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Nov 05, 2013
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Healthcare costs have been rising faster than inflation and even faster than college tuition. At the same time the quality of health care in the U.S. has been uneven at best.  Many look to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as an opportunity for information technology and other innovative approaches to improve both the efficiency and quality of health services. 

What are the key elements of this transformation? What’s working? What are some significant barriers?  

Oct 11, 2013
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Curt Grimm, professor and Charles E. Taff Chair of Economics and Strategy for the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, warns of potential court system chaos among other implications from Congress failing to raise the U.S. debt ceiling. He further explains how the 2008 subprime financial meltdown has set the stage for the current political standoff in Washington, and he suggests how policy leaders can steer the U.S. economy to long-term stability.
 
 
Oct 10, 2013

Media Alert   Oct. 9, 2013

Attention:  Financial, economics editors and reporters

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The following finance faculty experts in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to expand on comments in reaction to President Obama's nomination of Janet Yellen to chair the Federal Reserve.

David Kass:  Yellen Could Offset Fiscal Tightening

Sep 18, 2013
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Media Alert: Sept. 18, 2013
Attention financial, economics reporters
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - University of Maryland experts from the Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to comment on today’s surprise announcement from the Federal Reserve that it will refrain from tapering its $85 billion in monthly bond buying.

Aug 14, 2013
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Media Alert: Aug. 14, 2013
Attention News and Business Editors 

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Michael Ball, associate dean for faculty and research and Dean’s Chair in Management Science for the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, comments on factors behind the U.S. Justice Department and a group of states moving to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines because they say the deal would reduce competition and increase fares. 

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The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, MS in business, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.

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