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Feb 25, 2010
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It’s Hollywood awards season. With the glow just wearing off from the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards quickly approaching, the year’s top films are vying for top honors. Aside from how well they do in the awards, how well films do at the box office depends in part on what parental guidance rating they carry.

Feb 11, 2010
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Nonprofit organizations share a common goal of making a difference in the world, but many could more successfully meet that goal – a “mission impact” – by applying leading edge business strategies to improve operations.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Dr. Rob Sheehan talks about how nonprofits can apply business strategies in his new book, “Mission Impact: Breakthrough Strategies for

Jan 28, 2010
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Where does the banking industry go from here?

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Clifford Rossi, managing director of the Center for Financial Policy, shares his prognosis for the banking industry and the economy as a whole for 2010.

Jan 14, 2010
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In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Roland Rust talks about his new research that can forecast consumer spending better than other econometric models currently used.

Dec 17, 2009
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Making your list and checking it twice could help you avoid picking up the extra unplanned purchases this year and curb your spending while shopping.

In this edition of Smith Business Close-Up with the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, Rosellina Ferraro talks about her new research that offers easy tips that can help consumers cut back on unplanned purchases.

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