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.
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.
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.
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.
Business administration is now the No. 1 college major, according to The Princeton Review. The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is offering an opportunity for high school students to experience what it's really like to attend one of the top business schools in the nation. The annual Fleischer Scholars Program at the W. P. Carey School is open to select minority and economically disadvantaged students from across the state.
The final numbers on Phoenix-area foreclosures and home prices are in, and they may surprise you. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows, despite some positive momentum, 2011's overall totals failed to show a big improvement from the numbers in 2010.
Despite a slowly improving U.S. economy, Americans have watched the stock market continue on its roller coaster ride, in large part because of uncertainty about the economic future of European countries, such as Greece, Portugal, Ireland, Spain and Italy, experiencing well-publicized problems. An international finance expert from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University explains what we can expect as we enter the New Year in the future of the Eurozone.
This week, U.S. News & World Report issued its first-ever rankings for top online education programs. The online MBA program from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is among the 14 named to the publication's inaugural "Honor Roll" for online graduate business programs.
Worldwide attention is now focused on the Phoenix-area real estate market and its slow recovery from the foreclosure crisis. At the same time, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is making some timely upgrades to its real estate programs aimed at disseminating more public information about the market and educating future real estate industry leaders. Among them is the addition of real estate expert Mike Orr, highly regarded for his market analysis as creator of The Cromford Report.
The Arizona State University community mourns the loss of a great benefactor, philanthropist and businessman. Wm. Polk Carey, one of the nation's most prominent real estate investors and the major donor behind the W. P. Carey School of Business at ASU, has passed away at the age of 81.