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Honors Students Fuse Business with Political Science

Apr 16 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Honors Students Fuse Business with Political Science
Just like chili and cinnamon rolls, some of the best partnerships are unexpected combinations. Three students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business presented at the 2018 Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance (DAAA) Conference. Utilizing their business insight, they discussed an uncommon topic for business majors – nuclear deterrence. The conference was hosted by the university's Department of Political Science and the College of Law Space, Cyber and Telecommunication Law Program, March 15-16.

Nebraska Business and Consumer Confidence Settle at High Levels

Apr 6 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business and Consumer Confidence Settle at High Levels
Consumer and business confidence rose in Nebraska during March, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Continued Expectations for State Economic Growth

Mar 21 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Continued Expectations for State Economic Growth
The Nebraska economy will continue to growth through the third quarter of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Q & A: Economist Jarrett Explains Tariffs, Trade

Mar 14 2018 7:00 PM | » Full Article Q & A: Economist Jarrett Explains Tariffs, Trade
Surrounded by U.S. steel and aluminum workers, President Donald Trump signed an order March 8 for a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum to take effect in 15 days. Trump said the tariffs are necessary to protect U.S. industry. Critics say they will have unintended consequences.

Uche Jarrett, an assistant professor of practice who teaches international economics at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, addresses common misconceptions about tariffs and trade.

International Insights Set Anderson Apart

Mar 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Dr. John Anderson, Baird Family Professor of Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, grew up with a world perspective beyond his immediate surroundings. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, the son of missionary parents, Anderson carries with him the same passion to help others across the globe.

Nebraska Business and Consumer Confidence Fall From Peak Levels

Mar 9 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business and Consumer Confidence Fall From Peak Levels
Consumer and business confidence fell in Nebraska during February, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 

Bureau of Business Research to Present Spring Webinar Series

Mar 8 2018 10:00 AM | » Full Article Bureau of Business Research to Present Spring Webinar Series
The Bureau of Business Research (BBR) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln announced its spring series featuring four webinars that are free and open to the public. Economics faculty and student researchers will lead the discussions. Attendees can register for any of the webinars at http://bbr.unl.edu.

NCEE to Host Personal Finance Challenge National Competition

Feb 26 2018 8:30 AM | » Full Article NCEE to Host Personal Finance Challenge National Competition
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business marks the intended destination for thousands of high school students from across the United States competing in the Personal Finance Challenge national competition this spring. Nebraska Treasurer Don Stenberg announced the event at a press conference held in association with the Nebraska Council on Economic Education (NCEE) housed in the college.

Nebraska Indicator: Declining Dollar Supports Outlook for 2018

Feb 21 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Indicator: Declining Dollar Supports Outlook for 2018
Economic growth will continue in Nebraska through the summer of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Nebraska Business Faculty and Staff Honored by Parents Association

Feb 13 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Faculty and Staff Honored by Parents Association
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association and Teaching Council recognized 25 Nebraska Business faculty and staff during their annual award ceremony on Friday, February 2. The Parents' Recognition Award is presented to those who made a significant difference in students' lives.

Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester

Feb 6 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester
Students found success during their first semester in Howard L. Hawks Hall. More than 1,000 business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln were named to the Nebraska Business Dean’s List for the 2017 fall semester. The 929 undergraduate students who earned this recognition upheld a cumulative grade-point average of 3.6 or higher for the semester. The College of Business also honored 237 undergraduate students for attaining a 4.0 GPA.

Survey of European Economists Finds Sizable Gender Gaps in Opinions

Feb 5 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Survey of European Economists Finds Sizable Gender Gaps in Opinions
A new study has found a sizable gender gap in views among economists in Europe on a broad range of topics including core precepts, government intervention, taxes, environmental protection and equal opportunity.

Consumer and Business Confidence Rebound in Nebraska

Feb 2 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Consumer and Business Confidence Rebound in Nebraska
Consumer and business confidence rebounded in Nebraska during January, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Entrepreneurial Spirit Ignites at the 48-Hour Challenge

Jan 31 2018 6:00 PM | » Full Article Entrepreneurial Spirit Ignites at the 48-Hour Challenge
Ideas flowed and plans came together for University of Nebraska–Lincoln students at the Start Something 48-Hour Challenge held Friday, January 26 to Sunday, January 28. Hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Business, more than 50 students spent their weekend developing business ideas together.

Nebraska Indicator: Outlook Remains Solid for 2018

Jan 24 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Indicator: Outlook Remains Solid for 2018
Economic growth will continue in Nebraska during the first half of 2018, according to the most recent leading economic indicator report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Business.

Hayden Marks 50 Years of Service at College of Business

Jan 20 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Hayden Marks 50 Years of Service at College of Business
Dr. Gregory Hayden began his career as professor of economics at the College of Business in 1967. After 50 years of service, his ability to help students and colleagues study the world through the use of his social fabric matrix approach has helped transform the way people approach complex world situations.

10 Questions for the 10th Dean of the College of Business

Jan 11 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article 10 Questions for the 10th Dean of the College of Business
After serving as the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business interim dean for nearly a year, Dr. Kathy Farrell became the 10th dean of the College of Business in December. In her relatively short time leading the college, Farrell has immersed herself in the job. The college’s Communications, Marketing and External Relations (CMER) team recently checked in with her to learn more about her and her thoughts on her new role and the future of the college.

Consumer and Business Confidence Slip in Nebraska

Jan 5 2018 3:00 AM | » Full Article Consumer and Business Confidence Slip in Nebraska
After reaching record levels in November, consumer and business confidence fell in Nebraska during December, according to the latest monthly surveys from the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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