Logistics, Business & Public Policy

10 COVID-Era Trends That Are Here To Stay

The pandemic has changed so much about the way we live and work. And some of those changes are here to stay.

Mar 09, 2021
Data Science, Machine Learning and the Looming Shakeup

Potential pitfalls of machine learning include bias and unequal benefits. In healthcare, these stakes are especially serious.

Jan 21, 2021
Cold Chain

Pfizer’s COVID vaccine must stay super cold – between -112° and -76°F. Here's what that means for the vaccine supply chain.

Dec 23, 2020
After Vaccine Breakthrough, Eyes Turn to the COVID Supply Chain

Even with the federal program Operation Warp Speed projecting readiness for distribution, “coordination and funding” across the coronavirus supply chain will need to be better developed.

Nov 12, 2020
A U.S. Economy Under Biden

How will a Joe Biden presidency affect the American economy, and what will it mean for the U.S. role in global economies, including China’s?

Nov 11, 2020
How Risk and Gender Affect Fund Manager Performance

Maryland Smith’s Cristian Dezsö says his recent finding of strong performance by R&D-heavy companies managed by women confirms theories that “women have a management style that encourages people to speak up and exchange ideas” and factors in women outperforming men as fund managers.

Oct 28, 2020
What’s in Store for the U.S. Postal Service?

Between the pandemic and the hurricane season, 2020 has proved to be a challenging year for the U.S. Postal Service. What's next?

Sep 03, 2020
How COVID-19 Is Changing the Airline Industry

Here are some of the big trends facing the airline industry and its passengers now.

Jun 18, 2020
Summer Reading List 2020

It's the 17th annual Summer Reading List for Business Leaders – your summer reading guide as recommended by Maryland Smith's faculty experts.

May 27, 2020
What the Negative Oil Price Says About the Economy

No, oil producers can’t just cut their output to zero – and here's what that means for the supply and demand imbalance.

Apr 22, 2020

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