Economics

Enterprise

M&As are Up, IPOs are Down. What’s the Story?

As public equity markets lose players, private equity grows, and mergers and acquisitions reach historic levels, the economy struggles to adapt.

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Resilience Distinguishes Emerging Market Economies

While China continues to solidify its lead, other emerging markets show steady economic growth in the Emerging Market Multinationals Report 2017 and in discussions at the 7th Annual Emerging Markets Institute Conference: “Emerging Multinationals in a Changing World.”

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Research Recap: Possible unintended consequences of energy efficiency improvements

Research co-authored by Cynthia Lin Lawell finds that improvements in energy efficiency may actually increase rather than decrease energy use.

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Margin and mission: The economic impacts of farm to school

Is the farm to school movement economically feasible? Professor Todd Schmit previews an upcoming webinar that gives practitioners the resources to find out.

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Research Recap: Mental health and retirement savings

Research co-authored by the Dyson School’s Vicki Bogan shows that suffering from anxiety and depression can diminish retirement savings.

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Noteworthy: Steven Kyle in The Atlantic on Puerto Rico’s recovery after Hurricane Maria

Island’s distance from mainland United States complicates recovery efforts, says Kyle, associate professor at the Dyson School

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Research Recap: Can shade-grown coffee prevent pest infestations and still be profitable?

Research co-authored by Dyson’s Miguel Gómez determines the “shade-level” sweet spot Colombian farmers should use to maximize profits and ward off pests.

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Vicki Bogan named editor of new journal from Center for Financial Planning

Vicki Bogan, associate professor at Dyson, has been selected by the Center for Financial Planning to serve as an editor of its new publication.

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Noteworthy: Eswar Prasad publishes NYT op-ed on China limiting the West’s global influence

China’s new form of multilateralism seeks to expand its global influence and eschews values like democracy, human rights, and the freedom of expression.