launched with good intentions — and...
Hal Singer
FCC Cable Box Vote: Here’s What New Rules Could Mean For Google, Comcast, and Your TV
But if the problem has been around for so long, and if previous regulations didn’t do the job, why the sudden action from the FCC? Just look at what year it is, says Hal Singer, principal at the...
How Would a Bernie Sanders Tax on Wall Street Work?
“You are going to earn some revenue on the tax side but you’re going to lose revenue on the capital gain side,” said James Angel, a finance professor at Georgetown University. “The net impact is...
Dean Thomas GBI-
Georgetown University on “The Business Breakfast"
Dean David A. Thomas appeared on Dubai Eye’s “The Business Breakfast” show to discuss global business education.
Consumer Spending Will Slow in February and March

Researchers from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business predict a slight dip in non-seasonally adjusted consumer spending for February and March. The Problem-Driven Consumption Index...

Students Get A Taste Of The Restaurant Business

On Wednesday, Feb. 17, four fast-casual restaurant entrepreneurs spoke to Georgetown University students in Fisher Colloquium. The panelists included Co-founder of &Pizza, Michael Lastoria,...

The Biggest Lessons You Learn In Business School
The article features quotes from Georgetown McDonough seniors Vaibhav Agarwal and Sarah Long.
Christine Porath
How to Avoid Hiring a Toxic Employee
A contributed article by Christine Porath, associate professor of management: Nothing is more costly to an organization’s culture than a toxic employee. Research shows that rudeness is like the...
Chris Rider
Women Ready to Tackle Football
Attempts to diversify from top-to-bottom could be a barrier for women in the same way it has been for non-white men in the NFL, said Christopher Rider, a Georgetown University business professor who...
James Moore
A Chance for Putin
A contributed article by James Moore, managing director of the Business Society and Public Policy Initiative: In the last few weeks, the proposed privatisation of portions of state-run Sberbank and...
Jose Andres
Chef Jose Andres Gets MBAs’ Creative Juices Flowing

The Global Business Experience speaker series continued on Tuesday, Feb. 16, with world-renowned chef Jose Andres. Andres spoke to Georgetown MBA students traveling to Madrid and Barcelona for...

Larry Downes
The Business Implications of the EU-U.S. “Privacy Shield”
A contributed article by Larry Downes, project director at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy: Last week, the U.S. and EU announced a tentative agreement to allow U.S. companies to...
Marlene Morris Towns
The Adult Diaper Market Is About to Take Off
“They’re driving home the point that attractive people in their 40s and 50s or even younger, not just nursing-home residents, can be wearing this under their clothing,” says Marlene Morris Towns, a...
As Inovalon Stock Price Dives, Law Firms Start to Circle
Jim Angel, associate professor at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business, said the investigations are part of the "bloodsports that go on in the financial markets," saying...
Top Business Majors Name Their Favorite Professors
“My first-year seminar professor, Dr. John Mayo, really impacted my development from the very start of my business education. Professor Mayo’s class, titled “The Miracle of Markets,” explained...
Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Undergraduate Program
The McDonough Undergraduate Research Journal Debuts
The McDonough Undergraduate Research Journal (MURJ) will make its debut in April, 2016.  The main purpose of the journal is to provide an outlet for exceptional undergraduate...

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