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Georgetown McDonough students, faculty, and staff are newsmakers, whether being featured in the press, in the award-winning Georgetown Business magazine, or on social media. Learn more about the Office of Marketing and Communications, and find access to the school's media kit, downloadable images, and more.

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Consumer Spending Dips in June

Researchers from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business predict a slight decrease in consumer spending from May to June. The Problem-Driven Consumption Index (PDCI) – based on the...

New Ranking Lists Georgetown MBA Among Best for Entrepreneurship
Regulation and Investment: Sk(r)ewing the Future for 21st Century Telecommunications?

John Mayo, professor of economics, business, and public policy at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and executive director of the Georgetown Center for Business and Public...

Center for Business and Public Policy Holds Colloquium on Freight Rail Industry

The Staggers Rail Act of 1980 largely, but not completely, deregulated the U.S. freight rail industry. More than 30 years of hindsight affords a rich opportunity for fresh economic analysis of...

James Moore
Brazil’s Woes Reach Olympian Proportions
"It's a real irony. In most instances, countries really host these kinds of events at a moment at which they're trying to point to the accomplishments that they have achieved,"...
The Best & Brightest EMBAs of the Class of 2016
Cheryl Campbell and Ellen Davis, 2016 graduates of Georgetown McDonough’s EMBA program, have been named to the Poets & Quants Best and Brightest EMBAs of the Class of 2016 list. The list...
On Metro's New GM, Paul Wiedefeld; What Qualities Make a Good Leader?
Robert Bies, professor of management, discussed the qualities of a good leader on WJLA’s “Good Morning Washington.”
Neeru Paharia
Diversity Takes Center Stage at Airbnb’s Annual Tech Conference
Just in organizing the conference, Airbnb has shown that it’s thinking about the issue, said Neeru Paharia, an assistant professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. “It humanizes the...
Jason Schloetzer
Redstone Family Firm Moves to Block Paramount Pictures Sale
“This is a very unusual situation,” said Jason Schloetzer, an associate professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. “You don’t usually see a controlling shareholder being thrown around,...
Efforts to Get More Women on Public Company Boards Slow Going
Yet, “There’s still a real dearth of women on corporate boards,” said Catherine Tinsley, a professor of management at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and faculty director of the...
Summer Incubator Hosts Student & Alumni Entrepreneurs

The StartupHoyas Summer Launch Program at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is hosting 10 entrepreneurial ventures this summer in its startup incubator program.

Now in...

Ambassador Prepares MBA Students for Trip to Peru

When students in Georgetown’s Evening MBA program travel to Peru this summer, they will land in Lima with a greater understanding of the country, thanks to a presentation by...

Georgetown McDonough Announces Search Committee for the Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has announced the search committee for a new senior associate dean for Undergraduate Programs. Current Senior...

‘Near Misses’ Hold Valuable Lessons
That means that airlines are missing opportunities to learn, according to research by Peter Madsen, an associate professor of organizational behavior and human resources at Brigham Young University...
Of Change, Business and Governments
A contributed article by Michael Czinkota, associate professor of international business: We are only a brief constant in a world of change, and, just like gravity, we need change to keep us securely...
Why Hasn't TSA PreCheck Reduced Airport Wait Times?
“Not enough people have signed up to make a dent,” said Rob Britton, an adjunct professor of marketing and planning at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. “It’s a marketing problem...

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