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Bad Board Behavior

Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:24

Accounting Professor Jake Rose appears on First Business News to discuss his recently published research exploring the negative impacts of close and personal relationships between Directors and CEOs. 

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5 Critical Do-Overs Parents Wish They Could Have With Their Kids

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:10

This story, part of a Forbes parenting series, points out that parents should be less concerned with the college their child attends and more concerned about whether they have the necessary soft skills employers demand. Bentley's PreparedU survey results are cited and the author observes, "Frequently, jobs are ready, but kids aren’t."

 

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Why Printing More Money Could Have Stopped the Great Recession

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 11:53

Economics Professor Scott Sumner is highlighted as a prominent advocate for the economic stance that the federal government has the "power to accelerate growth and bring down unemployment", it just needs to print more money.

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Bentley Students Meet With Legislative Leaders About Financial Aid

Mon, 06/23/2014 - 09:52

Bentley students met with House Speaker Robert DeLeo and state Senator Sal DiDomenico to address the importance of higher education and the need for increased financial aid. 

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Markets Seem Comfortable With Fed View (Audio)

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 10:26

Bentley Economics Professor David Gulley joined Pimm Fox and Carol Massar on Bloomberg Radio’s "Taking Stock" to discuss The Federal Reserve's announcement to continue to reduce the monthly pace of asset purchases.

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The Casino Race in the Bay State is Coming to a Close

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:08

Economics Professor David Gulley is featured on New England Cable News discussing the progression of plans to construct a casino in Western Massachusetts.

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Bentley’s Ledley Says Pharma Slow to Adopt Science (Audio)

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 10:07

Just after testifying before Congress, Professor Fred Ledley, director of the Bentley Center for Integration of Science and Industry, joins Bloomberg's Taking Stock radio program to discusses the national initiative to help accelerate the pace of medical cures in the U.S.

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Even as Profit and Sales Fall, Staples Doles Out Bonuses

Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:48

Associate Professor of Philosophy Jeffrey Moriarty questions the decision by the board of Staples Inc. to give cash awards to executives who didn't perform well enough to earn bonuses.

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A Dollar of Prevention is Worth $7 of Cure

Mon, 05/05/2014 - 09:31

Neil Wollman, a Senior Fellow in the Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility, co-authors an opinion piece that explores the benefits of focusing the federal budget on current issues such as disease, disorder, and disaster. 

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