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Rezende Quoted on Brazilian Economy

Assistant Professor of Economics Felipe Rezende was recently quoted by Valor Economico, Brazil's largest economic, finance and business newspaper, on the role of public banks played after the 2007-2008 global financial crisis. The article, "Why Does Brazil's Banking Sector Need Public Banks?," examines the stability and resilience of Brazil's banking system in the face of the 2007-2008 global fin...  More >>

Marpet '15 Explores the Road to the NFL

Hobart offensive lineman Ali Marpet '15 has drawn the attention of NFL scouts and national sports publications alike with a stellar performance in this year's Reese's Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., that follows on an equally accomplished season. Sports Illustrated named Marpet the "Biggest Riser" of the Jan. 25 Senior Bowl, which features the country's best senior collegiate football players and to...  More >>

Gender and the American Family Farm

The "Sentiments & Declarations" lecture series will kick-off its spring 2015 series with a lecture by Assistant Professor of Economics Elizabeth Ramey titled, "Down on the Family Farm: Gender Inequality in an Iconic American Institution" on Thursday, Jan. 29. The spring series includes a diverse lineup that covers issues of gender inequality and feminism spanning from the early 20th century t...  More >>

Careers in Manhattan and D.C.

From the HSBC Bank USA headquarters to Rockefeller Plaza, the 2015 New York City Finance Experience guided students across Manhattan to explore the ins and outs of the financial sector and network with alums, parents and their colleagues who are working at some of the world's leading firms. The annual excursion, facilitated by the HWS Salisbury Center for Career, Professional and Experiential Edu...  More >>

Geneva, South Africa and UN Goals

This spring, HWS students and faculty will collaborate with their counterparts in South Africa in a unique independent study program, "Beyond Borders." The semester-long academic partnership with the Stellenbosch University's Frederik Van Zyl Slabbert Institute for Leadership Development (FVZS) was developed by Solomé Rose, the Global and Community Leadership Fellow at the Centennial Center for L...  More >>

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