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The Rise of Artificially Intelligent Agents: AI's Growing Effect on the Economy, Part 2

Economist Anton Korinek thinks business and government leaders ought to take AI’s transformative potential seriously. “Sometime this century, AI will surpass human levels of general intelligence,” says Korinek. “When that happens,...
21-Mar-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Building a Winning Team: Sports-Loving Operations Professor Leaves Legacy of Faculty Diversity, Excellence

Things Professor Jim Freeland recalls about a faculty recruiting trip to Darden more than 40 years ago: one, knowing that his wife had been ill, a Darden faculty member offered the use of an alumnus’ private plane for the final leg of his journey...
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CEIBS Wealth Forum: Technology Offers New Investment Opportunities Amid US-China Trade Worries, Uncertain Economic Outlook

Whether the country can overcome domestic adversity and withstand external shocks were questions occupying the minds of speakers at the 2019 CEIBS-Darden Private Wealth Investment Forum, co-hosted by the China-Europe International Business School...
20-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Conflicting Market Signals: Which View is Correct?

After the U.S. stock market plummeted late last year, falling at one point by 20 percent from its highs, it has risen steadily the first two months of this year Indeed, the broad market measured by the S&P 500 index has now recouped most of its...
20-Mar-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


UVA Darden, Curry Partnership Finds Successful Formula Turning Around Underperforming Schools

Despite mountains of resources poured into the issue, a sustained solution for improving struggling schools remains elusive. One bright spot amid the efforts is the Partnership for Leaders in Education (PLE), the program jointly led by UVA’s Curry...
19-Mar-2019 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Q&A: How UVA Darden Alumnus Roger Werner Helped Put the ‘Madness’ in March

In the early 1980s, ESPN was looking for some leverage over big networks and college basketball caught its corporate eye. CBS owned the rights to the Final Four but Roger Werner (MBA ’77), an alumnus of Darden and his fellow ESPN executives...
19-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Teamwork: UVA Basketball Coach Tony Bennett's 5 Pillars of Success

On Selection Sunday, UVA men’s basketball received a No. 1 seed in the 2019 NCAA Tournament, the fourth time in the past six years the team has been awarded a top seed. With a 29-3 record for the season, the program serves as a consummate example...
19-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


The Many Names and Global Reach of Socially Responsible Investing

Socially responsible investing is both increasingly popular and poorly defined. Driven by a confluence of factors, notably demands of socially minded investors and stakeholder-aware corporate leaders, investments that incorporate environmental,...
14-Mar-2019 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Does Anyone Win in a US-China Trade War?

A looming 1 March deadline to prevent another round of escalating tariffs between the United States and China is more fraught than typical trade disputes. If that wasn’t already clear to observers, U.S. President Donald Trump made it abundantly so...
15-Feb-2019 11:05 AM EST


Trump's Anti-Climate Stance Will Obstruct Green Innovation

7-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT

UVA Darden Expert Comments on Economic Losses with Trump Environmental Policies

31-Mar-2017 10:55 AM EDT


U.Va. Darden CFO Roundtable Underscores Stakeholder Alignment for Growth

Washington-area chief financial officers (CFO) agree that alignment and balancing demands among stakeholders are now priorities for corporate leaders. For these CFOs, the stakeholder groups include shareholders, customers, creditors, employees,...
8-Aug-2014 12:10 PM EDT

Darden School Experts Available to Comment on Donald Sterling LA Clippers

2-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT


U.Va. Darden Professor Predicts More Employment, Low Inflation and a Higher Dow — But Watch Out!

Unemployment will fall, inflation will simmer and the Dow will pop almost 500 points by the end of 2014, according to the predictions of economist Alan R. Beckenstein, professor of business administration at the University of Virginia Darden School...
27-Jan-2014 1:00 PM EST


Cyprus Banking Crisis and Its Impact on European Union Comment Available by Yiorgos Allayannis, U.Va. Darden School of Business Prof

21-Mar-2013 12:50 PM EDT

U.Va. Darden School of Business Prof Melissa Thomas-Hunt, Team Dynamics Expert for Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In," Available for Comment

7-Mar-2013 10:00 AM EST

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The University of Virginia Darden School of Business delivers the world’s best business education experience to prepare entrepreneurial, global and responsible leaders through its MBA, Ph.D. and Executive Education programs. Darden’s top-ranked faculty is renowned for teaching excellence and advances practical business knowledge through research. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.


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