New Forecasts from W. P. Carey School Economic Luncheon
Even though Arizona’s economy hit bottom four years ago, we’re still at least two years away from a full recovery. That’s according to experts from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, who delivered their midyear forecasts today at the school’s annual Economic Outlook Luncheon.
The Phoenix-area housing market is experiencing a normal seasonal spring bounce in activity and prices, but what will happen next? A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University talks about the waves of consumers that will likely start returning to the housing market next year, for the first time since the recession.
New Competition, Alumni Program & More for Community
Whether you already run a company or want to start your own business, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is adding some new resources to help you. The school has been teaching entrepreneurship for almost 30 years, and it’s now “supersizing” its offerings in this area.
Jeff Cunningham, the former publisher of Forbes magazine and founder of Directorship Magazine, is joining Arizona State University as a faculty member at the W. P. Carey School of Business and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Cunningham will serve as a professor of practice at both schools. He will focus on corporate governance, entrepreneurship and the business of news media.
With California experiencing one of its worst droughts on record, grocery shoppers across the country can expect to see a short supply of certain fruits and vegetables in stores and to pay higher prices for those items. Professor Timothy Richards of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University recently completed some research on which crops will likely be most affected and what the price boosts might be.
Are you a big fan of Apple or Nike, or a hater of McDonald’s? A new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows love-it or hate-it brands probably won’t perform exceptionally well in the stock market, but they also offer investors less risk because you know just what to expect – the good and the bad. It’s something to consider in our volatile stock climate.
Davidson, Founder of Silver Lake: Instrumental in Dell, Skype Deals
Jim Davidson has played a key role in some of the biggest deals in the technology industry, including investments in Dell, Skype, Go Daddy, Alibaba, Avago, Seagate and Sabre Holdings, which operates Travelocity. For his impressive work in the investment arena, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University will honor Davidson – co-founder, managing partner and managing director of Silver Lake – with the school’s annual Executive of the Year Award next week.
Unemployment and job growth continue to capture attention as the U.S. economy rebounds from the Great Recession. This week, the final, revised numbers on state and city job growth for the year 2013 as a whole are out. Research Professor Lee McPheters of the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University provides rankings and analysis of the winners and losers, based on the latest figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
U.S. News & World Report announced its prestigious annual list of the “Best Graduate Schools” in the country today. For the seventh year in a row, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University ranks Top 30 nationwide among full-time MBA programs. The school’s evening MBA program also ranks Top 20 among part-time MBA programs.