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Interim Dean Erran Carmel

Time Zone Dilemmas

Kogod Dean Erran Carmel spoke with the BBC regarding the difficulties employees face when working across time zones. Read Full Article (8/20/14)

In the News

Legal Tax Evasion?
Donald Williamson, executive director of the Kogod Tax Center, examined new IRS rules allowing for taxable corporate tax income in the Hill. Read Full Article (8/15/14)

Making Small Talk
Assistant Professor Alexandra Mislin explored how gender differences impact chit chat before negotiations in the Wall Street Journal. Read Full Article (8/6/14)

Lock-Step Program
Assistant Dean for Digital Initiatives and New Programs Jill Klein spoke with the New York Times about the convenience of Kogod's Professional MBA. Read Full Article (8/1/14)

Why Corporations Move Abroad
Managing Director of the Kogod Tax Center David Kautter explains the tax benefits corporations seek by trying to move abroad. Read Full Article (7/25/14)

All in the Family
Professor Donald Williamson spoke with the Wall Street Journal regarding IRS rules for minors employed at family businesses. Read Full Article (7/18/14)

Closing Corporate Tax Loopholes
David Kautter, Managing Director of the Kogod Tax Center, examined why Congress will likely attempt tax reform in the Fiscal Times. Read Full Article (7/17/14)

Modern Businesswomen
Jill Klein, Assistant Dean for Digital Initiatives and New Programs, spoke with Mediaplanet regarding equality for women in business. Read Full Article (7/10/14)

Congressional Testimony
Professor Donald Williamson testified before the House Committee on Small Business regarding changes to the cash accounting system for small businesses. Read Full Article (7/10/14)

Musical Monopoly
John Simson, faculty program director of the BS in Business & Entertainment, spoke with Thomson Reuters regarding music copyright and radio broadcasts. Read Full Article (7/8/14)

Made in America: The Nation's Top Cars
Associate Professor Frank DuBois' Kogod Made in America Auto Index was used by CBS Moneywatch to select the best domestic-made cars. Read Full Article (7/4/14)

Tax Relief for D.C.'s Middle Class
Professor Donald Williamson explores what the D.C. Tax Revision Commission's proposed tax base changes would mean for the city's middle class in The Hill. Read Full Article (6/12/14)

Soldiers and Alcohol
Associate Professor Cristel Russell spoke with examiner.com about her new research examining the relationship between alcohol abuse and soldiers who saw combat death. Read Full Article (6/11/14)

EU Investigates Irish Tax Code
The Kogod Tax Center's David Kautter looks at what the EU's investigation of Irish corporate tax rates could mean for Europe as a whole for Investors.com. Read Full Article (6/11/14)

What does the World Cup Mean to the Host Economy?
Associate Professor Mark Clark looks at what hosting a global sports tournament really means for its host on CNN's Money blog. Read Full Article (6/10/14)

Fraudulent Companies See Market Cap Drop
Professor Gerald Martin explains why fraudulent companies see more market punishment than those charged with bribery in the Wall Street Journal. Read Full Article (6/9/14)

IRS Ups Alimony Scrutiny
David Kautter, managing director of the Kogod Tax Center, spoke with the Wall Street Journal about increased audits of alimony tax claims. Read Full Article (5/28/14)

Geithner's Legacy?
James Moser, faculty program director of the MS Finance, examines Timothy Geithner's new memoir in The Hill. Read Full Article (5/22/14)

Teenage Drinking on TV
Associate Professor Cristel Russell's research on TV's impact on underage alcohol consumption was featured on WorkingMother.com. Read Full Article (5/15/14)

How to Buy American
Associate Professor Frank DuBois answers bankrate.com's questions on how to be sure a new car purchase is as American as possible. Read Full Article (5/12/14)

Changes to the Minimum Wage
Associate Professor Mark Clark took a look at what it would mean for the minimum wage to be determined regionally instead of federally with Sinclair Television. Watch Video (5/9/14)

Campaign Promise Realities
Professor Donald Williamson spoke with WYPR radio about what Maryland gubernatorial candidate David Craig's campaign promises regarding income tax would really mean. Learn More (5/8/14)

The Future of Entrepreneurship
Professor Stevan Holmberg shares how millennials are changing the face of entrepreneurship ventures for USA Today. Watch Video (5/2/14)

Corporate Tax Breaks
David Kautter of the Kogod Tax Center was interviewed on CSPAN regarding the proposed tax reforms that would create tax breaks for large corporations. Read Full Article (5/2/14)

Financing Green Energy
Assistant Professor Richard Linowes spoke with Sinclair Television about the Department of Energy's newest energy lending program. Watch Video (4/25/14)

Complicated Audits
Donald Williamson of the Kogod Tax Center looks at how rarely the IRS challenges investments in large partnerships in the Wall Street Journal. Read Full Article (4/25/14)

The IRS is Watching
David Kautter, Managing Director of the Kogod Tax Center, explained to POLITICO how digitization of W-2s has helped the IRS track discrepancies in declared taxes. Read Full Article (4/15/14)

Congressional Testimony
Accounting Today reviews David Kautter of the Kogod Tax Center's testimony before the House Committee on Small Business regarding increased tax burdens. Read Full Article (4/10/14)

2014 Kogod Made in America Auto Index
The Wall Street Cheat Sheet examines the new edition Associate Professor Frank DuBois's research on automobile manufacturing. Read Full Article (4/8/14)

Where Was That Car Made?
Associate Professor Frank DuBois's Kogod Made in America Auto Index was featured in The Washington Post. Read Full Article (4/4/14)

Crowdfunding Real Estate
Professor Peter Chinloy outlines the pros and cons of crowdfunding real estate with NPR affiliate station KUOW in Seattle. Listen to the Full Story (3/18/14)

Russia: Public Relations Nightmare
Executive-in-Residence Michael Carberry outlines the hazards representing a nation like Russia can have for PR firms in Reuters. Read Full Article (3/6/14)

Watch for Exemption Traps
David Kautter, managing director of the Kogod Tax Center, spoke with the Wall Street Journal about being aware of the Alternative Minimum Tax and its impact on exemptions. Read Full Article (2/18/14)

When Should Businesses Use Groupon?
Assistant Professor Nelson Amaral spoke with WTOP about when and why businesses should list sales on Groupon. Read Full Article (2/18/14)

Wealthy to Pay Higher Income Tax
David Kautter of the Kogod Tax Center spoke with Politco about changes those who earn more than $250K a year can expect to see this tax season. Read Full Article (1/10/14)

SCOTUS to Hear Copyright Case
Executive-in-Residence John Simson sounds off in ABC News Radio about the Supreme Court's decision to hear a copyright infringement challenge from broadcast networks. Read More (1/10/14)

Avoiding Mistakes in Retirement Planning
Professor H. Kent Baker outlines key emotional mistakes retirees should avoid to protect their financial future for MarketWatch. Read Full Article (1/9/14)

How to Implement Job Swapping
Assistant Professor Caren Goldberg shares her tips for how employers can successfully start job swapping programs with Reuters. Read Full Article (11/20/13)

IT Reform Feasibility
Associate Professor Gwanhoo Lee explains the challenges the public sector faces trying to attract private sector IT managers for reform in the National Journal. Read Full Article (11/18/13)

Fed's New Plan
Professor Robin Lumsdaine looks at how the Federal Reserve's new liquidity proposal is impacting regulators in American Banker. Read Full Article (Subscription Required) (11/4/13)

Cybersecurity Landscape
Professor J. Alberto Espinosa explains how cybersecurity breeches impact individuals as well as corporations with the Washington Diplomat. Read Full Article (11/3/13)

Research Magazine

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Looking for more? Kogod faculty are also featured in the biannual research magazine Kogod Now. Content is available for reuse under a Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 License. 

Our new issue explores the Business of Media. You’ll find faculty insight into the dynamics of crowdfunding and the impact of crowdsourcing on labor markets; how television impacts teens' perceptions of alcohol; and the effectiveness (or lack thereof) of racial stereotypes in advertising.

In this issue:

  • The Crowdsourced Revolution: Professors Erran Carmel and William DeLone and Associate Professor Gwanhoo Lee explore how crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, and social media are changing the face of business.
  • Teen Drinking Behavior Influenced by Popular TV Storylines: Teens in television shows rarely face the music when it comes to alcohol abuse. This lack of consequence can send the wrong message that having a few drinks at a party is nothing to worry about. Associate Professors Cristel Russell and Wendy Boland investigate.
  • Stereotypes and Sales: Do Provocative Ads Drive Business?: Associate Professor Sonya Grier discovers that despite the backlash some ads receive from cultural groups, companies keep making them.
  • Does Speculation Really Affect Food Prices?: Are the hedge funds speculators entering the food futures markets responsible for the exponential increases in food costs in the past decade? Or are natural disasters and weather conditions to blame? Associate Professors Michel Robe and Valentina Bruno find the answers.

We also welcome columnist Dr. Dorothy Kosinski of the Phillips Collection, who writes about the art of modern fundraising.

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