China has the world’s second largest stock market, the third largest bond market, and the largest commodity futures market in the world. It is also the largest consumer of major commodities in the world. So, it was no surprise China hosted one of the few prominent global industry conferences on derivatives.
On December 1, 2017, over 180 experts and industry professionals by invitation only gathered in China for the 3rd Derivatives Academic Forum to tackle current issues facing this industry. Read more
Dr. Sue Keaveney’s Managing for Sustainability marketing course, “Marketing and Global Sustainability” at the CU Denver Business School, received honorable mention for the Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business Curricula award.
The award results from an international competition hosted by the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. Read more
While China is currently the most competitive manufacturing nation on the globe, a new study released on Wednesday predicts that the United States will surpass it by the end of the decade, as a global shift to more advanced methods of assembly favors advanced economies.
Jian Yang, Director of Finance at the University of Colorado Denver Business School said the traditional Chinese advantage in manufacturing – cost competitiveness – has been compromised due to rising wages and soaring land prices. Read more
The simple levy hasn’t been this talked about since 1996
More progressivity means more progress. Especially after 2008. That’s the Democratic tax philosophy seven autumns after the financial crisis. Voters are still frustrated by the arbitrary quality of the rescues and the uneven quality of the recovery. So Hillary Clinton proposes increases in capital-gains-tax rates for top earners. Read more
Director of Accounting and Associate Professor, Michael Roberts, is no stranger to accounting for taxes. In fact, he’s quite the expert. That’s why WalletHub – a “social network for your wallet” – asked him for his opinion for the article, 2015’s Best States to Be Rich or Poor from a Tax Perspective. The article “identified the best states where people in different income brackets spend the most and least on sales and excise taxes, property taxes and income taxes.”
Additionally, the article featured a number of experts in the field – including Roberts – and asked them the following questions:
What is the most efficient way to distribute tax burden across income levels?
Sarah Knight is an adjunct professor teaching in the Graduate Tax Program. She has over 20 years of experience providing tax consulting, compliance and litigation support services to closely held businesses, individuals and non‐profits. In the past, she has taught a courses at the Business School on advanced tax topics, including tax issues relating to choice of entity, individual retirement accounts, vacation homes, and executive compensation. Read more