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Testimony of Amy Myers Jaffe

Foreign policy considerations should be central to the discussion of U.S. oil and natural gas export policy. The United States has several vital interests at stake in the question of energy exports. First and foremost, open trade and investment globally in energy is important to U.S. vital interests. Barriers to energy trade and investment between major oil and gas rich regions and consuming countries can harm the global economy, leave the U.S. and its allies subject to energy blackmail, and create artificial shortages of vital energy supplies. U.S.


Shawndra Hill, Wharton University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor

Shawndra Hill is an Assistant Professor in Operations and Information Management at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Generally, she studies data mining, machine learning and statistical relational learning and their alignment with business problems. Specifically, she researches the value to companies of mining data on how consumers interact with each other.

In the News

Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There
Fund managers trade too much. Retail investors can learn not to

It’s Mutual, We Don’t Like Hidden Fund Expenses: Professor Roger Edelen’s research shows that antsy fund managers trading holdings run up hidden costs that are higher than the funds’ declared expenses and have a significant negative impact on returns. Another good reason to stick with index investments.


Greg Allenby, Ohio State University
Professor of Marketing and Statistics

Professor Allenby’s research focuses on the development and application of Bayesian statistical methods in marketing. His research deals with quantifying aspects of consumer behavior using data routinely collected by most organizations, and, more recently, its relationship to behavior prior to the purchase, outside the marketplace. These insights are used to develop new approaches to market definition and market segmentation, and to improve product development, pricing, promotion and targeting activities.


Diversity Organizations and Events

Below is a list of diversity advocacy organizations intended for MBA students and professionals. These organizations are inclusionary and welcome all MBA students to join regardless of background, ethnicity, race or orientation.

MBA Organizations

National Association of Asian MBAs (NAAMBA):

Taking Leadership to New Heights, the National Association of Asian MBAs (NAAMBA) is a 501 © (3) non-profit, professional organization, established in 2010 with the mission to empower and advance Pan-Asian professionals globally!

Spotlight Story

Entrepreneurial Insights: 5 Minutes with Barobo’s Graham Ryland

Image of Entrepreneurial Insights: 5 Minutes with Barobo’s Graham Ryland

Graham Ryland is passionate about creating robots that inspire young people to pursue careers in engineering and science. He focused on modular robotics for his graduate work at UC Davis, and was bitten by the entrepreneurship bug at the UC Entrepreneurship Academy in 2008—an early experience with the Child Family Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship that has deepened into a rewarding relationship. In 2010 Ryland founded Barobo Inc., an educational robotics start-up, with his faculty advisor, College of Engineering Professor Harry Cheng.