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New high-tech hub for entrepreneurship debuts in Sibley Square

New high-tech hub for entrepreneurship debuts in Sibley Square

February 16, 2018

Now in its new space on the sixth floor of historic Sibley Square, NextCorps (formerly High Tech Rochester) will serve as one of the cornerstones of the revitalization of downtown Rochester. NextCorps is an affiliate of the University of Rochester and the region’s only state- and federally-designated business incubator.

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Remembering Frederick Douglass on his 200th birthday

Remembering Frederick Douglass on his 200th birthday

February 13, 2018

Like most African Americans born into slavery, Frederick Douglass was never told the date and year of his birth. He chose February 14 as the day on which to celebrate it, and in 2018 we celebrate the 200th anniversary of his birth. At the University of Rochester, one of the most extensive collections of Douglass artifacts in the country can be found in Rush Rhees Library.

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Economist says market is experiencing ‘volatility burst’

Economist says market is experiencing ‘volatility burst’

February 8, 2018

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is undergoing some wild swings. But Narayana Kocherlakota, economics professor and former president of the Minneapolis Fed, sees no reason for immediate concern.

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Mark Bils named fellow of the Econometric Society

Mark Bils named fellow of the Econometric Society

January 10, 2018

Bils’s work has focused on how wages and prices respond to the business cycle, and is one of 20 fellows named to the prestigious international organization this year.

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Simon Business School ranked among top for entrepreneurship

Simon Business School ranked among top for entrepreneurship

November 15, 2017

The Simon Business School is one of the nation’s top schools for entrepreneurship studies, according to the Princeton Review, which placed Simon at number 21 among graduate schools, up two places from last year.

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Quadcast transcript: Understanding the University’s global impact

November 14, 2017

Peter Iglinski: We think of colleges and universities as institutions of higher education, where students study, learn and prepare for their futures—and that’s all true. But, universities can also be powerful economic engines for their communities. Last year, the Center for Governmental Research published a report that quantified the University of Rochester’s economic impact on […]

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Understanding the University’s economic impact

Understanding the University’s economic impact

November 14, 2017

As a major research institution and the largest employer in Upstate New York, the University of Rochester helps shape its local economy as it carries out its core missions of creating and conveying new knowledge.

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Fed expert calls Jerome Powell an “excellent nomination”

Fed expert calls Jerome Powell an “excellent nomination”

November 2, 2017

Following President Trump’s nomination of Jerome Powell to succeed Janet Yellen as chief of the Federal Reserve, Narayana Kocherlakota noted his approval of the selection.

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Quadcast transcript: Interest rates, inflation, and you

October 25, 2017

You are now listening to the UR Quadcast, the official podcast of the University of Rochester. Peter Iglinski: I’m Peter Iglinski, your host for this episode. Narayana Kocherlakota is a Lionel W. McKenzie Professor of Economics at the University of Rochester. Before joining the faculty last year, Professor Kocherlakota served six years as president and […]

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Interest rates, inflation, and you

Interest rates, inflation, and you

October 25, 2017

In this week’s episode of the Quadcast podcast, former Federal Reserve leader Narayana Kocherlakota offers his insights on monetary policy and the need for diversity in economic models.

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