Finance

Martin Feldstein Addresses Smith Faculty and Students

What is ahead for the American economy? Martin Feldstein, president emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research and George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University, visited the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business last week to address this question. In his comments to faculty and students, Feldstein stressed that today’s slow growth rate would continue into 2014 but that the long-term prospects for the U.S. are bright, so long as the large and growing national debt is curtailed.

M&A Competition Underway

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business welcomes the following schools who are participating in the 7th Annual Mergers & Acquisitions Competition, Nov. 7-8, 2013:

Participating Schools:

  • Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business

  • The University of Delaware's Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

  • The George Washington University School of Business

  • The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business

Smith IPO Expert: Twitter’s Overseas Presence Could Help Sway Investors

Media Alert
Attention: Economic and Financial Reporters and Editors 

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- As Twitter goes public, IPO expert Gerard Hoberg, associate professor of finance in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, is available to expand on his comments (below) that address the company’s unique features and stock prospects.  

He says Twitter’s large presence overseas could help sway investors:

Smith Undergrads Take Top Honors at UConn Case Challenge

For the second year in a row, undergraduates from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business took top honors at the University of Connecticut’s Case Challenge, hosted by Connecticut’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) from October 9-13, 2013 in Storrs, Connecticut. 

Raaheela Ahmed, a junior finance and economics double major; Ben Hsieh, a junior accounting major; and Ningwei Li, a junior finance, economics, and mathematics triple major; represented Smith at the Case Challenge.

Adjunct Faculty

The following adjunct faculty members teach courses for the Finance department at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

  • Ceyed Baiju
  • Ken Brodkowitz
  • Jim Campbell
  • Michael Cichello
  • Joseph Colantuoni
  • Ken Fuller
  • Jack Garrity
  • Lou Gattis
  • Olesya Grishchenko
  • Mark Grovic
  • Ulrich Hewer
  • Bharat Jain
  • Cary Krosinsky
  • Doug Lamdin
  • Michael Lee
  • David Malmquist
  • Stewart Mayhew
  • Kevin Moore
  • Bob Morrison
  • Joe Perfetti
  • Joe Rinaldi
  • Tom Sanders
  • Andrew Sherman
  • David Sicilia
  • Karl Snow
  • Bin Wei
  • Zane Williams

Yellen No Stranger to UMD Finance Students, Faculty

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Janet Yellen, the nominee to chair the Federal Reserve, may be new to you. But she is no stranger to students in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

For the last few years, a group of Smith undergrads have met Yellen through the Banking and Private Wealth Management Fellows Program. The program, led by Tyser Teaching Fellow Elinda Kiss, has taken students to meet with senior policy leaders at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Federal Reserve buildings in Washington, D.C.

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