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Jan 21, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

U.S.-based multinational corporations move an average of $12 billion in taxable income back into the country each year, tax free, through complex mergers and acquisitions. That’s according to new research by Emanuel Zur, an assistant professor of business at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, and two coauthors. "This is the first time anyone has provided large-scale

Jan 20, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

President Obama’s proposed fee on big banks would hurt homebuyers and fail to control risk-taking by those firms with more than $50 billion in assets, says Clifford Rossi, professor of the practice at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. The proposal, slated for inclusion in tonight’s State of the Union address, would

Jan 18, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

Since 2008 the United States has had a zombie mortgage-financing system, former bank executive Cliff Rossi writes today in a guest column for The Hill. “That year, in the wake of the collapse of the

Jan 16, 2015

Experts Map Cyber Governance in UMD Business-Public Policy Forum 

The fledgling cyberinsurance industry needs stronger data analysis fed by companies more willing to self-report cyber incidents.  

That assessment, by Department of Homeland Security Senior Cybersecurity Strategist Tom Finan, was part of the annual Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity Forum on Jan. 14, 2015, co-hosted by the Robert H. Smith School of Business and School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. 

Jan 15, 2015
World Class Faculty & Research

The World Bank warns permanent stagflation faces euro-currency countries. Countering the threat, the European Central Bank (ECB) sets to unleash a round of quantitative easing (QE), which means creating money to buy financial assets, including government bonds.

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