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Undergraduate Business Analytics Certificate Teaches Students Big Data Skills
[6/28/2018]
Baylor Business undergraduate students now have the opportunity to receive a Certificate in Business Analytics in addition to their BBA degree from the Hankamer School of Business. The Certificate Program in Business Analytics was added in order to teach students the techniques necessary to understand and interpret big data and business analytics.
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International Trade Theory Meets Banking
[5/24/2018]
Innovative Business at Baylor: David VanHoose, professor of Economics, found that how banks make decisions about loans and deposit services contribute to the flow of funds across international borders.
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Will the Supreme Court's Sports Betting Decision Provide Revenue or Send Texas Down a Dark Path?
[5/15/2018]
Dallas Observer: Professor of Economics Earl Grinols is quoted as an expert on the economic and societal effects of gambling for his insight on the impact the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on sports betting.
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The (Empirical) Science Isn't Settled
[5/14/2018]
Mises Institute: This article by professor of Entrepreneurship Peter Klein discusses the debates around empirical evidence and economic theory.
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Outstanding Undergraduates Recognized
[4/19/2018]
Dean Terry S. Maness hosted an awards ceremony and banquet to celebrate Business undergraduates who will be graduating in 2018.
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[Re]Searching for the Truth: Investigating How Religion and Money Influence Rationality
[3/28/2018]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Recent Economics graduate Brittany Ward, along with Assistant Professor Jason Aimone, Professor Jim West and a graduate assistant in the Economics Department, decided to research how rationality is affected when religion and monetary gain are at odds.
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Risky Business: Undergrad’s Honors Thesis Explores Risk and Punishment
[3/28/2018]
Innovative Business at Baylor: For her senior honors thesis, Economics graduate Amanda Short explored this risky behavior. Encouraged by her thesis advisor, Assistant Professor of Economics Jason Aimone, Short set out to understand more about human behavior in similarly risky situations.
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Hurricane Harvey Could Hit the Texas Economy
[8/25/2017]
CNN Money: Interviewed in this article about Hurricane Harvey and its impact on Texas economy is professor of economics Tom Kelly.
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International Ranking Agency Recognizes Baylor Business Graduate Programs
[5/8/2017]
Baylor's Master of Science in Economics (MSEco) program and Master in Business Administration/Juris Doctor (MBA/JD) program both make a showing in the top 50 slots of Eduniversal’s ranking of 32 fields of study worldwide.
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Piercing the Darkness: Casting Light on the Economics of Domestic Abuse
[4/26/2017]
Innovative Business at Baylor: Yoo-Mi Chin, assistant professor of economics, researches the damaging economic impact of domestic violence, particularly in developing countries.
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