University of Minnesota

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The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (the U of M, UMN, Minnesota, or simply the U) is a public research university in Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota. The Twin Cities campus comprises locations in Minneapolis and St. Paul approximately 3 mi apart, and the St. Paul location is in neighboring Falcon Heights. The Twin Cities campus is the oldest and largest in the University of Minnesota system and has the sixth-largest main campus student body in the United States, with 51,327 students in 2019-20. It is the flagship institution of the University of Minnesota System, and is organized into 19 colleges, schools, and other major academic units.

Ronald Coase

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Ronald Harry Coase (29 December 1910 – 2 September 2013) was a British economist and author. He was the Clifton R. Musser Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Law School, where he arrived in 1964 and remained for the rest of his life. He received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1991.

The Journal of Business

Journal of Business
The Journal of Business was an academic journal published by the University of Chicago Press. It aimed to cover "a comprehensive range of areas, including business finance and investment, money and banking, marketing, security markets, business economics, accounting practices, social issues and public policy, management organization, statistics and econometrics, administration and management, international trade and finance, and personnel, industrial relations, and labor."

The Journal of Law and Economics

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The Journal of Law and Economics is an academic journal published by the University of Chicago Press. It publishes articles on the economic analysis of regulation and the behavior of regulated firms, the political economy of legislation and legislative processes, law and finance, corporate finance and governance, and industrial organization. The journal is sponsored by the University of Chicago Law School.

Bloomberg Businessweek

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Bloomberg Businessweek is an American weekly business magazine published since 2009 by Bloomberg L.P. Businessweek, founded in 1929, aimed to provide information and interpretation about events in the business world. The magazine is headquartered in New York City. The magazine is published 50 times a year.

Howard Sosin

Howard Sosin was born in Illinois, and for a time was an associate professor at the Columbia Business School. He founded American International Group Financial Products in 1987 and remained there until 1993.

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance

The Journal of Applied Corporate Finance is a quarterly academic journal covering research in corporate finance, including risk management, corporate strategy, corporate governance, and capital structure. It also features roundtable discussions among corporate executives and academics on topics such as integrity in financial reporting. It was established in 1988 and is published by Wiley-Blackwell. The editor-in-chief is Donald H. Chew, Jr. From 2004 to 2013, the journal was owned by Morgan Stanley, but is now owned and operated by its editors and by Carl Ferenbach, a retired private equity investor.

David Boren

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David Lyle Boren (born April 21, 1941) is an American university administrator and politician from the state of Oklahoma. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 21st governor of Oklahoma from 1975 to 1979 and three terms in the United States Senate from 1979 to 1994, and as of 2019, is the last Democrat to have served as a U.S. Senator from Oklahoma. He was the 13th and second-longest serving president of the University of Oklahoma from 1994 to 2018. He was the longest serving chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. On September 20, 2017, Boren officially announced his retirement as president of the University of Oklahoma, effective June 30, 2018.

Fast Company

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Fast Company is a monthly American business magazine published in print and online that focuses on technology, business, and design. It publishes eight print issues per year.

Edward J. Perkins

Edward Joseph PerkinsEdward Perkins
Edward Joseph Perkins (born June 8, 1928) is a former American diplomat who served as U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, South Africa, and the United Nations. He was later the director of the United States State Department's Diplomatic Corps.

Hélyette Geman

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Hélyette Geman is a French academic in the field of mathematical finance. Her career has spanned several sub-disciplines, including insurance, probability theory and the finance of commodities. She is a Professor of Mathematical Finance at Birkbeck College, University of London where she is the Director of the Commodity Finance Centre and Research Professor at Johns Hopkins University.

Agricultural & Applied Economics Association

American Agricultural Economics AssociationAAEAAgricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA)
The Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is a professional association for those interested in the field of agricultural and applied economics.


InfoWorld magazineInfoWorld.comIntelligent Machines Journal
InfoWorld (formerly The Intelligent Machines Journal) is an information technology media business. Founded in 1978, it began as a monthly magazine. In 2007, it transitioned to a Web-only publication. Its parent company is International Data Group, and its sister publications include Macworld and PC World. InfoWorld is based in San Francisco, with contributors and supporting staff based across the United States.

Emissions trading

cap and tradecap-and-tradeemissions trading scheme
Emissions trading (also known as cap and trade) is a market-based approach to controlling pollution by providing economic incentives for achieving reductions in the emissions of pollutants.

Honorary degree

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An honorary degree is an academic degree for which a university (or other degree-awarding institution) has waived the usual requirements, such as matriculation, residence, a dissertation, and the passing of comprehensive examinations. It is also known by the Latin phrases honoris causa ("for the sake of the honour") or ad honorem ("to the honour"). The degree is typically a doctorate or, less commonly, a master's degree, and may be awarded to someone who has no prior connection with the academic institution or no previous postsecondary education. An example of identifying a recipient of this award is as follows: Doctorate in Business Administration (''Hon. Causa'').


Pragyan, NIT Trichy is the technical festival of the National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli. Since its inception in 2005, it has been held every year over a period of three and a half days during the months of January, February or March. Every year, participants from a number of colleges across the country take part in various events conducted as a part of Pragyan, making it one of the largest techno-managerial fests in India. It is also the first student-run organisation in the world and the third overall, next only to the London Olympics and Manchester United to get an ISO 20121:2012 certification for Sustainable Event Management.

Robin (name)

Robin Chase, co-founder and former CEO of Zipcar. DJ Robin Clark, (born 1982), German hardstyle DJ and record producer. Robin Coleman (born 1973), American actress and strongwoman. Robin G. Collingwood (1889-1943), English philosopher, historian and archaeologist. Robin Cook (1946–2005), British Member of Parliament, used the name instead of his given name Robert. Robin Cook (American novelist) (born 1940), American doctor and novelist. Robin Cousins (born 1957), British Olympic gold medal figure skater. Robin Curtis, (born 1956), American actress. Sir Robin Day (1923–2000), British political commentator and journalist. Robin Dutt (born 1965), German football manager.

List of Wellesley College people

Robin Chase, class of 1980 – co-founder of Zipcar. Elisabeth DeMarse, class of 1976 – former CEO, Chairman, and President of TheStreet.Com. Heather Higgins, class of 1981 – nonprofit executive, political commentator. Lois Juliber, class of 1971 – vice chairman of Colgate-Palmolive. Elizabeth Parr-Johnston, class of 1961 – economist. Priya Paul, class of 1988 – Chairman of Park Hotels, Head of Apeejay Surendra Group, also Trustee of Wellesley College. Marion Sandler, class of 1952 – CEO and founder of Golden West Financial. Anne Toth, class of 1993 – privacy and policy executive, former Chief Trust Officer of Yahoo.

List of Brooklyn College alumni

Richard L. Sandor (B.A. 1962), businessman, economist, and entrepreneur, recognized as the "father of financial futures". Charlie Shrem (B.A. 2012), co-founder and CEO of the Bitcoin startup company BitInstant. Agnes Varis (B.A. 1950), President and founder of Agvar Chemicals Inc. and Aegis Pharmaceuticals. Lester Wunderman(B.A. 1938), advertising executive considered the creator of modern-day direct marketing. Walter Yetnikoff (B.A. 1955), Columbia Records/Sony Music executive. Sigi Ziering (B.S. 1953), German-born American business executive, playwright and philanthropist. Letty Aronson (B.A. 1964), film producer; sister of Woody Allen.

Catastrophe bond

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The notion of securitizing catastrophe risks became prominent in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew, notably in work published by Richard Sandor, Kenneth Froot, and a group of professors at the Wharton School who were seeking vehicles to bring more risk-bearing capacity to the catastrophe reinsurance market. The first experimental transactions were completed in the mid-1990s by AIG, Hannover Re, St. Paul Re, and USAA. The market grew to $1–2 billion of issuance per year for the 1998–2001 period, and over $2 billion per year following 9/11.

The Internet Must Go

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Robin Chase (founder and CEO of Buzzcar and former CEO of Zipcar) as herself. Ricken Patel (Executive Director of Avaaz). Craig Aaron (President and CEO of Free Press (organization)), as himself. Susan Crawford (professor at the Cardozo School of Law and former ICANN Board Member), as herself. Larry Lessig (American academic best known as founding member of Creative Commons) as himself. Catharine Rice (broadband consultant with Action Audits, North Carolina ) as herself. John Hodgman (American author, actor and humorist) as himself. REM: Orange Crush. Death Cab for Cutie: Amputations. Bon Iver: Michicant. SPOON: Don't You Evah. OK GO: This Too Shall Pass, In the Glass, and White Knuckles.

List of University of Minnesota people

Richard L. Sandor, economist. Roscoe Frank Sanford, astronomer. Dr. Norman Shumway. Bent Skovmand, plant scientist. Deke Slayton, Mercury Seven astronaut. Bill Smith, Motorola engineer. Elvin C. Stakman, plant pathologist. John Stapp, physician. William Bushnell Stout, engineer. Clarence Syvertson, engineer. Leona E. Tyler, psychologist. Jo Anne Van Tilburg, archeologist. David Walsh, psychologist. Richard A. Weinberg, psychologist. Louis Jolyon West, psychiatrist. Robert J. White, surgeon. Louis B. Wilson, pathologist. John A. Wise, nutritionist. Jill Zimmerman, computer scientist and professor. James Luther Adams, former professor, Harvard University. Ramesh K.

Gabe Klein

Klein was hired by Founder Robin Chase at the end of 2002 to spearhead growth in the nascent startup which had less than 30 cars in Washington D.C. and no more than 150 nationally. He convinced the D.C. government to give Zipcar on-street parking for their cars, significantly increasing the company’s profile. Klein and his team worked on models for fleet management, operations, and marketing, helping the start-up gain its footing to scale nationally and eventually internationally. In 2006, Gabe left Zipcar and wrote 2 business plans.