America?s housing market is finally starting to really recover from the Great Recession, but some areas of the country are fighting back faster than others. New research from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University indicates one reason: Different states have dramatically different mortgage laws, and some make it easier to push through tough times.
As we approach holiday shopping time, many of us start thinking about long lines, frayed nerves and dealing with frazzled customer-service representatives. However, some companies are now taking the time to turn customer-service interactions into a strong point of competitive difference that makes consumers want to come back for more, especially when price and other considerations are basically equal. A new program from the Center for Services Leadership at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is designed to help make your service experiences better. It?s also meant to help improve relationships between participating companies and the firms they work with, such as suppliers, distributors and retailers.
Arizona?s economy improved somewhat this year, but what can we expect in 2013? Top experts on the U.S. and Arizona economies will deliver their forecasts for the state, nation, stock market and housing market at the Valley?s largest and most trusted economic-forecasting event on Dec. 5. The 49th Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon is co-sponsored by the Department of Economics at Arizona State University?s W. P. Carey School of Business and JPMorgan Chase.
As Americans talk about how to improve our economy, we keep hearing how small businesses and entrepreneurs have to lead the way in the recovery. Today, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University honored five of the state?s best businesses for creating jobs, contributing to charities and introducing innovation. They?re this year?s winners of the prestigious Spirit of Enterprise Awards.
Phoenix-area home prices stabilized from August to September, but we?re now seeing some other types of movement in the market. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows the numbers for Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of September.
New rankings and ratings are out from three prestigious groups that examine the best business schools in the world. The Financial Times, The Economist and The Princeton Review all give the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University extremely high marks for excellence.
Three top business leaders will be honored for their contributions to our economy, when they are inducted into the W. P. Carey School of Business Homecoming Hall of Fame this month. The honorees are accomplished executives in the fields of wireless technologies, cruises and nonprofits.
Both Phoenix-area home prices and the number of homes available for sale are slowly inching up. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University reveals the numbers for Maricopa and Pinal Counties, as of August.
Top leaders from Sam?s Club, Intel, the United Services Automobile Association (USAA), and the Arizona Diamondbacks are among those taking the stage during the current season of the Economic Club of Phoenix speaker series. Every year, Phoenix-area audiences are invited to attend the club?s luncheons and hear from some of the biggest names in the business world.
They correctly predicted one of the most volatile times in the history of the U.S. economy. For their incredible accuracy, a counselor to the Secretary of the U.S. Treasury and Morgan Stanley's chief U.S. economist are about to receive a high honor. Dr. Richard Berner and David Greenlaw will accept the prestigious Lawrence R. Klein Award for economic-forecasting accuracy in New York on Oct. 18. Greenlaw will also provide his highly regarded 2013 forecast.