One of the nation's largest and highest-ranked business schools broke ground on a new state-of-the-art facility today. As part of Arizona State University's Homecoming festivities, about 300 people attended the groundbreaking ceremony for the new McCord Hall at the W. P. Carey School of Business.
"Financial Times" Names China Executive MBA among Best
One of the most highly regarded international business newspapers just released its new rankings of executive MBA programs, and the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University ranks Top 20 worldwide. The Financial Times, Britain's equivalent of The Wall Street Journal, applauds the school's prestigious EMBA program in China as No. 20 globally and the No. 2 executive MBA program affiliated with any U.S. public university.
New Research Applauds Medicare Part D, May Have Broader Implications for Health Care Reform
Giving people more choices can eliminate wasteful spending, even in health care. New research from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows that one government program has worked to cut the amount of money Americans were wasting out of pocket, despite intense speculation about how confusing the program would be. The research on Medicare Part D reveals consumers can make good choices when faced with lots of private insurance options, and this may have much broader implications for health care reform in general.
The amount of activity in the Phoenix-area housing market dropped significantly last month. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University reveals the decrease and explains that it's largely due to a decline in foreclosures.
Student Support, Donors Result in State-of-the-Art Facility
As one of the largest and highest-ranked business schools in the country, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is home to 10,000-plus students -- more than some entire universities. In order to keep up with its growing student population and to play an even bigger role in educating business leaders of tomorrow, the school is about to break ground on a new 129,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art building that will complement its two existing structures. McCord Hall will be named for philanthropist Sharon Dupont McCord and her late husband Bob McCord.
Goldman Sachs' Hatzius Wins Lawrence R. Klein Award Again
Despite the intense twists and turns of the U.S. economy over the past several years, one man was able to sort through all the static and deliver an extraordinarily accurate forecast of the recession and recovery we're all enduring. Because of this, Goldman Sachs Chief Economist Jan Hatzius is the winner of the prestigious Lawrence R. Klein Award for economic forecasting this year, becoming one of only a handful of people to take the award twice. Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers will present Hatzius with the award at a high-profile event in New York on Oct. 20. At the ceremony, Hatzius will also deliver his economic forecast for 2012.
Many Adding Jobs, Despite Rough Economy
Despite the rough economy, some of the best businesses in Arizona are still growing, adding jobs and boosting our community. The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is honoring 10 of the top companies in the state for their achievements. They are the newly announced finalists for the prestigious Spirit of Enterprise Awards, now in their 15th year of celebrating entrepreneurship.
New rankings are out, and U.S. News & World Report once again names the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University among the best business schools in the nation. The 2012 rankings for undergraduate programs, out this week, show the W. P. Carey School made the Top 30 list for the ninth time in 10 years.
For the first time this year, the Phoenix area saw a jump up in the single-family-home foreclosure rate. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows 31 percent of the existing-home transactions in the market were foreclosures in August. This comes after months of lowering the rate, from 43 percent in January and February, all the way down to 29 percent in July.
Heads of US Airways, Sony Pictures Technologies among Speakers
The heads of US Airways and Sony Pictures Technologies are among those headlining the new season of the popular 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. The Economic Club of Phoenix (ECP) was founded by a group of prominent business executives called the Dean's Council of 100, in conjunction with the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. The club is now the preeminent Arizona forum for the exchange of ideas about business and the economy.