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Jan 13, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

Time had run out in 1980. An earth capable of sustaining only a limited number of hungry consumers had been pushed too far, and “The Population Bomb” described by conservation biologist Paul Ehrlich would soon explode. Most in academia accepted the dire warnings about overpopulation and resource depletion. But the late Smith School economist Julian Simon listened to the arguments and recognized a flaw.

Jan 12, 2016

Rajshree Agarwal shares three reasons critics should give Zuckerberg and Jobs thanks.

Jan 12, 2016
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Undergraduates at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business: Here are seven ways to get ready for the spring semester!

Jan 12, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

The Center for the Study of Business Ethics, Regulation & Crime (C-BERC) sponsored and hosted a panel discussion on November 17, 2015 on ‘Regulating business compliance: What works, what doesn’t, and why?’ addressing the question of how to best prevent and control corporate misconduct.

Jan 11, 2016
World Class Faculty & Research

In Switzerland, some customers are watching their bank accounts shrink each month, even if they don't make any withdrawals. In Denmark, when you repay your loan you don't add interest to the payment, you subtract interest. The banks are literally paying people to borrow money. This is the strange new world of negative interest rates. It's a byproduct, according to Smith School professor Haluk Unal

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