That guy in the SUV who backed into his spot in the parking garage and blocked your visibility may make you angry. But did you know parking behavior can be a predictor of economic performance? That’s the unique and groundbreaking findings of a new study by Shaomin Li, Eminent Scholar and professor of international business in Old Dominion University's Strome College of Business. ( More )
In a presentation Tuesday, July 8, at a networking event sponsored by the Daily Press business publication TidewaterBiz, Vinod Agarwal, interim dean of Old Dominion University’s Strome College of Business, warned that private sector economic growth will have to accelerate to keep growing the economy in a time of flat or even reduced military expenditure. ( More )
In a time of seismic change in the maritime, ports and shipping industries worldwide, academic, government and industry leaders will gather in Norfolk for “Maritime Economics in a Post-Expansion Panama Canal Era,” a conference hosted by Old Dominion University.
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Old Dominion University’s Board of Visitors has formally approved the change of name of its business school to the Strome College of Business. ( More )
Instructor Urges Students in Introduction to Entrepreneurship Class to Invest in the 'Business of You'
Introduction to Entrepreneurship, a first- or second-year class available to any ODU student, is being offered for the first time this fall at Old Dominion University. ( More )
Gil Yochum, outgoing dean of Old Dominion University’s College of Business and Public Administration, has been appointed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to the Virginia Finance Secretariat’s Joint Advisory Board of Economists. ( More )
ODU's student social entrepreneurship organization Enactus was created to help tap into the entrepreneurial spirit that exists in everyone to spur progress on human causes, helping create common good in the world. ( More )
Gil Yochum, who will retire July 1 as dean of ODU’s College of Business and Public Administration, is thankful for the many talented colleagues he has worked with in nearly 40 years. ( More )
Vinod Agarwal, professor of economics and director of Old Dominion University’s Economic Forecasting Project, has been named interim dean of ODU’s College of Business and Public Administration, effective July 1. ( More )
Growth in the Hampton Roads economy has slowed, according to the 2014 second quarter economic forecast and analysis produced by Old Dominion University’s Economic Forecasting Team. Forecasts presented by the team, which is composed of College of Business and Public Administration economics professors Vinod Agarwal and Gary Wagner, are widely respected as an accurate harbinger of the economy for the region. ( More )