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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....

Jun 30, 2016
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Britons spoke up about more than their country’s economic independence when they voted on June 23 to exit the European Union. The referendum also fed a larger debate, playing out in Europe and the United States, about the merits of globalism. Many people, concerned about trade and immigration policy, link globalism to the loss of national identity, security and prosperity. Smith School professor Kislaya Prasad...

May 25, 2016
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The Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business awarded two PhD candidates with $4,000 each to support their research. CIBER Director Kislaya Prasad presented Yang Pan and Lanfei Shi, both PhD candidates in information systems, with the awards at a ceremony on May 11, 2016.

May 19, 2016
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The Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is pleased to announce that Mark Wellman, clinical professor of management and organization, is the recipient of the inaugural CIBER Award for Teaching Innovation in Global Learning. The award aims to recognize a Smith faculty member who has demonstrated a commitment to teaching for a global mindset, meaning an openness to and awareness of diversity across cultures and markets.

May 12, 2016
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BALTIMORE (May 12, 2016) – The Maryland Department of Commerce and University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business have launched the Maryland Global Consulting Program to provide global consulting expertise to small Maryland companies. Smith students, both graduates and undergraduates, will provide the consulting services through the school’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), a Title VI Center funded in part by the U.S. Department of Education. Student teams will be supported by Smith faculty and international...

May 10, 2016
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Participants at the Robert H. Smith School of Business's 2016 Emerging Markets Forum agreed that India's rapid growth offered opportunities for both local and American businesses, but they disagreed about whether the Indian government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi was moving quickly enough to cut red tape. This was the sixth annual Emerging Markets Forum, organized by the Smith School's Center for International...

Apr 26, 2016
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Professor Jim Sanders at the Robert H. Smith School of Business recently conducted an action research project in Belarus, which was developed through the Smith School’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER).

Apr 15, 2016
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India is an emerging economic powerhouse that holds considerable promise, yet is complex and difficult to navigate. This year's Emerging Markets Forum focuses on the challenges and opportunities of doing business in India at a time when U.S.-India commercial ties are of increasing importance to both countries.

Apr 08, 2016
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business and the Tata Group of Companies hosted the Tata Dialogue on Innovation luncheon on April 1, 2016, at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. The featured speaker was Shankar Venkateswaran, chief of Tata Sustainability Group, who discussed the challenges of taking sustainability from policy to practice.

Apr 07, 2016
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The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hosted the Second Annual Emerging Markets Case Competition, April 1-2, 2016. Through two rounds of presentations and Q&A, the team from the Smith School emerged victorious capturing the event’s $2,500 first prize.

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