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Tax Inversion: Pfizer, Burger King, Obama, Adam Smith and Chinese Walls

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 ›

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

TAGS: Business Insights Economics Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana Finance MBA Taxation

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Goldman Sachs CFO Harvey Schwartz and other Wall Street executives attract hundreds to financial alumni event

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 ›

Monday, October 5, 2015

TAGS: Alumni Ben Sopranzetti Finance Financial Alumni Network Ivan Brick LIBOR MBA Networking Undergraduate

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Why the Fed left rates alone

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 ›

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

TAGS: Business Insights Economics Executive MBA Farrokh Langdana Finance MBA

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Journey from engineer to Rutgers MBA led to becoming CEO

Rutgers Business School Alumni Profile: Ganpat Mani, Rutgers MBA, 1973, President and Chief Executive Officer of ConverDyn (2009-2013) More ›

Thursday, September 24, 2015

TAGS: Alumni Alumni Profile MBA Rutgers Business School Alumni Association

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Professor's lecture will offer a view of the obstacles hindering entrepreneurship and a vision for new institute

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 ›

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

TAGS: Entrepreneurship George Farris Investiture Ted Baker The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Lyneir Richardson quoted in Bloomberg Business regarding international award for Entrepreneurship Pioneers Initiative
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Rutgers Business School won a prestigious international award for helping small businesses in New Jersey to grow, create jobs and have economic impact. The International Economic Development Council...
Morris Davis quoted in Bloomberg Business article on federal interest rate
Friday, October 2, 2015
Real-estate broker Warren Teller watched as the housing market in Richmond, Virginia, slowed dramatically eight years ago. Today, he’s witnessing a reversal. “We’re in the best position that we’ve...
Rutgers MBA graduate Tashni-Ann Dubroy becomes president of Shaw University reported in The Daily Targum
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Tashni-Ann Dubroy is not the type of woman to back down from a challenge. The Rutgers MBA graduate lived up to the challenge at 18, when she immigrated to the United States from Jamaica, applied to...
Michael Santoro quoted in CBS Money Watch piece on Donald Trump tax plan
Monday, September 28, 2015
CBS Money Watch
Donald Trump has sprinted to the front of the pack of Republican presidential hopefuls by defying party orthodoxy on certain issues, while embracing it in other ways. His tax plan does both. In...
Ted Baker public lecture on entrepreneurship opportunity inequality featured in Bloomberg Business
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Entrepreneurship and the inequality of opportunity will be discussed during a special public lecture on Oct. 7 at Rutgers Business School. A lecture by Rutgers Business School Professor Ted Baker,...