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May 02, 2017
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Pyongyang, Arirang (Mass Games)Amid the ramped-up diplomatic and military pressure on North Korea, there is something else at play, says the Smith School's Charles E. Olson. It's an exercise in game theory. The wide-reaching game theory can describe and model how human beings will behave, particularly in response to the actions of other human beings. It's a sort of chess-game thinking. And its basis is...

Apr 25, 2017
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Globalization: It's a topic that increasingly dominates headlines and political discourse around the world, with Donald Trump in the White House, the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, and protectionist sentiment gaining political favor in other parts of the developed world.

Mar 29, 2017
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In October 2016, C-BERC’s Associate Director Gideon Mark, associate professor of logistics, business and public policy at the University of Maryland’s Robert H.

Mar 15, 2017
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Are Canada’s oil sands losing their luster? More than a decade ago, big multinational energy companies were flocking to the Western province of Alberta in droves, lured by a wealth of heavy crude in its bitumen-rich sands when oil was trading north of $100 a barrel. Smith School professor Charles E. Olson explains why times are changing....

Mar 01, 2017
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Two teams of MS in Supply Chain Management students from the Smith School placed second and third at the recent annual APICS Mid Atlantic District Case Competition.

Feb 02, 2017
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Fox was unexpectedly scrambling this week to sell the last remaining in-game commercial spots for the Feb. 5 matchup between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons. Typically, 90 percent of the commercial airtime is sold by October, as advertisers look to stage a presence during one of the year's most-watched television events. This year, however, Fox didn't hit that benchmark until December. Is the lag a harbinger for...

Jan 25, 2017
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President Trump signed an executive order this week to formally walk away from the Trans Pacific Partnership, in what looked like the final chapter for the 12-nation trade deal. Without the U.S., it seemed, the deal would collapse. But leaders of some of the 11 remaining nations now say they hope to carry on with the deal. Smith School professor Anil K. Gupta says the big question is whether the pact's...

Jan 18, 2017
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All faculty, program directors, deans, department chairs, alumni, and students of the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business are invited to nominate deserving Smith School faculty members for one of several teaching awards. Nominations are due by March 3, 2017, and awards will be presented in May.

Dec 21, 2016
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On Dec. 21, 2016, over 800 students graduated from the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business with PhD, MS, MBA, and BS degrees. The commencement ceremony was held at the Xfinity Center on the university’s College Park campus. You can watch the entire ceremony online.

Dec 14, 2016
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Professor Gary Cohen travels to China three times a year to speak to multinational companies. His latest trip, he says in an interview from Shanghai, has been a bit different. That’s because across China, in his meetings with leaders of global companies, all anyone wants to talk about is President-elect Donald Trump. "I'm hearing it every day from executives in China: 'What’s going to happen?' " says...

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