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Apr 21, 2014
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Apr 21, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

Effect Reduced at Firms Where a Majority of Senior Leaders Are Women

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Women wage earners suffer more than men when they leave similar jobs at the same company and relocate to the same new employer following layoffs, a first-of-its-kind study from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business shows. The gender pay gap widens during the transition regardless of age, race, education or seniority, although the effects are less pronounced at firms where a majority of senior leaders are women.

Apr 18, 2014
World Class Faculty & Research

Smith a Catalyst to Better Performing State-Run Exchanges 

States’ health insurance exchanges recovered faster than the federal government's health insurance marketplace after both stumbled out of the gate last fall.

Apr 18, 2014
Community

Do you have a child, sibling or family member who has started to think about college? Last semester, the school hosted the Smith Alumni & Family Open House to help the family navigate the college admission process.

Apr 18, 2014
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Pratik Dixit BS ’13 (finance, information systems) could have chosen a glamorous study-abroad locale such as Amsterdam, Dubai or Paris. Instead, he jumped at a 12-day consulting opportunity in rural Nicaragua.

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