The Looming Risk of Low Fees

The race between active and passive investment management is becoming really interesting. After years of growth among passive funds, experts are starting to ask: What's at risk?

Oct 16, 2017
Why Thaler's Work and His Nobel Prize Matter

There was a time when Richard Thaler's research was controversial. Now he has the 2017 Nobel prize in economics. The Smith School's Francesco D'Acunto discusses why his work is so influential.

Oct 12, 2017
What Catalonia Risks By Leaving Spain

Secession would put newly independent nation in the back of the line for European Union membership. "There is no grandfathering in," Smith School professor Kislaya Prasad says. 

Oct 03, 2017
Why Nobody Wins with the Bombardier Tariff

At first blush, the federal government's decision this week to slap a steep, 220 percent tariff on Bombardier's C-Series jets probably looks like a win for U.S. aerospace giant Boeing Co.

Sep 29, 2017
After Trump’s Tweets, a Playbook For the NFL

How should the NFL respond to a pro-Trump political action committee's "Turn Off the NFL" boycott? "The league needs to grab this ball and run it up the field," says the Smith School's Henry C. Boyd III.

Sep 29, 2017
Why the Sudden Worry About Bitcoin?

It seems like everyone is sounding the alarm lately about bitcoin and the ever-expanding world of cryptocurrencies. Smith School technology professor Joseph P. Bailey explains why.

Sep 29, 2017
Reset Yourself Like a Big Bank CEO

Kelly S. King works long hours as chairman and CEO of BB&T, but he starts each day refreshed. He shared his morning routine during the 2017 BB&T Colloquium on Capitalism, Ethics and Leadership.

Sep 29, 2017
How Uber Lost Its Way in London

London has deemed Uber "not fit and proper" to operate within city limits. Smith School professor Brent Goldfarb says the move was predictable, given Uber's recent troubles.

Sep 26, 2017
How Toys 'R' Us Can Make a Comeback

It's not "game over" for Toys 'R' Us. Its bankruptcy this week is more of a "timeout." The Smith School's Jie Zhang says that if the toy retailer plays its cards right, it could end up a winner.

Sep 22, 2017
Why the CEO Can't Motivate You

Leaders who search for ways to motivate their teams are focusing on the wrong thing, BB&T Chairman and CEO Kelly S. King said Sept. 26, 2017, at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Sep 27, 2017


Managing Motherhood: Intro
Smith School professor Nicole Coomber applies management principles at home as a mother of four boys (1:01)


Branding Yourself Like Barbie
Don't toy with your brand, Mattel president and chief operating officer Richard Dickson tells Smith School graduates (7:51)

Nine Risk Management Secrets
Smith School professor Anil Gupta says smart entrepreneurs are fearless but not reckless. They do these nine things (4:17).


Are You Too Productive?
Smith School professor Roland Rust, discusses the tradeoffs between prductivity and customer service (2:52).

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