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Q&A with Maximo Blandon, Chair of the Global Business Initiative's External Advisory Committee

Maximo Blandon (MBA ’88) is chair of the Global Business Initiative External Advisory Committee.

From your perspective, how is Georgetown McDonough the premier destination for global...

Experts Discuss Trade Promotion Authority as Part of Georgetown on the Hill

Experts from various industries came together to discuss Trade Promotion Authority, known as TPA, on Jan. 27 as part of the Center for Business and Public Policy’s Georgetown on the Hill series....

Tiger fight: China and Alibaba Face Off Over Fake Goods
In its prospectus filed in May, Alibaba said it has received notices in the past and likely will in the future about pirated, counterfeit or illegal items being sold on its online marketplaces by...
Burger Chain Shake Shack Sizzles in Market Debut
Shares of Shake Shack Inc. more than doubled on Friday, putting a nearly $2 billion price tag on the small cult hamburger chain, in a huge bet that its growth can match top performers in the crowded...
Senators Take to the Web to Oppose TPA
“After more than 500 days of negotiations, the results are plainly discouraging and worse, political support for [the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership] in Europe has badly eroded,” the...
Prashant Malaviya
When Super Bowl Ads Go Bad
Creating a negative emotion in viewers can work as advertising, noted Prashant Malaviya, associate professor of marketing at Georgetown University. "Ads that provoke and make people react...
George Daly
Super Bowl the Final Act of the NFL’s Worst Season
The Super Bowl, as always, is a near lock to be among the most-watched programs of all time. It’s not guaranteed to last forever, said George Daly, a Georgetown professor of management who consulted...
Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business to Host 26th Annual Ultimate 4 Basketball Tournament

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business will host the 2015 Ultimate 4 Tournament on February 14 & 15, 2015, at the university’s Yates Field House.

The Ultimate 4 Tournament...

Robert Thomas teaches "Collaborative Design for Innovation" at the McDonough School of Business.
Collaborative Design for Innovation Course Benefits Local Nonprofit

A new six-week dynamic MBA marketing class, “Collaborative Design for Innovation,” is underway at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. This course is held on Mondays and...

New Global Business Fellows Program Prepares Students to Become Global Leaders

As part of Georgetown University McDonough School of Business’s commitment to be the premier destination for global business education, the school partnered with the university’s Walsh School of...

Award-Winning Chef Jose Andres Preps MBA Students for Barcelona

Chef Jose Andres, known for his highly regarded restaurants in Washington, D.C., and around the world, sees himself as more than a cook.

“I’m a storyteller,” he said. “I have realized what...

The Ethics of Bitcoin

Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman declared the digital currency Bitcoin to be “evil” in his 2013 New York Times article. In their newest research, Georgetown University's McDonough School of...

Obama bank tax: Smart policy or bank bashing?
President Obama wants to hit big banks with a new tax to discourage them from taking too much risk. The proposal would generate lots of money from the sector that was kept alive by a taxpayer-funded...
Regulators probe whether high-speed trading exacerbates swings in bond market
The impact of algorithmic and high frequency traders is mostly thought to be an issue surrounding the U.S. stock market. Specifically, watchdog agencies are reviewing the sharp swing in Treasury...
Catherine Langlois
Why We Torture
In this op-ed co-authored by Georgetown McDonough School of Business Professor Catherine Langlois, the authors offer a counter-argument to those who hastily dismiss torture as a method of...
Thomas Cooke
Obama Celebrates Improving U.S. Economy with Call for Tax Hikes
On Tuesday Mr. Obama set about trying to change that part of his legacy, laying out $320 billion in tax increases designed to transfer wealth almost exclusively from the richest 1 percent of...

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