Finance

Last Day to Register for Smith EMBA Program

The Smith School is gearing up for its second Executive MBA class, scheduled to start on August 24, 2003, and the deadline for registration is today, August 1. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and the August cohort has been gaining momentum since early spring. Plan to attend one of the July information sessions to find out more about Smiths exciting 18-month EMBA program.

About the Smith EMBA

Peter Nephi Dixon

Peter Dixon started the program in Fall 2012.  After finishing a Master’s degree in Econometrics at the University of Utah, Peter worked as an analyst for Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah.  His current research interests include financial intermediation, banking, globalization and finance, and corporate finance. 

Workshop on Economics and Information Security Held at Smith School

Professors Lawrence A. Gordon and Martin P. Loeb of the Smith Schools accounting and information assurance department presented some of their recent research on economic aspects of information security at the 2nd Annual Workshop on Economics and Information Security, held here at the Smith School on May 29-30, 2003. (The first workshop was held at the University of California, Berkeley in May 2002.)

Corporate Inversion Crackdown

Michael Faulkender, associate professor of finance in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, says companies will find ways around the Department of the Treasury's new measures to deter U.S. firms from relocating headquarters to countries with lower tax rates – the basis of a “corporate inversion.” Instead of focusing on this business strategy, he says, U.S. officials should target and lower the corporate tax rate.

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