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Dec 07, 2016
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Business leaders with global aspirations can learn cross-border trade strategies in a five-part workshop series from the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Dec 01, 2016
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A 500-rupee banknote. What's it like when 86 percent of the banknotes in circulation in a country are rendered worthless overnight? That's what India has been finding out. On the evening of Nov. 9, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that, by morning, all 500 and 1,000 rupee notes would no longer be legal tender. The controversial move has sparked protests and criticism of a change too sudden and...

Nov 21, 2016
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Students at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business spent last week exploring global education and career opportunities during International Education Week, Nov.14-18, 2016. International Education Week is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of State. Smith events were hosted by the school’s Office of Global Initiatives which includes the Title VI Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Nov 08, 2016
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Post-Olympics Brazil faces challenges, but panelists were cautiously optimistic about the country’s future during a Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) forum on Nov. 1, 2016, at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Nov 08, 2016
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Beginning Monday, Nov. 14, the Office of Global Initiatives/CIBER hosts International Education Week (IEW) - a celebration of our multicultural - and multilingual - community. This year, the focus is on the importance of foreign language for business, particularly for our students, and on highlighting the language capabilities already present at Smith.

Nov 01, 2016
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Professors at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business placed No. 1 in the world for "faculty quality" in The Economist's 2016 full-time MBA rankings, marking the third consecutive year atop the category. Prior to the current run, the school finished No. 2 for faculty quality in 2013. Overall, the Smith School finished No. 47 globally and No. 32 in the United States in the latest rankings, released Oct. 13.

Oct 10, 2016
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Contracts help human beings do what at times seems impossible. They help us cooperate and trust each other. It’s not that we fundamentally don’t trust one another. It’s just that trust is a freer-flowing currency when agreements are backed by a contract. And that’s why contract theory became the premise for the 2016 Nobel prize for economics on Monday. Smith School professors Kislaya Prasad and ...

Oct 05, 2016
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business presents the Fifth Annual Smith School Business Summit on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Sep 22, 2016
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On Sept. 12, 2016, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business celebrated its partnership with the Maryland Department of Commerce by hosting a discussion about "Maryland Open for Business" with Mike Gill, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Commerce, and Smith School Dean Alex Triantis. More than 100 students, faculty, staff, and local partners attended the event, which was sponsored by the school’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) and Office of Global Initiatives (OGI).

Aug 10, 2016
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Foreign firms doing business in India are “entering essentially 29 different countries,” Smith School professor Kislaya Prasad says. That’s because tax systems differ state to state in a market otherwise inherently attractive to foreign investment. But a revamping looms. India’s parliament advanced a goods and services tax on Monday that would reduce the complexity of doing business in India....

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