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      How savvy asset managers can fend off the regulators

      When US politicians wanted to court voters after the global financial crisis, they knew who to attack: the “fat-cat bankers”...

    2. April 5, 2015

      Taking on the world has proven difficult for US universities

      It was at least 20 years ago that the top US business schools set out on a path to become global players, but two decades...

    1. March 29, 2015

      Catching March Madness and the Japanese college connection

      On Monday, March 29, 1982, I woke up in the wrong city. Nothing against Columbia, South Carolina, but that night Georgetown...

    2. October 19, 2014

      Move up or move on

      Serene Nah was GE Capital’s chief financial officer for greater China and had bright prospects in the group where she had...

    3. October 2, 2014

      Lagarde warns of ‘new mediocre’ era

      The world economy is threatened by a mediocre era of low growth for a long time, warned Christine Lagarde as she signalled...

    4. June 1, 2014

      Meditation and the art of helping MBA students to become mindful

      Most business school professors teach subjects such as brand marketing, derivative analysis or supply chain management....

    5. November 27, 2013

      Speculators push Bitcoin above $1,000

      Speculators are trading Bitcoin above $1,000 for the first time, pushing the mania for the experimental virtual currency...

    6. November 14, 2013

      Prevention: Carrots and sticks approach wins mixed reviews

      With the cost of diabetes growing, pushed by swelling obesity rates around the world, companies and countries are using...

    7. July 10, 2013

      Thunderbird to teach MBA in Paris and Madrid with Laureate

      Thunderbird, the Arizona-based business school, is to launch its MBA programme in Paris and Madrid as part of a list of...

    8. June 20, 2013

      Georgetown launches online masters degree in finance

      The McDonough school at Georgetown University is to launch a Masters in Finance (MSF) degree from January 2014. The...

    9. May 12, 2013

      The trickle-down effect

      For decades companies have faced the conundrum of how to ensure managers can implement what they have learnt at business...

    10. March 12, 2013

      Aiming to overcome neglect of Africa

      The African continent is far more neglected by business schools than it ought to be, according to Katie Carr, regional...

    11. February 6, 2013

      US budget cuts hit aircraft carriers

      The US will reduce from two to one the number of aircraft carriers it operates in the Gulf, the most significant impact yet...

    12. January 21, 2013

      Adeline Tan

      Adeline Tan is the founder of The Healing Concierge, a Singapore-based business that has developed green smoothies, made...

    13. January 10, 2013

      US fears ally’s drift into Europe isolation

      The Obama administration’s surprise intervention into Britain’s debate about Europe reflects mounting anxiety in Washington...

    14. January 2, 2013

      Russian oil output driven to fresh high

      Rosneft and Gazprom helped push Russian crude oil production to a post-Soviet era high last year according to preliminary...

    15. November 4, 2012

      Schools widen their political horizons

      Looking east from the tower of Healy Hall, the hilltop landmark of Georgetown University, the white dome of the US Capitol...

    16. August 15, 2012

      S Korea president warns on Japan grudges

      Lee Myung-bak on Wednesday marked the anniversary of South Korea’s liberation from Japan by warning that historical grudges...

    17. June 5, 2012

      Make leaders accountable across Europe

      From Prof Josep Colomer. Sir, The president of the World Bank, Robert Zoellick, rightly calls on European leaders, and the...

    18. April 10, 2012

      Esade, FGV and Georgetown announce corporate masters

      Spain’s Esade, Georgetown in the US and the Brazilian business school Fundaçao Getulio Vargas are launching a tripartite...

    19. March 26, 2012

      Cowen urges EU to ease Irish debt burden

      Brian Cowen, Ireland’s former prime minister, has called on European authorities to restructure Ireland’s banking debts,...

    20. March 20, 2012

      Ten Questions - Mary Mazzio

      Mary Mazzio, founder and chief executive of 50 Eggs, an independent film production company, is film maker in residence at...

    21. beyondbrics

      March 15, 2012

      Argentina: vulture funds may get their money yet

      Argentina considers the issue of its payments to so-called “holdouts” closed and says those investors with bonds on which...

    22. March 5, 2012

      Advertisers abandon Limbaugh radio show

      The incendiary rhetoric of conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh has begun to have a material impact on his business...

    23. February 17, 2012

      Old world disorder

       After The Fall: The End of the European Dream and the Decline of a Continent, by Walter Laqueur, Thomas Dunne Books,...

    24. January 12, 2012

      Durham Business School finds home in local seminary

      A countryside college, which was for 200 years the Catholic seminary for the north of England, is to have a temporary twenty...

    25. FT Alphaville

      January 3, 2012

      Pawnbrokers of last resort: when a pound of flesh is not enough

      In Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice, an embittered money-lender, Shylock, famously forfeits interest on a loan he makes to...

    26. December 24, 2011

      ‘Green’ variables matter hugely to our well-being

      From Prof Andrew Oswald. Sir, The Communities and Local Government Committee was right to tell ministers to rewrite the...

    27. October 24, 2011

      Aiming high

      At first glance, Damian Blazy is not your typical participant on an Executive MBA programme – an MBA for working managers....

    28. October 24, 2011

      Meet the dean

      Follow @ProfThomas on Twitter and on any given day you might read a restaurant review, a movie recommendation ­— or a...

    29. October 12, 2011

      Korean leader in US to celebrate trade pact

      Washington DC was aflutter with South Korean flags on Wednesday as President Lee Myung-bak began a state visit to the US,...

    30. September 19, 2011

      Brigagliano to leave SEC after 25 years

      James Brigagliano has become the second senior official at the Securities and Exchange Commission in a week to quit the US...

    31. August 23, 2011

      America fears the great brawl of China

      So much for ping-pong diplomacy. In what has been dubbed the “Great Brawl of China” a college basketball team from...

    32. August 15, 2011

      Universities must embrace cultural change

      Universities are among the most successful institutions created. But what role do universities need to play in the knowledge...

    33. August 10, 2011

      Iran exile group should stay on terror list, say experts

      A group of US-based Iran experts – including academics, former political prisoners and former officials – is writing to...

    34. July 27, 2011

      Friend of the Murdochs to lead internal probe into NoW

      One of the most popular courses at the Georgetown University law school is the “Corporations” class taught by Viet Dinh, a...

    35. July 12, 2011

      Consumers can shine sunlight on exploitative vampire brands

      From Prof Charles J. Skuba. Sir, John Kay is spot on in his criticism of exploitative marketing practices (“The $10 minibar...

    36. May 24, 2011

      Georgetown scoops dean from Harvard Business School

      David Thomas has become the latest Harvard Business School professor to leave the institution to become dean elsewhere. The...

    37. May 13, 2011

      Questions swirl on bin Laden’s control

      The death of the world’s most wanted terrorist has left a shifting portrait of Osama bin Laden. In the days following his...

    38. May 12, 2011

      US tax holiday proposed for foreign profits

      A group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives introduced legislation that would give US companies a temporary tax...

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