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Business School Students Question Buffett, Gates
Business Students Question Buffett, Gates
Business Students Question Buffett, Gates
Stephanie Chen, a part-time MBA student at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, had a question for the Microsoft founder: “What is the greatest global challenge of the next 10 years and what...
Some Retailers Say More About Their Clothing's Origins
Some Retailers Say More about Their Clothing’s Origins
Some Retailers Say More about Their Clothing’s Origins
Neeru Paharia, an assistant professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown, recently completed a study on consumers’ attitudes toward sweatshop labor. She found that the complex supply...
What Eyeware Startup Warby Parker Sees That Others Don’t
What Eyeware Startup Warby Parker Sees That Others Don’t
"As customers, we're so used to being ripped off: We don't know the difference between a pair of $300 glasses and a pair of $400 ones," says Simon Blanchard, a marketing professor...
What Elizabeth Warren Gets Wrong (and Right) about Student Loans
What Elizabeth Warren Gets Wrong (and Right) about Student Loans
What Elizabeth Warren Gets Wrong (and Right) about Student Loans
"The flaw in Senator Warren's logic is that these are long-term loans that are being presumably funded with longer-term borrowing by the Treasury," says James Angel, associate...
For MBA, A Deadly Bombing Brings Home Challenges in Africa
For MBA, A Deadly Bombing Brings Home Challenges in Africa
For MBA, A Deadly Bombing Brings Home Challenges in Africa
A Georgetown MBA student learned a hard lesson this week on the perils of trying to do good in a potentially dangerous part of the world. …. On May 5, during a dedication for the Roman Catholic...
Woman Found Alive in Bangladesh, after Death Toll Surpasses 1,000
Woman Found Alive in Bangladesh, after Death Toll Surpasses 1,000
More than 2 weeks since a clothing factory collapsed in Bangladesh, a woman was pulled alive from the rubble today. But the death toll has risen to more than 1000 — the worst in garment-industry...
Off-Exchange Trading Falls to 35% in April
Off-Exchange Trading Falls to 35% in April
James J. Angel, capital markets professor at Georgetown University, likens the split-off of large amounts of trading in so-called “dark” markets involving largely institutional and automated trading...
How Uncertainty Overpowers Evidence in Matters of Health
How Uncertainty Overpowers Evidence in Matters of Health
Dr. Sunita Sah of the Georgetown University School of Business led the study of 727 men between the ages of 40 and 75, each of whom were eligible to receive a prostate specific antigen test (PSA) --...
Move the SEC to New York, Professor Suggests
Move the SEC to New York, Professor Suggests
How could the Securities and Exchange Commission do a better job of monitoring Wall Street and in particular the markets? One professor has a simple answer: move most of its operations to New York...
Bring on the Baby Bloopers and Family Fiascos
Bring on the Baby Bloopers and Family Fiascos
Bring on the Baby Bloopers and Family Fiascos
Funny gets our attention. Prashant Malaviya, a marketing professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of business, says advertisers rely on lots of strategies to sell things, like fear or sex, but...
Sears Won’t Sign Bangladesh Safety Accord
Sears Won’t Sign Bangladesh Safety Accord
"People don't really know where their products come from and how they are made," said Neeru Paharia, an assistant professor at the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University...
NerdScholar’s Favorite Entrepreneurship Alumni Networks
NerdScholar’s Favorite Entrepreneurship Alumni Networks
Georgetown’s Entrepreneurship Alliance is alumni led and academically integrated with the university. They seek to provide current students a forum to interact with fellow students and alumni. Such...
Michael R. Czinkota
Michael Czinkota on Japan’s Economy
Michael Czinkota on Japan’s Economy
Michael Czinkota, Professor at Georgetown university McDonough School of Business, discussing the latest economic report out of Japan.
Why You Hate Your Job (and How to Hate it Less)
Why You Hate Your Job (and How to Hate it Less)
"Get acquainted with kind, civil colleagues," adds Christine Porath, assistant professor of management at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business and author of "The...
Memo to Mayer
Memo to Mayer: 7 Things so you Don’t ‘Screw Up’ Tumblr
Memo to Mayer: 7 Things so you Don’t ‘Screw Up’ Tumblr
Yahoo and Tumblr management must study and understand the behavior and preferences of Tumblr's core users, says Jason Schloetzer, a professor at Georgetown University. "Active users will be...
Why Jamie Dimon Is Keeping Both of His Jobs
Why Jamie Dimon is Keeping Both of His Jobs
Why Jamie Dimon is Keeping Both of His Jobs
"It barely made a dent in their financial statements," says Jim Angel, associate professor of finance at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business (Angel also is a JPMorgan...

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