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Perception of Tax Refund as "Bonus" or "My Own Money" Influences Spending
Perception of Tax Refund as "Bonus" or "My Own Money" Influences Spending

How consumers view their tax refund – either as a “bonus” or money the government owes them – influences their spending habits, according to new research by the Georgetown Institute for Consumer...

Taking on the World Has Proven Difficult for U.S. Universities
Taking on the World Has Proven Difficult for U.S. Universities
It was at least 20 years ago that the top US business schools set out on a path to become global players, but two decades later it often seems that very little has been achieved. David Thomas, dean...
Taking on the World Has Proven Difficult for U.S. Universities
Taking on the World Has Proven Difficult for U.S. Universities
Conducting Business in an Unsafe World: ISIL, Cybersecurity, and Militarism
Conducting Business in an Unsafe World: ISIL, Cybersecurity, and Militarism

WHAT: The Business, Society, and Public Policy Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host the inaugural Hariri Symposium, “Conducting Business in...

Tucker York
Goldman Sachs’ Tucker York Talks Technology and Tenacity
Goldman Sachs’ Tucker York Talks Technology and Tenacity

W. Thomas “Tucker” York, Jr., a self-described “gadget, tech freak,” joined Goldman Sachs in 1986, the same year Microsoft went public. As a new employee, he remembers being fascinated by the...

Did the National Broadband Plan Spur Innovation?
Did the National Broadband Plan Spur Innovation?
An op-ed by Larry Downes, project director at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy: On March 18, my colleagues and I at the Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy convened a...
Thomas Cooke
2015’s States Most & Least Dependent on the Federal Government
2015’s States Most & Least Dependent on the Federal Government
The article features a Q&A with Thomas B. Cooke, distinguished teaching professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.
Brooks Holtom
How Lori Malcolm Built the HR Department of Checkers — Starting with One Crucial Step
How Lori Malcolm Built the HR Department of Checkers — Starting with One Crucial Step
Brooks Holtom, associate professor of management at Georgetown University, said that HR executives should always consider why their organization exists and how the company measures success. "...
GMATs Up At 10 Of Top 25 Schools
GMATs Up At 10 Of Top 25 Schools
Georgetown McDonough is listed among the business schools with the biggest five-year increases in GMAT scores.
H.J. Heinz to Buy Kraft Foods Group in Deal Estimated at $36.6 Billion
H.J. Heinz to Buy Kraft Foods Group in Deal Estimated at $36.6 Billion
"As consumers, we're getting a little more suspicious of major food conglomerates," said Marlene Morris Towns, professor of marketing at Georgetown University's McDonough School...
HJ Heinz Buys Kraft to Build $28 Billion Food Giant
HJ Heinz Buys Kraft to Build $28 Billion Food Giant
James Angel, an associate professor of finance at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, said that will probably result in job losses. "Even though it is painful for the...
Can Rural America Be Saved? A New National ‘Challenge’ Tries to See
Can Rural America Be Saved? A New National ‘Challenge’ Tries to See
A new partnership between Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and the American Farm Bureau Federation aims to harness the creativity of small-business owners to build stronger rural...
Georgetown and Bipartisan Policy Center to Explore Intersection of Business, Government, and Society
Georgetown and Bipartisan Policy Center to Explore Intersection of Business, Government, and Society

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) have announced a collaborative relationship through the school’s Business, Society, and Public Policy...

Why AT&T Doesn’t Care If It Left the Dow
Why AT&T Doesn’t Care If It Left the Dow
Jason Brennan on Compulsory Voting
Jason Brennan on Compulsory Voting
Georgetown political theorist Jason Brennan – a leading academic critic of compulsory voting and coauthor of “Compulsory Voting: For And Against” – has a good post rebutting some of the arguments...
Online Dating: Can Apps and Algorithms Lead to True Love?
Online Dating: Can Apps and Algorithms Lead to True Love?
The report mentions the research of Rebecca Heino, teaching professor of management at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, including her work on image management and online dating as a...

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