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Arthur T. Dong
China's Still Producing, but the World isn't Buying, Trade Data Shows
China's Still Producing, but the World isn't Buying, Trade Data Shows
An article by Arthur Dong: On Friday, China’s Ministry of Commerce released its December trade figures. What did the numbers reveal? On balance, China’s aggregate exports declined year over year by...
Donald Trump Announces Investment, Jobs Deal With Japan's SoftBank
Donald Trump Announces Investment, Jobs Deal With Japan's SoftBank
“On the surface, a foreign business person saying that ‘I’m going to invest in the U.S. because an administration’s policies will favor my company’ is unobjectionable -- it’s just a P.R. matter,”...
Larry Downes
Lawmakers Change Their Tone on AT&T and Time Warner Deal
Lawmakers Change Their Tone on AT&T and Time Warner Deal
Over all, senators were asking “hard questions,” said Larry Downes, a professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. But, he added, “they seem to be open-minded about the changing nature of...
michael czinkota
Let the Soul Catch up with the Body of the Business
Let the Soul Catch up with the Body of the Business
An article by Michael Czinkota, associate professor of international business: As engagement of business in society is paving the way for sustainable development in the future, the traditional...
Why India’s Real Estate Market Is In For A Big Boost
Why India’s Real Estate Market Is In For A Big Boost
An article by Matthew Cypher, Atara Kaufman Professor of Real Estate and Director of the Steers Center for Global Real Estate, and Sunil Madan, associate director of the Steers Center: Global real...
Financial Regulation a 'Bureaucratic Mess' Thanks to Dodd-Frank
Financial Regulation a 'Bureaucratic Mess' Thanks to Dodd-Frank
An article by James Angel, associate professor of finance: With the imminent departure of SEC Chair Mary Jo White and her top enforcement lieutenant Andrew Ceresney, now is a good time to review the...
Neeru Paharia
Research: Why Americans Are So Impressed by Busyness
Research: Why Americans Are So Impressed by Busyness
An article by Neeru Paharia, assistant professor of marketing: Fast-forward to the 21st century and hop across the Atlantic. In today’s America, complaining about being busy and working all the time...
What Can Regulators do to Prevent Future Financial Scams? Little
What Can Regulators do to Prevent Future Financial Scams? Little
An article by Gilles Hilary, Houston Term Professor: Another one bites the dust! You may be forgiven if this was your initial reaction when you heard about yet another financial scandal involving a...
Christine Porath
10 Books on Leadership to Read in 2017
10 Books on Leadership to Read in 2017
Mastering Civility: A Manifesto for the Workplace, by Christine Porath: This Georgetown business school professor's book -- which was recommended more than once -- officially launches on Tuesday...
Do Rising Mortgage Rates Mean it's Time to Buy a Home?
Do Rising Mortgage Rates Mean it's Time to Buy a Home?
The new conforming loan limits increased only slightly, to $424,100 in most parts of the country. Home buyers in high-cost areas will have access to larger mortgages, in line with local housing...
Reena Aggarwal
D.C. Area’s 2017 Predictions Center on Tech, Traffic, Taxes — and, of Course, Trump
D.C. Area’s 2017 Predictions Center on Tech, Traffic, Taxes — and, of Course, Trump
An article by Reena Aggarwal, Robert E. McDonough professor of finance at Georgetown University: A pickup in economic growth nationally will mean higher economic growth and more jobs for the...
Thomas Cooke
Road to Meaningful Tax Reform Filled with Potholes
Road to Meaningful Tax Reform Filled with Potholes
An article by Thomas Cooke, distinguished teaching professor: To different people, tax reform means different things. The mere words “tax reform” bring out special interest groups of all stripes....
Influencing One Business is not Sound Pro-Business Policy
Influencing One Business is not Sound Pro-Business Policy
An article by Michael Douma, director of the Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics: Arguably, Trump knows how to run a business, but that doesn’t necessarily mean he knows what is best for...
Arthur Dong
Chinese Tech Firms Look to CES as a Launchpad for the U.S.
Chinese Tech Firms Look to CES as a Launchpad for the U.S.
But the U.S. market is very different from the Chinese market. To attract customers here, Chinese firms are adapting the playbook used by Japanese firms in the 1980s, said Arthur Dong, professor at...
Doing Well vs. Doing Good
Doing Well vs. Doing Good
An article by Rebecca Hamilton, Michael G. and Robin Psaros Chair of Business Administration, and Debora Thompson, associate professor of marketing: When you are first getting to know someone, are...
Is Marissa Mayer a Failure?
Is Marissa Mayer a Failure?
"If my broker could do that for me every time, I'd call him a genius," says Michael McDermott, professor of business management at Georgetown University's McDonough School of...

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