Warrington in the News Articles: page 1

It’s no secret that Warrington faculty are internationally renowned for their innovative research. The media looks to our scholars for insights and impactful news. See below where our faculty are featured in the news.

Jim Parrino

A checking account can help you manage your money and keep it safe. But figuring out the right checking account and bank to use can be tricky. In this step-by-step guide to opening a checking account, CreditDonkey asked James G. Richardson Faculty Fellow Dr. Jim Parrino about the safety of online banks.

How to open a checking account: Step-by-step

Credit Donkey
Mark Jamison

“America’s historical approach to antitrust has promoted economic competition for the consumer’s benefit. Decades of scholarship and careful legal practice created this approach and formulated rigorous analytical tools to support it, enabling a vibrant, dynamic, and market-oriented economy.

Recently, a new movement has arisen that seeks to undo this approach and replace it with policies that allow antitrust enforcers latitude to take action for any number of reasons. This movement’s philosophies dominate the House Judiciary Committee staff proposals — the most recent of which endorses significant regulatory measures against Big Tech.”

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Dr. Mark Jamison moderated a panel of experts regarding what is at stake in the House Judiciary Committee’s recent big tech antitrust report.

Big Tech and antitrust: Assessing the House Judiciary Committee staff report

American Enterprise Institute
Graduates wear a black hat to stand for congratulations on graduation

If you’re considering an MBA, this story from Money is a great guide for walking you through all the facets of a Master of Business Administration. From cost versus pay to online versus on campus, learn how an MBA is a great way to transform yourself and your career.

UF MBA is featured in Money’s story for its great job offer rate. With almost 90% of UF MBA graduates obtaining a full-time job offer before finishing their degree, its a great return on investment.

What is an MBA?

Money
Fisker Ocean driving on a track

Never before have so many companies with no revenue pursued a public listing at such high valuations, according to data provided by Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter.

Electric-vehicle startups are Wall Street’s hot new thing. No revenue? No problem.

The Wall Street Journal
Mark Jamison

The Justice Department and 11 states have charged Google with violating anti-competition laws. NTD Business spoke with Dr. Mark Jamison, Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor, about the lawsuit. See Dr. Jamison’s take on the allegations in this interview with NTD Business.

DOJ sues Google over antitrust laws

NTD Business
Jay Ritter

Shaq, Playboy and Nikola are all on the blank-check bandwagon, part of a boom in SPACs that is unsettling to Wall Street Journal reporter James Mackintosh. Mackintosh spoke with Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter to get his assessment of SPACs, which offer a simpler and quicker alternative to an IPO for private companies that otherwise face prodigious amounts of paperwork to list.

Wall Street’s hottest financing tool makes me worry about the market

The Wall Street Journal
Alex Sevilla

The Latino Business Speakers Bureau recently featured Dr. Alex Sevilla, associate dean and director of the Heavener School of Business. In the past year, the Heavener School has created a new career center for UF’s undergraduate business students, developed an innovative curricular focus on career and leadership skills, expanded its programs and offerings, and increased corporate engagement and recruitment on campus.

Learn more about Dr. Sevilla’s work at UF as well as his personal journey in this interview.

Latinos in Business series highlights work of Heavener Associate Dean and Director Alex Sevilla

Latinos in Business
Gustavo Cortes

A new research paper by Gustavo Cortes of the University of Florida and Gertjan Verdickt of Monash University suggests that the Spanish flu was a “blessing in disguise” for American life insurers.

Pandemic markets can find lessons in history

Bloomberg
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Documents turned over to the AP show how Venezuela is trying to skirt harsh U.S. sanctions through a financial arrangement with an asphalt company based in Thailand. Forensic accountant and Doctor of Business Administration student David P. Weber was part of the team that investigated the corruption. Read more from Weber in this story from The Washington Post.

To dodge sanctions Venezuela turns to Asia asphalt giant

The Washington Post
Mark Jamison

The House Judiciary Committee released its Big Tech Antitrust Report on Tuesday. NTD Business News spoke with Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Dr. Mark Jamison about the report and how the upcoming election could affect any legislation that the report anticipates.

Should Big Tech be broken up?

NTD Business