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Jan 05, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

Go ahead. Ignore your email. If you reflexively check your work email before you’re even out of bed in the morning, and just before you close your eyes to sleep, and at nonstop intervals in between, this story is for you. In France, workers are being given the “right to disconnect” outside of working hours, thanks to a new law that went into effect on January 1. The French government has said that the intervention

Jan 05, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

(c) Mark EvansCities usually lose when they bid against each other to lure the same sports franchise, factory, corporate headquarters or some other economic prize. But this won’t stop San Francisco and Los Angeles from battling for the new George Lucas art museum. Smith School professors Rajshree Agarwal and Tunay Tunca explain why in this Smith Brain

Jan 05, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

A recent New York Times investigation exposes the “hidden bounty of perks, tax breaks and subsidies” that benefit the world’s largest iPhone factory in China, a country where Smith School professor Gary Cohen has followed business trends for years. He says U.S. policymakers need to understand what they’re up against when they talk about reshoring manufacturing jobs. “President-elect Trump has been vowing to level

Jan 05, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

Researchers and senior executives from the private sector, government agencies and academia will gather to explore policy-based solutions to information security breaches in the 13th annual Forum on Financial Information Systems and Cybersecurity: A Public Policy Perspective. The daylong event takes place Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 in Van Munching Hall at the University of Maryland.

Jan 04, 2017
World Class Faculty & Research

The Smith School's world-class faculty are routinely quoted in leading business and other media, while Smith's innovative programs and research projects also receive attention.

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