Rajeev Dhawan of Robinson’s Economic Forecasting Center questions the Federal Open Market Committee’s December dot chart in which the Federal Reserve calls for three rate hikes in 2017.
Robinson’s Charlotte S. Alexander and Mohammad Javad Feizollahi have been awarded a grant by the U.S. Department of Labor to study federal district court misclassification decisions. The purpose of the project is to understand how courts distinguish between employees and independent contractors, and the factors influencing their decisions.
Glenn W. Harrison, director of the Center for the Economic Analysis of Risk and C.V. Starr Chair in Risk Management and Insurance at Robinson, will be awarded an honorary doctorate by Copenhagen Business School.
The American Marketing Association has released its 2016 Research Productivity Lists tracking top individual and institutional contributions to premier journals. Robinson’s V. Kumar tops both author lists for the second consecutive year.
Richard L. Baskerville, Regents’ Professor and Board of Advisors Professor in Robinson’s CIS department, has received the 2016 LEO Award for Lifetime Achievement in Information Systems.
The World Affairs Council of Atlanta Young Leaders will present its ninth annual conference, “Agricultural Solutions for Tomorrow: Biotechnology, Agribusiness and Climate Smart Agriculture” on Saturday, Feb. 25.
Nathan Bennett, Robinson’s associate dean for program innovation, and Stephen A. Miles, founder and CEO of The Miles Group, have updated their influential book, Riding Shotgun: The Role of the COO, which offers a comprehensive look at the chief operating officer position.
For retailers small and large, here’s what the industry can expect in 2017, according to Christopher Lemley, director of the Professional Selling and Sales Leadership Program at the Robinson College of Business.
Cassius F. Butts, former regional administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), has joined Robinson as an executive in residence where he will focus on the university’s entrepreneurship and innovation initiatives.
A new, interdisciplinary center within Robinson will promote engaged scholarship into contemporary business problems through collaboration between alumni of Robinson’s Executive Doctorate in Business program, faculty and doctoral students.