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Rochester graduate Richard Thaler receives Nobel Prize

Rochester graduate Richard Thaler receives Nobel Prize

October 9, 2017

Richard Thaler, who earned his graduate degrees at the University of Rochester, has received the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his contributions to behavioral economics.

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10 years later, ‘inconsequential’ tweets a boon for researchers

10 years later, ‘inconsequential’ tweets a boon for researchers

July 15, 2016

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey chose the name because “twitter” described “a short inconsequential burst of information.” And yet, the social network is anything but inconsequential in terms of data science research and its applications. Twitter, which went public on this date in 2006, is fertile ground for Rochester researchers interested in tracking everything from disease outbreaks to the dynamics of political campaigns and consumer preferences.

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How to pay for an MBA

How to pay for an MBA

January 24, 2016

In the US the University of Rochester’s Simon school launched loans that do not require a co-signer for international MBA students starting in the autumn of 2016.

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Despite SCOTUS ruling, challenges remain for Obamacare

Despite SCOTUS ruling, challenges remain for Obamacare

June 25, 2015

Gerry Wedig, associate professor of business administration from Simon Business School at the University of Rochester, says he doesn’t expect states to give up their exchanges. “They have a bit more decision power about some of the parameters of how the exchanges are run,” he says.

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Wanted: a rise in prestige

Wanted: a rise in prestige

April 6, 2015

Andrew S. Ainslie, who became dean of the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School last July, is intent on raising the school in national rankings, and he doesn’t hesitate to say so. “If you don’t have a strategic goal,” he says, “you end up fumbling.”

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Ignore the investing gurus in 2015 — and every other year

Ignore the investing gurus in 2015 — and every other year

January 16, 2015

Every New Year, along with the noisemakers and champagne, self-styled financial gurus make market predictions for the coming 12 months. Armed with the same data that other gurus use in opposing arguments, they come on television as talking heads, post articles online or consume print editorial space to pontificate about what the next year will likely bring investors.

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How brick-and-mortar stores can survive the Internet shopping craze

How brick-and-mortar stores can survive the Internet shopping craze

January 2, 2015

Department stores and other brick-and-mortar retailers registered another lackluster holiday shopping season, while online sales have remained upbeat since Cyber Monday. As more consumers spend a larger share of their dollars online, does this signal the days of shopping at department stores and shopping malls are numbered?

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Date of Simon School Commencement Announced

Date of Simon School Commencement Announced

June 3, 2013

Lawrence Kudlow ’69, host of CNBC’s The Kudlow Report, will deliver the Commencement address on June 9, 2013, and will receive an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree.

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Simon and Coyne PR Win Marketing Award

Simon and Coyne PR Win Marketing Award

May 30, 2013

Public relations and communications professionals gathered at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel for the 26th Annual Big Apple Awards Gala.

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