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Feb 25, 2015

West Coast ports returned to full speed this week after a two-month labor dispute, leaving importers with a backlog of ships waiting to be unloaded. Professor Thomas Corsi, co-director of the

Feb 25, 2015

When you’re at work, there are two types of people you compete with: People with similar responsibilities at your own company and rivals with similar duties at other companies. How do those different flavors of competition shape behavior? According to new research from Smith professor Christine M. Beckman, being outperformed by the people in your own company is more

Feb 25, 2015
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Smith is proud to be a founding member of a newly established Global Business Consulting (GBC) consortium. The GBC consortia member business schools are the University of Maryland, the University of Miami, San Diego State University, and George Washington University.

Feb 25, 2015

Most greenbacks are not green or even visible. Only about 10 percent of the U.S. supply exist as paper or coin. The rest move inside computers as binary code. Still, physical currency is important for a healthy economy. Kristen Fanarakis from the Smith School's Center for Financial Policy explains the life cycle of cash in digital

Feb 24, 2015

Smith Executive-in Residence and Professor of the Practice Cliff Rossi has raised concerns as mortgage underwriting giant Freddie Mac recruits traders from the likes of Citi, Bank of America and Credit Suisse to place new housing wagers. Bloomberg Business, in an


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