W.P. Carey School of Business Archives

Phoenix Housing Report: 2012 Numbers and Look Ahead at 2013

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Though home prices continue rising, things are still far from perfect in the Phoenix-area housing market. A new year-end report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University provides a 2012 summary of the numbers for Maricopa and Pinal counties, as well as some insight on what’s ahead: * The median… Read More →

Cheap medicine more vital, study reveals

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People may think it’s more vital to take their medicine, if that medicine is cheap. A new study from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University shows consumers believe prices for lifesaving products are based on need and not profit. Therefore, they often assume their risk of getting a serious illness… Read More →

W. P. Carey School Offers Free College Prep Program

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High school students who want to know what it’s really like to attend one of the top business schools in the nation are about to get their chance. The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is now accepting applications for its annual free Fleischer Scholars college-prep program. This is the fourth… Read More →

W. P. Carey’s Online MBA Program Ranks No.2 in Nation

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For the first time ever, U.S. News & World Report is issuing complete numeric rankings of the country’s best online graduate business programs. The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University comes in an impressive No. 2 on the list. “We’re extremely happy to see U.S. News confirm we have one of… Read More →

Phoenix-area Home Prices continue to Rise

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More ordinary buyers are finally getting into the Phoenix-area housing market as home prices continue to rise and investors find fewer bargains to snap up. That’s according to a new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, which reveals the numbers for Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of November:… Read More →

ASU Center becomes a resource to teach service

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by in Business News | Education | Workforce

Customer service was once viewed as the cost of doing business. “Across almost every industry, leaders are focusing on service as a way to compete in today’s competitive marketplace,” says Mary Jo Bitner, academic director for the Center for Services Leadership at Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business. But times have changed.… Read More →

Which Common Brands Are Most Sustainable?

As you do your shopping this holiday season, would it help to know exactly which toys, electronics, food and other items are better for the environment? A prominent researcher at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is helping to develop a system that will tell retailers, manufacturers, and eventually consumers,… Read More →

Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee Hires CEO

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by in Business News | Sports

The Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee today announced the appointment of Jay L. Parry to head the organization as Chief Executive Officer. As CEO, Parry will oversee the Host Committee and will work closely with the NFL to deliver a successful Super Bowl XLIX to the State of Arizona, including driving marketing efforts, developing and… Read More →

Hillman Named Dean of W. P. Carey School of Business

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Amy Hillman has been named dean of Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business, effective March 1, 2013. The school’s current executive dean, Hillman has served as second-in-command at the school since 2009, playing a key role in its growth and success. U.S. News & World Report currently ranks the school Top 30… Read More →

Phoenix’s median home price continues to rise

A new report by real state researchers at Arizona State University says the median home price in metro Phoenix during October increased by 34 percent when compared to the same period a year before. The report by the university’s W.P. Carey School of Business says the median home price stood at $157,000 in October. The… Read More →

Phoenix-area Home Prices Rising Again

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After several months of hovering in the same tight range, Phoenix-area home prices are on the rise again. A new report from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University reveals the numbers for Maricopa and Pinal counties, as of October: After staying between $149,000 and $150,000 for four months in a… Read More →

W. P. Carey School Offers New Scholarship Program

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If you’ve ever thought about going back to school to try to advance your career and make more money, the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University offers some of the best values in education. In particular, its full-time MBA program has consistently been recognized as one of the best in the… Read More →

Why Different States Are Getting Out of the Housing Crisis Faster

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America’s housing market is finally starting to really recover from the Great Recession, but some areas of the country are fighting back faster than others. New research from the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University indicates one reason: Different states have dramatically different mortgage laws, and some make it easier to… Read More →

Help to ease Holiday Shopping Customer-Service Worries

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As we approach holiday shopping time, many of us start thinking about long lines, frayed nerves and dealing with frazzled customer-service representatives. However, some companies are now taking the time to turn customer-service interactions into a strong point of competitive difference that makes consumers want to come back for more, especially when price and other… Read More →