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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. 

Aug 13, 2013
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Media Alert: Aug. 13, 2013
Attention: Business Reporters

COLLEGE PARK, Md. Experts in the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business are available to discuss the current state of the print news industry. Their analysis follow the recent Washington Post acquisition by Amazon.com founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos, the Boston Globe sale to Red Sox owner John Henry, plus other recent sales and spinoffs of newspapers across the United States.

Aug 06, 2013
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Aug. 6, 2013
Media Alert
Attention: Business and Economics Editors and Reporters

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Long odds face U.S. fast food workers who have been demanding higher wages, says an expert in the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Professor Curt Grimm, the Charles A. Taff Chair of Economics and Strategy, comments on the workers’ demands that include better pay, the right to unionize, and more than doubling the $7.25 minimum wage to $15:

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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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