Goizueta in the News: Oct. 20, 2011

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Wall Street Journal: When ‘Focused’ Funds Falter
“‘If you concentrate your assets, you must really believe in your idea,’ says Emory assistant finance professor Klaas Baks. ‘You can see that in better returns.'”

NBC Nightly News: Tapping Revenue
Goizueta’s Tom Smith talks about the economics of taxing alcohol for additional state revenue.

Yahoo! Finance: ‘Capitalists of the World Unite!’
“Two years ago, Ilia Dichev at Emory University and Gwen Yu at Harvard University studied the performance of 11,000 hedge funds between 1980 and 2008. Their finding? Over that period, after you deducted all of Wall Street’s fees, investors made just 6% a year on average.”

The Emory Wheel: Emory Hosts Transgender Health Conference
“The World Professional Association for Transgender Health, Inc. (WPATH) held its biennial symposium at Emory’s Goizueta Business School from Sept. 24 to Sept. 28, presenting health professionals with the latest advances in education, research and clinical service for transgendered individuals.”

Appen Newspapers: Alpharetta’s LeasePlan CEO wins BRIDGE Award
“The chief executive officer for a leasing and fleet management company in Alpharetta has been recognized as a BRIDGE Award honoree by Emory University’s Executive Women of Goizueta Business School.”

Georgia Public Broadcasting: Playing Favorites
“Our workplace and career expert Brandon Smith explained why this happens, and how you can turn it to your advantage.”

CNBC.com: Occupy Wall Street and the Markets
“The solution to the issues begins with Greece, says [Goizuea alum] Richard Steinberg, Steinberg Global Asset Management president/chief investment officer, who adds that people don’t accept political solutions to economic problems.”

PR Newswire: The Titan Agency Lands on Atlanta Business Chronicle’s List of “Best Places to Work”
“The awards ceremony was held on September 16 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis and was sponsored by Robert Half®, Emory Goizueta Business School and Quantum Workplace.  Southwest Airlines Chairman, President & CEO, Gary Kelly provided the keynote address.”

 

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