Two new studies by University of Utah analysts at the Bureau of Economic and Business Research illustrate the importance of the work conducted by the recently launched Utah Community Data Project for policy, planning, and community investment.
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is proud to announce the hiring of J. Daniel “Danny” Wall as Associate Professor of Finance, and he will also serve as the director of two programs housed within the Department of Finance, the Master of Science in Finance program and the Master of Real Estate Development program.
Mark Parker’s journey to become the David Eccles School of Business’s new Associate Dean of Undergraduate Affairs is not your typical academic odyssey. The trip took him through a chamber-music camp, hiking and biking trails along the Wasatch Front, and college classrooms in Colorado and Montana before he reached Salt Lake City. He starts work at the school on July 1.
The David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah is proud to announce the hiring of Dr. Peter Bossaerts, one of the pioneers and leading researchers in the growing field of neuro-economics, an interdisciplinary pursuit that combines neuroscience, economics and psychology.
The word “money” triggers a slew of negative connotations, often including corruption, greed, power, and, most dramatically, the “root of all evil.” But while we often associate money and vice, can the mere allusion to it make a person more likely to act or even intend to act unethically? According to a recent set of four studies conducted by researchers at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business, the answer is yes.
The Full-time MBA Program at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business can boast the biggest jump up the rankings of this year’s U.S. News & World Report rankings, published in its “America’s Best Grad Schools 2014” special edition.
In May, 40 Professional MBA students from the David Eccles School of Business landed in Beijing, China, to spend a week exploring the practices of several China-based companies, including MSL China, Siemens, China National Offshore Oil Corporation, W.E.T. Automotive Systems, Forrester Research. The group also visited the U.S. Embassy in Beijing.
We are fortunate in Utah to have had great governors through the years. I've had the pleasure of working directly with three of them — Norm Bangerter, Mike Leavitt and Olene Walker — and advising two of them — Jon Huntsman Jr., and Gary Herbert. I grew up admiring the service of Govs. Cal Rampton and Scott Matheson. To a person, Utah's governors protect the public trust and serve as remarkable stewards of our state.