This Day in Business History: Lisa D. Cook Publishes Her Paper on Violence and Economic Activity

On June 14, 2014, Lisa D. Cook, Professor of Economics and International Relations at Michigan State University, published her paper on the Violence and Economic Activity: Evidence from African American Patents, 1870 to 1940. Through her research she finds that acts of violence caused by political conflict and domestic terrorism negatively affected African American inventor’s…

This Day in Business History: Lisa D. Cook Presents on the Economic and Social Implications of Racial Disparities

The economic and social implications of racial disparities On Monday, June 8, 2020, Lisa Cook, Professor of Economics and International Relations at Michigan State University, discussed the economic and social implications of racial disparities in the U.S. at the Bendheim Center of Finance at Princeton University. She focuses specifically on research that examines how violence…

Ending June 30, 2022: Remote Access to Bloomberg Terminal and BMC Certification

Remote Terminal Access Just a reminder that remote access to Bloomberg Terminal ends June 30, 2022.   As of July 1, 2022, your only access to Bloomberg will be via a physical terminal at GBS or GBL. Bloomberg Market Concepts (BMC) Certification If you register by June 30, 2022 for remote BMC access, you will be…

This Day in Business History: Napster Initiates Ripple of Disruption in the Music Industry

June 1, 1999: The world’s first peer-to-peer music sharing site, Napster, launched on this date. Before Napster, music lovers were limited to purchasing music as hard copies on CDs, vinyl, or cassettes. Napster enabled users to share music files in MP3 format, initiating a massive disruption in the music industry. Within just a year of…

GBL Shorts: Library Questionary with Brian Mitchell

Stephen Colbert’s Colbert Questionert has nothing on the business librarians when it comes to asking just the right questions to learn things about our Goizueta community that we never knew before! We are continuing our newest video series, GBL Shorts: Library Questionary with Brian Mitchell. Take a look!

This Day in Business History: Facebook IPOs

May 18 2012: Facebook started trading on NASDAQ as FB, with common stock priced at $38 per share. This gave Facebook a $104B valuation, nearly four times Google’s $23B valuation at it’s 2004 IPO. The IPO was notable for more than its size; as technical glitches at NASDAQ later led to lawsuits from shareholders. Sources: …

New for Emory Alumni: DataPlanet

  Emory University is able to provide all Goizueta Business School alumni free remote access to DataPlanet.  This database includes over 65 billion U.S. and international data points, allowing users to create customized tables, trends charts, geo maps and more.  All this data can be downloaded into Excel. DataPlanet covers many industries and topics such…

This Day in Business History: Happy Birthday NYSE!

May 17, 1792: Outside of 66 Wall Street, under a buttonwood tree, 24 stockbrokers and merchants signed what became known as the Buttonwood Agreement, which established The New York Stock Exchange. The very first listed company on the exchange was Bank of New York. Source: History of the New York Stock Exchange via Library of Congress Read more…

This Day in Business History: New York Stock Exchange Founded

May 17, 1792 – Outside of 68 Wall Street under a Buttonwood Tree, 24 New York City stockbrokers and merchants signed the Buttonwood Agreement which began the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Stock Exchanges have been around for while in United States. In 1790, the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, originally named the Board of Brokers of Philadelphia, was founded, and was…