COLLEGE PARK, Md. (Jan. 26, 2015) — A new Financial Times ranking recognizes the full-time MBA program at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business among the top 25 in the nation and top 50 in the world. The Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2015, released today, also scores Smith’s PhD program top 10 in the world.
This month, accounting undergraduates at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business took 10 days to visit 15 accounting destinations in Washington, D.C., as part of Jim McKinney's "Tax Avoidance, Tax Policy, and Tax Research Techniques" course.
Smith School Professor Peter Morici says European politics could depress U.S. interest rates. That's because uncertainty about the euro will cause Europeans to send money to the U.S., and that could push up stock prices and push down interest rates. “As the Fed raises rates this summer, the impact on mortgage rates will be more limited because of the uncertainty over the euro,” he says at ABC News.
In the last quarter of 2011, the hedge fund SAC Capital filed a Freedom of Information request asking for documents regarding inspections of plants operated by Charles River Laboratories, which conducts pharmaceutical research. SAC apparently didn’t get bad news, because it increased its shares in Charles River from about 70,000 to 240,000 during that same calendar quarter. The stock rose, and SAC sold most of it
By LIU YANG
Executive orders from the White House in 2014 rekindled a decades-long debate about gender pay disparities that persist in corporate America. Some blame the gap on lingering workplace biases that protect the C suite as the domain of men. Others dismiss the problem as overstated, citing the choices that women often make to sacrifice career advancement in favor of family.
About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business
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.