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  •  Undergrad Specialty Rankings Released

    Friday, May. 11, 2012 12:00 AM

    Santa Clara’s business school is #3 in the nation in “Sustainability” and #9 in microeconomics, according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek. The magazine expanded its March 2012 “Best Undergrad Business School” rankings by releasing lists of schools ranked by specialty this week.  

    According to the editors, the specialty rankings were based on surveys of more than 85,000 students in more than 120 business schools, which asked to rate their school’s quality in 14 areas of study.

    Among the lists in which the Leavey School of Business appeared in the top 25 are:
    •    International Business   #25
    •    Macroeconomics #19
    •    Microeconomics   #9
    •    Sustainability   #3

    Additional areas in which the school was ranked were Accounting (#28), Business Law (#104), Corporate Strategy (#28), Entrepreneurship (#58), Ethics (#28), Finance (#38), Marketing (#49), Information Systems (#97), Quantitative Methods (#34), Operations Management (#92).

    In March, the magazine ranked the Leavey School of Business undergraduate program overall as #35.  

    Click here to view the Bloomberg BusinessWeek specialty rankings.
     

  •  Finance Faculty Honored by S&P

    Friday, Mar. 2, 2012 4:44 PM

    Finance faculty George Chacko and Sanjiv Das have been recognized for their paper, “An Index-Based Measure of Liquidity,” with a new award from Standard & Poor Indices.

    The well-known financial services company introduced its SPIVA awards program in September to honor excellence in research on the topic of index-related applications.

    The work by Chacko, Das, and co-author Rong Fan, will receive second-place honors for scholarship that “explore[s] innovative techniques that enhance the use of indices in the financial markets.”

    To learn more about the SPIVA awards program, read the company announcement (in PDF format) here >>

    View Professor George Chacko's profile here >>

    Read Professor Sanjiv Das' profile here >>

    George Chacko (left) and Sanjiv Das (right)
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