The Hunt for Clean Water

Few business problems are more basic than delivering clean drinking water to thirsty customers. Yet solutions remain elusive in the United States and elsewhere.

Apr 02, 2019
How Do You Recover from a Flood?

Industrialization and Internet usage in flooded areas affect per-capita income and recovery efforts, according to new research from Maryland Smith.

Mar 31, 2019
Who Has Clean Hands?

The unclean hands doctrine serves as a safety valve in the judicial system. “It protects the sanctity of the court,” says Maryland Smith professor T. Leigh Anenson.

Mar 14, 2019
Canada’s Move, Not Qatar’s, Is Big News For Oil

It was big news when Qatar announced it was quitting OPEC after nearly 60 years. But a development 6,000 miles away in Canada is likely to have a far more significant impact on oil prices, Maryland Smith's Charles E. Olson says.

Dec 05, 2018
The Rise of the Impact Investor

So you want to put your money where your values are. Then the latest in growing investment trends – impact investing – might be for you.

Nov 27, 2018
Natural Gas Is the Next Price To Watch

While consumers experience the effects of oil price volatility at the gas pump, there’s another energy market force that’s stealthy and poised to dent bank accounts in 2019. It’s natural gas.

Nov 21, 2018
Time for a Change in MBA Education?

MBA students gain essential tools that enable the kind of critical thinking required to solve problems and lead companies. But there is a downside to the curriculum, Maryland Smith's Rachelle Sampson writes.

Oct 18, 2018
Why Women-Led Hedge Funds Love Risk

It’s long been believed that if you want to rein in risk-taking, hiring women as top managers can help. But new research suggests that it can have the opposite result.

Oct 09, 2018
The Good News in NAFTA 2.0

Absent from the trade agreement between the U.S. and Canada are the car tariffs the Trump administration had threatened to impose.

Oct 01, 2018
Abandon Quarterly Earnings? Why the Latest Debate Misses the Point

Should publicly traded companies stop reporting earnings every quarter, opting instead for a twice-a-year schedule?

Sep 25, 2018


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