Center for Financial Policy News

June 24, 2021
Maryland Smith’s Pellegrino Wins Western Finance Association’s Best Paper Award

Maryland Smith’s Bruno Pellegrino won the 2021 Charles River Associates Award for the best paper on corporate finance, announced June 17 at the Western Finance Association’s annual conference.

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June 24, 2021
Maryland Smith’s Serhiy Kozak Wins Journal of Financial Economics Best Paper Prize

Maryland Smith’s Serhiy Kozak won the 2020 Fama-DFA Prize for the best paper published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the area of capital markets and asset pricing.

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May 20, 2021
Students’ Challenge: Helping Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Manage Risk

In their seven-week experiential learning projects, master’s of quantitative finance students are given a task that realistically would take many months to accomplish. That’s intentional, says Maryland Smith’s Clifford Rossi.

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May 14, 2021
SEC Chair Kicks Off Annual Conference on Financial Regulation

SEC Chairman Gary Gensler is looking to the future – one oriented around the intersection of finance and technology, climate change and human capital.

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March 5, 2021
Global Teams Compete in the Finance IB Agility Lab

As part of the #KeepGlobalSmith campaign, the Center for Global Business held the International Business (IB) Agility Lab: Finance from February 24-26, 2021.

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February 23, 2021
18 Maryland Smith Professors Named Among Top 2% Worldwide

A study of the world’s top researchers identifies 18 from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business in the top 2% of the most-cited scholars and scientists worldwide.

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February 17, 2021
Senbet Appointed to Ethiopian Economic Advisory Council

Maryland Smith finance professor Lemma W. Senbet was appointed to a newly created Independent Council of Economic Advisors in his native Ethiopia by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Senbet, an expert and leader in economic policy in Africa, is the William E.

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December 16, 2020
CFP Event Explores Diversity and the Bottom Line

When it comes to diversity, the investment industry has a ways to go.

That fact, while well known, was further illuminated this month in a survey from the Diverse Asset Managers Initiative (DAMI) and discussed in “Diversity and the Bottom Line,” a webcast hosted by the Center for Financial Policy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

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November 12, 2020
How Maryland Smith Is Helping the FDA Think About Drug Manufacturing and Risk

Pandemic-era disruptions underscored a troubling reality in the pharmaceutical industry – an outsized reliance on foreign manufacturers for the raw ingredients for drugs sold in the United States.

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October 13, 2020
Fed’s Quarles Discusses Global Financial Stability and Data Gaps

When business scholars examine what transpired in the markets in 2020, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the things they’ll study is financial markets stability and the influence of data gaps.

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