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 Read More …

This Day in Business History: The Podcast Planet Money Releases Lisa D. Cook’s Patent Racism Episode

In this podcast episode of Planet Money from NPR released on June 12, 2020, Lisa D. Cook, Professor of Economics and International Relations at Michigan State University, discusses the economic and social implications of racial disparities for Black Americans in the patent industry. She argues the concept of “big theory innovation,” the concept that if the Read More …

Find companies with US and Global locations using new features in Uniworld

Do you have work authorization in countries other than the US and wish to work in the US? Are you looking to work internationally and have US work authorization? Uniworld will let you build target lists of firms with headquarters, regional offices, and other locations in multiple countries. Their recently added new search features allow Read More …

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 Read More …

Seeking Automotive Industry Insights and Innovation Trends? GlobalData’s Automotive Intelligence Center Has It All

The Goizueta Business Library just licensed GlobalData’s Automotive Intelligence Center. A premier market research firm, GD’s Automotive IC covers the Vehicle Manufacturing, Future Mobility, Tires, Vehicle Dealers, Aftermarket, and Automotive Parts sectors. Identify Key Insights and Data Detailed vehicle sales, product, and powertrain data Track market activity by analyzing M&As, private equity and venture finance Read More …

GlobalData Medical Devices: Digital Health Sector Recently Added

GlobalData’s Medical Devices database has recently added the Digital Health sector. This sector offers deep coverage of Digital Therapeutics, EHR, Telehealth, Wearables, Software as a Medical Device (SaMD), Health Decision Provider Support, Medical Imaging Information Systems, and Regulatory Approved Apps. Coverage includes pipeline and commercialized products and clinical studies, and is global in scope, including Read More …

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 Read More …

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:  Read More …

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 Read More …