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|| Ed-Tech start-ups are grilled by venture capitalists in business competition Article Link|
Chronicle of Higher Education, November 8, 2012
Blog post features USEED, a company started by UD alumni that helps colleges run fund-raising campaigns. USEED won the grand prize in a business competition.
|| Impact Evaluation in Africa (for Africa and by Africans) Article Link|
Views from the Center (Blog of the Center for Global Development, November 7, 2012
The recent publication of Adrienne Lucas, Assistant Professor of Economics, and her co-author is termed a great example of "impact evaluation in Africa being done rigorously" while "not shying away from big questions of relevance to African policymakers.
|| Lerner College places in Eduniversal's 2011 Excellent Business Schools Article Link|
Eduniversal Ratings & Rankings 2011, November 7, 2012
Lerner College ranked #31 out of #74 in Eduniversal's 2011 "Excellent Business Schools-nationally strong and/or with continental links" along with Univ. of MO, OK State, and Santa Clara U. The Eduniversal Evaluation System (EES) is a ranking and rating system that encompasses 9 geographical zones, 153 countries, and accounts for the international influence and reputation and the quality of the programs of Business Schools. In addition, the EES checks the accreditations of the schools membership in the international accreditation. associations and other international and national ranking results. These criteria are considered by the EES in order to obtain the Official Selection of the Best 1,000 Business Schools Worldwide.
|| Icahn slams Netflix's poison pill Article Link|
Wall Street Journal, November 6, 2012
Charles Elson, director, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, commented on the interplay between the company and investor Carl Icahn.
|| New services help boomers max out Social Security Article Link|
Reuters.com, October 31, 2012
Jeffrey B. Miller, Professor of Economics, is highlighted in this Reuters article about optimizing Social Security benefits.
|| When Searching for a CEO, There's No Place Like Home Article Link|
The Wall Street Journal, October 29, 2012
Charles Elson, director, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, and Craig K. Ferrere, one of its Edgar S. Woolard fellows, co-authored an article on internal versus external candidates for CEO searches.
|| North Philadelphia hospital chair's role in management raises eyebrows Article Link|
Philadelphia Inquirer, October 22, 2012
Charles Elson, director, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, discussed the hospital's unusual management compensation structure.
|| Google panic over results bungle Article Link|
Financial Times, October 19, 2012
Charles Elson, director, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, commented on the repercussions of the tech giant's accidental publishing of its earnings. (Registration required to access article.)
|| Messy breakup ends Citi's rocky relationship with Vikram Pandit Article Link|
FoxNews, October 16, 2012
Charles Elson, director, Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance, discussed the impact of a CEO's exit on a company's board.
|| Falling off the fiscal cliff Article Link|
Washington Times, October 15, 2012
An opinion piece written by Burt Abrams, professor of economics, discusses pending automatic spending cuts and tax increases and how he believes the U.S. has already been pushed over a fiscal cliff.