When US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer made overtures to acquire the British company AstraZeneca in 2014, it brought the phenomenon of “tax inversion” into the global headlights. Driving this proposed move by Pfizer, and later by Burger King and Chiquita Banana (among many others), was the fact that in late 2014, the combined state-federal income tax in the US was 40 percent compared to 21 percent in the UK. More ›
The event, which took place at Citigroup’s building on Park Avenue, was the latest in a series of provocative discussions hosted by the Financial Alumni Network, Professor Ivan Brick and Rutgers Business School. FAN, which Professor Brick noted has grown to include more than 2,000 Rutgers graduates, is an example of the strength of the school's alumni network and its ties to New York City’s financial district. More ›
On September 17, the Federal Reserve (Fed) decided to keep short-term interest rates near zero, where they have been hovering since 2009. Professor Farrokh Langdana explores the implications for not raising rates at this time and what might happen when they do go up. More ›
While the event will showcase Professor Ted Baker’s expertise, it will also include some of the ceremonial traditions of a formal academic investiture. Baker, who was named to hold the inaugural George F. Farris Chair in Entrepreneurship in December, will be presented with a symbolic captain’s chair as will George Farris, a professor emeritus who spent 31 years on the faculty at Rutgers Business School. More ›
Rutgers Business School won a prestigious international award for helping small businesses in New Jersey to grow, create jobs and have economic impact.
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