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 Smith School has teamed up with Maryland Public Television (MPT) to produce a regular television segment focusing on todays best business practices and other business management issues. The segment, called Smith Business Close-Up, will air as part of the weekly Business Connection program that is broadcast Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. on MPT.
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 scandals, geopolitical instability, and a war in Iraq made 2002-2003 a difficult fiscal year in which to manage an equity fund. But despite the economic turmoil, the second-year MBA students who managed the Smith Schools Mayer Fund, now valued at $778,000, were able to beat their benchmarks for the year.
A start-up technology company founded by Smith School undergraduate has been awarded $15,000 in the University of Maryland's Third Annual Business Plan Competition.
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.
Career setbacks hit U.S. women harder than men, but a new study from the Smith School provides clues for closing the gender pay gaps that persist in corporate America.
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.
Julie Pavlovsky brings 15 years of professional experience including over 10 years of Wall Street experience in investment banking and equity research to her position as a lecturer and faculty advisor for the Wall Street Fellows program. Prior to joining the Finance department she was a career advisor with the Office of Career Services. Prior to joining Smith, she was with Wachovia Securities as an Associate Analyst covering healthcare stocks. Before joining Wachovia she was with ABN AMRO in the healthcare corporate finance group advising clients on a number of product areas including mer