The CU Denver Business School Master of Financial Economics program is ranked fifth in the nation by The Financial Engineer Times. The program combines the strengths of rigorous financial knowledge and invaluable business practicality from our MS in Finance with the strong quantitative skills and broader economic theories from the MA in Economics.
“Faculty members who teach in this program are top-notch researchers and sought-after experts,” said Dr. Read more
“I always knew supporting and influencing an organization’s strategic thinking was what I wanted to do. I feel incredibly blessed to be where I am today and living out my dream,” says Zach Kloska, a Senior Corporate Strategist at Lockheed Martin.
Zach enrolled in the Business School as an accounting student with the notion that he would pursue his CPA license. Read more
Recently, CU Denver Business School Professor of Management Wayne Cascio’s research was featured in The New York Times. In an article about layoffs, Cascio discussed the results of his study that confirmed companies that are quick to lay off employees see diminished financial performance. The study, co-authored with Finance Professor Rohan Christie-David and Finance Professor Arjun Chatrath from Portland State University, will be published later this year in the Academy of Management Journal. Read more
Tune in here on May 5, 2020 at 10am: https://ucdenver.zoom.us/j/91888897579.
The economic contraction relating to the COVID-19 pandemic has been deep and profound. To address these deleterious economic consequences, Congress has responded with the enactment of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act”). This webinar, hosted by the Graduate Tax Program at the University of Colorado Denver, will focus on many of the important individual and business income tax changes in the CARES Act. Read more
This spring, the CU Denver Business School launched an innovative course to introduce students to the investment services industry. Taught by Professor Yosef Bonaparte, Ph.D., the course offered a unique opportunity for students to land internships and careers through a partnership with the Colorado Investment Services Coalition (CISC).
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor Bonaparte had to quickly adapt the course to remote learning. Read more
Ben Jenkins is an Economics and Finance double major at CU Denver Business School. This year, he won the National Football League’s 1st & Future analytical challenge.
About the Competition
The NFL 1st & Future, a challenge designed to spur innovation, hosted the second annual analytical competition in 2020. Last year, the contest resulted in a blindside block rule, and this year competitors examined the relationship between playing surface (synthetic turf or natural) and its contribution to lower extremity injuries (knee, ankle, and foot). Read more