Finance majors at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business hold three of the top five spots in a September ranking of Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) scores.
Kyoung Hun joined the Smith PhD Program in Finance in 2010. Before joining the program, he was a doctoral student in economics at the University of Texas at Austin. His current research focuses on the market microstructure and asset pricing.
The second annual Joseph M. Wikler Finance Case Competition was held on Friday, April 29, 2005, at the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Six teams of four to five undergraduate students participated in this years competition, chosen from 2004-5 BMGT 440 class teams. This year's winners are Hallie Aaron, Megan Cantor, Emilie Hendershot, Alisa Michnik, and Jack Seng (pictured, left).
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.
What common thread is woven among government agencies, business entities, and Smith School finance students, linking them together? The finance faculty, whose connections affect global finance policy and practice, and enhance the education and career prospects of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students.
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.
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.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) can use existing powers to reverse the government's control of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac – without a gridlocked Congress, said Cliff Rossi, professor of the practice in finance at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business and executive-in-residence at the school's Center for Financial Policy.
In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, host Jeff Salkin sits down with David Kass to talk about investing and how to figure out a strategy that works for you.