Public attitudes toward nanotechnology are currently pretty neutral. It’s up to government and the media to provide realistic assessments of risks and rewards
Nanotechnology has been around for years, but the general public is just beginning to learn about it. While many other emerging technologies have been boldly presented to the world’s consumers (for instance, genetically modified food), nanotechnology remains something of an enigma.
This paper by Associate Professor Joseph Chen and co-author Andrew Ang of Columbia Business School shows that a conditional one-factor model can account for the spread in the average returns of portfolios sorted by book-to-market ratios over the longrun from 1926 to 2001.
In this study, Professor Brad Barber and co-authors Terrance Odean from U.C. Berkeley, and Yi-Tsung Lee and Yu-Jane Liu from National Chengchi University ask whether the typical investor and the aggregate investor exhibit a bias known as the disposition effect, which is the tendency to sell investments that are held for a profit at a faster rate than investments held for a loss.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.