Smith's Biennial Maryland Finance Symposium To Focus on Governance, Markets and Financial Policy

In keeping with its distinguished record of professional leadership, Smiths finance department will host the biennial Maryland Finance Symposium. Titled Governance, Markets, and Financial Policy, the conference is scheduled to run from Thursday, March 31, to Saturday, April 2, 2005, at the University of Maryland Inn and Conference Center.

Smith School's Finance Chair Helps Stir Debate On Executive Compensation

Lemma Senbet, Holder of the William E. Mayer Chair in Finance at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, is among more than 30 members of the influential Financial Economists Roundtable ( (FER) signing on to a position paper addressing executive compensation issues. The statement, released November 24, calls for the repeal of a federal tax law that limits business tax breaks for compensation over $1 million.

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. 


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