W. P. Carey School Event Aims to Help Reverse a Trend
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."
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.
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.
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.
Open to Minorities & Economically Disadvantaged, Interested in Biz
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.
Real Estate Expert Jay Butler Files Last Report at ASU
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.