Tepper in the News

Tepper in the News

  • September 2014

    • US News & World Report

      Best Undergraduate Business Programs Rankings

      09/09/2014

      U.S. News & World Report lists Tepper School's Undergraduate Business Program #8 tied with University of Texas Austin and Indiana University Bloomington. They also rank Carnegie Mellon University at #25 for National Universities, and the College of Engineering undergraduate program at #7 overall. Read More

    • User Preference

      Better Design by Leveraging Marketing and Engineering Tools

      09/09/2014

      This article was coauthored by Peter Boatwright, Carnegie Bosch Professor of Marketing; co-director, Integrated Innovation Institute. Read More

    • City Biz List

      Tepper Among Business Insider’s Best Business Schools

      09/03/2014

      This article ranks business schools, placing the Tepper School at #22. Read More

    • MBA Mission

      B-School Chart of the Week: Which Schools Received the Most Generous Donations in 2014?

      09/03/2014

      This graph of donations to business schools includes David Tepper’s contributions to the Tepper School. The article also mentions gifts from James R. Swartz, MSIA ’66 and his wife, Susan, as well as Gunjan Kedia, MSIA ’94 and Sridhar Tayur, Ford Distinguished Research Chair; professor of operations management. Read More

    • Malaysian Digest

      How Facebook Makes Us Unhappy

      09/02/2014

      This article cites research by Robert Kraut, Herbert A. Simon Professor of Human-Computer Interaction, School of Computer Science and Joint Appointment at Tepper School of Business. Read More

  • August 2014

    • Marhaba

      Carnegie Mellon University’s New Dean of School of Computer Science is Google’s VP

      08/31/2014

      This article quotes Ilker Baybars, Deputy Dean Emeritus; George Leland Bach Chair; professor of operations management ; Dean and CEO, Carnegie Mellon Qatar. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      CMU profs study ways to get more renewables

      08/29/2014

      This article features a book coauthored by Jay Apt, professor of technology; affiliated professor, Department of Engineering and Public Policy; director, Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Read More

    • Wired

      Innovating Against Rape: Market Perspective, New Tech Take Aim at Solving Sexual Assault

      08/29/2014

      This post, which mentions solutions generated via the Integrated Innovation Institute, was coauthored by Peter Boatwright, Carnegie Bosch Professor of Marketing; co-director, Integrated Innovation Institute. Read More

    • The Washington Post

      Decoding your restaurant menu

      08/28/2014

      This article refers to a study co-authored by Bryan Routledge, associate professor of finance. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

      Carnegie Mellon University picks architect for business school

      08/28/2014

      This article, which discusses the architect selected to design the new Tepper School building, quotes Dean Robert Dammon. Read More

    • The Guardian

      Boot up: calculating piracy, LA boots iPads, Instagram Hyperlapses

      08/27/2014

      This article refers to a study coauthored by Michael Smith, Professor of Information Technology and Marketing, Heinz College and Joint Appointment at Tepper School of Business, that examined the economic impact of piracy on the film industry.

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    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      CMU selects Santa Monica firm to design Tepper Quad building

      08/27/2014

      This article announces California based architects, Moore Ruble Yuddell Architects and Planners as the designers of the new Tepper Quadrangle. Read More

    • Direct Marketing News

      Unleash Cross-Channel Success

      08/27/2014

      This article lists Adam Paulisick, adjunct professor of entrepreneurship, as one of the speakers for an upcoming webinar related to digital marketing campaigns. Read More

    • World News Network

      Congress Must Rein in the Regulators (US Chamber of Commerce)

      08/27/2014

      This article cites Allan Meltzer, the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy.

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    • Daily News

      Study shows social welfare may fall in a more ethical market

      08/26/2014

      This article cites research coauthored by Kannan Srinivasan, H.J. Heinz II Professor of Management, Marketing and Information Systems. Read More

    • The Motley Fool

      Should Nike Investors Be Worried About Johnny Manziel?

      08/25/2014

      This blog mentions research by Kannan Srinivasan, H.J. Heinz II Professor of Management, Marketing and Information Systems, and Timothy Derdenger, assistant professor of marketing and strategy; Frank A. and Helen E. Risch Faculty Development Professor of Business. Read More

    • Wall Street Journal

      Cronyism vs. the Constitution

      08/25/2014

      This column was written by Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Read More

    • AMAInfo.com

      Carnegie Mellon Qatar welcomes incoming Class of 2018

      08/25/2014

      This press release mentions Ilker Baybars, Deputy Dean Emeritus; George Leland Bach Chair; Professor of Operations Management; Dean and CEO, Carnegie Mellon Qatar. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      Recipe 4 success: ‘People, products, hard work, luck’

      08/22/2014

      This article quotes Dave Mawhinney, associate teaching professor of entrepreneurship; executive director, Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship; co-director, Carnegie Mellon University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Read More

    • TopMBA.com

      Philanthropy Starts Early with Graduating Class of 2014 Gifts

      08/22/2014

      This article, which discusses gifts from graduating MBA classes to their alma maters, mentions the Class of 2014’s gift of more than $32,000 to go toward the Tepper School’s new building, the David A. Tepper Quadrangle. Read More

    • Marketplace

      Leading Researchers on Gender and Women in the Workplace To Convene at Carnegie Mellon, Sept. 4-5

      08/21/2014

      This press release previews a conference organized by Laurie Weingart, senior associate dean of education and the Carnegie Bosch Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory. It will include presentations by Brandy Aven, assistant professor of organizational behavior and theory; Rosalind Chow, associate professor of organizational behavior and theory; and Anita Woolley, assistant professor of organizational behavior and theory. Read More

    • Arab Times

      ‘Expendables 3’ Flop Shows Danger Of Pre-Release Piracy

      08/20/2014

      This article excerpts a Q&A conducted by Variety with Michael Smith, professor of information technology and marketing, Heinz College and Joint Appointment at Tepper School of Business.

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    • CNBC

      Keep on truckin'? Inside the shortage of US truck drivers

      08/20/2014

      This article mentions a truck that was designed in a class co-facilitated by Peter Boatwright, Carnegie Bosch Professor of Marketing; Co-Director, Integrated Innovation Institute. Read More

    • Reuters

      Is piracy to blame for The Expendables weak debut at the box office?

      08/19/2014

      This article mentions a study coauthored by Michael Smith, Professor of Information Technology and Marketing, Heinz College and Joint Appointment at Tepper School of Business, that examined the economic impact of piracy on the film industry. Read More

    • The American

      ‘The American Banking System Might Not Last Until Monday’

      08/19/2014

      This article cites Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Read More

    • Chronicle of Higher Education

      Largest Private Gifts to Higher Education, 2013-14

      08/19/2014

      This list, "Largest Private Gifts to Higher Education, 2013-14," mentions the David A. Tepper Charitable Foundation gift of $67 million to CMU in 2013. The gift ranks 18th on the list. Read More

    • Deseret News

      Measuring the impact of a MOOC course can be complicated

      08/18/2014

      This article mentions a partnership between Carnegie Mellon and Google that seeks to boost the success rates of MOOCs. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

      College-bank deals inspire calls for openness from regulators

      08/18/2014

      This article quotes Sunder Kekre, Bosch Professor of Operations Management; Director, PNC Center for Financial Services Innovation. Read More

    • Washington Post

      Meet the ordinary people who are mobilizing around monetary policy

      08/18/2014

      This article quotes Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Read More

    • The Tartan

      Alumni startups get seed funding

      08/18/2014

      This article about the Open Field Entrepreneurs Fund quotes Dean Robert Dammon and mentions fund creator Jonathan Kaplan, BS ’90. It highlights a yogurt company founded by Class of 2014 members Aditya Dhere, Anes Dracic, and Jennifer Mrzlack. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Huge utility line upgrade faces opposition

      08/18/2014

      This article quotes Jay Apt, Professor of Technology; Affiliated Professor, Department of Engineering and Public Policy; Director of Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      CMU profs seek solution to urban parking problems

      08/16/2014

      This article features research regarding parking prices in the Pittsburgh area, coauthored by Mark Fichman, Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory, and Stephen Spear, Professor of Economics. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      Value of MBA is in textbook, not checkbook, experts say

      08/16/2014

      This article quotes Dean Robert Dammon. Read More

    • Fox Business News

      Hyperinflation Spook Story

      08/14/2014

      This article mentions Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      People on the Move: Executive Level

      08/14/2014

      This roundup of local business news mentions the promotion of Laura Maxwell, executive director and leadership coach. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      People on the Move

      08/13/2014

      This item highlights Steve Rakas, executive director, Career Opportunities Center. Read More

    • Gulf Times

      Students gain insight into life at CMUQ

      08/13/2014

      This article discusses an orientation program designed to introduce high school students to Carnegie Mellon’s Qatar campus. Read More

    • Pop City Media

      Craft beer might just be southwest PA's next big thing

      08/13/2014

      This article features The Brew Gentlemen and co-founder Asa Foster, who is a CMU alumni. Read More

    • Go Erie

      Mover of the week: Lucas B. Slezak

      08/10/2014

      This article features Lucas Slezak who earned a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) Certification from the Tepper School. Read More

    • Business Insider

      Fascinating Research Explains Why Humans Will Eventually Think Of Robots As Friends

      08/09/2014

      This article features the work of Carnegie Mellon University roboticist Heather Knight and mentions John Hooker, T. Jerome Holleran Professor of Business Ethics and Social Responsibility; professor of operations research. Read More

    • Money Science

      Taking Optimization With You After Graduation

      08/07/2014

      Money Science reposted an article from the operations research blog of Michael Trick, senior associate dean of faculty and research and the Harry B. and James H. Higgins Professor of Operations Research, describing how the Tepper MBA program incorporates optimization into courses. Read More

    • Ethisphere

      Ethisphere Delivers First Issue of World’s Most Ethical Companies® Executive Briefing

      08/07/2014

      This article features a piece written by John Hooker, T. Jerome Holleran Professor of Business Ethics and Social Responsibility; professor of operations research, which was used in an Executive Briefing of the world’s most ethical companies. Read More

    • Business Because

      Recruiters Tap Into New MBA Students – Before School Starts

      08/07/2014

      This article discusses an MBA recruiting event hosted by The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management and quotes dean Robert Dammon. Read More

    • Houston Chonicle

      The Reasons for Studying Business Ethics

      08/07/2014

      This article about business ethics mentions John Hooker, T. Jerome Holleran Professor of Business Ethics and Social Responsibility; professor of operations research. Read More

    • Business Insider

      It Is Perfectly Moral To Torture A Robot

      08/07/2014

      This article features the work of Carnegie Mellon University roboticist Heather Knight and mentions John Hooker, T. Jerome Holleran Professor of Business Ethics and Social Responsibility; professor of operations research. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      Angel investments rise but deals less locally focused

      08/06/2014

      This article about the Halo Report recently released by the Angel Resource Institute, Silicon Valley Bank and CB Insights quotes Dave Mawhinney, executive director, Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship. Read More

    • EGov Innovation

      The role of big data in the academe

      08/06/2014

      This article addresses the use of data collection and analytics in managing schools and quotes Ted Curran, executive director of finance.
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    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Carnegie Mellon students developing safety apps

      08/05/2014

      This article features new safety applications, NightOwl and Spot, which were developed by graduate students in Carnegie Mellon’s schools of engineering, business and design. Michael Bojanowski, MBA ’14 is one of the creators of the apps, and is quoted in the article. Read More

    • Bloomberg Businessweek

      Policymakers doubt job statistics are strong recovery indicators

      08/03/2014

      This article regarding unemployment trends and statistics quote Rebecca Lessem, assistant professor of economics.

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    • The Morning Call

      Coal, health advocates square off over proposed federal carbon controls during Pittsburgh hearing

      08/01/2014

      This article mentions Jay Apt, professor of technology, Tepper School of Business / Engineering and Public Policy; director, Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Read More

    • Library of Congress Blog

      Computational Linguistics & Social Media Data: An Interview with Bryan Routledge

      08/01/2014

      This article features an interview with Bryan Routledge, associate professor of finance, and discusses what social media postings and online reviews reveal about society.

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  • July 2014

    • Sporting News.com

      Arizona State coach Sendek throws the book at alleged transfer 'epidemic'

      07/30/2014

      This article features Herb Sendek, MSIA ’85, and discusses a book he wrote that was recently re-issued. Read More

    • Financial Times

      Collaboration helps prevent date rape on college campuses

      07/30/2014

      This article discusses a project developed through the Integrated Innovation Institute to prevent date rape on college campuses. It mentions Connie Chun, MBA ’14. Read More

    • Full Disclosure

      Fed Series: Housing Incentives Wrong

      07/30/2014

      This video regarding banks and housing foreclosure features an interview with Allan Meltzer, the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Read More

    • Building Pittsburgh

      A Slow First Half

      07/29/2014

      The new Tepper Quadrangle building is mentioned in this article about construction and building trends in the Pittsburgh area. Read More

    • CNBC

      Fed up? Janet Yellen facing challenges from within

      07/28/2014

      This article quotes Allan Meltzer, the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy.

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    • Financial Times

      Business schools try to broaden their horizons

      07/27/2014

      This article quotes Peter Boatwright, Carnegie Bosch Professor of Marketing; co-director, Integrated Innovation Institute, and also highlights the institute itself.

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    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Last ingredients added to NoWait restaurant apps

      07/27/2014

      This article about the progress of the NoWait restaurant app features Sean Ammirati, adjunct professor of entrepreneurship. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      Spreading green education throughout campus

      07/25/2014

      This article features the ethics and social responsibility concentration and quotes Alan Scheller-Wolf, professor of operations management; head, Ph.D. Program. Read More

    • Broadway World

      Throughline Theatre Company Hosts Talkback with A NEW DEATH Playwright C.S. Wyatt Tonight

      07/24/2014

      This item profiles a play by C.S. Wyatt, visiting assistant teaching professor of business management communication. Read More

    • Wall Street Journal

      BitBeat: Bitcoin Price – Curiously – Gets No Boost From Dell News

      07/22/2014

      This article mentions CMU alumni Hannah Kim, DC ’06, and Tomas Melis, MRD ’13. Read More

    • Beaver County Times

      Beaver school board OKs hiring of new principal, business manager

      07/21/2014

      This article mentions John Hynes, MBA ’93, who was hired to serve as the business manager for the Beaver Area School District. Read More

    • Herald Review

      Fed critics search for inflation

      07/20/2014

      This article mentions Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy.

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    • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

      Hydro Green Energy wants to build hydroelectric plant on Monongahela River

      07/19/2014

      This article about the use of hydropower plants quotes Jay Apt, Professor of Technology and Director of Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Read More

    • University Herald

      CMU Invests $800,000 in 16 Alumni Startups

      07/18/2014

      This article discusses the Open Field Entrepreneurs Fund and mentions the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. It quotes Dave Mawhinney, executive director of Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship; co-director, CMU Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; associate teaching professor of entrepreneurship. Read More

    • Chicago Tribune

      The inflation alarms are still false

      07/18/2014

      Allan Meltzer, the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy, has predicted high inflation as a result of Fed policies. This article says Meltzer is now backing off from that 2009 forecast. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Pittsburgh dominates in entrepreneurs tourney

      07/17/2014

      The Open Field Entrepreneurs Fund, established by Jonathan Kaplan, BS '90, has awarded $800,000 to 16 startup companies. Read More

    • Think Advisor

      New Hire Roundup: Great-West Financial Names Manello CFO

      07/17/2014

      This business news roundup mentions the appointment of Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance, to the financial research advisory committee of the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Financial Research.

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    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      CMU alum's fund invests in 16 startups with ties to Pittsburgh university

      07/16/2014

      The Open Field Entrepreneurs Fund, established by Jonathan Kaplan, BS '90, has awarded $800,000 to 16 startup companies. Read More

    • Inside Philanthropy

      What Are These Two Hedge Fund Guys Doing in Jersey City?

      07/15/2014

      David Tepper and fellow hedge fund manager Alan Fournier have teamed up to finance a principal training program in Jersey City public schools. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Tribune Review

      Entrepreneurship, cloud computing

      07/13/2014

      Dave Mawhinney, executive director of Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship; co-director, CMU Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; associate teaching professor of entrepreneurship, discusses how cloud computing has helped startup companies like ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft build valuable user databases. Read More

    • Market Watch

      Piketty’s cure for income inequality hurts the poor

      07/11/2014

      Allan Meltzer, the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy, coauthored a paper with the Wharton School's Scott Richard challenging the concept of government redistribution of wealth. Read More

    • Morning Star

      UPDATE: Piketty's cure for income inequality hurts the poor

      07/09/2014

      Two eminent economics professors, Carnegie Mellon's Allan Meltzer and the Wharton School's Scott Richard, are challenging Thomas Piketty's conclusions from his book "Capital in the Twenty-First Century".

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    • PR Newswire

      Quantitative Easing = Virtual $Trillions in Reserve & Danger Looming at the Fed

      07/01/2014

      This press release about the Federal Reserve features Allan Meltzer, the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

      A passion for innovation

      07/01/2014

      This profile of Richard Simmons mentions his donation to the Tepper Quadrangle project and Finn Kydland, The Richard P. Simmons Distinguished Professorship; University Professor of Economics, Nobel Laureate (2004). Read More

  • June 2014

    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Modern parking: CMU shows how technology can benefit drivers

      06/30/2014

      this op-ed piece highlights a study on Pittsburgh parking by Mark Fichman, associate professor of organizational behavior and theory; and Stephen Spear, professor of economics. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      Shift to diversified economy leads to fewer public companies

      06/13/2014

      This article about the decline of public companies quotes Dave Mawhinney, Executive Director of Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship; Co-Director, CMU Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Assistant Teaching Professor of Entrepreneurship. Read More

    • New York Times

      Markets Are Restacking the Building Blocks of a Financial Crisis

      06/12/2014

      This article about the financial crisis quotes David Tepper. Read More

    • WBIR.com

      Entrepreneur gets a big break for his small business

      06/11/2014

      This article features Haseeb Quereshi, BS '06, and his growing company. Read More

    • Insurance News

      The Effect of FIN 48 on Financial Reporting

      06/10/2014

      This article mentions Chester Spatt, the Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Pittsburgh's New Immigrants: A Nigerian immigrant brings an entrepreneurial drive to his new country

      06/07/2014

      This article about Pittsburgh immigrants features Emeka Onwugbenu, MBA ’11. Read More

    • The Street

      All-Time Records Were Hit on Friday, but Are These Highs Sustainable?

      06/06/2014

      This article discusses the stock market's new record high with the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy, is mentioned. Read More

    • Stuff.co

      Whose line is it anyway?

      06/06/2014

      This article discussing queue management quotes Michael Trick, senior associate dean of education; Harry B. and James H. Higgins Professor of Operational Research. Read More

    • Seeking Alpha

      The World In Transition: Little Economic Growth, But Plenty Of Investment Opportunities

      06/05/2014

      This article mentions Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. The articles discusses how the current international economic transition will create new investment opportunities. Read More

    • American Mathematical Society

      Scheduling Sports

      06/05/2014

      This podcast features an interview with Michael Trick, Senior Associate Dean, Education; Harry B. and James H. Higgins Professor of Operations Research. He discusses the process by which sporting events are scheduled. Read More

    • Wall Street Journal

      David Tepper: My Fears Have Been ‘Alleviated’

      06/05/2014

      In this article, David Tepper speaks about his concerns regarding the slow growth of U.S. markets. Read More

    • The Root

      Will Smith’s Next Movie Tackles NFL Concussions

      06/04/2014

      This article discusses a forthcoming movie about Bennet Omalu, MBA ’08. Omalu will be played by Will Smith. Read More

    • Money News

      Dove Yellen Turns Goose for US Stocks Rising on Speech Days

      06/04/2014

      This article regarding trends in stock prices mentions Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      CMU gets $300K grant for innovations, entrepreneurship

      06/04/2014

      This article mentions Dean Robert Dammon and David Mawhinney, executive director of Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship; co-director, Carnegie Mellon University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Assistant Teaching Professor of Entrepreneurship. The article features a grant from the National Science Foundation to establish an Innovation Corps Site at Carnegie Mellon. Read More

    • PR Newswire

      Federal Reserve Historian Allan H. Meltzer, Ph.D. Defends "The System" On Full Disclosure Network(R) Internet - TV Series

      06/04/2014

      This press release about the Federal Reserve features Allan Meltzer, the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Read More

    • The Atlantic

      Bowe Bergdahl and the Resurgence of Conservative Islamophobia

      06/04/2014

      This article regarding Islamaphobia refers to a 2013 study coauthored by Christina Fong, research scientist, Department of Social and Decision Sciences. Read More

    • E&E Publishing

      Scars from last climate bill show up in ambitious EPA power plant rule

      06/03/2014

      This article discussing EPA power plants quotes Jay Apt, professor of technology and director of Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Read More

    • Associated Press, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Pollution May Have Big Impact in State

      06/03/2014

      This article about pollution quotes Jay Apt, professor of technology and director of Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Read More

    • Associated Press

      Apt: Coal a viable option if industry embraces new technology

      06/03/2014

      Coal could still provide a hefty chunk of Pennsylvania's power if the industry embraces new technology to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, says Jay Apt, professor of technology and director of Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Apt praised new federal environmental regulations for their flexibility. Read More

  • May 2014

    • Defining Ideas

      Ronald Regan is Alive in India

      05/29/2014

      This piece was written by Allan Meltzer, the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Read More

    • New York Times

      Battle over pollution control evident in Ohio, says Apt

      05/29/2014

      An Ohio battle over requirements for renewable energy represents further division in the battle over efforts to combat pollution, says Jay Apt, professor of technology and director of the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. He points out that pollution control mechanisms do carry costs. Read More

    • MNI

      Goodfriend suggests limits on Fed policy

      05/29/2014

      The Federal Reserve's independence could be compromised without a new Fed-Treasury accord, argues Marvin Goodfriend, Friends of Allan Meltzer Professor; Professor of Economics. Goodfriend argues in a new paper that the Fed should hold to a "Treasuries-only" portfolio and its broader lending should be limited, because it verges on fiscal policy. Read More

    • Forbes

      Carnegie Mellon's Integrated Innovation Institute's Vision To Build Innovators Of Tomorrow

      05/27/2014

      This article features the work of Carnegie Mellon University's Integrated Innovation Institute. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Morewedge: People are more wary of losses than eager for gains

      05/23/2014

      Carey K. Morewedge, associate professor of marketing, says research shows people are more wary of losses than eager for gains. For example, most people would not take a risk that might lose $20 unless they simultaneously have a chance of winning $40 or $50. A URL for this article is unavailable. The story can be found on page A-8 of the print edition.

    • Silicon Valley Business Journal

      Launch CMU to Feature Startups, New Technology and Research Innovations from Carnegie Mellon University's Entrepreneurship and Technology Community

      05/22/2014

      This article features a press release focusing on the June 5 LaunchCMU event in Silicon Valley, spearheaded by the CMU Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Read More

    • American Banker

      Tread Lightly When Setting Capital Requirements for Nonbanks

      05/21/2014

      This article regarding the Financial Stability Oversight Council's annual report mentions Allan Meltzer, the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Read More

    • New York Times

      After Fed, Bernanke Offers His Wisdom, for a Big Fee

      05/20/2014

      In this article, David Tepper expresses regret that he did not trade on Mr. Bernanke’s guidance at the dinner. Read More

    • SF Weekly

      Housing Detour: The Pension Fund Eyes a Dubious Investment

      05/19/2014

      In this article, Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance, comments on pension funds. Read More

    • SF Weekly

      Spatt: Pension funds should not become slush funds for politicians

      05/19/2014

      Siphoning pension funds into affordable housing undermines the fundamental purpose of a pension plan, says Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance. Spatt argues that pension funds should not be used as slush funds for politicians. Read More

    • Wall Street Journal

      Galak: Popularity of "Frozen" soundtrack comes from fans finding new layers of significance

      05/16/2014

      To understand why some music remains popular while some fades away, Jeff Galak, assistant professor of marketing, studies patterns of “satiation.” He suggests that sales and repeat listening for the “Frozen” soundtrack continue because fans keep finding new layers of significance in the songs. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Kekre views critical juncture for banking industry

      05/13/2014

      The banking industry is at a critical juncture as it transitions from brick-and-mortar offices to a digital world ruled by smartphones, says Sunder Kekre, Bosch Professor of Operations Management; director, PNC Center for Financial Services Innovation. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      Integrated Innovation Institute cross-trains students in business, engineering, and design

      05/13/2014

      Peter Boatwright, Carnegie Bosch Professor of Marketing, has been named co-director of the new Integrated Innovation Institute. The institute will cross-train students in engineering, design and business. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      PNC CEO Demchak keynote speaker at CMU's Tepper graduation event

      05/08/2014

      This article, which discusses the keynote speaker at the Tepper School’s diploma ceremony, quotes Dean Robert Dammon. Read More

    • Market Watch

      6 dubious Yellenisms from the Fed chair’s testimony

      05/08/2014

      This article refers to and quotes from a Wall Street Journal piece written by Allan Meltzer, the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Read More

    • Wall Street Journal

      How the Fed Fuels the Coming Inflation

      05/06/2014

      This article regarding inflation was written by Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Read More

    • The Peninsula

      80 graduate from Carnegie Mellon varsity

      05/06/2014

      This article quotes Ilker Baybars, Deputy Dean Emeritus; George Leland Bach Chair; professor of operations management; Dean and CEO, Carnegie Mellon University-Qatar. Read More

    • Wall Street Journal

      Meltzer: Inflation inevitable

      05/06/2014

      Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy, says never in history has a country that financed deficits with large amounts of central-bank money avoided inflation. Read More

  • April 2014

    • The Tartan

      Tepper talks business, philanthropy

      04/27/2014

      This article features a talk given by David Tepper and includes remarks from Robert Dammon. Read More

    • Asia Times

      Meltzer: Banks should lend reserves to companies

      04/23/2014

      Last August, Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy, identified the route by which he says the monetary base should increase inflation. Meltzer believes banks should lend their $2.7 trillion in excess reserves to companies, which in turn would redeposit them with the banks, leading to economic expansion. Read More

    • New York Times

      Apt: Wind, solar power not cost effective solutions to recharge batteries for electric grid

      04/21/2014

      Using wind or solar power to charge batteries for electric grid energy storage is not cost effective, according to Jay Apt, professor of technology and director of the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Prices would have to fall by 90 percent, from the current range of $300 to $500 per kilowatt-hour of capacity down to $30 to $50, for those solutions to make financial sense, he said. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      Fish Sandwich Chronicles: Dave Mawhinney at Big Jim's

      04/18/2014

      This article about Greenfield bar, Big Jim's, features Dave Mawhinney, executive director of Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship; co-director, CMU Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; assistant teaching professor of entrepreneurship. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      SEC Commissioner Piwowar deciphers regulators, how they work for CMU students

      04/18/2014

      This article & video describes a presentation by SEC Commissioner Piwowar to MBA students at the Tepper School on April 16.  The commissioner was introduced by faculty member and former chief SEC economist Chester Spatt, the Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Cohen: Some CEO honors can create tension

      04/18/2014

      Government honors such as knighthood can create tension in a business when given to CEOs, says Taya Cohen, assistant professor of organizational behavior and theory. Some of Cohen's research fo­cuses on the idea of group mo­ral­ity and the idea of a people who serves the goals of the group above all else. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      Mawhinney hopes entrepreneurship will benefit entire university, region

      04/18/2014

      Dave Mawhinney, executive director of Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship; co-director, CMU Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; assistant teaching professor of entrepreneurship, says he wants entrepreneurship to serve all of Carnegie Mellon and the Pittsburgh region. He says the best advice he has for would-be entrepreneurs is to network. Read More

    • Detroit News

      Detroit's changing numbers in bankruptcy deal to face scrutiny

      04/17/2014

      This article regarding bankruptcy deals and bailouts quotes Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance. Read More

    • Detroit News

      Spatt: Detroit pension deal may face scrutiny over legacy costs

      04/17/2014

      A proposed deal to resolve the dispute over pensions in Detroit's bankruptcy could face further scrutiny, says Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance. Spatt says the question is whether the deal relieves the city of burdensome legacy costs that it’s been unable to afford in recent years. Read More

    • Historinhas

      I Had a Dream

      04/16/2014

      This blog post about unemployment, inflation and the media's depiction of the two quotes Allan Meltzer, the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Read More

    • NPR All Things Considered

      Addiction And Seduction On Yelp: The Language Of Food Love

      04/16/2014

      This broadcast news story regarding restaurant reviews on Yelp focuses on research coauthored by Bryan Routledge, associate professor of finance. Read More

    • Washington Post

      The traumatic, sensual, addicted language of restaurant reviews (and what it says about you)

      04/16/2014

      This article about the nature of restaurant reviews, and those who review them, discusses research coauthored by Bryan Routledge, associate professor of finance. Read More

    • GVEP International Blog

      Best Practice in Micro-Grid Development

      04/15/2014

      This blog features a discussion of research regarding grid-based rural electrification, coauthored by Jay Apt, professor of technology and Director of Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Read More

    • WTAE

      New owners offer buyouts to Pittsburgh Heinz staff

      04/15/2014

      This article about the new ownership of the H.J. Heinz company and how it will impact employees features Dave Mawhinney, executive director of Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship; co-director, CMU Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; assistant teaching professor of entrepreneurship. Read More

    • Washington Post

      Routledge: Online restaurant reviews reflect writer's character

      04/15/2014

      Online restaurant reviews can reveal a surprising amount about the people writing them, according to research coauthored by Bryan Routledge, associate professor of finance. For example, diners reviewing expensive restaurants use bigger words and depict themselves as connoisseurs. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      Couple gives CMU $1M for Tepper Quadrangle construction

      04/14/2014

      This article, which quotes Dean Robert Dammon, features a gift by Sridhar Tayur, Ford Distinguished Research Chair; professor of operations management, and Gunjan Kedia, MSIA ’94. This gift is earmarked for the Tepper Quadrangle. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      Couple gives CMU $1M for Tepper Quadrangle construction

      04/14/2014

      This article, which quotes Dean Robert Dammon, features a gift by Sridhar Tayur, Ford Distinguished Research Chair; Professor of Operations Management, and Gunjan Kedia, MSIA ’94. Read More

    • The Guardian

      Will Panasonic's 'hazard pay' make a difference to air pollution in China?

      04/14/2014

      This article includes perspective on air pollution from Alan Scheller-Wolf, professor of operations management and head of the Ph.D. Program at the Tepper School of Business. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      Tayur, Kedia give $1 million for new Tepper Quadrangle

      04/14/2014

      Carnegie Mellon University will get $1 million from a couple to help build the new Tepper School of Business. The gift will come from alumna Gunjan Kedia, MSIA '94, and her husband, Sridhar Tayur, the Ford Distinguished Chair and professor of operations management. Read More

    • Epoch Times

      Do Yelp Food Reviews Expose the Inner Self?

      04/13/2014

      This article, which speculates on the nature of people who post reviews to Yelp, discusses research coauthored by Bryan Routledge, associate professor of finance. Read More

    • Aftenposten

      Hjerneeksporten

      04/11/2014

      This article (published in Norwegian) features Finn Kydland, The Richard P. Simmons Distinguished Professorship, university professor of economics and Nobel Laureate, 2004. Read More

    • Insider Online

      The Relevance of Federal Reserve Surplus Capital for Current Policy

      04/11/2014

      This article was written by Marvin Goodfriend, Friends of Allan Meltzer Professor; professor of economics, and discusses the uses of surplus capital in the United States. Read More

    • Aspen Institute

      Business and Society Program – Past Faculty Pioneers

      04/10/2014

      This posting recognizes former university professor Lester Lave among the organization’s listing of faculty pioneers. Read More

    • CNN Money

      How to scale up your team to greatness

      04/10/2014

      This article about team building and project management focuses on research by Anita Williams Woolley, assistant professor of organizational behavior & theory. Read More

    • Insider Online

      Reforming the Rules that Govern the Fed

      04/10/2014

      This article focuses on problems that have plagued the Fed, and what reform tactics are being taken to correct these issues. The article mentions Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Read More

    • Human Resource Executive

      Between Empathy and Burnout

      04/10/2014

      This article quotes Laura Maxwell, leadership coach at the Tepper School of Business’s Accelerate Leadership Center, and offers new insights on management and employee interaction. Read More

    • Antitrust and Competition Policy Blog

      The Economics of Predation: What Drives Pricing When There Is Learning-by-Doing?

      04/10/2014

      This blog post, questioning what drives the rise and fall of prices, features research coauthored by Yaroslav Kryukov, assistant professor of economics. Read More

    • Huffington Post

      The Most Valuable Business Degree Doesn't Exist

      04/08/2014

      This article mentions Denise Rousseau, H. J. Heinz II University Professor of Organizational Behavior and Public Policy, Heinz College, and Joint Appointment at Tepper School of Business. Read More

    • Phys.org

      Online food reviews reveal inner self, Stanford linguist finds

      04/07/2014

      This article highlights research coauthored by Bryan Routledge, associate professor of finance. Read More

    • Psychology Today

      Why More Women Yields Better Solutions

      04/07/2014

      This article focuses on research by Anita Williams Woolley, assistant professor of organizational behavior & theory. Read More

    • NPR

      Spatt discusses high-frequency training on "All Things Considered"

      04/07/2014

      Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance, appeared on NPR’s “All Things Considered” program to discuss high frequency trading. The controversial practice has received renewed attention with the publication of Michael Lewis' new book "Flash Boys." Read More

    • Psychology Today

      Teams solve complex problems faster with more women, Woolley's research suggests

      04/07/2014

      Research by Anita Williams Woolley, assistant professor of organizational behavior & theory, suggests that the number of women on a team drastically increases its ability to solve complex problems.

    • Our Region's Business

      Pittsburgh's Connection to Major League Baseball Scheduling

      04/06/2014

      The April 6th installment of Our Region’s Business leads off with an 8-minute discussion with Michael Trick, senior associate dean for education and the Harry B. and James H. Higgins Professor of Operations Research. The segment discusses the process by which MLB games are scheduled. Read More

    • Our Region's Business

      Michael Trick appears on "Our Region's Business"

      04/06/2014

      The August 6th installment of "Our Region’s Business" features a segment with Michael Trick, senior associate dean for education and the Harry B. and James H. Higgins Professor of Operations Research. The segment features a discussion on the field of operations research and how it plays a successful role in the sports-scheduling arena. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Apt: Pennsylvania must quickly adapt to changes in power generation

      04/01/2014

      Whether the economic boost of power generation continues to benefit Pennsylvania depends on several factors, according to Jay Apt, professor of technology and director of the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Apt says Pennsylvania must be nimble in responding to the rapid changes in electric power generation that are sweeping the country. Read More

  • March 2014

    • Men's Health

      Galak: TV binge watching can resemble addiction

      03/26/2014

      People who binge watch TV can show addict-like tendencies, according to Jeff Galak, assistant professor of marketing. Galak says viewers can feel elated as soon as they start the next episode, but also feel disgusted when it's over and they realize how much time they wasted. Read More

    • Star-Tribune

      Goodfriend: Minneapolis Fed president has been pushing for unemployment target 'for a while'

      03/21/2014

      The head of the Federal Reserve in Minneapolis is calling for a goal to reach at least a 5.5 percent unemployment rate. Narayana Kocherlakota has been arguing that point "for a while," commented Marvin Goodfriend, Friends of Allan Meltzer Professor; Professor of Economics. Read More

    • Bloomberg

      Spatt: Reforms in repo market may increase participation

      03/11/2014

      Any reforms that help mitigate the remaining risks in the repurchase agreement market may ultimately increase participation, according to Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance. Read More

    • New Republic

      Fed's generosity part of marketing strategy, says Meltzer

      03/09/2014

      The Federal Reserve Act initially offered a generous dividend to member banks to attract members, says ALLAN MELTZER, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy and a Fed historian. Read More

    • Financial Times

      Tepper School's use of technology in MBA praised

      03/09/2014

      According to the Financial Times, the Tepper School has pioneered the use of advanced technology to connect small student groups in an online classroom environment. Many leading business schools are debating how best to use technology within the larger context of developments such as massive online open courses and online MBAs. Read More

    • U.S. House Committee on Financial Services

      Spatt testifies before Congress

      03/05/2014

      Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance, testified before the House Financial Services Committee's Subcommittee on Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises. Read More

    • Bloomberg BusinessWeek

      Goodfriend explains Fed's differing approaches to transparency

      03/03/2014

      The Federal Reserve is comfortable with transparency on monetary policy because it does not concern individual firms or markets, but rather macroeconomic conditions, says Marvin Goodfriend, Friends of Allan Meltzer Professor; professor of economics. Read More

  • February 2014

    • Financial Times

      Dean Dammon comments on $10 million gift

      02/27/2014

      A $10 million gift from alumnus and venture capitalist James Swartz and his wife will boost collaboration. Dean Robert Dammon says the planned new building for the Tepper School will help expand entrepreneurship across the university campus. Read More

    • Wall Street Journal

      Spatt to testify before Congress

      02/24/2014

      Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance, is scheduled to speak before House lawmakers on Friday. The members of Congress are examining the effects of a 2007 Securities and Exchange Commission rule designed to encourage faster and cheaper electronic trading that critics warn has unintentionally harmed investors. Read More

    • USA Today

      Research shows millenials post when they're in love

      02/14/2014

      Two-thirds of millennials are in love, according to a study by the Integrated Innovation Institute. The study finds that those in love are also more likely to update their Facebook statuses. Read More

    • The Guardian

      Galak: CVS reinforces health-conscious image with ban on cigarette sales

      02/14/2014

      This article quotes JEFF GALAK, Assistant Professor of Marketing. If CVS's goal is to make its brand analogous with health care, its decision to stop selling cigarettes helps reinforce this brand image, says Jeff Galak assistant professor of marketing. Galak says the hope seems to be that that brand image will offset any loss in customers. Read More

    • Wall Street Journal

      Meltzer: Dodd-Frank a flawed law

      02/13/2014

      Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy, writes that the Dodd-Frank Act's approach to banking regulation is flawed. The law, passed in 2010, mandated hundreds of major regulations to control bank risk-taking. Read More

    • Des Moines Register

      Boatwright research shows how love influences Facebook

      02/13/2014

      Research by Peter Boatwright, Carnegie Bosch Professor of Marketing; Co-Director, Integrated Innovation Institute, says millenials in love are often posting to Facebook. His study polled 2,000 millennials and found that 41 percent of those in love update their Facebook status at least weekly. Read More

    • CNBC Asia

      Stern appears on CNBC Asia

      02/12/2014

      Joel Stern, distinguished adjunct professor of finance, appeared on CNBC Asia's "Squawk Box" program. Stern discussed several topics related to the outlook for the U.S. economy. Read More

  • January 2014

    • Nevada Public Radio

      Meltzer discusses Fed on Nevada Public Radio

      01/27/2014

      Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy, appeared on Nevada Public Radio station KNPR to discuss the Federal Reserve. Meltzer said the central bank has become politicized and predicted high inflation in the future. Meltzer also discussed causes of the foreclosure crisis. Read More

  • December 2013

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      Spatt interviews in Pittsburgh Business Times

      12/13/2013

      Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance, spoke with the Pittsburgh Business Times as part of a panel of experts commenting on several topics. The occasion was the 80th anniversary of the passage of the Glass-Steagall Act. 

      What is most profound impact of Glass-Steagall repeal? Was senator’s warning in 1999 on the money? There’s much to consider for protecting taxpayers Banks learn lessons from the Great Recession

    • Bloomberg Radio

      Meltzer appears on The Hays Advantage

      12/12/2013

      Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy, appeared on Bloomberg Radio’s Hays Advantage show to discuss the Federal Reserve and critique its current policies. 
      Read More

    • Society for Human Resource Management

      Cohen: Guilt can be workplace motivator

      12/09/2013

      Taya Cohen, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory, spoke in a video story about the role of guilt in the workplace. Cohen says guilt-prone people tend to be guided by their conscience. 
      Read More

    • Wall Street Journal

      Meltzer:

      12/08/2013

      At a policy forum at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy, introduced a brief history of the Fed. He said his theme was "mistakes caused by analytic errors, repeated.” 
      Read More

    • CBC News

      Spatt: Politicians carry some blame for municipal bankruptcies

      12/05/2013

      Politicians who agreed to pensions that were not economically viable are responsible for bankruptcies such as what happened in Detroit, says Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance. In other contexts, it would be called fraud, Spatt says.
      Read More

  • November 2013

    • The Guardian

      Hybrid Model creates more opportunity, Tayur says

      11/21/2013

      The NGO-business hybrid model has allowed OrganJet to save more lives than it would as a straight nonprofit or for-profit business, says Sridhar Tayur, Ford Distinguished Research Chair; Professor of Operations Management. Tayur is also the CEO of OrganJet, which allows people to circumvent long waiting lists for organ transplants. 
      Read More

    • New Yorker

      Looks can be deceiving, Olivola’s research finds

      11/18/2013

      This article features research by CHRISTOPHER OLIVOLA, assistant professor of marketing. Using appearance to judge a person's character can have far-reaching repercussions, according to research by Christopher Olivola, assistant professor of marketing. Olivola compared initial appearance-based judgments with the actual personal characteristics of people on a social networking site and found that character assessments were far more accurate when there was no visual data available. 
      Read More

    • New York Times

      Tepper School receives $67 million gift

      11/14/2013

      The Tepper School received a $67 million gift from hedge fund manager David Tepper. The school plans to use the gift to build a new quadrangle, which will include a new building for the school. 
      Read More

    • Bloomberg

      Goodfriend: Two schools of thought on central bank’s role

      11/13/2013

      Central bank independence is illusive, according to some schools of thought, and only as good as the public’s belief in the central bank’s commitment to stable prices, says Marvin Goodfriend, Friends of Allan Meltzer Professorship; Professor of Economics. The other school of thought, Goodfriend says, is that a central bank is available when needed if a country becomes paralyzed.

      Read More

    • Bloomberg Businessweek

      CIMA credentials offered at Tepper School

      11/12/2013

      New coursework offered at the Tepper School will provide a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA) credential. John Lankford, adjunct professor of marketing; executive director, executive education, says the certification fits with one of the school's core strengths. 
      Read More

    • Wall Street Journal

      Apt: Natural gas prices might drive transition to distributed generation

      11/11/2013

      If prices for natural gas continue to stay low, that trend might prompt a large-scale transition from central-station power to distributed generation, according to Jay Apt, Professor of Technology and Director of Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Apt says that's because of huge efficiency gains made possible by combining heat and power. 
      Read More

    • New York Times

      Apt: Hurricane Sandy left lingering anxiety over grid failure

      11/09/2013

      Widespread power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy last year have left a lingering anxiety over grid failure, says Jay Apt, Professor of Technology and Director of Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Apt says those concerns echo similar anxiety over the theory that oil reserves had peaked. 
      Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      LaunchCMU to showcase entrepreneurs, says Mawhinney

      11/06/2013

      LaunchCMU, a new initiative of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, is making its debut. A day-long event will include presentations by startups and researchers. Center co-director Dave Mawhinney says the event will happen twice a year, once in Pittsburgh and once at another hotspot location. 
      Read More

    • Forbes

      Meltzer explains object lessons in capitalism

      11/06/2013

      Countries like South Korea and Singapore serve as object lessons in the success of capitalism, says Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. 
      Read More

  • October 2013

    • Chicago Tribune

      Meltzer debates the gold standard

      10/23/2013

      Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy, debated the gold standard with Jerry Bowyer of Forbes. Meltzer recalled how he used to argue the concept with Ron Paul in the 1970s, pointing out that Paul supports the concept, which Meltzer says other countries will not agree to do.

    • TIME

      Hansen speaks on relationship of economics to public policy

      10/23/2013

      The work of former faculty member and Nobel Prizewinner Lars Peter Hansen sometimes received less attention because pundits could not distill his ideas to support any particular political ideology, says TIME magazine. Hansen spoke with TIME about ways that economics and public policy have affected each other. 
      Read More

    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Epple comments on Nobel Prizewinner

      10/15/2013

      Lars Peter Hansen was a lock to win the Nobel Prize in Economics, says Dennis Epple, Thomas Lord University Professor of Economics; Head of Economics. Epple served on the committee that hired Hansen to Carnegie Mellon's business faculty in 1978. 
      Read More

    • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

      Nobel Prizewinner is ‘rock star,’ says Routledge

      10/14/2013

      Lars Peter Hansen, who won the Nobel Prize for Economics, was a "rock star" and role model for young professors, says Bryan Routledge, associate professor of finance. Hansen pioneered the field of asset finance and is a former faculty member at what is now the Tepper School of Business. 
      Read More

    • Wall Street Journal

      Nobel Prizewinner argues that risk is not well understood

      10/14/2013

      Federal regulators have worked to limit risk since the passage of Dodd-Frank in 2010. But former faculty member Lars Peter Hansen, winner of the Nobel Prize, argues that such risk is little understood. 
      Read More

    • Wall Street Journal

      Goodfriend comments on limits in monetary policy

      10/09/2013

      Over the medium and long term, monetary policy only affects inflation, according to Marvin Goodfriend, Friends of Allan Meltzer Professorship; Professor of Economics. Furthermore, limits to monetary policy are "pretty clear," he notes. 
      Read More

    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      ‘Performance parking’ can lower average parking rates while raising more money for Pittsburgh

      10/08/2013

      This article was coauthored by Mark Fichman, associate professor of organizational behavior and theory; Stephen Spear, professor of economics; and Tayo Fabusuyi, adjunct professor of economics and public policy and faculty affiliate, Center for International Policy and Innovation (CIPI). It highlights Fichman and Spear's study on optimizing parking in Pittsburgh.

      Read More

    • New York Times

      Luck, timing can influence how history views a Fed chief

      10/05/2013

      The way history recalls Federal Reserve chairmen sometimes boils down to fortunate timing. Daniel Crissinger, the Fed’s top official from May 1, 1923, to Sept. 15, 1927, enjoyed the best Dow gains of any chairman, even though he was an "ineffectual manager," according to Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. 
      Read More

  • September 2013

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      Meltzer: Despite posturing, agreement likely on debt ceiling

      09/24/2013

      Despite political posturing, Democrats and Republicans will likely reach an agreement on the debt ceiling, predicts Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Even if they don't raise the debt ceiling in time, the resulting backlash would compel a compromise soon afterward to contain the economic damage, he adds. 
      Read More

    • Atlanta Journal-Constitution

      Arthur Andersen might have righted itself, professor says

      09/21/2013

      Arthur Andersen let the allure of the consulting side of its business gradually weaken the independence of its auditors, according to John Hooker, T. Jerome Holleran Professor of Business Ethics and Social Responsibility; Professor of Operations Research. Hooker believes the company might have righted itself with a punishment that would have kept its accounting business alive. 
      Read More

    • Wall Street Journal

      Meltzer critical of White House’s indecisiveness on Fed chairman

      09/16/2013

      Delays in nominating a chairman to the Federal Reserve could wind up further politicizing the central bank, according to Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Meltzer says the White House’s indecisiveness regarding potential nominee Lawrence Summers was unprecedented. 
      Read More

    • Bloomberg

      Meltzer: Fed chairman controversy ‘unprecedented’

      09/16/2013

      The debate surrounding Lawrence Summers' erstwhile candidacy for chairmanship of the Federal Reserve is unprecedented, according to Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Meltzer says the discussion has not included the main challenges the Fed must address. 
      Read More

    • Oakland Press

      Spatt: Municipal pension funds assume too much risk

      09/14/2013

      Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance, says he is struck by the extent to which risk is taken on in the pension space. Spatt says that criticism applies to almost every municipal pension fund in America. 
      Read More

  • August 2013

    • MedCityNews.com

      Tayur’s website aims to connect transplant patients with kidneys

      08/29/2013

      As many as 2,400 kidneys are wasted each year, according to Sridhar Tayur, Ford Distinguished Research Chair; professor of operations Management. That's one reason why he created a website, OrganJet, which lets users find transplant centers with shorter wait times and provides private jet service to help get people to their surgeries when kidneys become available. 
      Read More

    • Bloomberg

      Goodfriend: Inflation a slippery slope for Fed

      08/21/2013

      If the Federal Reserve were to force higher inflation for short-term gain, the central bank would endanger its credibility, warns Marvin Goodfriend, the Friends of Allan Meltzer Professorship and professor of economics. 
      Read More

    • WNYC-FM

      Apt discusses anniversary of NYC power failure

      08/15/2013

      Jay Apt, professor of technology and director of Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center, appeared on WNYC-FM to discuss the tenth anniversary of a widespread power outage in New York City. The 2003 outage covered parts of the northeast and upper Midwest and Canada and lasted two days.

      Read More

    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Weingart: More companies locating senior management in different locales

      08/11/2013

      Though companies sometimes locate senior management in different locations, this can present problems if the executives aren't closely connected to off-site employees, says Laurie Weingart, Carnegie Bosch Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory and director of the Accelerate Leadership Center. She says more companies are in this situation due to globalization. 
      Read More

    • Bloomberg

      Goodfriend, Meltzer break down Fed actions

      08/08/2013

      The Federal Reserve's actions during the latest recession have invited political interference, says Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor. And Marvin Goodfriend, Friends of Allan Meltzer Professorship; Professor of Economics, says it's in the central bank's best interest to become more understandable to the public as it becomes more visible to the public. 
      Read More

    • Wall Street Journal

      Meltzer downplays Bernanke’s absence from Jackson Hole

      08/06/2013

      Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's decision to skip the central bank's annual conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, does not think the Fed chief's absence will diminish the event. Meltzer has attended the summit almost every year since its inception in 1982. 
      Read More

    • Fast Company

      Study: Team diversity should include analytical thinkers

      08/01/2013

      Teams with analytic thinkers tend to perform better on so-called "execution tasks," according to research by Anita Williams Woolley, assistant professor of organizational behavior and theory, and Ishani Aggarwal, MS ’10, Ph.D. ’13. 
      Read More

  • July 2013

    • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

      Meltzer: Economy better, still not strong

      07/24/2013

      The U.S. economy is better than it was a year ago, but still isn't strong, says Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Meltzer believes the president and Congress are ignoring several problems that continue to plague the economy. 
      Read More

    • Barron’s

      Meltzer: Fed policies would have Milton Friedman spinning

      07/13/2013

      Milton Friedman, considered the father of monetarism, would be shocked at the policies of current Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, says Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Meltzer says the current Fed has no regard for monetary growth and focuses too much on short-term monthly indicators. 
      Read More

    • Bloomberg Businessweek

      Pierce: Cultural competency is critical

      07/02/2013

      Now that MBAs are expected to work on teams with colleagues from different countries and backgrounds, understanding cultural norms and differences is critical, says Evelyn Pierce, associate teaching professor of business management communication; associate director, Accelerate Leadership Center. In the spring, the Tepper School launched the Leadership Immersion Workshop, a two-and-a-half-day program for MBA students that was developed by the leadership center and the Carnegie Bosch Institute. 
      Read More

  • June 2013

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      Mawhinney helps shape career of rising young entrepreneur

      06/28/2013

      Dave Mawhinney, executive director of Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship and assistant teaching professor of entrepreneurship, had a strong hand in shaping the future of Sean Ammirati. He advised Ammirati when the latter was a research fellow at Carnegie Mellon, and the two worked together in 2003 at Peak Strategies, which created a software tool for the financial services industry, as well as mSpoke, using some of the same technology found in Peak. 
      Read More

    • KDKA-AM

      Morewedge appears on KDKA radio

      06/28/2013

      Carey Morewedge, associate professor of marketing and the BP Junior Faculty Chair, appeared as a live guest on KDKA radio’s evening drive time newscast. He spoke with on-air host Joe DeStio about his recent research focusing on "nostalgic preferences", explaining the science behind why the past often seems better than the present.

    • Reuters TV

      Meltzer comments on Fed’s tapering strategy

      06/25/2013

      Investors will turn bullish if they are convinced the Federal Reserve will stick to its interest rate strategy, predicts Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Meltzer says that's what happened during the tenure of former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker. 
      Read More

    • Warsaw Business Journal

      Meltzer: Inflation low, but so is job growth

      06/17/2013

      Inflation has remained subdued, because banks are not using their swelling reserves to expand credit, says Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. But Meltzer says the trend is also hindering growth in employment.

    • Bloomberg Businessweek

      Ghosh co-founds MOOC company

      06/12/2013

      Anisha Ghosh, Frank A. and Helen E. Risch Faculty Development Professorship in Business, has co-founded a new company offering massive online open courses, or MOOCs. Ghosh also helps teach the first three courses, in macroeconomics, investment analysis and derivatives, for the new company, which is known as DecydEd.
      Read More

    • Financial Times

      Ghosh: MOOC platform to expand rapidly

      06/12/2013

      A new platform of massive online open courses (MOOCs) will rapidly expand during the next couple of years, according to co-founder Anisha Ghosh, Frank A. and Helen E. Risch Faculty Development Professorship in Business. Ghosh says the program will offer a full undergraduate and MBA curriculum. 
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    • Wall Street Journal

      Green: Interdealer price helpful in buying muni bonds

      06/11/2013

      When buying municipal bonds, people should ask their brokers about the interdealer price, advises Richard Green, senior associate dean, faculty and research; Richard M. and Margaret S. Cyert Chair; professor of financial economics. That is the latest level at which the bond traded in the wholesale market among brokerage firms. 
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  • May 2013

    • Entrepreneur

      Demmler: Startups benefit from outside perspectives

      05/27/2013

      Startups can benefit from monthly presentations about company goals and challenges to a few mentors, advises Frank Demmler, adjunct professor of entrepreneurship. Presentations to a third party help partners avoid blaming each other for decisions that went awry. 
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    • Marketplace

      Goodfriend discusses potential fallout of inflation

      05/01/2013

      Resurrecting inflation is not a risk-free proposition, says Marvin Goodfriend, Friends of Allan Meltzer Professorship; Professor of Economics. Goodfriend says that kind of thinking could lead the economy to overheat. 
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  • April 2013

    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Bitcoin not likely to gain ground, says Routledge

      04/17/2013

      Bitcoin, a form of digital currency with a small but loyal following, is unlikely to gain wider appeal, says Bryan Routledge, associate professor of finance. Bitcoin does not satisfy all aspects of the definition of currency, Routledge points out. 
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    • Bloomberg Businessweek

      FlexMBA use of technology will influence traditional MBA, Monroe says

      04/17/2013

      Online tools used in the FlexMBA program also will help inform the Tepper School's traditional MBA courses, says Robert Monroe, associate teaching professor of information technology and computer science and director of the FlexMBA. Skype and email negotiation are two examples he cites. 
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    • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

      Meltzer recalls Margaret Thatcher’s legacy

      04/10/2013

      The late Margaret Thatcher was "terrific," a woman who turned around Great Britain's economy through her commitment to lowering the tax rate and reducing inflation, says Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University of Political Economy. Meltzer served as an adviser to Thatcher when she was the prime minister in the 1980s. 
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    • Wall Street Journal

      Smith: Film industry seeking help from academia in evaluating piracy

      04/05/2013

      The film industry is more willing now to seek help from academia in evaluating the effects of piracy, says Michael Smith, professor of information technology and marketing, Heinz College and joint appointment at Tepper School of Business. 
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  • March 2013

    • Wall Street Journal

      Meltzer coauthors op-ed piece in Wall Street Journal

      03/24/2013

      Washington has become overrun by fear mongering and political spin, according to an opinion piece coauthored by Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. The piece concludes that this atmosphere has resulted in incoherent policies and left the nation's pressing problems unaddressed. 
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    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      McGinnis Venture Competition returns after haitus

      03/22/2013

      After a one-year hiatus, the McGinnis Venture Competition is back, but it is now only open to Carnegie Mellon students. Dave Mawhinney, executive director of Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship; assistant teaching professor of entrepreneurship, says the new competition will showcase more of what the university has to offer. 
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    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Mawhinney: New entrepreneurship center in CMU’s wheelhouse

      03/21/2013

      The goal of the new Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is to nurture the next Google or Facebook, says Dave Mawhinney, executive director of the Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship and assistant teaching professor of entrepreneurship. Mawhinney says the new center "walks the talk" of Carnegie Mellon. 
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    • KDKA-TV

      Ferreyra comments on new pope

      03/14/2013

      Maria Ferreyra, associate professor of economics, says she is excited that the new pope of the Catholic church, Francis I, is from her native Argentina. Ferreyra says it is special to know that the new pope has walked the same streets and seen the same political manifestations that she has. 
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    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      CMU merges two entrepreneurship programs

      03/14/2013

      Carnegie Mellon is merging two of its entrepreneurial programs: Project Olympus and the Donald H. Jones Center for Entrepreneurship. The new Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will include an alumni network to advise current students, says Dave Mawhinney, co-director of the new center and assistant teaching professor of entrepreneurship. 
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    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Lave’s research highlighted

      03/11/2013

      Four decades after his controversial research on air pollution raised the hackles of power plant operators and politicians, the late Lester Lave is being praised for its foresight by other economists. Lave, Harry B. and James H. Higgins Professor of Economics and University Professor; Director, Carnegie Mellon Green Design Initiative; Co-Director, Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center, died in 2011.
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    • Wall Street Journal

      Study: Shutting down piracy sites boosts online revenue for movie studios

      03/07/2013

      A study coauthored by Michael D. Smith, professor of information technology and marketing, finds that shutting down major piracy websites can boost online revenue for movie studios. The study says the shutdown of sites Megaupload and Megavideo led to more digital sales and rentals for two major studios. 
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    • Wall Street Journal

      Routledge comments on Fed snapshot of shale activity

      03/07/2013

      The Federal Reserve's Beige Book, which surveys region trends, says Marcellus Shale natural gas activity has been robust in Pennsylvania. Though the Beige Book is based largely on anecdotal information, it's a good example of how the Fed can get snapshots of possible new economic trends, says Bryan Routledge, associate professor of finance.

    • Wall Street Journal

      Meltzer offers Fed tutorial to Congress

      03/05/2013

      In testimony before Congress, Allan Meltzer reminded lawmakers of their responsibility in overseeing the Federal Reserve. Meltzer, the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy, said the Fed's expansion of bank reserves has been unprecedented and the central bank has too much unrestrained authority. 
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    • MarketWatch

      Meltzer: Country’s future is problematic

      03/01/2013

      The U.S. economy is in its biggest mess since the 1930s, says Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Meltzer says the U.S. has never had a more problematic future. 
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  • February 2013

    • KQV-AM

      Spatt discusses insider trading

      02/21/2013

      Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance, was a guest on KQV-AM 1410 radio in Pittsburgh, speaking live with host P.J. Maloney to offer insight on how the federal government investigates insider trading. Spatt discussed what types of trading activities send up “red flags” and how investigations typically proceed. 

    • KDKA-TV

      Spatt: Competition takes niche market from office supply stores

      02/20/2013

      Office supply stores are facing intense competition from online retailers such as Amazon as well as large warehouse stores like Costco, says Chester Spatt, Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance. Spatt was commenting on the consolidation of Office Max and Office Depot. 
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    • New York Times

      Apt: Reliance on a single fuel source leaves New England vulnerable to more power outages

      02/15/2013

      New England relies on natural gas for the bulk of its power, leaving the region open for more disruptions than regions with a more diverse fuel mix, says Jay Apt, professor of technology and director of Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Electricity prices in New England have also been four to eight times higher than normal during the last few weeks. 
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    • Bloomberg Radio

      Meltzer appears on Bloomberg radio, forecasts crisis

      02/06/2013

      As the Federal Reserve begins to unwind multi-trillion-dollar holdings from its balance sheet, the U.S. will experience a crisis, predicts Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Meltzer spoke with Bloomberg's Tom Keene and Michael McKee on Bloomberg Radio's "Bloomberg Surveillance." 
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  • January 2013

    • Bloomberg

      Fed dissent a first in decades, Meltzer says

      01/31/2013

      Kansas City Fed President Esther George's dissenting vote on the central bank's policy committee is highly unusual, according to Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Meltzer says no first-time voter has dissented in recent decades. 
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    • Financial Times

      Dammon discusses fresh approaches to MBA

      01/28/2013

      The traditional classroom-only model for MBA education is ripe for change, says Tepper School Dean Robert Dammon. He believes new models would be welcomed, such as allowing students to complete their first year at their own pace and then come to campus for their second year.

    • Forbes

      Meltzer: Fed has ‘unrestrained power’

      01/20/2013

      No group should enjoy the type of unrestrained power the Federal Reserve has taken for itself, says Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Meltzer made his remarks at the annual meeting of the American Economic Association in San Diego. 
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    • New York Times

      Woolley comments on contributions of late expert in team dynamics

      01/20/2013

      J. Richard Hackman, a Harvard psychologist, broke ground by focusing on features besides pay that contribute to job satisfaction, says Anita Williams Woolley, assistant professor of organizational behavior and theory. Hackman died Jan. 8 from lung cancer. 
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    • Wall Street Journal

      Meltzer: Fed bond-buying program could drive up inflation

      01/06/2013

      The Federal Reserve's bond-buying programs may be fueling a farmland price bubble, warns Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. Meltzer says the Fed's policies could drive up inflation and also leave the central bank as the only significant player in the mortgage market. 
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