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  • – Faculty News

    Prof. Priya Raghubir offers tips to avoid overspending

    November 24, 2014
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    Excerpt from Wallethub -- "Leave your credit card (and debit card) at home. Withdraw the cash you have budgeted to spend and pay cash for your purchases."
  • – Faculty News

    Prof. Aswath Damodaran discusses LendingClub's IPO

    November 24, 2014
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    Excerpt from Bloomberg -- "'The bankers are going to try and push LendingClub to compare themselves to the companies that make it look more attractive,' said Aswath Damodaran, who teaches corporate finance and valuation at New York University’s Stern School of Business. 'You as an investor have to guess who they remain comparable to at the end of the game.'"
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    Excerpt from The New York Times -- "One common claim is that the wealthy routinely violate the economist’s law of demand. A bedrock principle of economic rationality, this law holds that as the price of a good rises, consumers buy less of it. Many analysts, however, portray the rich as people who lust after what are known as 'Veblen goods' — commodities whose sales actually increase when their prices rise."
  • – Faculty News

    Prof. Roy Smith on Credit Suisse's plea bargain

    November 21, 2014
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    Excerpt from Bloomberg -- "'We understood that the idea behind the criminal prosecution by Justice' of Credit Suisse 'was that the punishment would not involve denial of business,' Roy C. Smith, a finance professor at New York University, said in an e-mail. Denying the bank the ability to do business would be 'very consequential,' he said."
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    Excerpt from Entrepreneur -- "'The next wave of opportunities in businesses will be companies that look at how we support development of the sharing economy,' says Sundararajan, who specializes in the digital economy and the economics of sharing (among other subjects). 'This means companies that make it easier for everyone to play a part, companies that really bring peer-to-peer into everyone’s life.'"
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    Excerpt from Vox -- "Calculations that we have recently completed suggest that the divergence between our numbers and those of the ECB can be explained by the continued reliance on static risk-weights in the regulatory assessment. In fact, using the projected losses in the adverse scenario employed by the ECB and applying a different (non risk-weights based, i.e. simple) leverage ratio gives results much closer to ours."
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    The first open dialogue on a White House plan to promote responsible business conduct abroad will take place on December 15, 2014 and will be co-hosted by the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights and the United States Council for International Business.
  • – Student Club Events

    SHA Annual Healthcare Conference

    November 21, 2014
    SHA Summit 2014
    On Friday, November 21st, the Stern Healthcare Association (SHA) will host its Annual Healthcare Summit. The theme for this year's conference is Healthcare 2020: Innovating for the Next Decade.
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    Excerpt from ABC News -- "'In general, it's easy to get caught up in big milestones, particularly as we age -- but of course there’s no real difference between turning 30 and turning 29 or 31,' [Alter] said. 'Our culture emphasizes years like 30, 40, 50, and 60, but we shouldn't let that shape how we live our lives.'"
  • – Faculty News

    Prof. Norman White on store loyalty-card apps

    November 19, 2014
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    Excerpt from The Wall Street Journal -- "'It’s totally overwhelming,' says Norman White, a professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business who teaches a course on designing and developing mobile apps. He says there are so many loyalty-card apps out there now that it is hard for consumers to decide which ones to use and why."
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    Excerpt from Financial Times -- "It’s also worth noting that some tax-minimisation strategies do not seem to require any cross-border chicanery. According to data compiled by NYU Stern’s Aswath Damodaran, the sectors that pay the lowest effective tax rates in the US include broadcasters, coal companies, homebuilders, and telecoms operators — all businesses that make the bulk of their money from domestic operations."
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    Excerpt from Bloomberg -- "The CHART OF THE DAY compares Twitter’s stock price since going public last November with his estimate of the company’s value, $20.81 a share. Damodaran, the author of four books on business valuation, cited the figure in a posting on his blog two days ago."
  • – Research Center Events

    The Eight Secrets to Building a Billion Dollar Company

    November 19, 2014
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    Already have a startup, and want to take it to the next level? Then you are ready to join FOUNDER.org's Class of 2016.
  • Mindfulness in Business Initiative | Janice Marturano feature
    As part of NYU Stern’s new Mindfulness in Business Initiative, which launched earlier this year, MBA students convened for a workshop introducing mindful leadership practices aimed at increasing focus, clarity and resilience.  
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    Excerpt from Star Tribune -- "Ghemawat echoes the common sense policy ideas of the Brookings Institution and others, suggesting that our business and government leaders work together to raise the international profile of the Twin Cities region and look to develop trade ties anywhere they can be found."
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    Excerpt from Bloomberg Businessweek -- "Scott Galloway, founder of Red Envelope and a marketing professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, said people generally aren’t in a shopping mood when clicking through a friend’s photos or reading Tweets (TWTR). 'So far, social and commerce are strange bedfellows,' he explained. That said, engagement rates on Instagram are 15 to 25 times higher than those on Facebook and Twitter, which makes the space particularly valuable for any company looking to make a connection."
  • – Faculty News

    Prof. Mervyn King discusses Europe's economy

    November 18, 2014
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    Excerpt from Bloomberg -- "'The euro area is the biggest risk because I don’t think the leaders in the euro area actually have a true vision of how to cope with the problem,' King said in an interview yesterday with Bloomberg Television’s Olivia Sterns in Naples, Florida. 'Many are trying to put in place structural reforms, but that is not going to be sufficient to generate a recovery. They also need to have macroeconomic stimulus.'"
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    New research from NYU Stern School of Business Professor Adam Alter and UCLA Anderson School of Management Professor Hal Hershfield shows that when adults approach a new decade in age (i.e., at ages 29, 39, 49 or 59), they search for existential meaning and behave in ways that can be constructive or destructive. 
  • – Faculty News

    Prof. Arun Sundararajan on Uber's surge pricing policy

    November 17, 2014
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    Excerpt from Economic Times -- "'Surge pricing is a way of balancing supply and demand,' says Arun Sundararajan, a professor at the Stern School of Business in New York who specialises in digital economics. 'The nature of taxi is such that there will always be periodic supply and demand imbalances over the day. For a market-based platform like Uber, price changes are the way in which a supply of drivers is brought into the market when needed.'"
  • – School News

    Undergraduate student Julian Marchese is featured

    November 17, 2014
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    Excerpt from Business Insider -- "Now a freshman student at NYU's Stern School of Business, Marchese and a partner at Yale are trying to launch a hedge fund out of their dorm rooms. Somehow, Marchese makes juggling school work with a social life and fledgling career as a hedge fund manager look like anyone could do it."
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    Excerpt from Poets & Quants -- "'If you are going to run a Fortune 500 company in the 21st Century, you are going to be global and these issues are going to confront you at the highest level,' Posner says. 'Rather than react, it makes sense that people in the business world have studied it and have a sense of what the options are.'"
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    Excerpt from New York Magazine -- "The years before beginning a brand-new decade — ages 29, 39, and so on — tend to be spent in self-reflection, according to a new paper published online today in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. These are the prime What am I doing with my life? years, in other words, which prompts many people to behave in ways that suggest 'an ongoing or failed search for meaning,' the authors write. Their data suggests that these are the ages when people are more likely to either train harder for a marathon or run one for the first time; they’re also the ages when more people tend to cheat on their marriages or take their own lives."
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    Excerpt from Project Syndicate -- "China does not have to give up the safety net provided by large asset holdings to allow markets to play a decisive microeconomic role. It can abandon the commanding heights model and develop its version of 'state capitalism' to support the best of both worlds. All that is needed is a persistently strong government commitment to the public interest – and, of course, a skillfully executed reform strategy."
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    Excerpt from The Chronicle of Higher Education -- "Universities need to move from the defensive, fending off divestment campaigns, to a more affirmative approach, examining how they can maximize their investments in companies that adopt longer-term business models that embrace sustainable environmental and human-rights business practices. Simply by making clear that these issues matter to them, universities can stimulate a broader debate within the investment community and in society generally."
  • – Student Club Events

    NYU Stern Students Win Cornell's MBA Stock Pitch Challenge

    November 17, 2014
    MBA Stock Pitch Challenge
    A team of NYU Stern students organized by the Stern Investment Management and Research (SIMR) club won first place in Cornell's MBA Stock Pitch Challenge in November. Owen Gilmore, Ziv Israel and Jerry Jiang took home the prize with their respective stock pitches for going long on TIF (Tiffany & Co.), LKQ (LKQ Corp., a replacement car parts manufacturer) and NXPI (NXP Semiconductors).

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