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Rebecca Cassidy
The Bulge Bracket Rush: Banks Seeking Earlier Access to Biz Undergrads
The Bulge Bracket Rush: Banks Seeking Earlier Access to Biz Undergrads
Rebecca Cassidy, assistant dean and director of the office of undergraduate professional development at Georgetown University’s McDonough School, says that her school is also seeing Wall Street banks...
Christine Porath
Defusing Heated Political Debates in the Federal Workplace
Defusing Heated Political Debates in the Federal Workplace
"Given the volatile nature of these conversations, I decided to seek some practical help from an expert on the topic of civility in the workplace – Christine Porath, an associate professor at...
Trump’s ‘Spaghetti Bowl’ of Trade Rules Will Hurt U.S. Economy
Trump’s ‘Spaghetti Bowl’ of Trade Rules Will Hurt U.S. Economy
An op-ed by Pietra Rivoli, professor of finance and international business: “President Trump has made his distaste for multilateral trade agreements clear. He campaigned on a strong anti-NAFTA agenda...
Is the NDA Government's Flagship Initiative Jan Dhan Yojana Bearing Fruit on the Ground?
Is the NDA Government's Flagship Initiative Jan Dhan Yojana Bearing Fruit on the Ground?
An op-ed by Sumit Agarwal, professor of finance: “There is a big debate about the activity role of financial markets and products in shaping consumer welfare and real economic.”
Is Investing in Bitcoin Worth It?
Is Investing in Bitcoin Worth It?
Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, allow investors to put money into a lot of companies at once. Now the Securities and Exchange Commission is deciding whether to approve a new Bitcoin-back ETF, which...
Pattie Lovett-Reid: Want to Pay Down Your Debt Fast? Here’s How
Pattie Lovett-Reid: Want to Pay Down Your Debt Fast? Here’s How
Simon Blanchard, professor of marketing at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in Washington, D.C., has conducted timely research that explores the psychology behind how consumers...
Allan-Eberhart-PhD-Georgetown
3 Reasons to Invest In South Africa
3 Reasons to Invest In South Africa
An op-ed by Allan Eberhart, professor of finance: “When Nelson Mandela was released from a 27-year prison term in 1990, with much of it spent doing hard labor and virtually no contact with family or...
Liberals, Conservatives Have More in Common Than They Think
Liberals, Conservatives Have More in Common Than They Think
An op-ed by Thomas Mulligan, postdoctoral fellow: “Our country is broken. This proposition is so uncontroversial nowadays that it is regarded not with a sense of shock or tragedy but as a banal fact...
Matthew McKenna Joins Global Social Enterprise Initiative as Executive in Residence
Matthew McKenna Joins Global Social Enterprise Initiative as Executive in Residence

Matthew M. McKenna (L ’75) has joined the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) as an executive in residence for 2017. He brings to GSEI...

MBA Ranks 21
MBA Programs Among Nation’s Best
MBA Programs Among Nation’s Best

U.S. News & World Report continues to rate the Georgetown McDonough MBA among the nation’s best,...

Christine Porath
Prevent the Incivility of the Election from Infiltrating the Workplace
Prevent the Incivility of the Election from Infiltrating the Workplace
An op-ed by Chris Porath, associate professor of management: The political fracture currently felt in our country is also evident in the workplace. In a poll of over 250 people that I conducted this...
Rebecca Cassidy
Companies and Industries Where College Grads Are Most Satisfied
Companies and Industries Where College Grads Are Most Satisfied
“They want to work for the Facebooks. They want to work for Google. They want to work for firms in Silicon Valley,” Rebecca Cassidy, the associate dean of the undergraduate office of professional...
Is Trump Hate-Tweeting You? Find Out if it’s Really a Crisis
Is Trump Hate-Tweeting You? Find Out if it’s Really a Crisis
Whether it’s gauging the public response to a presidential tweet or a self-inflicted wound like Wells Fargo’s, experts say this kind of real-time brand tracking has become a necessity. “A tool like...
Exactly What To Do If You’ve Been Sexually Harassed At Work
Exactly What To Do If You’ve Been Sexually Harassed At Work
In the U.S., even though the law has been in place for over 50 years, harassment persists, says Catherine Tinsley, PhD, because “men have more social status.” Tinsley, a professor of management at...
Latest Data Show Strengthening Economy, Set Stage for Rate Hikes
Latest Data Show Strengthening Economy, Set Stage for Rate Hikes
An op-ed by Sumit Agarwal, professor of finance: The January inflation numbers are in. With Consumer Price Index (CPI) registering at 2.5 percent and the Personal Consumption Expenditure (PCE) index...
Thomas Cooke
Caterpillar Offices Raided in Probe Related to Swiss Unit
Caterpillar Offices Raided in Probe Related to Swiss Unit
"There are collateral consequences that can be as significant, if not more significant, than the fines themselves" that companies must pay in such cases, said Thomas Cooke, professor at...

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