McCombs Minute | March 5, 2020 | McCombs School of Business

Hi everyone! Here is this week’s McCombs Minute. Business, government, and society lecturer Brad Gold was featured on FOX 7
in a story about the economic impact of the coronavirus at SXSW.
Finance professor Ramesh Rao is featured in RIA Intel in a story about wealth
management and our new wealth management minor. andIROM professor Tricia
Moravec was featured on Spectrum News highlighting her fake news research. In
our Big Ideas faculty research, new research from assistant marketing
professor Amit Kumar says you’re much happier if you spend money on
experiences rather than things. And new insight from social innovation
initiative director Meeta Kothrae discusses the benefits of impact investing. That’s
investing for more than just financial profit. Read these stories and more in
the links below. In the McCombs calendar the Houston Alumni chapter breakfast is
coming up later this month and MBA alum Juan Thurman is now president of the
Southwest Angel Network. He’ll talk about angel investing and crowdfunding. Check
out the details in the McCombs calendar That’s this week’s McCombs Minute. Have a great rest of your week everybody!

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