Radian Group Inc., has appointed Smith finance professor Cliff Rossi as senior vice president and chief economist. In this position, Rossi will be responsible for research, forecasts, quantitative analysis and financial modeling of mortgage insurance portfolio and the housing and mortgage markets of one of the nation's largest private mortgage insurers
During Winter Break of 2015 a total of 112 Smith full-time and part-time MBA students traveled abroad on faculty-led global business courses to the United Arab Emirates, Singapore and Japan, and Chile.
University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh has appointed the director of the Snider Center, Dr. Rajshree Agarwal, to chair a commission to “chart a road map to competitive excellence” for the future.
Conversations about soaring executive salaries often get emotional, especially in organizations that pay minimum wage to front-line workers. Yet, if the goal is to motivate performance, new research from Smith Professor Hui Liao shows that rank-and-file employees care more about the pay divide between them and middle managers.
Drone industry experts say that while new federal regulations would limit many commercial applications for now, uses such as Amazon's planned package delivery and even pizza drop-offs will come eventually. The proposed rules are “a stepping stone for coming up with policies for how delivery drones are going to operate,” says Smith professor P.K. Kannan. “I don't think the U