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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...
The Dark Side of Confidence
The Dark Side of Confidence
The first study, conducted by professors at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and the University of California, Berkeley, addressed the confidence-credibility connection.
Is Obamaphone Good for the Poor? Maybe Not
Is Obamaphone Good for the Poor? Maybe Not
An op-ed co-authored by John Mayo: The Obamaphone controversy — whether government should subsidize wireless phone service for the poor — has two great ironies. The first is that wireless subsidies...
John Hasnas
John Hasnas on the Failure of the Market Failure Argument
John Hasnas on the Failure of the Market Failure Argument
On Wednesday, May 22, in Los Angeles, Georgetown University's John Hasnas spoke live from ReasonTV's Headquarters about the failures of "market-failure" arguments so often used by...
China Inc’s Smithfield Bid Expected to Pass Washington Test
China Inc’s Smithfield Bid Expected to Pass Washington Test
But Georgetown University business professor Charles Skuba said the novelty could soon wear off as Chinese companies continue to invest in the U.S. And he said the deal could also give U.S. companies...
Prison Guard Unravels Con's Alleged Mail Fraud
Prison guard unravels con’s alleged mail fraud
Prison guard unravels con’s alleged mail fraud
Thomas Cooke, a professor of accounting and business law at Georgetown University, said bankruptcy trustees have a “duty of due diligence” to make sure claims are legitimate, and large class-action...
Governance is Key for Chinese IPO Success in U.S., Experts Say
Governance is Key for Chinese IPO Success in U.S., Experts Say
To gain the trust of U.S. investors, Chinese companies must make sure they hire reputable auditors to avoid the problems that plagued the companies delisted a few years ago, said Reena Aggarwal,...
Jeff Reid on Entrepreneurship
Jeff Reid on Entrepreneurship
If you dream of entrepreneurship, tune in to our conversation with Jeff Reid, Director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative.

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