Business Economics and Public Policy

‘Brexit’ in America: A Warning Shot against Globalization

Media Mentions | June 25, 2016 | The New York Times

Dean Glenn Hubbard says Britain’s vote to leave the EU reflects distrust of the benefits of the global economic system and a broadly held view that government institutions — whether in Washington or Brussels — are inflexible  and don’t work well.

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A Judge Decides Fair Value for Dell

Media Mentions | June 07, 2016 | The New York Times

Research by Professor Wei Jiang discovered an increase in appraisal petitions from a few to over 20 yearly equating to one-quarter of all transactions where appraisal is viable.

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How Michael Dell Shortchanged Shareholders While Doing Nothing Wrong

Media Mentions | June 02, 2016 | Fortune

Research by Professor Wei Jiang discovered an increase in appraisal suits over the past 15 years with seven hedge funds accounting for nearly 50% of the dollar value of all appraisal litigation.

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The Biggest Winner in the Dell Settlement Was Hoping to Lose

Media Mentions | June 02, 2016 | Fortune

Research by Professor Wei Jiang found Magnetar, a hedge fund that specializes in merger arbitrage and the biggest winner in the Dell settlement case, filed appraisal petitions on five M&A transactions between 2010 and 2014.

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Elke Weber, Geoffrey Heal Appointed to National Academies

School News | May 27, 2016

The two professors have been recognized for their respective work on climate change.

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How to Revive the U.S. Economy

Media Mentions | May 17, 2016 | CNN

The economy is a top issue for voters in the upcoming Presidential Election and Dean Glenn Hubbard states that a real discussion regarding policies for economic growth is necessary from both candidates.

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Why Won’t Trump Release His Tax Returns? Here Are a Few Possible Reasons.

Media Mentions | May 11, 2016 | The Washington Post

Professor Robert Willens suggests that a possible reason why Donald Trump has not yet released his tax returns is he may have a lot of money overseas which could prove embarrassing.

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Don’t Blame the Fed for America’s Economic Problems

Media Mentions | May 10, 2016 | Fortune

A byline by Dean Glenn Hubbard examines US fiscal policy and potential rate hikes.

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Corporate Short-Termism Leads to Long-Term Pain

Media Mentions | May 04, 2016 | Barron's

Professors Patrick Bolton and Shiva Rajgopal author a column explaining that “quarterly capitalism” has led to oil spills and other problems.

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Adblock plus Now Wants You to Pay to Browse the Internet

Media Mentions | May 03, 2016 | Wired

Professor Rita McGrath questions how you would change the value proposition enough so that people would pay for something that they’re used to getting for free as it relates to start-up Flattr Plus which promises to pay people who create stories, videos, and art on the Internet.

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