CT Post – Connecticut Attorney General William Tong released Tuesday an unredacted version of the state’s lawsuit against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, revealing emails from 2001 that he said showed company co-owner and former CEO and President Richard Sackler’s “shocking and offensive” disregard for victims of the opioid crisis — an assertion contested by Sackler’s attorney.
Wallet Hub – Fred Carstensen Professor of Finance, School of Business, University of Connecticut
Does the definition of a “low interest” credit card change over time?
It might, but the relevant measure is the inflation rate, the Fed interest rate policy, and the 10 year Treasury. Those are the standards for variable rates like home equity loans.
Professor Lucy Gilson, the head of the management department at the School of Business, has been named a Fellow of the Southern Management Association (SMA). The SMA is an affiliate of the Academy of Management and membership consists of more than 1,000 management professors, doctoral students and executives. Election to the Fellowship is based on scholarly achievements, service to the organization, and a history of contribution to the organization.
Finance Professor Katherine Pancak was honored for Best Reviewer by the Journal of Housing Research.
Katherine is a Professor of Finance and Real Estate at UCONN in Stamford. She teaches both live and online undergraduate and graduate courses in finance and real estate including Financial Management, Personal Finance and Real Estate Principles. Professor Pancak conducts research on real estate law topics and has been published in a variety of real estate journals including Real Estate Economics, Journal of Real Estate Research, Journal of Real Estate Finance and Economics, Journal of Housing Research and Real Estate Law Journal.
Katherine received the award during the April 2019 American Real Estate Society meetings in Arizona.
Without the advice, scrutiny and assessment of the School of Business’ Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis (CCEA), our state might lack some of the critical businesses and well-paying jobs that we have today.Continue Reading
UConn Ph.D. candidate Semin Park is on the cusp of completing her degree, but has already made a tremendous impression in the management field.
Her dissertation research is a multi-method, experimental study of the conflict dynamics in a simulated mass-casualty incident with emergency medical response.Continue Reading