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Alibaba Underwriters Go from Alpha to Beta in IPO
“I can't think of anyone else who has done that,” Reena Aggarwal, a professor of finance and business administration at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business, said of the...
Alibab's Risks: Chines Ecommerce Giant Open books for Initial Public Offering
Alibaba’s Risks: Chines-Ecommerce Giant Opens Books for Initial Public Offering
“It’s important to remember why Alibaba is going public in the U.S.,” said Reena Aggarwal, professor of finance and business administration from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business,...
Reduce Equity Risk With Structured Notes
An article by William Droms of the McDonough School of Business: For retirees who lived through the Tech Bubble and the Great Recession, reducing equity risk may be especially appealing. An...
Women in Business - Allison Koester, Assistant Professor
Women in Business – Allison Koester, Assistant Professor
Allison Koester is an assistant professor of accounting at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in the US. An expert on corporate taxes, financial reporting and financial misconduct,...
Why Should Startups Look to the Beltway?
1776 Co-Founder Evan Burfield, Quad Learning CEO and Co-Founder Phil Bonner, and the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative’s Eric Koester discuss building DC’s startup scene. They speak with Trish...
And More Real Estate
Apparently it was a big week for recognizing real estate stars. Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business hosted its annual Real Estate Luminaries Event April 23. (See page 63)
Seminars for Leaders
An article by Norean Sharpe, Ricardo Ernst, and Charles Skuba: At Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in Washington, D.C., we recently revitalized the undergraduate curriculum with...
High-Ability Managers Save Their Shareholders Millions in Corporate Income Taxes
An article by Allison Koester: Each year, the majority of public companies in the United States pay 20 to 40 percent of pretax income to the government in the form of income taxes. Since every dollar...
Would You Rather Pay for Health Insurance or…?
An article by Ishani Banerji: It is this notion of having to choose between health insurance and something else that led me to conduct a survey in January at the Georgetown Institute for Consumer...
Reevaluating Openness to Trade
Reevaluating Openness to Trade: Estimating the True Potential Gains from the Service Industry
In “The Tradability of Services: Geographic Concentration and Trade Costs,” Antoine Gervais and J. Bradford Jensen create a methodology to address this information gap and find that not only are many...
W.P. Carey Inc. Announces Election of Mary M. VanDeWeghe to Board of Directors
W. P. Carey Inc. (NYSE: WPC), a global net-lease REIT, announced today that Mary M. "Meg" VanDeWeghe has been elected a director of the Company. Ms. VanDeWeghe is the Chief Executive...
Kevin Jonas Lectures Georgetown Business School Students
Hey isn’t that… the oldest Jonas, Kevin, dining at Chinatown hot spot Graffiato on Monday night with two unidentified guests. Dapper in jeans and a leather jacket, the 26-year-old father to 3-month-...
Where McKinsey & Co. Find the Most MBAs
Where McKinsey & Co. Find the Most MBAs
Georgetown McDonough is listed in a chart detailing the percentage of graduates going into consulting. With 22 percent, the school is 12th among top schools.
Georgetown University Presents UberConference's Craig Walker with Entrepreneurial Excellence Award
"It is truly an honor to be recognized by my alma mater as an outstanding alumni entrepreneur. I attribute much of my success as a business person to the education I received while earning my...
China’s Rich Become Biggest Foreign Apartment-Buyers in Manhattan, AlJazeera America
“There is significant political upheaval. President Xi Jinping is looking to clean house,” said Arthur Dong, an economics professor at Georgetown University who focuses on Chinese business trends,...
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings 'Learned His Lesson' After First Price Hike
"I think that he, Reed Hastings, definitely learned his lesson from the last go-round in 2011," Marlene Morris Towns, a Professor of Marketing at Georgetown University's McDonough...

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