Tagged: Boston University School of Management

Weekly roundup of BU expert quotes: July 18 – July 22

Below is a sampling of quotes by Boston University experts for July 18 – July 22: Bailout in Greece After a deal, only more challenges (New York Times): “This is the Europeanization of the Greek debt. Everyone prefers to have Europe as their counterparty rather than Greece.” Perry Mehrling, visiting professor, School of Law, and […]

James Post talks to Bloomberg Television on what’s next for Rupert Murdoch & leadership at News Corp.

Contact James Post at 617-353-4162, jepost@bu.edu

Markets in Medicare: will the good deal last?

Keith M. Marzilli Ericson is an assistant professor of Markets, Public Policy & Law at Boston University’s School of Management. He is also a fellow at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University. The following article is based on his paper “Market Design when Firms Interact with Inertial Consumers: Evidence from Medicare Part […]

LinkedIn IPO

Professor N. Venkat Venkatraman, chairman of the Information Systems Department at Boston University’s School of Management offers the following comment on the recent LinkedIn IPO: “I think it is the beginning of the new tech bubble focused on social (professional) networks. We are in the early stages of social commerce and the monetization logics are […]

Apple overtakes Google as world’s most valuable brand

The following Boston University marketing professors, from the School of Management, are available to offer commentary and perspective on a new report stating the Apple is now the world’s most valuable brand with a value of $153 billion. Susan Fournier is an associate professor of marketing and an expert in brands and brand strategies. She […]

Gold bubble will not last

Mark Williams is Executive-in-residence/Master Lecturer in Finance and Economics at Boston University’s School of Management. He is a risk management expert and a former Federal Reserve Bank examiner. He is also the author of “Uncontrolled Risk: The Lessons of Lehman Brothers and how Systemic Risk can still bring down the World Financial System.” He offers […]

Mark Williams: Impact of rising gas prices on businesses

Mark Williams, Master Lecturer and Executive-in-Residence at Boston University’s School of Management, discusses how rising oil and gas prices impact industries and businesses including travel, transportation, and gas stations themselves. This is the first installment of a continuing series on gas prices.

A boom in takeovers

Investment bankers believe that 2011 may be the busiest year for takeovers since 2007.  Professor Allen Michel is an M&A expert from the Finance and Economics Department of Boston University’s School of Management. He offers the following comment on the recent boom of new takeover deals: “Valuations are increasing because of the perceived increase in growth […]

World food prices hit record

The United Nations announced today that global food prices hit a record high in February and warned that rising oil prices will make an already unstable global situation much worse.  Boston University professors are available to offer expert analysis and commentary on the impact of this new information. Michael Salinger, School of Management Professor/Everett W. […]

Yahoo may quit Japan

Boston University School of Management professor N. Venkat Venkatraman is available to offer expert analysis on a report that Yahoo is in talks to exit its Japanese joint venture. The move would make an estimated $8 billion available to Yahoo to fight Google and Facebook. Contact N. Venkat Venkatraman, 617-353-7117, venkat@bu.edu, Twitter: @nvenkatraman