Recent News and Press Releases

  • Keeping Up Appearances: Reputational Threat and Impression Management after Social Movement Boycotts

    In 2012, companies and foundations increased their charitable donations by more than twelve percent, according to the Giving USA 2013 Report. Despite challenging economic times, research shows that organizations invest heavily on corporate social responsibility initiatives to gain and maintain good reputations.

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  • Center Addresses Modernizing the Corporate Tax System on Capitol Hill

    The Center for Financial Markets and Policy at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, in partnership with the Milken Institute, recently hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill about “Modernizing the U.S. Corporate Tax System and Implications for Financial Markets,” as part of the center’s Markets and the Hill Briefing Series (MATH).

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  • Georgetown GEMBA and EMBA Programs Ranked Highly by Economist

    In their inaugural ranking of worldwide EMBA programs, The Economist listed the Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA program as 12th in the world and the Executive MBA as 27th in the world and 14th in the United States.
    The ranking measures the personal development, educational experience, and career development of students and alumni in the program. 
    The Georgetown-ESADE Global Executive MBA ranked 10th for personal development and educational experience and 22nd for career development, including being first in the subcategorie

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  • Ferraris, Felonies & Fraud: A look at how executives’ “off-the-job” behavior can predict business outcomes

    Research shows a minor traffic violation or brief shopping splurge may signal more significance than just a mark on a legal record or charge on a credit card. 
    CEOs with a legal record and lack of frugality are more likely to perpetrate fraud and oversee a loosely controlled work environment, according to new research by Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Assistant Professor Robert Davidson and his co-authors. 
    Published in the Journal of Financial Economics, the study "Executives' &

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  • EML Students Transform Community Through Recycling Initiative

    For a more multimedia experience of this initiative, please watch this video.
    Three students from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business Executive Master’s in Leadership (EML) program have been working to transform a resource center in a poverty-stricken township of South Africa into a new recycling facility in the center of the community. 
    As part of EML’s global business experience, a student-consulting project designed to assist an overs

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  • William Baber Receives the National Research Award

    William Baber, professor of accounting at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, received the prestigious Cornelius E. Tierney/Ernst & Young Research Award from the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) on July 16, 2013. Baber’s award was presented at the association’s annual personal development training event in Dallas.

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  • Risks and Rewards of Consumer Generated Ads

    Article by Debora Thompson, associate professor of marketing at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business. Published in Radio & TV Business Report, July 15, 2013. 

    During Super Bowl XLVI, nearly $2 billion wasspent on advertising, according to Kantar Media. While many corporations havetraditionally hired advertising experts, recent trends show corporations replacing agencies with consumers who have a flair for creativity and an affinity for the product.  

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  • Future of Higher Ed/Milken-GSEI

    The current landscape of higher education, its increasing costs, changing student demographics, and workforce skills mismatch are the focus of a new report released by the Georgetown McDonough Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) and the Milken Institute.  What began as an inquiry around financial literacy and its link to student loan debt evolved into a much broader topic ripe for GSEI and the Milken team to delve into.

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  • Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy hosts the Markets and the Hill (MATH) Briefing Series on Capitol Hill

    Each month, the Georgetown Center for Financial Markets and Policy hosts the Markets and the Hill (MATH) Briefing Series on Capitol Hill in conjunction with the Milken Institute. The series features panel discussions on a variety of critical policy and regulatory issues related to financial markets. Discussions are targeted at the senior congressional staffers who work on these issues, affording them the opportunity to pose questions to experts from industry, government, and academia.

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  • Georgetown MBA Presents at AIGAC Conference

    Three associate deans from the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business MBA Program recently spoke at a three-day conference held by the Association of International Graduate Admission Consultants (AIGAC). The conference, hosted by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, focused on innovation and featured 40 of the top international admissions consultants and nine of the top business schools’ admission career deans and executive directors.

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