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December 2014

In the news


Associate Professor of Marketing S. Adam Brasel was quoted in New York Times and Reuters articles about the “image-conscious NFL,” who suspended former Ravens player Ray Rice from the league indefinitely after a domestic violence video surfaced in September.


Research by the Center for Retirement Research about how to use your home equity to improve your day-to-day finances in retirement was cited on CBS Money Watch. The Los Angeles Times referenced the center’s National Retirement Risk Index, the Wall Street Journal discussed the report “401(k)/IRA Holdings in 2013,” and Time Money featured Falling Short, a new book by Alicia H. Munnell, Charles Ellis, and Andre Eschtruth.  

Bloomberg and the Boston Globe reported on IBM CEO Virginia Rometty’s remarks at the October 22 gathering of the Boston College Chief Executives Club, while the Boston Herald and the Boston Business Journal covered CEO of DirectTV Mike White’s remarks to the club on November 20.


The Boston College Center for Work and Family’s The New Dad report was cited in a New York Times article about a gathering of the National At-Home Dad Network, in a Washington Post article about paternity leave, and in a Money Magazine article about why work-life balance is “just as impossible for dads.” The Center’s Executive-In-Residence Lauren Stiller Rikleen wrote an article for Fortune magazine about “Why millennials should take their parents to work.”


Associate Professor of Information Systems John Gallaugher’s coffee rituals were featured in the Boston Globe’s “My Morning Cup.”


Brad Harrington, executive director of the Boston College Center for Work and Family, spoke about the benefits of workplace flexibility in The Atlantic.


The Boston Globe and the Boston Business Journal covered the launch of the Carroll School’s newest center—the Joseph E. Corcoran Center for Real Estate and Urban Action.


The New York Times and the Washington Post quoted Adjunct Associate Professor of Finance Richard McGowan, S.J., about the increasingly crowded East Coast gambling market. He also spoke with Bloomberg about Massachusetts voters rejecting an effort to halt the expansion of gambling in the state.


Sam Ransbotham, associate professor of information systems, wrote two blogs for the MIT Sloan Management Review: “Short on Analytics Talent? Seven Tips to Help Your Company Thrive” and “Catching Up with Scantily Clad Analytics Emperors.” He also interviewed Google’s Chief Economist Hal Varian for the publication.


Associate Professor of Finance Jonathan Reuter weighed in on the debate about whether to restrict brokers in order to protect “small investors” in the Boston Globe’s “Financial firms lobby hard against stricter protections.”


Gregory L. Stoller, adjunct lecturer of operations management, spoke with WBZ NewsRadio about the relationship between China and the city of Boston in a program about Chinese investors turning toward Boston.  


Bloomberg Businessweek consulted Warren K. Zola, executive director of the Boston College Chief Executives Club and adjunct associate professor of business law and operations management, for an article about the injured leading scorer on the Columbia University men’s basketball team who withdrew from school in order to preserve his final season of eligibility. Zola also spoke with Yahoo News about Allen Iverson’s complaint against Nike that the company used his identity, likeness, and persona on a sneaker without permission.




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