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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.

COVID-19 and African Economies

COVID-19, with its staggering economic fallout, is 'the greatest global crisis of the century,' Lemma Senbet explains, in a discussion with IMF and World Bank policy experts.

May 08, 2020
A Method for Assessing Stock-Picking Wisdom

What stocks do the smartest fund managers love, and are they worth knowing? Investors Chronicle recently posed this question and revisited a Russell Wermers co-authored study for an answer.  

May 07, 2020
Pros and Cons of Reopening Businesses Amid COVID-19

States are weighing and implementing plans for reopening their economies amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Here's what they should know.

May 06, 2020
Asking Warren Buffett About Share Buybacks

Sometimes buybacks are 'stupid,' and sometimes they're 'the logical thing to do.' Buffett and our expert explain why. 

May 06, 2020
How Top Management Thinkers Are Aiding in COVID-19 Response

Those who say the coronavirus pandemic is ushering in an end to the century-long era of globalization are “utterly wrong,” says Maryland Smith’s Anil K. Gupta.

Apr 29, 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
When the coronavirus gets tough, the tough get stockpiling

Shelves that held hand sanitizer and hand soap are mostly empty at a Target in Jersey City, N.J. on March 2, 2020. As fears of the pandemic grow, consumers are stockpiling goods in case they’re quarantined.

Apr 21, 2020
Reacting to COVID-19, and Planning for Future Pandemics

Locating protective equipment and allocating resources to meet needs have been key challenges in combating the pandemic. Here's how Maryland Smith's Louiqa Raschid is helping.

Apr 20, 2020
The Global Pulse: A Coronavirus Video Series

In our video series, Maryland Smith experts share their insights on the broadly reaching impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

Apr 17, 2020
The Fast Train: How To Onboard Interns

In some organizations, employee onboarding takes up to three months – hardly an option for summer interns. Experts offer their advice for onboarding interns.

Apr 17, 2020

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