• Denver Business Journal – September 4, 2018 – “It’s now better to rent than own in Denver, report says” – As far as wealth creation is concerned, it’s now better to rent a home than own one in Denver. That is the conclusion of the Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent Index, a quarterly index produced by Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University.
  • The Denver Channel – September 4, 2018 – “To rent or to buy in Denver? The answer might surprise you” – Is it better to rent a home or to buy one in Denver? That’s a question a lot of people are finding themselves asking as our Colorado continues to grow. A new study from researchers at Florida Atlantic University thinks it may have the answer to that.
  • Dallas Morning News – September 4, 2018 – “Study: Invest elsewhere, rent instead” – If you’re looking to build wealth, it might be wiser to rent a home in Dallas-Fort Worth than to buy. That’s the finding of a study by economists at Florida Atlantic and Florida International universities.
  • Builder Magazine – September 3, 2018 – “Top School Districts See Higher Home Prices” – On average, housing prices in counties with highly rated school districts were 25.09% higher than state averages. Eli Beracha, a professor of real estate at Florida International University and a co-author on the 2018 paper “The Capitalization of School Quality into Renter and Owner Housing.”
  • Dallas News – September 3, 2018 – “Rent vs. buy: Is the Dallas housing market at a tipping point?” – If you’re looking to build wealth, it might be wiser to rent a home in Dallas-Fort Worth than to buy. That’s the finding of a study by economists at Florida Atlantic and Florida International universities.
  • National Mortgage Professional Magazine – August 30, 2018 – “Home Prices Rise Three Times Faster than Rents” – A new data study from Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University has concluded that the nation’s major housing markets, when viewed as a whole, are now in rent territory for the first time since December 1999, meaning renting and reinvesting, on average, will outperform owning and building equity in terms of wealth creation.
  • India EducationDiary.com – August 28, 2018 – “Florida International University Signed Mou With Amity University Haryana” – A delegation from Florida International University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Amity University Haryana to setup the new ventures in the field of research and academic innovations. College of Business Dean Joanne Li and Sumit Kundu, Associate Dean of International Programs, were part of the delegation.
  • Wallethub.com – August 28, 2018 – “What is the best credit card for me?” – Professor Deanne Butchey discusses what the best credit card offers reveal about the U.S. economy and why consumers should educate themselves to take advantage of the benefits credit cards can provide.
  • CNN en Español – August 20, 2018 – “Elon Musk tiene muchas batallas que dar!” – Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics professor Carlos Parra discusses Elon Musk’s efforts to fund a $72 billion deal to take his Tesla private.
  • NBCNews.com – August 8, 2018 – “Elon Musk isn’t in legal trouble for those tweets — yet,” – “Since he has put it out to the world, so that it is not confidential [as] a possibility, not a surety, he should not be penalized by the regulators,” said Deanne Butchey, a senior lecturer at Florida International University…
  • Hoy Los Angeles – August 7, 2018 – “Colaboración de multinacionales y pymes, clave para progreso en Latinoamérica,” – Las colaboraciones entre compañías multinacionales y pequeñas y medianas empresas en Latinoamérica son claves para el desarrollo económico de la región, según un informe difundido hoy por la Americas Society/Council of the Americas (AS/COA) y la Florida International University (FIU).
  • TheHill.com – August 6, 2018 – “Trump on the economy: smoke, mirrors and half-truths,” – While growth rates, employment numbers and trade balances tend to immediately grab our attention, these are merely statistical representations, not explanations… FIU international business professor Jerry Haar shares his insight in an op-ed piece.
  • CNN en Español – August 6, 2018 – “Apple reescribe las gráficas del Nasdaq,” – Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics professor Carlos Parra discusses Apple’s historic $1 trillion market capitalization in a live TV interview on CNN Dinero.
  • MundoOpiTV – August 1, 2018 – “Show de Pablo Padula,” – Alfredo Lacayo, consultant at Florida SBDC at FIU, discusses “Hacia Ganancia,” a free online accounting and bookkeeping course for Spanish-speaking small-business owners and entrepreneurs.
  • Fiat Chrysler North America – July 24, 2018 – “University execs get exclusive tour of FCA testing labs,” – Since launching their partnership in 2014, FIU and FCA US have explored different ways to bridge the gap between FIU’s Miami campuses and the company’s Auburn Hills complex, as well as bridging the shift from classroom to the workforce.
  • Florida Business Daily – July 22, 2018 – “Graduates earn 13,346 degrees, certificates from Florida International University,” – About 28.6 percent of the 13,346 degrees and certificates handed out by the Florida International University in 2016-17 were to students in Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.
  • The Miami Herald – July 3, 2018 – “The truth is Mexico’s new president will be neither socialist nor savior,” – Andrés Manuel López Obrador will neither destroy the prowess of Mexico’s private sector nor rescue the country from its greatest ails – corruption, insecurity and inequality. An op-ed piece by FIU international business professor Jerry Haar focused on what changes can be expected from Mexico’s newly elected president.
  • TheHill.com – July 2, 2018 – “Like Trump in US, Mexico rolls dice with populist president,” – Newly-elected president Andrés Manuel López Obrador faces daunting issues such as organized crime, emigration, corruption, trade and a reactionary U.S. leadership. FIU international business professor Jerry Haar shares his insight in an op-ed piece.
  • Miami Today – June 27, 2018 – “Joanne Li: FIU business dean seeks more community, global ties,” – Florida International University College of Business Dean Joanne Li’s academic career has taken her throughout the nation and across the globe, to China and back … A one-on-one interview with Miami Today reporter Jesse Scheckner.
  • Forbes – June 13, 2018 – “How To Make Business Plan Competitions And Pitch Contests More Meaningful,” – If you are going to keep your instinct-based business plan competitions, make the judges invest their own, personal money in the winners. And give them the choice of not picking a winner… A column by Management & International Business professor Dileep Rao
  • Forbes – May 22, 2018 – “Why Finance-Smart Entrepreneurs Eat Tech-Smart Innovators For Breakfast?,” – Is it more important to develop a new product or knowing how to exploit the new product? Some might say both. If you had to pick one, pick the skills to exploit. Here’s why… A column by Management & International Business professor Dileep Rao
  • April 27, 2018 — “What is a credit score?,” – Professor David Barman discusses the definition of a credit score and some of the misconceptions surrounding its importance. – Wallethub.com
  • April 26, 2018 — “Is a home purchase a good investment in future wealth?,” – “What we found is that in the majority of the cases, renting was actually preferred to buying from the perspective of wealth creation,” said Eli Beracha, associate professor and director of the Tibor and Sheila Hollo School of Real Estate at Florida International University. He also is one of the creators of the Beracha, Hardin and Johnson Buy vs. Rent Index. – Ask A Lender
  • April 24, 2018 — “What’s the best no-fee credit card?,” – Professor Dileep Rao discusses the best no annual fee credit cards was featured in WalletHub’s recent piece about the best no annual fee credit cards. – Wallethub.com
  • Forbes – April 23, 2018 – “How To Identify The Capital Gap To Create Wealth,” – There is no shortage of venture capital in the world. It is just not available to entrepreneurs when they need it the most… A column by Management & International Business professor Dileep Rao
  • April 18, 2018 — “Building a Social Brand from the Inside Out,” – creating a social organization is critical for a brand in the digital world, says Nancy Richmond, an instructor in the Department of Marketing and Logistics at Florida International University’s College of Business. – ANA (Association of National Advertisers) Magazine
  • March 6, 2018 — “Spotting Pitfalls,” – The healthcare MBA concentration holds tremendous promise in a changing regulatory landscape. Though hospitals today are driven by data analytics, fraud, abuse and a lack of regulatory compliance are common, said FIU Business professor Miriam Weismann. – Florida Trend
  • March 6, 2018 — “Best Places To Buy Vacation Rental Properties In 2018 Will Surprise You,” – If you are considering purchasing a vacation rental property this year listen to William Hardin, Professor of Finance and Real Estate and Director of the Hollo School of Real Estate at Florida International University. “The real question you have to ask is are you buying for vacation enjoyment or as an investment. – Forbes
  • Forbes – February 28, 2018 – “Should We Worry That Ventures Are Not Being Formed?,” – There is some hand-wringing going on about the decline in ventures. My reaction: Don’t worry… A column by Management & International Business professor Dileep Rao
  • February 27, 2018 — “A Quick Study of Successful Business Models,” – FIU Business professor Miriam Weismann, clinical professor at the School of Accounting and academic director of FIU’s Healthcare MBA, shares her insights. – Florida Trend
  • February 18, 2018 — “You first: What interviewers really want to know,” – John Nykolaiszyn, director, Career Management Services, Florida International University College of Business, Miami “I want to know if…” – Chicago Tribune
  • February, 2018 — “Why Homeowners Are Richer Than Renters,” – The reason: You can’t help but build savings as you pay down a mortgage. “Renters could, on average, accumulate more wealth than homeowners if they saved and invested the equivalent of a down payment, plus the difference between a monthly mortgage payment and rent, in a diversified portfolio of stocks and bonds,” – Eli Beracha told Kiplinger Magazine in a question & answer feature interview. – Kiplinger Magazine.
  • January 29, 2018 — “¿Es el Bitcoin una burbuja?,” – Live TV interview with professor Marcos Kerbel on “Oppenheimer Presenta” – CNN en Español
  • January 28, 2018 — “Diversity to Find the Holy Grail of Investing,” – Dean Joanne Li and Flavio Carrillo shared their insights on how diversity can help all investors all take the first steps on the road to what you might call a “holy grail portfolio” – U.S. News & World Report
  • January 22, 2018 — “Future Amazon location,” – CBS spoke with Dr. William Hardin, professor at FIU, who shared concerns about Amazon coming to Miami. – CBS 4 Miami
  • January 16, 2018 — “Lobbying Doesn’t Help Companies or Their Shareholders,” – Lobbying doesn’t increase the chance that favored bills are passed by Congress, and it isn’t associated with the company receiving more government contracts… a new study by Zhiyan Cao, Guy D. Fernando, Arindam Tripathy and FIU’s Arun Upadhyay reveals – Bloomberg
  • January 2018 — “Growing problem: Miami tries to get beyond the startup phase,” – Growth however “is not about an idea but execution, not a stand-out individual but a cohesive team, not creative chaos but structure, processes and procedures,” says Jacqueline Sousa, regional director of the SBDC at FIU, the small business development center at Florida International University’s College of Business. – Florida Trend