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Archive for July 2008
July 30, 2008

Revitalizing the Red Cross

When I think of the challenges that the Red Cross is facing, they are not dissimilar to what I’ve seen at for-profit organizations.

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July 25, 2008

BlackRock Real Estate Internship: Hitting the Ground Running

Things are busy at BlackRock this summer. There was a lot of acquisition in the early to mid 2000s, and now it’s time to really make those properties perform.

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July 24, 2008

Bold Ideas and Unreasonable People

What exactly is a social enterprise? And how are we delivering on our bold idea for social change?

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July 22, 2008

Making Uruguay Globally Competitive

Professors Fraiman and Singh assert that the mindset of Uruguay’s entrepreneurs must change in order for the country to catch up to the rapid pace of development in other emerging nations.

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July 21, 2008

We're Asking Too Much of the Fed

The expansion of the Fed’s lending has been extraordinary in scale and scope. But it is not the best response to the present credit crunch and may bring unwelcome side effects.

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July 18, 2008

The SEC Brings Back the 1930s

The SEC has issued an emergency order prohibiting naked short selling in 19 financial stocks, but at most, this really just adds more hoops for brokers to jump through.

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July 17, 2008

Regional Competitors in a Globalizing Industry

Any successful organization requires growth in order to stay competitive, but how does a comparatively small company continue to grow if it has a limited domestic market?

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July 15, 2008

The Panic Over Fannie and Freddie

The U.S. government has made it clear that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the two big mortgage guarantors, are not going to run out of cash. Yet the stocks of both are still tumbling; what is going on?

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July 11, 2008

Faculty Summer Reading

What are you reading this summer?

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