Goizueta in the News: June 16, 2011

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Foreclosures slow in metro Atlanta, but no end in sight
“Tom Smith, a finance professor at Emory’s Goizueta Business School, said there is probably a mix of reasons that foreclosure rates have dropped…”

Asbury Park Press: Incentives for long-term investors
“But I have another idea to throw out there, courtesy of Jagdesh (sic) Sheth, a management professor at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School in Atlanta, who is distressed that many companies are so consumed with quarter-to-quarter earnings reports that they will take action to boost short-term profits, even if they need to risk their long-term viability.”

Newswire.com: Finance guide teaches basic principles Wall Street, financial media doesn’t want public to know
“Ryan Jones has been investing his own funds and studying economics, personal finance and investing for over 10 years. He has a degree in mechanical engineering from Auburn University, a master’s in general business from Troy State University and a master’s in finance from Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.”

Poets & Quants: Wharton Admits Most Women Ever
“The percentage of women in the class reflects a new record for Wharton, which has already had the highest number of women in any institution ranked in the top 25 of U.S. business schools.”

NeighborhoodNewspapers.com: Spellabration to aid Literacy Volunteers of Atlanta
“The three outstanding Atlanta-area men being recognized this year for their exceptional strength, commitment and love as fathers are: Ralph Cleveland, executive vice president for engineering and operations of AGL Resources; Gary S. Mays, Ph.D, professor and dean of the Georgia Tech College of Engineering; and Jagdish N. Sheth, Ph.D, professor at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School.”

Bloomberg BusinessWeek: MBA Pay — The $3.6 Million Degree”
“News flash: Grads from the top MBA programs make more money over the course of their careers than peers from lower-ranked B-schools.”

R&D: EV Tour Comes to Atlanta, an Electrics-Ready Town
“Even Atlanta’s students are getting in on the movement: Emory’s Goizueta Business School is sponsoring a case competition, First to 50,000 — The Atlanta Electric Vehicle Race, that challenges Georgia graduate and undergraduate students to craft a comprehensive strategy to make Atlanta the first American city to have 50,000 electric vehicles”

CityBizList: TTV Venture Capital Fund Raises $25.6M
“Sean [Banks] earned his MBA in 2003 from the Goizueta Business School at Emory University where he was one of five Woodruff Fellows.”

PR Log: Brett Chepenik Has Conducted More Than 15,000 Training Sessions Over The Past 15 Years
“Brett Chepenik is the president and founder of Timed Exercise. A graduate of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, he is active in Donna Hicken Foundation and several other local charities.”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Immigration reform spurs economic ripples down on the farm
“During my final semester of business school at Emory University, I studied the economic implications of Georgia’s immigration reform, HB 87. Data from the federal H-2A guest worker program, unemployment statistics, and Georgia crop figures informed my analysis.”

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