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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professor Marthinsen Publishes ‘International Macroeconomics for Business and Political Leaders’

John Marthinsen, professor of economics and international business at Babson, authored the book International Macroeconomics for Business and Political Leaders published in January 2017. This book explains the fundamentals of international macroeconomics in a very efficient and approachable text. It explores key macro concepts such as growth, unemployment, inflation, interest, and exchange rates. Most importantly,…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson Professor Onyemah publishes ‘Entrepreneurial Selling: The Facts Every Entrepreneur Must Know’

Vincent Onyemah, associate professor of sales and marketing at Babson, co-authored with Professor Martha Rivera-Pesquera of IPADE Business School, a new book Entrepreneurial Selling: The Facts Every Entrepreneur Must Know, published on January 12, 2017.  The book addresses the unique challenges faced by entrepreneurs in search of buy-ins for novel ideas, products, or services. “In addition…

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Michael Chmura

Vice Provost Brush Among Keynotes At Euro-American Conference Of Women Leaders

The “Women Entrepreneurs, As Development And Wealth Generators” Conference features Babson Vice Provost – Global Entrepreneurship Leadership Candy Brush delivering the Closing Keynote on Women Entrepreneurs. This 3rd Euro-American Conference Of Women Leaders takes place February 2nd, 2017 in Costa Rica and features an opening session with Dr. Luis Guillermo Solís, President of Costa Rica. The…

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Brianna Radicioni

Babson Professor Joel Shulman Earns Top Wall Street Journal Ranking with Entrepreneur Fund

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) recently ranked Babson Professor Joel Shulman’s EntrepreneurShares Large Cap Growth Fund No. 5 among 698 similar funds on a YTD basis. The December 2 WSJ’s Category Kings shows that EntrepreneurShares’ Large Cap Growth Fund generated 8.13 percent net performance (after fees) compared to 1.34 percent for the category average. This accomplishment follows…

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Shannon Sweeny

Babson’s Wendy Murphy Keynote at 9th Annual Mentoring Conference

Babson Associate Professor of Management Wendy Murphy was the keynote speaker at the 9th Annual Mentoring Conference, Developmental Networks: The Power of Mentoring and Coaching in Albuquerque, New Mexico October 24-28, 2016. Each year, the Mentoring Institute hosts its Annual Mentoring Conference. Featuring four keynote/plenary sessions and over 300 presentations total, the 2015 conference attracted…

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Michael Chmura

Thirty-Seven Academic Institutions Participate In Inaugural STEP Global Academic Conference

Babson College hosted the inaugural STEP Project for Family Enterprise Global Academic Conference at its new Boston campus location on October 13-15, 2016.  Fifty-five STEP scholars from 35 outstanding academic institutions representing 29 countries (Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Puerto Rico,…

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Kerry Healey

Rewriting the Script for Success

On October 26, I had the opportunity to address an incredible group of women at the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. We had a robust discussion about women, work-life balance, multi-generational work environments, and the evolving definition of success in our careers and our lives. I hope that this conversation serves as a starting point…

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Shannon Sweeny

The Facebook IPO Disaster: IPO Pricing as a Function of your Investment Banks’ Past Mistakes

Babson Associate Finance Professor Laurie Krigman and co-author Wendy Jeffus recently published a paper in the Journal of Corporate Finance, entitled IPO Pricing as a Function of your Investment Banks’ Past Mistakes: The Case of Facebook. On May 18, 2012 Facebook held its initial public offering (IPO), raising over $16 billion. It became one of…

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