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Mutual Funds, Performance, Managers, Shareholders

Skin in the Game--Mutual Funds and Performance

Conflicts of interest in mutual funds between managers, fund sponsors, and shareholders are, in some ways, the nature of the beast given that mutual fund managers benefit from high-paying risky investments while sponsors and shareholders tend to benefit from lower risk investments.




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AutoPort to Roll Out First Cars Equipped with V2G Technology


A University of Delaware technology that could change the energy world is now on a roll. The University of Delaware has signed the first license for its vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology with AutoPort, Inc., a major vehicle processing and modification facility in New Castle, Del. Under the terms of the licensing agreement, AutoPort has been granted non-exclusive rights in the area of commercial fleet vehicles.



Infrastructure, Municipalities, economy growth, Economy, Pipelines

Expert Says Fixing America’s Infrastructure is More Important Than We Thought


The nation’s top lobbyist remarked recently that America’s infrastructure is “running out of capacity,” and that it is time to boost public investment in infrastructure, including the world beneath, to help catapult the country out of the worst recession in 70 years. To upgrade existing lines in need of repair, companies must have a precise map of where they run.


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Roswell Park Cancer Institute Licenses Tumor Imaging Technology to Chinese Pharmaceutical Company

The Technology Transfer Office of Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) announced it has signed a licensing agreement with Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd., for tumor imaging technology developed by RPCI researcher Ravindra Pandey, PhD. Zhejiang Hisun Pharmaceutical is one of China’s largest producers of oncology drugs.


Babson College Students Teach Entrepreneurship In Ghana

Babson students, faculty and staff are spending winter break in Ghana, teaching entrepreneurship and business to high school students and adult learners. They are also teaching basic microfinance to elementary school students.


Social Entrepreneur, Social Entrepreneurship, Kelley School Of Business

Business Professor Co-Authors Global Study on Social Entrepreneurship


An international report on new business development released Thursday (Jan. 14) in Santiago, Chile, includes the first global study of social entrepreneurship, co-produced by a professor at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business.



Foreclosure, Default, home loans, Mortgage, Mortgage Crisis, borrower, Lenders, Real Estate

Consumer Behavior and Lifestyle Traits Influence Foreclosure Rates

A homeowner’s station in life and personal spending beliefs and habits are important indicators of the borrower’s potential for home-mortgage default, say researchers in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Business.



Executive Education, EMBA, Continuing Education

Washington University in St. Louis Launches Executive Education Programs in Kansas City

Olin Business School at Washington Univ. in St. Louis is taking its top ranked executive education programs to professionals on the opposite side of the state. Beginning this month Olin exec ed programs will be offered in Kansas City. From Executive MBA degrees to customized seminars, Olin senior faculty will commute to the new satellite program which is significantly closer than the school's EMBA program in Shanghai, China.



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2010: The US Housing, Mortgage and Commercial Real Estate Markets

UC Berkeley real estate expert Kenneth Rosen discusses his policy and reform proposals at the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission’s first public hearing.



Corporate Governance, Board Of Directors, corporate elections

Lack of Enthusiasm for Slated Directors in Uncontested Elections Can Lead to Ousted CEOs


As shareholders of publicly traded companies look ahead to corporate board elections this spring, new research at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business suggests that a lack of enthusiasm for slated directors can affect stock prices and lead to management turnovers.

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