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James J. Angel
GM Under Pressure From Investor David Einhorn to Split Stock in Two Classes
GM Under Pressure From Investor David Einhorn to Split Stock in Two Classes
“If it makes the equities more attractive to investors, because now they can have more choice, great,” said James Angel, a finance professor at Georgetown University. “Is it a panacea for low...
Samsung's Sleek S8 Has Curved Screen, Facial Recognition
Samsung's Sleek S8 Has Curved Screen, Facial Recognition
Unveiling the S8 Wednesday at New York's Lincoln Center, Samsung's president of mobile communications, DJ Koh, highlighted innovation and how the company had learned from its mistakes....
Paul Almeida
Why Georgetown McDonough Has A Dean of Innovation
Why Georgetown McDonough Has A Dean of Innovation
Paul Almeida doesn’t care too much about “titles and stuff.” What does he care about? “I like building new opportunities,” Georgetown McDonough’s new deputy dean of executive education and innovation...
John Cui
App Store Sales for Android to Overtake Apple’s iOS, Report Says
App Store Sales for Android to Overtake Apple’s iOS, Report Says
More people in China will purchase Android phones over iPhones because they are relatively affordable, analysts said. An Android phone can be purchased in China for roughly $300, said John Cui,...
Sears, Another Intensive Care Retailer
Sears, Another Intensive Care Retailer
Sears is an example of another retail victim facing online sales companies, who is to blame? José Guerrero-Cusumano analyzes.
Park Finds Her Father's Footsteps Lead Right to Korea Jail Cell
Park Finds Her Father's Footsteps Lead Right to Korea Jail Cell
Despite the public outrage, breaking up the relationships between the chaebol and political leaders once and for all won’t be easy, according to Gilles Hilary, professor at Georgetown’s McDonough...
Christine Porath
The High Cost of Incivility at Work
The High Cost of Incivility at Work
A culture of civility helps employees feel safer, happier and better, said Georgetown University management professor Christine Porath. She incorporated results of her research and personal...
Larry Downes
The Tangled Web of Net Neutrality and Regulation
The Tangled Web of Net Neutrality and Regulation
An op-ed by Larry Downes, project director of the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy: Net neutrality is a basic, but notoriously squishy, principle. It means that a broadband internet...
Jason Brennan: Against Democracy
Jason Brennan: Against Democracy
A broadcast television documentary with Jason Brennan, Robert J. and Elizabeth Flanagan Family Term Associate Professor: The rise of the populists, the Brexit, Trump, Orban and Erdogan - all the...
michael czinkota
How Psychic Distance Impacts Trade
How Psychic Distance Impacts Trade
An op-ed by Michal Czinkota, associate professor of international business: “Companies are said to develop the direction of their export thrust based on their “psychic distance” to other countries....
Private Equity Company Leader Talks Emerging Markets
Private Equity Company Leader Talks Emerging Markets

On March 23, Fenando Gentil, co-founder and co-head of G5 Evercore Private Equity, spoke at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business about his decision to establish a private equity fund...

Consumer Spending Likely to Increase According to Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research’s Problem-Driven Consumption Index
Consumer Spending Likely to Increase According to Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research’s Problem-Driven Consumption Index

Washington, D.C. – Consumer spending is likely to increase in March, according to the Georgetown Institute for Consumer Research’s Problem-Driven Consumption Index (PDCI). The index increased in...

Student Entrepreneurs Recognized Among Inc.’s 16 Coolest College Startups
Student Entrepreneurs Recognized Among Inc.’s 16 Coolest College Startups

Microcoaching, a start-up co-founded by Georgetown McDonough students Emre Ruhi (MBA ’17) and Dan Tasch (MBA ’17), has been named to...

ETF Trading Glitch Fuels Worries Over Modern Markets
ETF Trading Glitch Fuels Worries Over Modern Markets
John Jacobs, a former Nasdaq executive who is now a fellow at Georgetown University’s business school, says such updates are always worrisome. “Every time an exchange upgrades software, they’re doing...
Has This Dress Been to More Countries Than You?
Has This Dress Been to More Countries Than You?
Yet just over a decade ago, Pietra Rivoli had no problems tracking the journey of a single $6 cotton t-shirt she'd picked out of a sale bin in a Walmart in Florida. Starting with the tag at the...
Here’s How to Pay Off All Your Credit Card Debt With Your Next Tax Refund
Here’s How to Pay Off All Your Credit Card Debt With Your Next Tax Refund
An op-ed by Simon Blanchard, assistant professor of marketing: “Tax season is upon us, and this often provides an unusual opportunity for anyone struggling to pay off debts. If you are getting a...

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