Thought Leadership

The lifeblood of a business school is its faculty, and at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business our faculty members are inspiring, supportive and world-class. We are attuned to a marketplace that values innovation, entrepreneurialism, analytical thinking and hard work. Our teaching and research equips students with the wisdom of business scholarship rooted in the experiential lessons of the marketplace.

Bitcoin: Viable Currency, or Tulip-Style Bubble?

Is Bitcoin a viable currency for trade? Or is merely it an overheated asset, poised to cool way down?

Mar 03, 2021
How COVID Will Change Your Tax Return

And why it might have you feeling a bit more charitable than usual.

Mar 02, 2021
Understanding Climate Risks: A Blueprint for Financial Regulators

How regulators can better understand the risks facing the financial and mortgage industry.

Mar 02, 2021
How COVID-19 Is Changing Healthcare in America

COVID-19 was a healthcare system 'wake-up call.' These two trends will outlive the pandemic.

Feb 22, 2021
A Better Federal System for COVID Vaccinations

How the governmental IT structure is dragging the vaccination effort – and how it should be addressed.

Feb 18, 2021
Climate Change Scenarios and Risk Management

How can institutions prepare meaningful climate change scenarios for decision making and risk management?

Feb 16, 2021
Tesla, the IRS and the Future of Cryptocurrency

We know one thing about Elon Musk's personal tax filing for 2020. And it says a lot about the IRS and its priorities.

Feb 16, 2021
Why File Your Tax Return Early?

Hello, tax season. Here are four reasons why early filing is smart filing. 

Feb 10, 2021
What’s Next, After the GameStop Frenzy?

As the GameStop trading frenzy died down, a question arose: “What does all this mean for retail and institutional investors?”

Feb 10, 2021
Super Bowl Ads That Scored—Even When the Game Didn’t

Which commercials from the Big Game flopped, flourished or found the right tone?

Feb 08, 2021


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