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Nov 10, 2016

The question of who will be the 45th U.S. president has been answered with the upset victory of Republican Donald Trump. Now many are asking what U.S. economic policy will look like under his administration. Smith School experts will explore some of the larger economic questions facing the new administration at a pair of events next week in Washington, D.C. Here is a snapshot of some of the big issues they will discuss.

Nov 10, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

To what extent will president-elect Donald Trump and Congress deliver on a campaign pledge to rebuild U.S. infrastructure? Smith School professor Peter Morici told BBC News on Wednesday that tightening certain entitlement programs could offset long-term projects like improving the passenger railway system. Trump in his presidential election acceptance speech pledged to fix U.S. inner cities and rebuild highways

Nov 10, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

Black Friday is old hat. Cyber Monday is passe. The most interesting shopping day of the year is the one you haven't even heard of: Green Monday. It's the day each year when the Internet saves Christmas — the Monday after the final shopping weekend of the season, when frazzled consumers hit the web to snap up the final few gifts on their list before the window closes on the all-important free-shipping offers.

Nov 09, 2016
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

A team of MBA students from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business outperformed finalists from Northwestern, Georgetown and Carnegie Mellon Universities to win the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s inaugural MBA Case Competition on Nov. 3, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

Nov 09, 2016
Experiential / Reality-based Learning

Smith School students had the opportunity to take a field trip unlike any other when they visited the Under Armour Distribution Center and Total Distribution Services Inc. (TDSI), a CSX subsidiary, on Oct. 7, 2016.

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