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Research Spotlight: Assistant Professor Andrew Sweeting

Research Spotlight: Assistant Professor Andrew Sweeting

Monday, August 2, 2010
02 August 2010 12:00AM Download this article to read as a PDF. A specialist in industrial organization (IO), Professor Andrew Sweeting examines firm behavior and the performance of markets, especially those with a limited number of competitors. Sweeting is particularly interested in antitrust... Read More »

The Goodner Project Allows Students to Learn Portfolio Management From Professionals

Monday, August 2, 2010
02 August 2010 12:00AM The Goodner Project will be a signature initiative in the new Duke Financial Economics Center, providing Duke undergraduates the opportunity to learn and practice real-world investment strategies with guidance and mentoring from a Wall Street veteran, in conjunction with a... Read More »
Undergraduates Invited to Participate in Fuqua Entrepreneurship Program

Undergraduates Invited to Participate in Fuqua Entrepreneurship Program

Monday, August 2, 2010
02 August 2010 12:00AM The Fuqua Program for Entrepreneurs is designed to help entrepreneurial Duke students launch new businesses, in teams led by Fuqua MBAs. Undergraduates have the opportunity to join an entrepreneurial team at various stages (at the discretion of the MBA team leader) and... Read More »
John Caccavale Joins the DFE as Executive Director

John Caccavale Joins the DFE as Executive Director

Sunday, August 1, 2010
01 August 2010 12:00AM The DFE is delighted to announce that John Caccavale will join the Duke Financial Economics Centers in August as Executive Director. Caccavale is a Duke alum with nearly 30 years of experience in the financial markets. He began his Wall Street career with JP Morgan on the... Read More »
Bloomberg Collaborates with Duke University to Develop “Bloomberg Aptitude Test”

Bloomberg Collaborates with Duke University to Develop “Bloomberg Aptitude Test”

Thursday, July 29, 2010
29 July 2010 12:00AM Bloomberg , the financial data, news and software company, is building a new global standardized test (the “Bloomberg Aptitude Test” or “BAT”), targeting undergraduate students, to measure a candidate’s level of financial knowledge and overall aptitude to succeed as a financial... Read More »
Undergraduates Learn Equity Valuation from a Legal Perspective

Undergraduates Learn Equity Valuation from a Legal Perspective

Thursday, July 29, 2010
29 July 2010 12:00AM Professor Bill Brown in the Law School will invite several undergraduates to enroll (via an independent study) in Law 353: Equity Evaluation and Financial Statement Analysis in Fall 2010. This course is designed to give the advanced law student a deeper dive into important... Read More »

Breaching the Gap: Racial Discrepancies in Healthcare?

Tuesday, July 27, 2010
27 July 2010 11:20AM
Econ Major and Javelin Thrower John Austin Aims for Success

Econ Major and Javelin Thrower John Austin Aims for Success

Tuesday, July 27, 2010
27 July 2010 12:00AM Deciding on an undergraduate major is not always simple. Students may start their college studies in one field only to switch into something different. That is the situation in which economics major and track and field team member John Austin found himself in at Duke. Although... Read More »
Researcher Gale Boyd Measures Energy Efficiency, Helps the EPA

Researcher Gale Boyd Measures Energy Efficiency, Helps the EPA

Friday, July 16, 2010
16 July 2010 12:00AM Interested in the connections between energy and the environment, Senior Research Scholar Gale Boyd helps the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop tools to implement improved energy management in industry. The EPA's Energy Star program promotes energy... Read More »
Tim Bollerslev: Complex Puzzles, Simple Solutions

Tim Bollerslev: Complex Puzzles, Simple Solutions

Wednesday, July 14, 2010
14 July 2010 12:00AM Tim Bollerslev likes to find practical solutions to practical problems.  He is well known for his GARCH modeling framework, which since the late 1980s has been the de rigueur analytical tool for calculating the uncertainty of financial asset returns.  By extrapolating from past... Read More »

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