Archive for May, 2011
Friday, May 20th, 2011
Public radio’s Marketplace last night reported on the federal Office of Financial Research, a new financial watchdog dreamed up by Smeal’s own John Liechty and put into place with that passage of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law. The Marketplace report, which tells the story of how Liechty came up with the idea for the oversight agency, is online here.
For more on the Office of Financial Research and Liechty’s role in its creation, check out this Smeal Report feature from late last year.
Wednesday, May 11th, 2011
Smeal’s Fariborz Ghadar, director of the Center for Global Business Studies, was recently interviewed by Voice of America television regarding his book Global Tectonics: What Every Business Needs to Know. The book identifies twelve global trends that will present the most formidable challenges to world business leaders in the next 30 years.
View his interview online here.