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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
World Class Faculty & Research

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.

Dec 03, 2009
World Class Faculty & Research

Washington, D.C. and Baltimore were both recently named among the top 10 best cities to launch a business (No. 6 and No. 10, respectively) by Fortune Small Business magazine and the Kauffman Foundation. With the Baltimore-Washington region so ripe for startups, it’s no wonder the state of Maryland is supporting technology transfer initiatives to get commercialize research innovations discovered at universities and federal laboratories.

Nov 12, 2009
World Class Faculty & Research

On-the-job experience can be a powerfully transformative tool for professional growth—in fact, research indicates it may be the primary vehicle for learning critical leadership skills. Many companies use job assignments to groom high-potential managers, but what kinds of experiences are really valuable for developing manager potential?

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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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