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Brandeis IBS Faculty Members in the News and Media

Our faculty are frequently published and quoted in leading news and research publications such as The New York Times, Fortune Magazine and The Washington Post. They are prominent bloggers on LinkedIn and The Huffington Post and share their expertise on global business, economics, finance, communication, and more.

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Peter Petri

March 24, 2016

How Trump's Hard Line on Trade Could Backfire

by Bob Davis | The Wall Street Journal

Professor Peter Petri discusses the potential economic impact of Republican candidate Donald Trump's trade proposals.

Professor Andy Molinsky

March 21, 2016

5 Tips for Managing Successful Overseas Assignments

by Andy Molinsky and Melissa Hahn | Harvard Business Review

Professor Andy Molinsky provides tips for maximizing the ROI of overseas assignments.

Kate Goldfield and Viola Morse

March 17, 2016

#WorldReadyWomen - Q&A with Kate Goldfield and Viola Morse

The associate dean and director of Administration and Student Services share their insights on what it takes to succeed.

MBA Program Director Grace Zimmerman

March 10, 2016

#WorldReadyWomen - Q&A with MBA Program Director Grace Zimmerman - PART 2

"I believe that women will be fully liberated when men are also liberated and when both care about work-life balance equally."

MBA Program Director Grace Zimmerman

March 9, 2016

#WorldReadyWomen - Q&A with MBA Program Director Grace Zimmerman - PART 1

"When companies don’t recognize that and think women should behave just like men, they inadvertently undermine the value that we can bring."

March 8, 2016

The One Thing That Will Get More Women in the C-Suite

by Kate R. Salop | Fortune

On International Women's Day 2016, Senior Administrative Dean Kate Salop calls for advancements, increase in opportunities for women in business to achieve gender parity.

Professor Andy Molinsky

February 23, 2016

5 Key Mistakes When Delivering Bad News

by Andy Molinsky | LinkedIn

Delivering bad news can get emotional for managers. Professor Andy Molinsky identifies five common pitfalls to avoid.

February 18, 2016

Practice for Tough Situations as You'd Practice a Sport

by Andy Molinsky | Harvard Business Review

Professor Andy Molinsky advises that in order "to learn soft skills in a way that truly prepares us for what we’ll face when it really matters, we can take a few lessons from a different arena where learning, development, and performance are essential: professional sports."

Dean Bruce Magid

February 18, 2016

Venezuela Taking Tiny Steps Toward Fixing Economy

by Hannah Dreier | Associated Press

Can Venezuela's economy be saved? Or is it too little, too late? Dean Magid shares his perspective on the country's situation.

February 11, 2016

Mastering the Sport of Global Business Communication

by Andy Molinsky | LinkedIn

Professor Molinsky draws inspiration from the world of sports to provide tips on successful global business communication.

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AP Photo - Habibi NPR Article

January 27, 2016

As Sanctions on Iran Are Lifted, Many U.S. Business Restrictions Remain

by Jim Zarroli | NPR

According to Professor Nader Habibi, many European firms are eager to enter into Iranian markets looking for partnership and investment opportunities following the lifting of nuclear sanctions.

Flint Water Crisis - Getty Photo from Fortune

January 27, 2016

What Flint's Water Crisis Means for the Future of U.S. Cities

by Daniel Bergstresser | Fortune

Professor Daniel Bergstresser discusses the lessons U.S. cities can learn from the Flint Water Crisis, urges officials to invest in national infrastructure upgrades.

President Obama - Getty Images

January 26, 2016

Modeling the Economic Impact of the TPP

by Tracey Samuelson | Marketplace

Professor Peter Petri helped develop an economic model to project the impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. Hear how it works, starting with the push of a button.

TPP Map from NYT

January 26, 2016

Trans-Pacific Trade Pact Would Lift U.S. Incomes, But Not Jobs Overall, Study Says

by Jackie Calmes | The New York Times

A new study from Professor Peter Petri and Michael G. Plummer of Johns Hopkins University projects the impact of the TPP on U.S. jobs, imports, exports, and more.

January 25, 2016

'Landmark' Pacific Rim Trade Deal Could Boost U.S. Exports

by David Nakamura and Jim Tankersley | The Washington Post

Professor Peter Petri discusses potential impact of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on the U.S. economy.

AP Photo - LA Times Article

January 20, 2016

Where are Iran's Billions in Frozen Assets, and How Soon Will it Get Them Back?

by Matt Pearce | Los Angeles Times

Professor Nader Habibi weighs in on the impact of lifted nuclear sanctions in Iran on its frozen funds.

January 17, 2016

Is There a Global Business Code?

by Andy Molinsky | LinkedIn

Professor Molinsky discusses "global business code” -- a distinct, recognizable blend of many different cultural styles all rolled into one.

January 12, 2016

How to Manage Cultural Differences in Global Teams

by Ellen Sheng | Fast Company

Professor Andy Molinsky shares tips on how to adapt work culture to fix common areas of conflict within global teams.

Professor George Hall

January 8, 2016

America, Its Public Debt and the World Economy

by Julian Cardillo '14 | BrandeisNOW

Professor George Hall calculates the impact of America's debt on the international economy and U.S. domestic policy.

January 7, 2016

Pacific Trade Pact Set to Give Big Boost to Japan, Vietnam, Malaysia

by William Mauldin | Wall Street Journal

A new study from Professor Peter Petri on the Trans-Pacific Partnership is featured in The Wall Street Journal.

November 4, 2015

Pursuing Business Education Diplomacy

Dean Bruce Magid and Board Co-Chair Alan Hassenfeld advocate for business education diplomacy in Cuba

Nidhiya Menon in the Field

August 17, 2015

Pencil or Paycheck?

by Samantha Mocle

Professor Nidhiya Menon studies the role of child labor in developing countries.

Municipal Finance Conference 2015

August 14, 2015

Fourth Annual Municipal Finance Conference Focuses on Emerging Issues, Opportunities for Research

The conference brought together more than 100 academics, practitioners, regulators and issuers.

Longwood Medical Center (Courtesy The Real Reporter)

July 27, 2015

JLL/Brandeis: Healthcare Buys into Retail

by Joe Clements | The Real Reporter (subscription required, p.10)

A new JLL/Brandeis International Business School report studying healthcare reform’s impact on the Massachusetts real estate realm is discussed in The Real Reporter.

July 22, 2015

Five Ways Healthcare Reform Will Affect Healthcare Real Estate

News Release | JLL

Research from Brandeis International Business School and JLL finds Healthcare Reform will define the future of healthcare real estate.

Dan Bergstresser

July 17, 2015

Is Puerto Rico the Next Greece?

by Julian Cardillo '14 | BrandeisNOW

Professor Daniel Bergstresser weighs in on the latest debt crisis in Puerto Rico.

John Ballantine

June 23, 2015

Geopolitics of Oil Production and its Environmental and Economic Impact

by Julian Cardillo '14 | BrandeisNOW

Professor John Ballantine discusses the current oil marketplace.

June 22, 2015

The MiF can offer an edge over the CFA

by Rebecca Knight | The Financial Times

Brandeis IBS Professor Dan Bergstresser offers insight in FT article on benefits of a Masters in Finance degree as a career stepping-stone or alternative to the CFA.

May 21, 2015

Jens Hilscher and Michael McKay win Brandeis IBS Teaching Awards

by Jarret Bencks | BrandeisNOW

The full-time and adjunct awards were presented during commencement weekend.

FT Biz Ed Photo

May 4, 2015

US Business Schools set their sights on Cuba

Jonathan Moules | Financial Times

Brandeis IBS Dean Magid encourages b-schools to seize opportunities to have "profound impact" on future of US-Cuba economic relations. Article includes video interview.

Elizabeth Renstrom for TIME

March 10, 2015

Why Finance Is Still a Problem

by Rana Foroohar | TIME

Professor Stephen Cecchetti's latest paper highlights "a worry that’s taking center stage amongst academics... the fact that finance has yet to be re-moored to the real economy."

Professor Stephen Cecchetti

March 2, 2015

Smothered by a Boom in Banking

Professor Stephen Cecchetti's latest work featured in The New York Times

"The paper builds on past research that found that overall productivity gains were dragged down in economies with rapidly growing financial industries."

February 24, 2015

Dean's Forum Spurs Rich, Compelling Debate

by Dana Trismen '15

Does capitalism have a future? This dynamic question narrated the Sixth Annual Dean’s Forum, held by the Adam Smith Society and the Perlmutter Institute for Global Business in the format of a lively debate.

Andy Molinsky - Photo by Andrea Fischman

October 10, 2014

Professor Andy Molinsky inspires students to reach outside their comfort zone

by Dana Trismen '15

In Molinsky’s “Global Dexterity” course, students apply lessons from his book of the same name to their personal behaviors and concerns, learning ways to adapt to professional settings in foreign cultures and countries.

September 18, 2014

Business Schools: You Can't Afford to Ignore Latin America Anymore

by Bruce Magid | Bloomberg Businessweek

Brandeis IBS Dean Bruce Magid encourages partnerships with business schools in the U.S. and Latin America to increase cultural and social fluency of graduates.

Governor Patrick and Dean Bruce Magid

September 10, 2014

Brandeis IBS Dean Bruce Magid to Join Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick on Economic Mission to Europe

Brandeis International Business School (IBS) Dean Bruce Magid will be joining Governor Deval Patrick and a delegation of business leaders from Massachusetts on his economic mission to Europe next week.

Catherine Mann

September 4, 2014

Appointment of Catherine L. Mann as Chief Economist for the OECD

Brandeis International Business School Professor Catherine L. Mann appointed as new Chief Economist for Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development.

Xin Wang

June 3, 2014

Brandeis IBS Professor Xin Wang shares wedding registry research

by Jaclyn Reiss | The Boston Globe

May 8, 2014

Re-made in the U.S.

By Professor Catherine Mann | Bloomberg Views

April 15, 2014

Brandeis International Business School announces two new faculty members that enhance its Latin American Initiative and strengthen its operations curriculum

Brandeis IBS recently announced the appointment of two new faculty members: Aldo Musacchio and Anita Tucker.

March 31, 2014

Why Russia Won't Tank the U.S. Treasury Market

By: Catherine Mann

March 3, 2014

Will Bitcoin's Libertarians Pay for Private Deposit Insurance?

Catherine Mann talks to BusinessWeek

February 18, 2014

Seven things you should know about Eric Nierenberg

Brandeis IBS Adjunct Professor and head of hedge funds and low-volatility strategies for the state pension fund

February 11, 2014

Brandeis takes first place in NABE Crisis Game

By: Adam Rabinowitz, '14

John Ballantine

January 24, 2014

Brandeis IBS professor John Ballantine Jr. gives expert opinion on US debt crisis

Published in Wallet Hub's 'Ask the Experts'

January 6, 2014

The Doctor Of Real Estate

By Jim Cronin | Banker & Tradesman

molinsky

December 9, 2013

The Financial Times discusses the growing impact of global dexterity with Andy Molinsky

Global dexterity is an increasingly valuable skill in a cross-cultural corporate world.

November 26, 2013

The Art - and Science - Of Being a 'Global Citizen'

Impact, Global Affairs Council

In Global Dexterity, Andy Molinsky helps readers understand why success in business requires knowledge of other cultures and how they differ from our own.

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November 14, 2013

Prof. Catherine Mann speaks with CNBC on Fed Chair nominee Janet Yellen's confirmation hearing

Yellen's confirmation hearing and QE's impact on stocks are hot topics of discussion

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November 13, 2013

NBC News features Prof. William Ellet's thoughts on writing's place in business education

Business schools should focus on writing instruction

Warren Leon

November 6, 2013

Professor's nonprofit receives $1.5 million award from Dept of Energy

CESA Executive Director Warren Leon will oversee efforts to reduce solar costs in 5 NE states

Professor Molinsky about American Small Talk

October 29, 2013

Forbes.com discusses Prof. Andy Molinsky's research in context of the evolution of rock stars

"Global dexterity" as applied to the band Arcade Fire

Professor Molinsky about American Small Talk

March 4, 2013

Associate professor Andy Molinsky shoots the breeze about small talk across cultures

The Big Challenge of American Small Talk: Brandeis IBS' Andy Molinsky discusses his new book Global Dexterity: How to Adapt Your Behavior across Cultures without Losing Yourself in the Process.