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J. Mack Robinson College of Business’ New Dean

Richard D. Phillips has replaced Fenwick Huss as Dean of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business. Phillips, who holds a Ph.D. in Insurance and Finance from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, joined Robinson in … Continue reading

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Dr. Jayant R. Kale Named Distinguished University Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Jayant R. Kale, H. Talmage Dobbs, Jr. Chair of Finance. He has been named a Distinguished University Professor in recognition of his outstanding record in research, teaching and mentoring students in research.  Kale was one of eight … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: J. Mack Robinson

J. Mack Robinson, Atlanta business leader, philanthropist, and namesake of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business died Friday, Feb. 7 after a long illness. Robinson was born in Atlanta in 1923. His connection to Georgia State University extends back … Continue reading

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Professor Glenn Harrison on Behavioral Economics

Professor Glenn Harrison, director of the Center of Economic Analysis of Risk (CEAR) at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business was recently in Perth for the annual Australian Conference of Economists.  While in Australia, he was interviewed by the … Continue reading

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EndNote X7 for Windows Now Available

Georgia State University students, faculty and staff can now download EndNote X7 for windows via the library’s EndNote guide. EndNote is a tool that allows students and scholars to easily manage, insert and format citations and bibliographies for research papers.  … Continue reading

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Georgia State University Economist Teams with University of Chicago on $4.8M Project to Study Philanthropy

Supported by a $4.8 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation, the University of Chicago has established a Science of Philanthropy Initiative (SPI) that will explore the motivations behind charitable giving. The University of Chicago will collaborate with scholars from … Continue reading

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Alum Wins Award for Dissertation

Congratulations to Lewis Faulk, alum (Ph.D. in Public Policy ’11 and now an assistant professor at American University). He has been awarded the 2012 Gabriel G. Rudney Memorial Award for Outstanding Dissertation by the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations … Continue reading

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Albert O. Hirschman

Albert O. Hirshman, an influential economist and author of several books on political economy, economic development and political ideology died yesterday at the age of 97.  Hirschman was born in Berlin in 1915.  He studied in at the Sorbonne, the … Continue reading

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S.S. Huebner Foundation for Insurance Education Moves to Robinson

The trustees of the S.S. Huebner Foundation for Insurance Education have decided to relocate to the Department of Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business.  The Foundation was named after Wharton professor … Continue reading

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RCB to Offer New Master’s Program in Global Hospitality

Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business will launch a new Fast-Track Master’s in Global Hospitality Management beginning in fall 2013. The one year cohort program, which was created by the Cecil B. Day School of Hospitality, is designed to … Continue reading

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