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The Dark Side of Confidence
The Dark Side of Confidence
The first study, conducted by professors at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and the University of California, Berkeley, addressed the confidence-credibility connection.
Is Obamaphone Good for the Poor? Maybe Not
Is Obamaphone Good for the Poor? Maybe Not
An op-ed co-authored by John Mayo: The Obamaphone controversy — whether government should subsidize wireless phone service for the poor — has two great ironies. The first is that wireless subsidies...
John Hasnas
John Hasnas on the Failure of the Market Failure Argument
John Hasnas on the Failure of the Market Failure Argument
On Wednesday, May 22, in Los Angeles, Georgetown University's John Hasnas spoke live from ReasonTV's Headquarters about the failures of "market-failure" arguments so often used by...
China Inc’s Smithfield Bid Expected to Pass Washington Test
China Inc’s Smithfield Bid Expected to Pass Washington Test
But Georgetown University business professor Charles Skuba said the novelty could soon wear off as Chinese companies continue to invest in the U.S. And he said the deal could also give U.S. companies...
Prison Guard Unravels Con's Alleged Mail Fraud
Prison guard unravels con’s alleged mail fraud
Prison guard unravels con’s alleged mail fraud
Thomas Cooke, a professor of accounting and business law at Georgetown University, said bankruptcy trustees have a “duty of due diligence” to make sure claims are legitimate, and large class-action...
Governance is Key for Chinese IPO Success in U.S., Experts Say
Governance is Key for Chinese IPO Success in U.S., Experts Say
To gain the trust of U.S. investors, Chinese companies must make sure they hire reputable auditors to avoid the problems that plagued the companies delisted a few years ago, said Reena Aggarwal,...
Jeff Reid on Entrepreneurship
Jeff Reid on Entrepreneurship
If you dream of entrepreneurship, tune in to our conversation with Jeff Reid, Director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative.
Fighting Terrorism Using Metadata from Web Users
Fighting Terrorism Using Metadata from Web Users
Fighting Terrorism Using Metadata from Web Users
"They are data companies. These algorithms to make predictions of your buying habits ... similar algorithms could be used to find out if someone is a terrorist or to track their behavior. I don...
Facebook, Google CEOs weigh in on NSA Controversy
Facebook, Google CEOs weigh in on NSA controversy
Facebook, Google CEOs weigh in on NSA controversy
That's in part because corporate boards don't actually have any legal responsibility to disclose that these requests for data are being received, says Jason Schloetzer, assistant professor...
Can Apple and Longtime Partner "Think Differently?"
Can Apple and Longtime Ad Partner “Think Different”?
Can Apple and Longtime Ad Partner “Think Different”?
“Successful companies sometimes wander away from their core message over the years,” said Prashant Malaviya, an associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in...
What Lululemon Needs From Its Next CEO
What Lululemon Needs From Its Next CEO
One thing they should look for is someone with product expertise, says Jason Schloetzer, a professor in Georgetown University‘s McDonough School of Business. “There needs to be more of an emphasis on...
'Libertarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know"
"Libertarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know" featuring the author Jason Brennan
"Libertarianism: What Everyone Needs to Know" featuring the author Jason Brennan
Featuring the author Jason Brennan, Assistant Professor of Ethics, Economics, and Public Policy, Georgetown University; with comments by Aaron Ross Powell, Research Fellow, Cato Institute and Editor...
Bitcoin Prices Lose a Bit of Their Wild Side
Bitcoin prices lose a bit of their wild side
Bitcoin prices lose a bit of their wild side
“Bitcoins are attracting a newer generation of government skeptics,” said James Angel, an associate professor at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.
Protecting Yourself from Competitive Expectations
Protecting Yourself from Competitive Expectations
Catherine Tinsley of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, Kathleen O’Connor of Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management, and Brandon Sullivan of the University of...
NSA Surveillance Pros & Cons: A Georgetown Professor Weighs in on Eric Snowden
NSA Surveillance Pros & Cons: A Georgetown Professor Weighs in on Eric Snowden
A dispassionate, apolitical voice of reason, Professor Marcia Miceli of Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is an expert in organizational behavior, whistle blowing and...
SEC Rethinks Sweetheart Settlements
SEC rethinks sweetheart settlements
SEC rethinks sweetheart settlements
“If they admit guilt, they open themselves wide open to a series of lawsuits from other people about whatever actions occur,” says James J. Angel, an associate professor of finance at Georgetown...

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