Finance

Kathleen Weiss Hanley

Kathleen Weiss Hanley is currently a Visiting Associate Professor of Finance and a Senior Academic Advisor to the Center for Financial Policy at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.  From 2011 to 2013, she was the Deputy Chief Economist of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Deputy Director of the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis where she oversaw the integration of economic analysis into Commission rulemaking and directed the Division’s research and risk assessment programs.

Smith Undergrad Program Ranked #18 By U.S. News

College Park, Md. – September 10, 2013 – The undergraduate business program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business jumped to No. 18 in the nation in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges,” published today. The Smith School placed 8th among public universities and again ranked highly in a number of business specialty categories. Smith’s Management Information Systems and Supply Chain Management/Logistics programs are listed among the nation’s top 10, and a total of seven areas are listed among the nation’s top 25.

Michael Padhi

Professor Padhi’s research deals with financing of small, start-up, or distressed firms.  His research on the impact of credit scoring of small business loan applications on low- and moderate-income areas is published in the Financial Review (with L. Woosley and S. Frame), which also won a best paper award at the 2003 Eastern Finance Association’s annual meeting.  In his Ph.D.

CEO@Smith: Chet Burrell, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

At the helm of CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield for nearly six years, Chet Burrell finds himself poised at the forefront of health care reform in the U.S. The intersection of health care and business has never been more important, which is why you should join Burrell for this year’s first CEO@Smith presentation.

Hear first-hand from the mid-Atlantic region’s leading health benefit services provider, then get answers to your own questions during the later Q&A segment.

Dinner will be provided. Business attire is suggested.

Time: 
September 17, 2013 - 5:30pm

William Longbrake

Bill Longbrake has extensive experience in finance and investments, macroeconomics and monetary policy, risk management, housing, and public policy. He has served in business, academic and government organizations.

Facebook Stock Rebound: UMD-Smith Expert Comments

MEDIA ALERT: July 31, 2013
Attention: Finance Reporters

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, comments on Facebook’s price per share rebounding to near its $38 IPO level (from May 2012) after trading as low as $17.55 last September.

The Smith School has an in-house facility for live or taped interviews via fiber-optic line for television or multimedia content.

Hotels & Airport Information

Hotel Information

The Marriott Inn & Conference Center, University of Maryland University College 
Rate: $159 per night
Reservations for the Event will be made by individual attendees directly with Marriott reservation 301-985-7300
Mention: Financial Economic and Accounting Symposium
Sold out - check for cancellations

Greenbelt Marriott
Rate: $119.00 per night
Reservations for the Event will be made by individual attendees directly with Marriott reservations at 301-441-3700
Mention: Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting or CFEA
Block expires: 11/5/10

Holiday Inn - College Park
Rate: $99.00 per night
Reservations for the Event will be made by individual attendees directly with the Holiday Inn reservations at 301-345-6700
Mention: Conference on Financial Economics and Accounting or CFEA
Block expires : 10/19/10

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