Category - Business & Economy

Potential Trade War Shadows an Otherwise Healthy Economy, Chapman Economists Say

The economy is generally perking along well, thanks to the ongoing recovery from the Great Recession, high employment and robust construction growth, according to the latest Economic Forecast Update from Chapman...

Chapman Hosts First Shadow Open Market Committee Conference Toward the West Coast

As the United States’ job growth picks up and unemployment rates fall, questions around the Federal Reserve’s Open Market Committee’s response toward the situation continues to arise. How much is the Federal Reserve...

Awards, Competition Wins and Top Rankings Cap Off Anniversary Year at Fowler School of Law

Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law is on such a winning streak, it just might have to add another trophy case or two before long. As it marked the commencement of its 20th graduating class, the law school...

Can Students’ Acts of Solidarity Help Schools Beat Bullying? Chapman Researcher Says Yes

Kris De Pedro studies bullying in schools, and when he’s asked what he thinks about student activists performing acts of solidarity to support marginalized classmates, he naturally turns to the research. In short...

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Tax Law Clinic Assists Low Income Clients by Providing Counsel and Compassion

“Tis impossible to be sure of anything but death and taxes.” English Actor Christopher Bullock coined this well-known expression in 1716 and it still rings true today. It’s that time of year again… the dreaded tax...

Chapman’s MBA Program Earns Highest Marks Ever in U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Chapman University’s full-time MBA program ranks among the best in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 rankings. The MBA program housed in the Argyros School of Business and Economics made a remarkable...

The Business of Caring: An MBA’s Peace Corps Mission Paula Mattison teaches money skills, accounting to Peruvians.

To an MBA, writing a business plan without an Excel spreadsheet might seem like trying to make soup without a pot. As a Peace Corps volunteer in northern Peru, Paula Mattison (MBA’15) was teaching high school students...

At Chapman, January flurries deliver unique and immersive coursework

At Chapman, Interterm is the month between winter break and spring semester, and it’s traditionally a unique slice of time for students to dive into classes designed to be immersive experiences.

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Fowler School of Law graduates sworn in after passing bar

A group of 101 alumni of the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law passed the most recent California bar exam, with many returning to campus for a formal swearing-in ceremony Dec. 4 in Memorial Hall. The state...

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Chapman University economists see more jobs in Orange County’s future

Remember aerospace jobs? They’re back, according to Chapman University’s 2018 Economic Forecast. Particularly in Orange County. “If you just look at individual categories, the highest manufacturing sector since 2010...