Austin began the program in Fall 2010. His research interests include debt structure, informal markets and econometrics within corporate finance and central financial decisions and international corporate finance within the international development finance. Recently, Austin was the 2013 recipient of the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)'s $4K Research support for his proposal regarding investment in countries with underdeveloped financial systems.
Hot Topic Alert: March 14, 2014
Attention: Finance reporters and editors
Responding to the reported U.S. attorney's office criminal probe into General Motors’ timing and handling of an ignition switch recall, David Kass, Tyser Teaching Fellow in finance in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business says:
Congratulations to the Top Graduating Seniors in each major for 2013-14! We will honor these seniors at our 14th Annual Robert H. Smith School of Business Undergraduate Awards Dinner later this semester.
Dean's Leadership Award: Stephanie Graf
Accounting: Kristen Ballou
Finance: Hrach Kelejian
Information Systems: Miles Dickinson
International Business: Claire Moriarty
Management: Sara Ali
Marketing: Lindsay Djuhadi
Successful businesses thrive on innovation. It’s the key to a competitive advantage and should be part of every business strategy and strategic vision.
Discover ways to jumpstart your innovation strategy in 2014 and beyond. Join us for the third annual Smith School Business Summit, presented by the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business on Friday, March 28 at the Marriott North Bethesda.
The PhD program at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park, is No. 11 in the world and No. 8 in the U.S., according to new rankings by The Financial Times.
The rankings are based off data collected in 2013 and can be found in the fields of the Global MBA Ranking on the Financial Times business education website.
All faculty, program directors, deans, department chairs, alumni, and students of the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are invited to nominate deserving Smith School faculty members (i.e., tenured, tenure-track, Tyser Teaching Fellow, lecturer, adjunct, or Ph.D. student) for one of several Krowe Teaching Awards in areas of general excellence.
The deadline for submissions is Feb. 26 and winners will be announced in May 2014.
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Albert “Pete” Kyle, an expert in market microstructure at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, has been named a Fellow of the American Finance Association for his distinguished and sustained contributions to the field of finance.
Media Alert Dec. 12, 2013
Attention: Financial and Economics Reporters, Editors
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Financial experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to expand on their comments, below, about implications of the Volcker Rule reportedly expected to be approved by regulators. A component of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Act, the rule is designed to prevent banks from making risky bets with their money.