The Society of Actuaries has awarded a three-year grant to Robinson to research longevity trends. The research will be conducted by Associate Professor Daniel Bauer and Professor Liang Peng of Robinson’s Department of Risk Management and Insurance.
A team of MBA students representing Robinson today won the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Case Competition in Orlando, Fla. This is the second consecutive year that Robinson’s team has won the competition, which comes with a $25,000 scholarship.
Five members of the faculty at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business have been appointed to endowed professorships in recognition of their scholarly and teaching excellence.
Atlanta stalwart Ed Baker, who has served as publisher of the Atlanta Business Chronicle for 30 years, will join Robinson as an executive in residence.
On Tuesday, Sept. 29, the World Affairs Council of Atlanta and the J. Mack Robinson College of Business will host a half-day conference examining current business opportunities in Cuba and possible opportunities if the embargo were lifted.
Robinson’s undergraduate program is No. 50 in the 2016 edition of U.S. News & World Report‘s Best Colleges. Among programs at public universities, the Robinson BBA is No. 30.
World-renowned information systems scholar Arun Rai has been appointed to a three-year term as editor-in-chief of MIS Quarterly effective January 1, 2016.
Mourad Dakhli, a clinical associate professor of international business, has been named director of Georgia State’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER). Designated a center of excellence by the U.S. Department of Education in 2010, CIBER is one of 17 such centers at U.S. institutions of higher learning.
With China’s economy stalled and the European economy limping, gross domestic product (GDP) growth in coming quarters is predicated on healthy domestic consumer demand and the return of investment spending despite recent stock market turmoil, according to Rajeev Dhawan.
Daniel C. Bello, professor and director of Robinson’s Institute of International Business, has been named the 2015 recipient of the American Marketing Association’s Significant Contributions to Global Marketing Award.