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MSB Management Master’s Program Sees Threefold Increase in Applications in Second Admissions Cycle

The Georgetown University McDonough School of Business’ Master of Science in Management program recorded a 296% increase in applications for its latest class.

The graduate program is a 10-month, accelerated business degree program designed to help students who hold non-business bachelor’s degrees to enter the business world. The program’s second cohort will feature a total of 68 students, up from the 31 students in the inaugural 2019 group.

Georgetown McDonough School of Business Facebook | The MSB’s Master of Science in Management program saw a threefold increase in applications for its latest class.

The new class of 2021 will feature students from 17 colleges and universities across the United States. Of the new students in the program, 45% hold Bachelor’s degrees in the humanities, social sciences or liberal arts, 35% in business and finance, 13% in STEM-related fields and 7% in economics, according to the program’s own statistics.

Because cohort

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Haywire Signals Leave Investors Guessing on Business Cycle

(Bloomberg) — The once-in-a-century pandemic is wreaking havoc on the market’s tried-and-tested barometers for the business cycle.

At first glance, Wall Street looks like it’s teeming with the kind of greed usually reserved for the end of an economic expansion. Corporations globally have already issued a record $2.7 trillion of debt. Private-equity firms are borrowing to pay lavish dividends. Tech stocks are at dot-com-era valuations.

Yet that’s the wrong interpretation, according to market players like the strategists at Morgan Stanley and fund managers surveyed by Bank of America Corp. They reckon an economic recovery is just getting started, and once the virus is controlled it will power the cross-asset rally in earnest.

That makes it a confusing time for anyone allocating assets based on where we are in the cycle.



chart, histogram: Pricey stocks are typically a late-cycle phenomenon


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Pricey stocks are typically a late-cycle phenomenon

“You’ve got this early cycle and late cycle melding going on,”

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Business Cycle Signals Are All Scrambled in Post-Covid Markets

(Bloomberg) — The once-in-a-century pandemic is wreaking havoc on the market’s tried-and-tested barometers for the business cycle.

At first glance, Wall Street looks like it’s teeming with the kind of greed usually reserved for the end of an economic expansion. Corporations globally have already issued a record $2.7 trillion of debt. Private-equity firms are borrowing to pay lavish dividends. Tech stocks are at dot-com-era valuations.

Yet that’s the wrong interpretation, according to market players like the strategists at Morgan Stanley and fund managers surveyed by Bank of America Corp. They reckon an economic recovery is just getting started, and once the virus is controlled it will power the cross-asset rally in earnest.

That makes it a confusing time for anyone allocating assets based on where we are in the cycle.



chart, histogram: Pricey stocks are typically a late-cycle phenomenon


© Bloomberg
Pricey stocks are typically a late-cycle phenomenon

“You’ve got this early cycle and late cycle melding going on,”

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IDEA Center at UB receives another 5-year cycle of national funding – UB Now: News and views for UB faculty and staff

By DAVID J. HILL

A quarter of a century. That’s how long a UB center that specializes in advancing universal design has been continuously funded.

The Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access, or IDEA Center, was just awarded another five-year, $4.6 million grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research for the center’s Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Physical Access and Transportation (RERC). The RERC is in partnership with the University Health Network in Toronto and the University of Michigan, among other stakeholders.

Over the past two-plus decades now, the IDEA Center — which is housed within the School of Architecture and Planning — has worked to advance the field of universal design. The center is a globally recognized leader in the field.

The center’s work has included developments to improve access to public transportation for people with disabilities, as well as a first-of-its-kind program,

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IDEA Center at UB receives another 5-year cycle of national funding

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A quarter of a century. That’s how long a University at Buffalo center that specializes in advancing universal design has been continuously funded.

The Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access, or IDEA Center, was just awarded another five-year, $4.6 million grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research for the center’s Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Physical Access and Transportation (RERC).

The RERC is in partnership with the University Health Network in Toronto and the University of Michigan, among other stakeholders.

Over the past two-plus decades now, the IDEA Center — which is housed within UB’s School of Architecture and Planning — has worked to advance the field of universal design. The center is a globally-recognized leader in the field.

The center’s work has included developments to improve access to public transportation for people with disabilities, as well as a first-of-its-kind program,

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