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May 01, 2008
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Read the spring 2008 issue of Research @ Smith.

May 01, 2008

Research by Russ Wermers

Knowing how the best mutual fund managers are choosing their portfolios can be valuable information for investors, if stocks picked by skilled fund managers really outperform those picked by unskilled managers. But it has been difficult to test this hypothesis, since it is not clear how to use fund holdings

May 01, 2008

Research by P.K. Kannan

The publishing industry is going through a major transitional period as it tries to come to terms with the Web as a delivery platform for content. How can publishers keep their digital content from cannibalizing the market for printed material yet still provide new options to customers?

May 01, 2008

Entrepreneurship is often thought of strictly in terms of new venture creation. But as the half-life of technologies, products and business models becomes ever shorter, established companies are finding that their existing bases of competitive advantage are decaying and becoming obsolete at a faster rate.


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