Research at Maryland Smith

We know marketing, finance, accounting, logisitics and management. We have PhDs in all of that, plus real-world experience as consultants and business leaders with Fortune 500 companies. We have worked on Wall Street, Main Street and in government offices from the White House to the SEC. We have specialized knowledge in nearly every industry, from energy to entertainment. We speak Chinese, Spanish, Turkish and more than a dozen other languages. We have networks that span six continents. We attend key events and read the latest books, newspapers and journals. We are the thought leaders at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.

Smith Brain Trust

Professors offer insights on hot business topics in Smith Brain Trust, a weekly newsletter that focuses on current events and practical tips for busy working professionals.

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Research at Smith

Smith School faculty members produce research published in top journals and cited by top scholars. Research at Smith highlights the best of this work, focusing on papers published in the 50 business journals used in the Financial Times Research Rank.

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Here’s the Best Way To Build a Startup Team

The Most Successful Startups Mix Friendships and Business To Build Teams, Finds Research

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For Aviation, an ‘Unprecedented Opportunity’

Why Leadership, Cooperation Will Be Key in a Post-COVID Era

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FTC a Fix for McDonald’s Ice Cream Machines?

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Why 2021’s Labor Day Sales Are Likely to Disappoint

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The ‘Still-Weird’ Market for Meme Stocks

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Faculty Accolades

Ritu Agarwal To Receive UMD’s Highest Honor

Often referred to as “superwoman” by colleagues for her tireless work, Ritu Agarwal has dedicated her career to enhancing the experience…

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Maryland Smith’s Pellegrino Wins Western Finance Association’s Best Paper Award

Maryland Smith’s Bruno Pellegrino won the 2021 Charles River Associates Award for the best paper on corporate finance, announced June 17…

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Maryland Smith’s Serhiy Kozak Wins Journal of Financial Economics Best Paper Prize

Maryland Smith’s Serhiy Kozak won the 2020 Fama-DFA Prize for the best paper published in the Journal of Financial Economics in the area…

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Contact

Smith Brain Trust experts are ready to connect with the global media. To arrange interviews or learn about the school’s broadcast capabilities, contact Smith’s Marketing Communications Office.

Greg Muraski
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301-405-5833

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