People are especially interested in saving money at the grocery store now, due to the rough economy. Most know that buying the store brand or private label, also known as the "generic brand," can save you cash. However, a new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University suggests the simple presence of the store brand can save you money, even if you don't buy it.
Small business owners can learn how to make the most of this time of economic recovery. Top professors from the W. P. Carey School of Business will teach classes for the owners of small and diverse local businesses at the school's third annual Small Business Leadership Academy. Salt River Project (SRP) is co-sponsor of this innovative academy, the first program of its kind in the western United States.
Phoenix-area housing prices have consistently gone up every month this year, despite tough economic times. The latest Realty Studies report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University confirms the median single-family home price in the Valley has steadily increased. However, it's unclear whether the momentum will continue.
A record number of students -- more than 2,000 -- will graduate from the nationally ranked W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University this week. Appropriately, the speaker at this year's undergraduate convocation ceremony will be W. P. Carey School of Business alumnus Aaron Matos, chief executive officer and founder of the popular employment website Jobing.com. He will speak to the students about their future in this tough post-recession job market.
Most Americans will likely have their health information turned into electronic medical records over the next decade. A large chunk of federal stimulus money is being used for this effort aimed at improving patient care and reducing medical errors. However, a new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows there are some real negatives that come with the positives of electronic medical records.
The Phoenix-area housing market has finally reached an important milestone. Preliminary numbers show the first year-over-year increase in Valley home prices happened last month for both the lower end of the market and the foreclosure segment of the market. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University reveals this development, after almost three years of negative numbers. The report also introduces a new index to track Phoenix-area commercial real estate.
Arizona is still three to four years away from a full economic recovery, according to top economic experts from the W. P. Carey School of Business and the Arizona Governor's Office. About 200 people heard the new state and national forecasts today at the annual Economic Outlook Luncheon sponsored by the Economic Club of Phoenix.
The high school students of today will become the business leaders of tomorrow. That's why the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is announcing a new, free program to help educate some of Arizona's best and brightest high school students. The Fleischer Scholars Program will be offered to select traditionally underrepresented and economically disadvantaged students during the summer between their junior and senior years. High school counselors and teachers across the state are encouraged to help identify good candidates to apply.
U.S. News & World Report once again ranks the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University among the top graduate schools in the country. On the publication's newly unveiled list of "America's Best Graduate Schools" for business, the school comes in at No. 27, improving two spots from last year and making it the only Arizona school on the Top 50 list this year.
As we begin to recover from the recession, many Arizona businesses are working to create new jobs and boost the state's economy. Some of the best will be honored with this year's Spirit of Enterprise Awards from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. Companies can begin applying now for the 14th annual awards.