College Park, Md. – October 12, 2009 — The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business will launch a new Center for Financial Policy on Nov. 2 with a Roundtable on Executive Compensation event in Washington, D.C. Kenneth Feinberg, Special Master for Compensation of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, will keynote the event, which will explore executive compensation practices and policy reforms.
Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, 7:30 a.m.
Monday, Oct. 5, 2009, 4:30 a.m.
Setting CEO Pay – Executive Compensation
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is pleased to welcome the following new faculty members for fall 2009.
Accounting and Information Assurance
- Carolyn Levine, assistant professor; PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
- James Staihar- Assistant Professor; PhD, University of Michigan
Decision, Operations and Information Technologies
- Karen Gold, Tyser Teaching Fellow of statistics, UCLA
- Canan Savaskan-Ebert, visiting assistant professor; PhD, INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France
“This is the problem at hand, and it does need a solution,” said Sam Germaine, an associate at ETF Venture Funds who traveled from Philadelphia to attend the Robert H. Smith School of BusinessThoughtLeadership@Smith series event on Executive Compensation and Public Policy on September 18.
Thursday, August 20, 2009, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 23, 2009, 7:30 a.m.
Monday, August 24, 2009, 4:30 a.m.
The real estate market has been in a downward spiral for the past year. Have we finally hit bottom?
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Clifford Rossi, managing director of the new Center for Financial Policy, shares his insight and prognosis for the real estate market.
College Park, Md. – August 11, 2009 — The University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business today announced finance industry leaders Clifford Rossi and William Longbrake have joined the school to lead the new Center for Financial Policy, which will be launched this fall. Rossi was named managing director of the center and Longbrake will serve as an executive-in-residence and senior policy advisor.
On Tuesday, December 9, 2008 I testified on the auto industry bailout before the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming. Here is my testimony. C-Span link:http://www.cspan.org/Watch/watch.aspx?MediaId=HP-R-13281
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business cordially invites alumni, faculty, students, and friends to "Thought Leadership at Smith," a monthly speaker series with presentations from top faculty members who will share their research and expert opinions on timely topics.
The Smith School's Finance Fellows and Women’s Society organized the event, "Finance and the City," to help students of the Robert H. Smith School of Business gain an insight into the strategies necessary for succeeding in the finance sector in the current downturn economy. The primary focus of the event was to provide the industry’s perspective on the job market to the students and help the students understand what would be required of them to stand out in the crowd and succeed in the world of finance amidst today’s unprecedented circumstances.
Robert H. Smith School of Business professor Peter Morici testified Nov. 18, 2008, at a U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs hearing examining the challenges facing the automotive industry. Morici joined a panel that included Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., and the major players in the U.S. auto industry: Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company; Robert Nardelli, chairman and CEO of Chrysler LLC; and G.