Is the Phoenix-area housing market experiencing a new downward trend? A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University reveals a year-over-year decline in home prices for the second month in a row. After a year of relative stability, this is not good news for Valley homeowners.
Two newly released lists applaud the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University for being one of the best business schools around. The highly regarded Financial Times newspaper just announced it ranks the school's executive MBA program in China as No. 28 in the world. In a new publication, the Princeton Review gives the school high marks and says it has a growing reputation throughout the country.
The Phoenix area just hit an unfortunate record for 2010. According to a new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, 46 percent of the total transactions in the existing-home market last month were foreclosures. That's the highest percentage recorded in any month this year. Unfortunately, the report's author predicts even more trouble from foreclosures.
New Members of W. P. Carey School Homecoming Hall of Fame
Three well-known business leaders will receive a high honor from Arizona State University for their contributions to our economy and community. This month, they will be inducted into the W. P. Carey School of Business Homecoming Hall of Fame, joining an elite group of previous inductees from such diverse organizations as the American Red Cross, Motorola, PayPal, the U.S. Air Force, Wells Fargo Bank, XM Satellite Radio and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
ASU Professor Helps Show Third Way We Learn & Make Decisions
Experts have long believed there are two main ways our brains work: 1.) cognition, which is thinking or processing information, and 2.) affect, which is feeling or emotion. However, a new breakthrough was just made in regard to a third faculty of the brain called conation. "When people make 'gut' decisions or choices based on instinct, that's really conation," explains Associate Professor Pierre Balthazard of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, who worked on the new research.
Also, New Commercial Real Estate Report Delivers Mixed News
Both residential and commercial real estate prices in the Phoenix area are still suffering in the rough economy. New reports from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University show Valley home prices going negative for the first time in months, while commercial real estate prices are about 30 percent lower than at the same time last year.
Tough Job Market? Then Get a W. P. Carey School Degree
Everyone knows we're in an incredibly difficult job market right now. However, if you have a recent degree from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, you're probably doing very well.
Academics, Value Shown on New "Wall Street Journal" Top 25 List
Many Americans are choosing to go back to school part-time, in order to advance their careers to the next level. The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is being recognized as a top choice for both academics and value for these students. On a new Top 25 list from "The Wall Street Journal," the school ranks high at No. 13 among the best executive MBA programs in the world. The program is also shown as an exceptional value during this rough economic time, the least expensive among the entire Top 25.
BMO Financial Group's Cooper to Receive Lawrence R. Klein Award
Dr. Sherry Cooper, executive vice president and chief economist for BMO Financial Group, will receive this year's prestigious Lawrence R. Klein Award for economic forecasting accuracy. The W. P. Carey School of Business sponsors and judges the award, named for Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Lawrence R. Klein.
Companies Win in Time of Economic Recovery
At a time when many businesses are struggling and failing, Arizona boasts some great companies shining through the economic recovery, creating new jobs and contributing to our state. Today, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University honored five of the best companies as Spirit of Enterprise Award winners. They were recognized for ethics, energy and excellence in entrepreneurship.