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    Professor Kim Schoenholtz was named as a member of the Financial Research Advisory Committee (FRAC) of the US Treasury’s Office of Financial Research (OFR). The OFR, established as a result of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, created the committee to provide advice, recommendations, analysis, and information on topics including research methodologies, data management, and data standards.
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    Excerpt from HBS Working Knowledge -- "When faced with a decision on how to allocate resources between themselves and others, some people are 'pro-social,' meaning they are likely to value more equal distributions of resources, while others are 'pro-self,' meaning they try and maximize value for themselves. ... Santana explores these questions in a new working paper, Because We're Partners: How Social Values and Relationship Norms Influence Consumer Payments in Pay-What-You-Want Contexts, written with Vicki G. Morwitz, the Harvey Golub Professor of Business Leadership and Professor of Marketing at New York University's Stern School of Business."
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    Excerpt from Mashable -- "'It's one thing to put infrastructure together, it's another thing to get enough ventures around you where it suddenly starts to look like the place to go as opposed to someone having to be the pioneer to go,' says Jeffrey Carr, a business professor at New York University who focuses on entrepreneurship issues. 'There just is a huge hurdle for this kind of thing to work.'"
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    Excerpt from Bloomberg -- "'Because Uber is a brash, hot, growing company, they can often be a focal point for a polarized discussion,' said Arun Sundararajan, a professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business. 'It’s easy to be pro- or anti-Uber.'"
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    Excerpt from TheStreet.com -- "...Cook has made the company more attractive for shareholders by exploiting gaps in Apple's current offerings rather than leapfrogging ahead by introducing new products, said Scott Galloway, a professor of marketing at New York University's Stern School of Business."
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    Excerpt from Pensions & Investments -- "Stephen J. Brown was named executive editor of the Financial Analysts Journal, effective Sept. 1, the CFA Institute, which owns the publication, announced Wednesday. Mr. Brown — the David S. Loeb professor of finance at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University — was appointed by the institute."
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    Excerpt from The New York Times -- "... The simplest way to reduce the number of vehicles on the road is to increase the number of people traveling in each vehicle, and these new ridesharing apps hold particular promise on this front. Services like UberPool and Lyft Line use sophisticated algorithms to match people going in the same direction in real-time, increasing vehicle occupancy with minimal rider inconvenience. They are modern-day, market-based, digital successors to yesterday’s neighborhood carpool."
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    Excerpt from Planetizen -- "By measuring 20 streetscape features and numerous other variables for 588 blocks in New York City, we were able to identify variables that explain pedestrian traffic volumes. We found significant positive correlations between three out of 20 streetscape features with pedestrian counts after controlling for density and other built environmental variables. The significant streetscape features are the number of pieces of street furniture, the proportion of windows on the street, and the proportion of active street frontage."
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    Excerpt from Business Insider -- "'There is no need to build out your whole two years this summer, but you should consider classes or professors that your school is known for and make sure you aren't missing out on anything in early days that would hurt your chances of taking their classes,' Johnson says."
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    Excerpt from Sports Illustrated -- "Wertheim and Sommers discuss the definition of rivalries, partly based on a study led by New York University Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations Gavin Kilduff, titled 'The psychology of rivalry: a relationally dependent analysis of competition,' which investigates the idea that teams’ similarity and histories can predict rivalry, and that rivalry may affect athletes’ motivation and performance. Can a person have an unrequited rival? Or are rivalries actually quite symmetrical?"
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    Excerpt from Bloomberg -- "There is a major piece of legislation that is going to come up on Wednesday, this week, in the Greek Parliament, and there will be defections from the ruling party. And we'll see how it will go. It will most likely pass with the vote of the opposition, but the ruling party is becoming weaker and weaker... most likely, we'll see elections in September or October."
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    Excerpt from Bloomberg -- "If you ask me where we are right now, the IMF is not going to support a new bailout. We're not heading for soft landing over time for Greece. Right now, we're heading for another Euro summit."
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    Excerpt from Voice of America -- "Paul Wachtel, an economics professor at New York University, told VOA that long-standing U.S. sanctions and the more recent U.N. restrictions "severely hampered" Tehran's economy, pushing it into a 'deep recession.' He said Iran's economy could recover within two or three years of the lifting of the sanctions. But Wachtel said questions remain about what Tehran might do with its windfall of cash, as frozen bank accounts are unlocked at the same time the country boosts its oil exports. 'It is enough money to make a lot of trouble' in the Mideast through support of insurgencies Iran favors, Wachtel said."
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    Excerpt from Bloomberg -- "Proposed legislation seeks to redirect investments to poor and rural communities and would make it tougher for developers to access funds in big cities such as New York, where at least $3.2 billion of EB-5 cash has gone toward building the skyline since 2010, according to a study by Jeanne Calderon and Gary Friedlander, professors at New York University’s Stern School of Business."
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    Excerpt from Washington Examiner -- "The Volcker Rule, criticized for its complexity, has already forced some megabanks to divest in ways they might not have had to under the late-stage versions of Glass-Steagall... The 21st Century Glass-Steagall Act would go far beyond that, White said... The financial industry would survive, he said, but might not be safer. 'If Glass-Steagall, with all of its pristine beauty of 1933, had still been in place, nothing would have been different' in 2008, he said."
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    Excerpt from The New York Times -- "According to a 2014 Treasury Department report, $270 million worth of Cuban assets are frozen in United States bank accounts. 'It’s going to be a mess that may not get resolved for many, many years,' said Roy C. Smith, a finance professor at N.Y.U.’s Stern School of Business who has also studied the claims."
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    Excerpt from Financial Times -- "Mobile payment may ease the ‘pain’ of spending but could make you poorer...The academics Priya Raghubir and Joydeep Srivastava have found that we are less likely to remember purchases made by electronic means."
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    Excerpt from Mashable -- "Arun Sundararajan, a professor of business at New York University, says several startups in the on-demand market, including Lyft and Airbnb, have ramped political efforts at an earlier stage precisely because these services largely operate offline and run up against local regulators earlier. 'They all developed political and government relation functions way, way earlier than the typical technology company,' he says. Even by that standard, however, Sundararajan notes that the political maneuvering of these other companies are 'not as brash and in your face as Uber.'"
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    Excerpt from Forbes -- "'Amazon cannot survive as a pure-play retailer,' said Scott Galloway, founder of L2 Research and a professor at the NYU Stern School of Business, at the January DLD15 conference. 'Stores are the new black in the world of ecommerce. We have discovered these incredibly robust, flexible warehouses called stores.'"
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    Excerpt from The New York Times -- "Yet compared with its turmoil in some other big cities, Uber has negotiated the regulatory wringer of New York with relative ease. 'So far, this has been one of their success stories,' said Arun Sundararajan, a professor at the Stern School of Business at New York University who has studied the company. 'But if this [new legistlation] goes through, it will severely restrict their ability to grow.'"
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    Excerpt from Voice of America -- "With sanctions being removed slowly, by timetable agreement, Paul Wachtel, economics professor at New York University's Stern School of Business, said, 'In the short run, the effects will be relatively limited. The sanctions don’t even get removed immediately...I wouldn't expect much to happen for the next six months, a year, maybe two years. Beyond that, it will begin to affect the world economy. In a sense, Iran is a large economy, it’s got a large population, a well-educated population and lots of economic resources. If this agreement leads to Iran being integrated into the global economy, you have got a brand-new big player in the world economy.'"
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    Excerpt from Bloomberg -- "'The significant number of ‘no’ votes from Syriza, including by some of the ministers, puts Mr. Tsipras at a very difficult position,' said Nicholas Economides, a professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business. 'Either he has to continue as a minority government at the mercy of the votes of the pro-Europe opposition parties, or create a new coalition that includes the opposition parties, or call for elections.'"
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    Excerpt from The Huffington Post -- "'Our economy is designed to provide a social safety net to people who have full-time jobs, but we don’t have the infrastructure to provide a similar safety net for people who do productive work but are not full time,' said Arun Sundararajan, a professor at New York University's Stern School of Business. 'Uber drivers are trying to become full time because that’s where benefits are, but classifying them as full time is retrofitting an old system. There’s a new way people are making a living, and it’s about finding a way to extend protections to more of them.'"
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    Excerpt from The Wall Street Journal -- "'This is a country where high fructose syrup has a better supply chain than fresh tomatoes, and half of our produce comes from the state of California,' said Hans Taparia, clinical assistant professor at NYU Stern School of Business, where he teaches classes on food entrepreneurship."
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    Excerpt from Financial News -- "Barclays has made a big step by replacing [Antony] Jenkins in the middle of his efforts to turn things around. It appears that the main reason for the change was that what he was doing was taking too long, and the markets no longer believed his efforts would change anything, not that the basic strategy was wrong. [John] McFarlane must convince the market that he can deliver strategy that will yield better results, or he too will be out. Many other global investment banks are in the same position, sticking to the old strategy while working to improve execution. But the real fault is in the strategy itself, not the execution, however slow that has been."