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Mar 26, 2016

Decreases in demand and overcapacity have challenged China's manufacturing sector. “A large number of U.S. companies are moving production to other parts of the world and back to the United States, exacerbating this already difficult situation,” says Smith School professor Gary Cohen, associate dean for the Office of Executive Programs.

Mar 25, 2016

As the Smith School celebrates it’s annual Women’s Week, March 28-April 1, one Smith alumna is encouraging women to rate the female-friendliness of their workplaces. Kate Ward, MBA ’04, was president of the Graduate Women in Business club while at Smith.

Mar 25, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

In a recent ABA Banking Journal piece, Smith School professor Clifford Rossi, author of “A Risk Professional’s Survival Guide” and former Citigroup senior risk executive, contributes risk-managing guidelines for banks according to high-risk categories, starting with the type associated with cyber protection. Read more...

Mar 24, 2016

Tax attorneys will be busy in April looking for creative workarounds and exemptions to keep their clients legal. Something similar happens year-round in the gaming industry, where a complex patchwork of laws leaves ample room for interpretation. Fantasy sports contests benefited from one such loophole. Smith School professor Steve Heston says the market quickly evolved into something much different than

Mar 24, 2016

Yahoo, DraftKings and Fan Duel agreed this week to stop taking fantasy sports bets in New York, which joined Texas, Illinois and four other jurisdictions that already classify the activity as an illegal form of gambling. Maryland might go the same direction with a proposed ballot measure in November. Smith School professor Steve Heston traces the growing feud to the Interstate Wire Act of 1961.

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