News Releases

News Releases

March 21, 2012

With the U.S. economy started on the mend, it's interesting to note which cities and states are growing the fastest. Research Professor Lee McPheters of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University provides rankings and analysis based on the latest jobs figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

March 15, 2012

People don't always associate the business world with charity. However, students at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University are taught to understand that charity work is vital to your real, genuine success in life. This week, the nonprofit Chicanos Por La Causa (CPLC) Parenting Arizona is honoring the school for its extensive work on behalf of the children's charity.

March 13, 2012

U.S. News & World Report announces its prestigious annual rankings for the best business schools in the country today. For the fifth year in a row, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University ranks top 30 among the "Best Graduate Schools" for business in the nation.

March 7, 2012

While recent attention has focused on bringing more women into the fields of science, technology and engineering, many people may not realize we're seeing a similar issue in the world of business, when it comes to a few specific fields, such as finance, computer information systems and economics. That's why the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is hosting a special event this week. Intel is the primary sponsor of the school's "Young Women in Business Forum."

February 28, 2012

We've all seen the ads meant to scare us into buying products like protective sunscreen or to avoid doing something like drugs. Well, it turns out those advertisements may only freeze us with fear and inaction. New research from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows, in order to work best, these ads also have to disgust and gross us out.

February 23, 2012

Several pieces of good news are trickling into the hard-hit Phoenix-area housing market. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows positive trends for struggling homeowners, as of January 2012.

February 22, 2012

Whether you're a safe, conservative investor or a fast-trading stock-swapper, genes may actually play a role in some of your decisions. Individuals frequently exhibit investment biases, such as not diversifying enough, being reluctant to sell stocks that have lost money or simply trading too much. Now, new research from Stephan Siegel, visiting professor at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, shows some investors may be born with those biases.

February 15, 2012

Starting out in the real world after college may seem especially daunting right now, given the rough job market. The W. P. Carey School of Business is offering a fast, new way for those who didn't major in business as undergraduates to make themselves more marketable to employers. The new nine-month Master of Science in Management (MiM) will help new grads to complement their existing knowledge from other fields with a basic business foundation. The W. P. Carey School is also unveiling two new undergraduate degrees.

February 8, 2012

Whether it's building an oil pipeline, drilling for fuel in the ocean or "fracking" to flush natural gas out of the earth, we're often asked to believe the process is safe, when companies want to do something that could have big benefits, but also be potentially disastrous for the environment. Now, an economics professor at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University has a way for these companies to show the public that the risks will be managed - by requiring them to post the estimated costs of a spill or major environmental side effect ahead of time through the creation of refundable environmental bonds.

January 30, 2012

Americans are keenly focused on improving our economy and creating more jobs through advancements in the business world. The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University now ranks No. 1 in creating new business knowledge that can help move us forward. In rankings from the journal Technovation, the school ranks first among all business schools worldwide for authoring research in the Top 45 academic business journals with the most global impact.

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