Tepper in the News

Tepper in the News

  • October 2014

    • Huffington Post

      Scientists Say We're All A Little Bit Face-ist

      10/24/2014

      This article features research authored by Christopher Olivola, associate professor of marketing, related to why people judge competency based on facial features. Read More

    • Wired (UK)

      WIRED Awake: 8 must-read articles for 24 October

      10/24/2014

      This roundtop of interesting news items includes an article featuring Christopher Olivola, associate professor of marketing, featuring his research about why people judge competency based on facial features. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      CMU Names 15 Teams to Work on I-Corps Site

      10/24/2014

      This article announces the teams selected for the CMU I-Corps Site, backed by the Carnegie Mellon Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      Catching up with the building boom at CMU

      10/24/2014

      This article, which is available via subscription only, mentions the new building planned for the Tepper School. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Business dining: It's not about the food

      10/23/2014

      This article covers the program “Etiquette Dinner: Manners for Formal Dining” that was held for freshman undergraduate business students. It quotes Milton Cofield, executive director of the B.S. in Business Administration Program; teaching professor of business management, as well as Laurie Weingart, Carnegie Bosch Professor of Organizational Behavior and Theory; senior associate dean of education and students Emily Hirao, Habiba Shalaby and Shota Furahata. Read More

    • Reuters

      Carnegie Mellon I-Corps Site Chooses Teams for Inaugural Cohort

      10/23/2014

      This posting announces the teams selected for the CMU I-Corps Site, backed by the Carnegie Mellon Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. It mentions dean Robert Dammon and Lenore Blum and David Mawhinney, co-directors of CIE. Read More

    • Business Facilities

      Cover Story: High-Tech Hubs

      10/23/2014

      This article mentions 4moms, a company that was incubated at the Carnegie Mellon Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Read More

    • Yahoo! News

      Warning over 'face-ism' judgments

      10/22/2014

      This article details research by Christopher Olivola, assistant professor of marketing, about how people judge competency based on facial features. Read More

    • Real Times Media

      Business Calendar

      10/22/2014

      This calendar of local business news, which first appeared in the New Pittsburgh Courier, previews the Tepper School’s Diversity Weekend. Read More

    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      PayPal founder: Cool 'girl nerds' could solve gender gap in STEM fields

      10/22/2014

      This article covers  a media roundtable with PayPal cofounder Max Levchin that was organized by Dave Mawhinney, co-director of the CMU Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; associate teaching professor of entrepreneurship. Read More

    • KDKA-TV

      Pittsburgh Attracting More College Graduates

      10/21/2014

      This video features an interview with Dave Mawhinney, co-director of the Carnegie Mellon University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship; associate teaching professor of entrepreneurship, and reports a rise in the number of young professionals who choose to live in the region after graduating from college. Read More

    • KDKA-TV

      PA State Agency Invites Employers For A NDEAM Breakfast

      10/20/2014

      This announcement discusses the Building a Business Case for Hiring Individuals with Disabilities breakfast, at which the keynote speaker is C. Scott Wyatt, visiting assistant teaching professor of business management communication. Read More

    • Poets & Quants

      Face Time Key To Hybrid MBA Battle

      10/17/2014

      This article about online hybrid programs details the success of the Tepper School's FlexMBA program, stating that "Tepper has the hybrid formula right." Read More

    • Reuters

      CMU Research Shows Highly Competitive Elections Create Extremely Polarizing Politics

      10/16/2014

      This press release features the research of Rosalind Chow, associate professor of organizational behavior and theory, PhD candidate Jin Wook Chang, and Nazli Turan, PhD '14. 

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    • NJBiz.com

      Did your MBA program make the Top 50 in the nation?

      10/15/2014

      This article, which discusses the top 50 MBA programs as selected by the website College Choice, highlights the Tepper School's 18th-place ranking and mentions David Tepper, MSIA '82. Read More

    • Marketplace

      The White House’s early experiment in crowd sourcing

      10/13/2014

      This article quotes Allan Meltzer, The Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy, who commented on President Gerald Ford's anti-inflation campaign in the 1970s. Read More

    • The Economist

      Full time MBA ranking

      10/10/2014

      This ranking places the Tepper School 16th in the U.S. and 22nd internationally. Read More

    • Houston Chronicle

      Schools for Business Degrees in Pennsylvania

      10/09/2014

      This article profiles the Tepper School. Read More

    • MBA Universe

      SPJIMR Mumbai Deputy Director (PGDM) Dr. Atish Says "Global Footprint way forward"

      10/08/2014

      This article describes a collaboration between SPJIMR Mumbai and the Tepper School on an Information Management specialization.

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    • Bloomberg Businessweek

      This Week in Business Schools: Square Off in Golf, See a Pulitzer Winner, and More

      10/06/2014

      This roundup of business school news mentions the Oct. 8 presentation at the Tepper School by Manoj Singh. This presentation is part of the W.L. Mellon Speaker Series. Read More

    • Before It's News

      50 Million People Lost Power During The Great 2003 Northeast Blackout

      10/04/2014

      This article quotes Jay Apt, professor of technology; affiliated professor in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy; director of the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Read More

  • September 2014

    • BusinessManagementDegree.net

      Business Management Degree Website Publishes List of 50 Most Innovative Business Schools in the United States

      09/30/2014

      This article describes the website’s ranking of the top 50 most innovative business schools and places the Tepper School at #14. Read More

    • MarketWatch

      LaunchCMU To Feature Technology Innovations and Startups From Carnegie Mellon Entrepreneurs

      09/26/2014

      This press release features LaunchCMU and mentions the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Read More

    • Fast Company

      How To Negotiate Your Way to Loving Your Job (Without Ever Mentioning Money)

      09/25/2014

      This article quotes Denise Rousseau, H. J. Heinz II University Professor of Organizational Behavior and Public Policy, H. J. Heinz III College, and joint appointment at Tepper School of Business. Read More

    • Glamour

      What the...? Start-Up Founder Says He Hires Women Because They're Like Men, Only Cheaper

      09/24/2014

      This article references research co-authored by Anita Williams Woolley, assistant professor of organizational behavior and theory. Read More

    • Bloomberg Businessweek

      Why Companies Prefer Amateurs for Some Jobs

      09/24/2014

      This article highlights the Tepper School’s partnership with A.T. Kearney for training MBAs with real-time business problems. Read More

    • Gnomes National News Service

      Experts Disagree on Federal Reserve Policy: Full Disclosure Network(R) Internet-TV Series

      09/24/2014

      This article mentions Allan Meltzer, the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy. A link to an online video is included. Read More

    • MarketWatch

      Carnegie Mellon University Research Explains Why People Endure Discomfort For Philanthropic Purposes

      09/16/2014

      This press release features research conducted by Christopher Olivola, assistant professor of marketing. Read More

    • Huffington Post

      Why Do We Call Good Food 'Orgasmic'?

      09/16/2014

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

    • ThisIsReallyInteresting.com

      Who’s the better leader: saint or battle ax?

      09/16/2014

      This article features research by Taya Cohen, assistant professor of organizational behavior and theory; Xerox Junior Faculty Chair AY 2012-2013. Read More

    • TorrentFreak.com

      Search Engines Can Diminish Online Piracy, Research Finds

      09/15/2014

      This article features research coauthored by Michael Smith, professor of information technology and marketing, Heinz College and Joint Appointment at Tepper School of Business. Read More

    • Fusion.net

      Could these apps curb acquaintance rape on college campuses?

      09/15/2014

      This article mentions the Integrated Innovation Institute and quotes Peter Boatwright, Carnegie Bosch Professor of Marketing; co-director, Integrated Innovation Institute, and Connie Chun, MBA ’14. Read More

    • New York Times

      Sun and Wind Alter Global Landscape, Leaving Utilities Behind

      09/13/2014

      This article quotes Jay Apt, Professor of Technology; affiliated professor, Department of Engineering and Public Policy; director of  the Carnegie Mellon Electricity Industry Center. Read More

    • The Guardian

      EVA developer for Lok Jack lecture

      09/12/2014

      This item previews a talk by Joel Stern, adjunct professor of finance.

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    • The Heritage Foundation

      Foreign Export Credit Subsidies: Kill Them, Don’t Copy Them

      09/12/2014

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

    • Pittsburgh Business Times

      4Moms Raises $41M

      09/10/2014

      This article highlights funding for 4Moms, a CMU related startup that is an active participant in Carnegie Mellon University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship activities and events, including LaunchCMU, and quotes CEO and co-founder Robert Daley, adjunct professor of entrepreneurship. Read More

    • Exchange Rates

      New Zealand Dollar Forecasts - GBP/NZD Exchange Rate Gains; NZ Lower Against Euro & US Dollar

      09/10/2014

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

    • 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

    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

      Being 23: The meteoric rise of Millennials a powerful force

      09/07/2014

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

    • The Tartan

      Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners selected to design Tepper Quadrangle

      09/07/2014

      This article quotes Dean Robert Dammon talking about plans for the Tepper Quadrangle. Read More

    • Bloomberg Businessweek

      Treasury 30-Year Bond Yield Rises Most in a Year on ECB

      09/06/2014

      This article focuses on David Tepper’s prediction that the bond-market rally is over. Read More

    • TownHallFinance.com

      Top Economist Warns of the Welfare State, the Biggest Threat to Prosperity

      09/06/2014

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

    • QF Radio

      Carnegie Mellon Qatar Welcomes Incoming Class of 2018

      09/01/2014

      This article, which covers the start of the academic year at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, mentions Ilker Baybars, Deputy Dean Emeritus; George Leland Bach Chair; professor of operations management; Dean and CEO, Carnegie Mellon Qatar. Read More

  • August 2014

    • 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

    • 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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    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

  • 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

    • 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

  • October 2013

    • 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.

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