Climate Change Will Radically Reshape the World You Live in
Climate change is arguably the biggest problem ever faced by humanity. The good news is that we know what the solutions are. The bad news is that the solutions will require most people on earth to change how they live.
Does it Pay to Have Women on Corporate Boards? Building a Business Case for Gender Diversity
Diversity, inclusion, and equity have received growing interest among executives and management researchers for at least two reasons. First, there is a business case for promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity in organizations including increased innovation, employee engagement, revenue, and profits (e.g., Bourke et al., 2017).
Taxing the Digital Economy Maryland is the First U.S. State to Pass a Digital Advertising Tax
Reining in the darker side of big tech companies has been the battle cry of many economists, legislators, and data privacy experts for over a decade. Why? Because big tech’s scale and global reach have evolved to the point where they undermine, if unintentionally, the foundation of free markets and democratic institutions with their market power and political advertising.
Securing Organizations from Within: Opportunities and Challenges with Insiders
Much attention has been paid to cyber, physical, and insider threats to an organization’s data and security. Farahani, et al. (2016) in the Baltimore Business Review identify major cyber breaches of companies and organizations such as JP Morgan Chase, CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield, eBay, and Home Depot, and propose best practices to manage cyber risk.
A Review of Agriculture and Conservation in Maryland
Despite Maryland’s population growing nearly 30% since 1990, with accompanying rapid development of residential areas, agriculture remains an important part of much of the state’s local economy and culture. Within Maryland, the economic, cultural, and environmental impact of farming is perhaps no greater than on the Eastern Shore.
Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset: A Look into Female Entrepreneurs in the Greater Baltimore Region During COVID-19
In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted labor markets on a global scale, with employers and employees dealing with the short-term and long-term sudden and often severe consequences. Many shuffled to adjust to at-home work environments, while millions of others were less fortunate, being furloughed or faced with job loss.
Forecasting the 2022 Midterm Elections and Market Returns Under Different Political Regimes
The 2020 election results are still fresh in the minds of many Americans, and they continue to be discussed or even contested (as in the Arizona “audit”). Election bills in Texas, Georgia, and other states are debated across the country, with a focus on voter access versus confidence in election results and their integrity. The simple civic duty of voting is now one of the most contentious topics in the country.
PPP Loans in Maryland
The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted our daily lives and interrupted business to such a large scale that many enterprises faced imminent failure. To protect the fabric of the American business landscape, the U.S. Congress swiftly passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) on March 27, 2020.
Towson University Students post-pandemic outlook on Investing
The Towson University Investment Group (TUIG) surveyed the extent to which Towson University students know about investing and decision making. We started our survey with gathering data from our target demographic audience about general investing knowledge, followed by investment decisions and risk tolerance.