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Stern in the News: May 2011

In May, NYU Stern generated more than 600 media hits. Stern faculty were featured for their research and perspectives on a variety of subjects including the impact of online customer reviews, the side effects of multi-tasking, the benefits of corporate blogging, and gender and group dynamics in prominent outlets such as Bloomberg, Financial Times, Reuters and The Wall Street Journal. Additionally, in 29 op-eds, Stern faculty discussed the Strauss-Kahn scandal, women in the Middle East workforce, the challenges of data governance and the Eurozone debt.

Please continue reading for news highlights from May 2011.

Faculty Research & Accolades

Bloomberg: "Top Business Books, From 'Mechanical Markets' to 'Ugly Beauty'"
May 29, 2011

Guaranteed to Fail, co-authored by Professors Viral Acharya, Matthew Richardson, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh and Lawrence White, was highlighted as a "Top Business Book." Professors Acharya and Richardson gave an interview on the book on VoxEU.org. The book was also featured on 2 additional outlets.

Investment Weekly News: "New General Finance Study Findings Have Been Published by Scientists at New York University"
May 28, 2011

PhD candidate Xavier Giroud's co-authored study on corporate governance and product market competition was featured.

Charlie Rose: "Michael Spence"
May 27, 2011

In an exclusive interview, Nobel Laureate Professor Michael Spence discussed his new book, The Next Convergence. He also discussed his book in interviews in The Washington Post, WNYC: The Leonard Lopate Show, CFR.org video and three other outlets. He offered advice from his book to CFOs in CFO and a CNN blog. His book was also featured on Bradenton.com, The Economist, Seattle Times and StarTribune.com. He was highlighted as the head of the Commission on Growth and Development in BusinessDay and two other outlets. His research on US job growth, conducted with Research Assistant Sandile Hlatshwayo, was highlighted in two Huffington Post pieces, TIME and two other outlets.

Morningstar: "The Hidden Costs of Indexing"
May 27, 2011

Professor Antti Petajisto's research on the costs of index investing was referenced, with additional pick-up in Investment Weekly News.

The Independent: "Three Fashion Icons and Their Special Relationships"
May 25, 2011

Professor David Yermack's research on how Michelle Obama's fashion choices affect stock prices was referenced, with additional pick-up in The Mercury.

The New York Times: "A Rave, a Pan or Just a Fake?"
May 25, 2011

Professor Panos Ipeirotis's research on Amazon's Mechanical Turk, an online marketplace on which companies assign micro-tasks to thousands of registered users, was featured, with additional coverage on ABC News, The Economist and OCWeekly.com.

China Weekly News: "Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. Starwood's Digital Innovation Dominates L2 Digital IQ Index(R): Travel"
May 24, 2011

Professor Scott Galloway's L2 Digital IQ index measuring the digital competence of travel brands was featured.

TRC blog: "The Survey Is a Conversation With the Consumer"
May 24, 2011

Professor Vicki Morwitz's research on how the process of surveying people can lead to changes in their behavior was featured.

The Globe and Mail: "Team Work, Gender and the Power of Bonding"
May 23, 2011

Professor Elizabeth Seeley Howard's research on group dynamics, which showed that women tend to form one-on-one relationships while men focus on the group, was highlighted, with additional pick-up on CTV.ca.

The Telegraph: "Daniel H Pink: Employees Are Faster and More Creative When Solving Other People's Problems"
May 22, 2011

Professor Evan Polman's research on creative decision making, which showed that employees are more creative when solving other people's problems, was featured.

Investment Weekly News: "New Ethics Study Findings Recently Were Published by Researchers at New York University"
May 21, 2011

Professor Edwin Hartman's research on Aristotle's view and the separation thesis was featured.

The Economist: "The Missing Link"
May 19, 2011

"Growth and Returns in Emerging Markets," a chaper co-authored by Dean Peter Henry in International Financial Issues in the Pacific Rim: Global Imbalances, Financial Liberalization and Exchange Rate Policy, was referenced. He was highlighted as an alumnus of the Morehead-Cain merit scholarship program in States News Service.

The Economist: "The Service Elevator"
May 19, 2011

Professor William Baumol's research on productivity growth was referenced. His theory, Baumol's cost disease, was applied to the Philadelphia Orchestra Association in Newsworks.org.

Financial Times: "Gian Luca Clementi, NYU Stern School of Business"
May 19, 2011

Professor Gian Luca Clementi was featured as the Financial Times's "Professor of the Week."

Reuters: "Flaws Expose Free Markets to Corrective Measures"
May 18, 2011

Professor Thomas Michael Mertens's research on the distortion of market prices due to small judgment errors was highlighted.

livemint.com: "A Nudge for a Better Future"
May 17, 2011

Professor Viral Acharya was highlighted as an economist of Indian origin who has made a mark in global economics.

MarketWatch.com: "Why I Won't Invest in Hedge Funds"
May 17, 2011

NYU Stern faculty research on US stock returns was referenced. The NYU Stern Systemic Risk Rankings, developed under Nobel Laureate Professor Robert Engle, were featured in Seeking Alpha and Econsm.com.

The Wall Street Journal: "It Is Too Soon to Walk Out at Sotheby's"
May 17, 2011

Professor Michael Moses commented on Sotheby's falling share price.

Reuters: "SEC Eyes Six Candidates for Top Economics Job"
May 16, 2011

Professor Stephen Figlewski was highlighted as a potential candidate for the SEC's chief economist position.

CBC Radio: "Can You Go Home Again?"
May 14, 2011

Professor Priya Raghubir's research on time perception was highlighted.

Bloomberg: "Why CEOs Avoided Getting Busted in Meltdown"
May 10, 2011

Professor Paul Romer's research on accounting fraud was cited. His "charter city" theory was highlighted on Westword.com.

Chicago Daily Observer: "History Flashback: Horatio…er…FDR at the Bridge Which Is Where It All Began"
May 10, 2011

Professor Amity Shlaes was cited for her book, The Forgotten Man, with additional pick-up in Mason County News and PajamasMedia.com.

Slate.com: "Awsum Shoes!"
May 10, 2011

Professors Panos Ipeirotis and Anindya Ghose's research on the impact of online customer reviews was featured, with additional pick-up on a Harvard Business Review blog and a Reuters blog.

The Wall Street Journal: "Citigroup Instantly Becomes a $40 Stock"
May 10, 2011

Professor April Klein's research on reverse stock splits was referenced, with additional pick-up on Fox Business, The New York Times, two Reuters pieces, a Wall Street Journal blog, The Baltimore Sun, Investorplace.com and whnt.com.

The New York Times: "Paperback Row"
May 6, 2011

Professor Nouriel Roubini's book, Crisis Economics, was featured. He was cited as a member of the Justice Holdings board in Express & Star. He was highlighted on Slate.com for his cameo in the film Wall Street 2. His appearance in the Oscar-winning documentary Inside Job was featured on CPI Financial and Moneyweb.co.za.

CFO Magazine: "Five Questions NYSE Euronext Shareholders Should Be Asking"
May 4, 2011

Professor Aswath Damodaran's paper, "The Value of Synergy," was used to analyze the proposed NYSE Euronext-Deutsche Boerse merger. His research showing stocks with low price-to-earnings multiples outperform stocks with high P/E multiples was referenced in Motley Fool.

USA Today: "Shifting Focus a Lot at Work Could Wreck Your Diet"
May 4, 2011

Professors Tom Meyvis and Anne-Laure Sellier's research, looking at how multitasking can reduce concentration and self-control, was featured, with additional pick-up on CBS News Radio, Chicago Sun Times, Men's Health Magazine blog, Wall Street Journal blog, WSB Radio, Yahoo! Health and 22 other outlets.

Investment Weekly News: "SimCorp StrategyLab; Aging Population Poses New Opportunities for Global Investment Managers"
May 3, 2011

Professor Ingo Walter's research on how demographic trends will affect the development of global asset management was featured, with additional pick-up on FAX Agefi of Luxembourg and Professional Services Close-Up.

Science Letter: "Scientists at New York University Detail Research in Operations Science"
May 3, 2011

Professor Mor Armony's research on routing and staffing in large-scale service systems was featured.

CFO World: "Filing Late? Make It a 10-K, Not Your 10-Q"
May 2, 2011

Professor Eli Bartov's research, which examined the market's reaction when companies file late financial reports, was featured on the Risky Business blog, with additional pick-up on IDG News Service.

Indian Express: "Independent Directors Dominate Infosys Board"
May 1, 2011

Professor Marti Subrahmanyam was highlighted as a member of Infosys Technologies's board of directors.

BizEd: "The Benefits of Blogging"
May 2011

Professor Anindya Ghose's research on the benefits of corporate blogging was featured.

Wired: "Buddy System"
May 2011

Professor Sinan Aral's research on how people get new information from their social networks was featured.

Faculty Speaking Engagements

National Jeweler Network: "Social media, Economy Dominate Symposium"
May 31, 2011

Professor Scott Galloway's presentation on social media at the Gemological Institute of America's 2011 International Gemological Symposium in May was featured, with additional pick-up on JCKOnline.com and Targeted News Service.

The Wall Street Journal: "Morning Briefing: Focus on Budapest Conference, Obama in Warsaw"
May 27, 2011

Professor Nouriel Roubini spoke at the Financial Markets Association's Budapest economic conference, with additional pick-up in Providence Journal and CentreDaily.com. He participated in the SkyBridge Alternatives (SALT) Conference in Las Vegas on May 11-13, as reported in Barron's. His speech at a financial seminar in Bucharest was featured in Reuters. The West Australian reported that he will speak at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in October.

Silicon Republic: "Future of Data Analytics to be Crunched at NUI Galway"
May 23, 2011

Professor William Greene's engagement as the keynote speaker at a microeconomics conference at NUI Galway in June was featured.

WorldScreen.com: "Banff Puts Focus on Future of TV in the Digital Age"
May 13, 2011

Professor David Purdy's speaking engagement at the Banff World Media Festival in June was highlighted, with additional pick-up in MediaCaster Magazine.

The Boston Globe: "Boston Area Author Readings May 15-21"
May 12, 2011

Nobel Laureate Professor Michael Spence discussed his new book, The Next Convergence, at the Harvard Book Store on May 19. His talk on rebalancing the global economy at the World Affairs Council on May 22 was featured in the San Francisco Examiner and Seeking Alpha.

The Sacramento Bee: "Top New York Area Bloggers, Social Media Experts Converge at BlogWorld & New Media Expo New York, May 24-26"
May 12, 2011

Professor Kristen Sosulski talked about teaching social media at the BlogWorld & New Media Expo New York on May 24, with additional pick-up on ITNewsOnline.com.

Wheeling News-Register: "Shlaes: Higher Debt Ceiling Won't Help US Economy"
May 12, 2011

Professor Amity Shlaes spoke at a luncheon at West Liberty University's Center for Economic Philosophy on May 11, with additional pick-up on WVmetronews.com.

Stern's Programs & Community

Business Insider: "The Truth, the Downsides and Some Tips for Recruiting Your First Employee"
May 31, 2011

An NYU Stern undergraduate student was cited for being recruited as the first employee of a new company.

Poets & Quants: "Summer Stints in MBA Entrepreneurship"
May 29, 2011

MBA students Matthew Edmundson and Jennifer Tsai, who are working in India this summer, were featured in a trend story on MBAs pursuing entrepreneurial internships.

The New York Times: "NYU Lands Top Economist for Cities Project"
May 27, 2011

Professor Paul Romer was featured on the Economix blog for joining the NYU Stern faculty to lead Stern's new Urban System Project.

ClearAdmit.com: "Campus Chronicles: The Stern Opportunity"
May 26, 2011

NYU Stern's student newspaper, The Stern Opportunity, was featured.

CNBC: "The Business World Remembers Mark Haines"
May 26, 2011

Vice Chairman of NYU's Board of Trustees and Vice Chairman of the NYU Stern Board of Overseers Kenneth Langone (MBA '60) remembered CNBC anchor Mark Haines. His opposition to lists that rank people by their net worth was featured in eWallstreeter.com and a Forbes.com blog.

States News Service: "Department of Small Business Services Begins Second Year of Strategic Steps for Growth, a Program for New York City's Minority and Women Business Owners"
May 24, 2011

The New York City Department of Small Business Services's management training program, Strategic Steps for Growth, delivered in conjunction with NYU Stern's Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, was featured.

Bloomberg Businessweek: "For 2011 B-school Grads, a Low-key Send-off"
May 19, 2011

Janet Robinson, CEO of The New York Times, was highlighted as NYU Stern's graduate convocation ceremony speaker, with additional pick-up on a Forbes.com blog.

Des Moines Register: "Iowan John Lipsky 'Well-prepared' for IMF role"
May 17, 2011

NYU Life Trustee and Chairman Emeritus of the NYU Stern Board of Overseers Henry Kaufman (PhD '58) was referenced for his work at Salomon Brothers.

DigitalJournal.com: "XanEdu Earns Campus Technology Innovators Award"
May 16, 2011

Maya Georgieva, assistant director of educational technology at NYU Stern's Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning (CITL), George Miron (MBA '11), then an MBA student, and undergraduate student Yonadav Tsuna talked about using the XanEdu iPad app at NYU Stern, with additional pick-up on Wireless News, TMCNet.com and four other outlets.

TheStreet.com: "Small Businesses Go to Summer School"
May 13, 2011

NYU Stern's two-day summer program on Digital IQ was highlighted, with additional pick-up on Nuwireinvestor.com.

Broadway World: "Met Opera's James Levine Revealed in New PBS Documentary"
May 11, 2011

Member of the NYU Stern Board of Overseers Philip Milstein (MBA '74) was highlighted for his support of the new PBS documentary, "American Masters Presents James Levine: America's Maestro."

CNET: "MBAs Make Their Way in Engineer-crazed Tech World"
May 10, 2011

MBA students Jeremy Frank and Andrew Chang commented on the NYU Stern student clubs Technology and New Media Group (TANG) and Entrepreneurs' Exchange (EEX) in a trend story on MBAs entering the technology field.

Forbes.com: " Names You Need to Know: Pavel Khodorkovsky"
May 9, 2011

Enertiv, a company among the finalists in the 2010 NYU Stern New Venture Competition, was featured on the Bounty Hunter blog.

INC.com: "Stories of Small Business Success"
May 9, 2011

Kenny Lao (MBA '04) and David Weber (MBA '04), past NYU Stern New Venture Competition finalists, were featured for their co-founded business, Rickshaw Dumpling Bar.

Sowetan Live: "Boost for SA's Banking Sector"
May 9, 2011

NYU Stern's partnership with the BANKSETA International Executive Development Programme was highlighted.

Poets & Quants: "Why More Women Go to Law or Med Schools"
May 7, 2011

NYU Stern was highlighted as a business school with one of the highest percentages of female students.

Radio & Music: "AudioVroom: Music Hack to iPhone App Building the Future of Social Music"
May 6, 2011

Sanem Alkan's (MBA '99) company, Social Genius, a finalist in the 2011 NYU Stern New Venture Competition, was featured.

The Huffington Post: "How to Find a Summer Job or Internship"
May 4, 2011

Undergraduate student Scott Gamm wrote about how to find a summer job or internship.

Reuters: "Geeta Menon Appointed Dean of Stern Undergraduate College"
May 4, 2011

Professor Geeta Menon's appointment as the new dean of NYU Stern's undergraduate college was featured, with additional pick-up in Bloomberg Businessweek, CNBC, Times of India, Yahoo! Finance and eight other outlets.

Boston Globe: "Short End of the Stick"
May 3, 2011

Vice Chairman of NYU Trustees and Chairman of the NYU Stern Board of Overseers William Berkley (BS '66) was cited as a member of the First Marblehead board. His comments on US solvency regulation, catastrophe exposures and his newly formed Berkley Re UK were featured in Insurance Business Review, Insurance News Net and Westfair Online. His presentation at the UBS 13th Annual Global Financial Services Conference was featured on iStockAnalyst.com and TheStreet.com.

NYConvergence.com: "NYEBN Startup Pitch Series Comes to NYU"
May 2, 2011

NYU Stern was highlighted for hosting the New York Entrepreneurs Business Network's startup pitching series, co-hosted by the NYU Stern Entrepreneurs' Exchange.

NYU Local: "Get Entrenched in the Industry Through Stern's 'Craft and Commerce of Cinema' Course"
May 2, 2011

The undergraduate course "Craft and Commerce of Cinema," taught by Professor Al Lieberman, was featured.

Zawya.com: "NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Awards Grants to Support Abu Dhabi Based Research Initiatives"
May 2, 2011

Professors Anindya Ghose and Vasant Dhar were highlighted as co-principal investigators for a project at NYU's Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Security and Privacy in Abu Dhabi, with additional pick-up on Eyeofdubai.com.

Expert Commentary from Faculty

BNET.com: Are You Targeting the Wrong Audience?
May 31, 2011

Professor David Poltrack said targeting TV audiences based on age demographics has no effect on sales generated by an ad campaign, with additional pick-up in The Advertising Research Foundation.

The Wall Street Journal: "Michael Spence on the Two-speed Global Economy"
May 31, 2011

In an exclusive interview, Nobel Laureate Professor Michael Spence discussed what the world would look like after emerging economies caught up with the US, with additional pick-up on MarketWatch.com. He discussed the global economic recovery in another interview with KUOW.org. His thoughts on candidates for the IMF managing director were featured in The New York Times. His comments on the US job recovery, US interest rates and the future of the American middle class were featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, CNBC, MSNBC and FinFacts. He also commented on rising wages in China, the European debt crisis, growth in advanced economies and commodity prices on CFR.org, CNBC Squawk Box, Straits Times and TODAY.

Financial News: "Banks and Their Bad Reputations"
May 30, 2011

In an op-ed, Professor Roy Smith commented on the deteriorating reputations of major banks. In an op-ed for Bloomberg, he argued that large banks should be required to pay into a $100 billion bailout insurance fund. In another op-ed in Financial News, he explored new financial products from China, which he asserted has become one of Asia's financial centers. His comments on the SEC's Division of Risk, Strategy and Financial Innovation were featured on Reuters.

The New York Times: "Japan Appears Dispensable as a Supplier"
May 29, 2011

Professor Edward Lincoln commented on the lasting relationships that Japanese manufacturers forge with their suppliers. His comments on how the earthquake will affect Japan's participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership were featured in Inside US Trade. His thoughts on the economic relationship between the US and China were featured in Negocios.com.

Forbes.com: "The Dow at 115: Past Its Prime?"
May 26, 2011

Professor Richard Sylla commented on the history of the Dow Jones Industrial Average on its 115th anniversary, with additional pick-up on TheDeal.com, MarketObservation.com and nine other outlets. In an exclusive interview with Bloomberg TV, he speculated on the likelihood of another "flash crash" like the one that struck the economy in 2010, with additional pick-up in The Washington Post. His comments on stock market bubbles were featured on Fox Business, and his critique of the gold standard was featured in Gulf News, Business Insider and The New York Sun.

RetailWire.com: "BrainTrust Query: How to Build Relevance Into Your Media Plans"
May 26, 2011

In an op-ed, Professor Joel Rubinson outlined several tactics of relevance marketing, in which a marketer tailors messages according to what the consumer wants in that moment.

Supply Chain Digest: "Supply Chain News: Rethinking China Part Two"
May 26, 2011

Professor Ralph Gomory suggested that the US government should tax corporations according to how much work they send abroad.

Bloomberg: "Welcome to Echoes: A Blog About the Past"
May 24, 2011

Professor Amity Shlaes discussed her new Bloomberg blog, which relates historical lessons to events in today's headlines, with additional pick-up on iStockAnalyst.com and Mediabistro.com. In two Bloomberg op-eds, she commented on the importance of both bringing women into the Arab workforce and building institutions in the Middle East, with additional pick-up in Arabian Business. In two additional Bloomberg op-eds, she explained how the US government can preserve Social Security and curb deficit spending, with additional pick-up in Bloomberg Businessweek, CFR.org and San Francisco Chronicle. She also commented on recent education scandals in the New York Post, with additional pick-up in Silver City Sun-News.

ClickZ.com: "Ad Grads 2011: Digital Shops Look Good to Them"
May 24, 2011

Professor Sunder Narayanan stressed the importance of understanding digital technologies in the marketing field.

CIO: "Don't Gamble Your Company's Reputation on Data Governance"
May 20, 2011

In an op-ed, Professors Vasant Dhar and Arun Sundararajan commented on the rising challenge of data governance, with additional pick-up on ComputerWorld.com and GoodGearGuide.com. Professor Dhar's comments on the increasing importance of CIOs were featured in The Wall Street Journal and ITBusinessEdge.com.

Financial Times: "The Houses That Saved the World, Again"
May 20, 2011

Professor Paul Romer explained the economic benefits of cities. CNN excerpted a TED talk with Professor Romer, in which he reviewed the history of charter cities. He also commented on the Microsoft antitrust case in Computer World.

The Grapevine: "Follow the Leader"
May 20, 2011

Professor Anat Lechner commented on the need for business leaders to inspire teams to work towards a greater goal.

Negocios.com: "Visión Global Nueva York: La Detención de Strauss-Kahn Abre Muchos Interrogantes"
May 20, 2011

Professor Paul Wachtel commented on the detainment of Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

MarketWatch.com: "Five Money Moves One China Basher Is Making Now"
May 19, 2011

Member of the NYU Stern Executive Board and Professor Richard Bernstein (MBA '87) was profiled for his contrarian stances on emerging markets, commodities and gold, and China. He shared investment advice on a Barron's blog, The Christian Science Monitor and a Fortune blog. He warned of debt threats in the US and around the world on CNBC Squawk Box, China's credit bubble in The Faster Times and the risks of high inflation due to money supply growth in Seeking Alpha. He discussed the fundamental economic indicators of US markets on CNBC, CNBC Squawk Box and USA Today. He was cited for utilizing the risk-based asset allocation approach to investing in Seeking Alpha. In USA Today he remembered CNBC anchor Mark Haines.

Reuters: "What are China's Next Steps?"
May 19, 2011

In an excerpt from his new book, The Next Convergence, Nobel Laureate Professor Michael Spence discussed next steps for China's growing economy.

Reuters: "Where HomeStreet Leads, Other Small Banks May Follow"
May 18, 2011

Professor Lawrence White commented on a potential HomeStreet, Inc. IPO. He fact checked Chrysler's claims that it repaid government loans on Politifact.com. He also discussed how Osama Bin Laden's death will affect the US economy in the New York Daily News.

CNBC Fast Money: "The Price is Right"
May 17, 2011

In an exclusive interview, Professor Aswath Damodaran explained how an investor can price a company for "value." On BVWireNews.com, he explained how to assess the value of young growth companies like Skype and LinkedIn, and cited his book, The Little Book of Valuation. His comments on how to distinguish between capital and operating leases were featured on GuruFocus.com. His comments on dividends were featured on Zacks.com.

NorthJersey.com: "NJ Taking Risks to Boost Pension Pool, May Double Up on 'Alternative Investments'"
May 17, 2011

Professor Michael Perelstein warned that alternative investments can pose a liquidity risk to pension funds.

Guardian.co.uk: "IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's Arrest Puts Debt Talks in Crisis"
May 16, 2011

Professor Thomas Cooley commented on the poor timing of the Strauss-Kahn arrest as the IMF redefines its role in the global economy. He was also cited in The Hindu Business Line for his observations on the constant risk of volatility.

Project-Syndicate.org: "A Loan and a Prayer"
May 16, 2011

In an op-ed, Professor Nouriel Roubini argued that the debts of the Eurozone PIIGS countries will need to be restructured, with additional pick-up in Korea Herald and TODAY. His comments on Greece and Ireland's debts were featured on The Associated Press, three Bloomberg pieces, CNBC, Financial Times, Forbes.com, three Wall Street Journal pieces, Reuters, The Washington Post and 46 other outlets. His thoughts on the risk of a double-dip recession in the Eurozone and a global economic slowdown were featured on BBC News, three Bloomberg pieces, Bloomberg Businessweek, two CNBC pieces, MarketWatch.com, Reuters, a New York Times blog and 16 other outlets. His outlook on China's economic growth was featured on Bloomberg TV, CNBC, Financial Times, a Financial Times blog, The Independent, Reuters and 17 other outlets. His thoughts on the next IMF managing director appeared on Bloomberg TV, three Bloomberg pieces, The Washington Post and 14 other outlets. He also commented on US government spending, the jobless rate, oil prices, the housing market and the death of bin Laden on a Forbes.com blog, The Independent, Reuters, US News & World Report and 35 other outlets.

The Times of India: "A Question of Behaviour"
May 16, 2011

Professor Michael Liersch explained the benefits of understanding behavioral economics.

ABC News: "Facebook Denies 'Smear' Campaign Against Google"
May 12, 2011

Professor Irving Schenkler observed that smear campaigns, such as the one Facebook has allegedly waged against Google, have the risk of backfiring.

Financial Times: "Athens's Woes Hit Confidence in Spain"
May 11, 2011

Professor Luis Cabral commented on the faltering confidence in Spain's economy.

VoxEU.org: "A Race to the Bottom: Understanding the US Housing Boom"
May 11, 2011

In an op-ed, Professors Viral Acharya, Matthew Richardson, Stijn Van Nieuwerburgh and Lawrence White examined the causes behind the boom and bust of the US housing market. In an op-ed on the Henrietta Post, they called for the dissolution of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, with additional pick-up on GreecePost.com.

CNBC: "Continued Recovery of the US Economy"
May 9, 2011

In an exclusive interview, Professor Ingo Walter argued that US deficits need to be addressed as a matter of national urgency. His comments on financial market intermediaries were featured in AsiaOne Business.

MediaPost.com: "Are Travel Brands Scared of Their Own Shadow?"
May 9, 2011

Professor Scott Galloway criticized the travel industry's reluctance to post user reviews online.

NewScientist.com: "Turning Crowds into Computers"
May 9, 2011

Professor Panos Ipeirotis discussed research in the field of human computing, in which a computer shares out tasks to human workers. He observed that the quality of online reviews can have a significant impact on how a product sells on Geek.com.

SmartMoney.com: "Growing Impact of 'Mini Muni' Bonds"
May 9, 2011 The

Professor Robert Lamb commented on the use of municipal bonds for private sector ventures.

Kathimerini: "How Should a Greek Debt Restructuring be Done?"
and What Are Its Consequences"
May 8, 2011

In an op-ed, Professors Nicholas Economides and Roy Smith explained why the Greek debt should be restructured, and how to do it.

The Wall Street Journal: "A Surprise Big Seller; Monet Hits and Misses"
May 7, 2011

Professor Michael Moses commented on the price of artwork by the masters of impressionism and modernism, with additional pick-up on Bloomberg, Forbes.com blog and Reuters. He discussed wealth management for art collectors in Artes Magazine. He also commented on the rarity of banks that offer art advisory services in Financial Planning.

PBS: Nightly Business Report: "Flash Crash a Year Later"
May 5, 2011

Nobel Laureate Professor Robert Engle gave an interview on last year's "flash crash," with additional pick-up on Reuters, Reuters Insider and NewsDaily.com.

Business World Online: "When Advertisers Pull Out"
May 4, 2011

Professor Henry Assael commented on advertisers pulling out of celebrity endorsement contracts.

The Wall Street Journal: "A Sour Note for a Music Charity"
May 4, 2011

Professor Samuel Craig's comments on diminishing CD sales were featured.

American Banker: "The Principal Issues with the Geithner Principles"
May 3, 2011

Professor Matthew Richardson highlighted the difficulty of implementing US financial regulations due to a lack of manpower.

Journal Gazette: "Simple Solutions"
May 2, 2011

Professor Vicki Morwitz commented on marketers' use of quantity caps to make a product seem more sought-after.

Times-Standard: "As It Stands: UFE: Dreaming of Economic Equality"
May 1, 2011

Professor Eric Schoenberg was featured for his critique of current tax rates on the wealthy.

Nightly Business Report
May 2011

Professor Sheila Wellington was interviewed about the female CEO of DuPont and her vision for the company.

livemint.com: "Too Much Transparency"
April 2011

In an op-ed, Professor Arun Sundararajan argued that the transparency of the internet poses a challenge for institutional governance. He was interviewed by NHK on Sony's security breach.

CNBC
April 18, 2011

In an exclusive interview, Professor Marcin Kacperczyk offered his views on the change in Standard & Poors's outlook on US government debt.

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