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Trump’s Tough Trade Talk Could Damage American Factories
Trump’s Tough Trade Talk Could Damage American Factories
In pledging to bring manufacturing back, Mr. Trump is effectively pitting the interests of a relatively small group of people — those who work in factories — against hundreds of millions of consumers...
Trump Must Seek 'Win-Win' Trade Policy with China
Trump Must Seek 'Win-Win' Trade Policy with China
An article by Charles J. Skuba: President-elect Trump’s trade policy and approach to China will have a different character than those of past administrations. While we still don’t know the new...
Jason Schloetzer
What I Learned About the ‘Gig Economy’ from 24 Lyft Drivers
What I Learned About the ‘Gig Economy’ from 24 Lyft Drivers
An article by Jason Schloetzer: Digital “gig economy” platforms such as Lyft, Upwork and Uber continue to make waves in the press, partly because these platforms represent the changing nature of work...
Trump Wants to Unshackle Main Street Banks
Trump Wants to Unshackle Main Street Banks
Robert Shapiro, who has advised the Obama and Clinton administrations, too is in the camp that believes Dodd-Frank isn't going away completely. "That may be the dream of Jamie Dimon, but...
Facebook Director Erik Hawkins Speaks to Georgetown Community about Mobile Communication
Facebook Director Erik Hawkins Speaks to Georgetown Community about Mobile Communication

Erik Hawkins, director of global product marketing at Facebook, spoke at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business on Nov. 15 about how Facebook is responding to users’ mobile consumption. Hawkins...

(Left to right): Justin Reaves, Mathad Alajmi, Birhan Tesfaw, Alidad Arabshahi, Adam Winder, Claudine Baker, and Erjona Prifti
EMBA Class of 2016 Opens Orphanage in Ethiopia
EMBA Class of 2016 Opens Orphanage in Ethiopia

Through generous donations from more than 50 percent of Georgetown McDonough’s Executive MBA (EMBA) class of 2016, an orphanage has opened in Lalibela, Ethiopia, that houses eight girls between...

Students study abroad at Oxford.
Undergraduate Program Ranked 4th in the Nation by Poets & Quants
Undergraduate Program Ranked 4th in the Nation by Poets & Quants

Poets & Quants announced today that Georgetown McDonough ranks fourth in its inaugural ranking of the...

Arthur Dong
TPP and TIPP trade deals likely ‘dead’ after Donald Trump’s election — but for how long?
TPP and TIPP trade deals likely ‘dead’ after Donald Trump’s election — but for how long?
Arthur Dong, professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business, told The Independent that all multi-lateral trade deals that fall across economic and geopolitical fault lines will be called into...
Thomas Cooke
How CEOs are responding to Donald Trump's win
How CEOs are responding to Donald Trump's win
Some CEOs or corporate officials who have spoken out have seen calls for boycotts of their brands on social media. "They're clearly not as vocal, and in many cases are laying low and...
New Balance sprint from 'white people' shoes tag spotlights PR dilemma
New Balance sprint from 'white people' shoes tag spotlights PR dilemma
New Balance's situation is reminiscent of Chick-fil-A after its president, Dan Cathy, in 2012 said the company opposed same-sex marriage. "That stigma has stuck with Chick-fil-A. You will...
Investing in America’s communications infrastructure
Investing in America’s communications infrastructure
An article by Anna-Maria Kovacs: President-elect Trump has promised to lower taxes and strengthen America’s infrastructure. To fulfill that dual commitment, private investment is essential. It is...
James Moore
Why Parliament Won’t Stop Brexit
Why Parliament Won’t Stop Brexit
An op-ed by James P. Moore, Jr.: Divorces are messy things, particularly once the decision is made and reality sets in that things may not be so straightforward. This is exactly what the United...
Christine Porath
Civility at Work Helps Everyone Get Ahead,
Civility at Work Helps Everyone Get Ahead,
An op-ed by Christine Porath: At the beginning of my career, I scored what I thought was my dream job, helping launch a sports academy. I soon discovered that I had walked into a work culture where...
Trump, TPP and the future of US trade
Trump, TPP and the future of US trade
Professor Pietra Rivoli comments on the fate of the TPP under a new Trump Administration.
A Proud Stock Exchange Fights for Life in Shadow of Tokyo Giant
A Proud Stock Exchange Fights for Life in Shadow of Tokyo Giant
The decline in regional exchanges isn’t specific to Japan, and has been going on for many decades. Almost every major commercial city in the U.S. had at least one bourse, according to James J. Angel...
Mandatory, Government-enforced Vaccinations are Crucial to Avoid Disaster
Mandatory, Government-enforced Vaccinations are Crucial to Avoid Disaster

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate? This is an ongoing and heated debate between parents, doctors, and political figures. As we are in the midst of flu season, the anti-vaccination movement...

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