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Mystique shrouds the activities surrounding the board of directors. Today directors serving on boards are paid quite handsomely. In a first-of-its-kind paper, SMU Cox Distinguished Finance Professor James Linck, with Viktar Fedaseyeu and Hannes Wagner, analyze directors —who they are, what they do and how much they are paid. Many believed that the board of directors was an 'old boys network.' As far back as the early '90s, research indicated the 'appearance' of an old boys network, notes Linck. That has changed. Read more... »
Investment banking is a revenue generator for large, global banks. Their impact on the financial systems of the world worries regulators however. Assets and exposures—the equities, real estate, debt securities and derivatives—originating from these divisions still have the potential to transmit international shocks. This new research shows that the reduced bank lending from global financial crisis shocks impacts investment and countries' gross domestic product (GDP). Finance professor Yian Liu of SMU Cox takes on a comprehensive analysis of 34 financial crises across nearly two decades in 100 countries. Read more... »
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They say necessity is the mother of invention, and so it is that Zain’s mother invented a flavorful, low-calorie, gluten-free sweet treat called Fluffpop™ Gourmet Cotton Candy.
The entrepreneurial vision behind this sugary pouf came in the quest for a reasonably healthy candy alternative for her son, but Tadia’s professional experience since graduating from SMU Cox has given her the confidence to turn her not-so-fluffy vision into reality.