blog postsU.S. economy teetering, but could still avert recession, U. of I. experts sayJan 29, 2008 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The U.S. economy is sputtering amid a lingering housing slump and growing jitters on Wall Street, but whether a recession lies ahead is still anyone's guess, a trio of University of Illinois economic experts say.U.S. corporations should stop being complicit in China's cyber censorshipAug 9, 2004 9:00 am18 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - It is known as the "Great Firewall of China," and like its counterpart built centuries before, it is intended to block unwanted invaders from the outside world.U. of I. to host international marketing symposiumApr 2, 2008 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Five pioneers will be honored for their contributions to the field of marketing during an international symposium April 17-19 at the University of Illinois.U. of I. to host international consumer behavior conferenceMar 16, 2009 9:00 am4 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Consumer behavior in an increasingly buyer-oriented world is the focus of a three-day conference that will bring an international panel of experts to the University of Illinois next month.U. of I. student teams to get chance to turn ideas into start-up businessesDec 18, 2006 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - As graduates, they became major players in the technology world, establishing such companies as PayPal and YouTube.U. of I. students win national accounting competitionJan 26, 2009 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A team of accountancy students from the University of Illinois has won a national competition sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the world's largest professional services firm.U. of I. slates tribute to folklore icon Archie GreenAug 24, 2009 9:00 am11 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Archie Green spent a lifetime making sure people remember the past - capped by a nearly single-handed push that spawned a national center devoted to folklore and the creative heritage of America's working class.U. of I. slates forum to examine economic downturnJun 3, 2009 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A panel of University of Illinois business experts will explore the roots, consequences and lessons of the nation's deepest economic collapse since the Great Depression during a June 13 forum in downtown Chicago.U. of I. slates forum on climate policy prospectsOct 26, 2009 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - An internationally known economist whose research on climate change contributed to a Nobel Peace Prize is among panelists for a Nov. 3 forum on global warming at the University of Illinois.U. of I. sets tribute for labor relations pioneerSep 8, 2009 9:00 am20 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A longtime University of Illinois educator and administrator who was a pioneer in the evolution of labor-management relations for more than a half-century will be remembered at a tribute and memorial service Saturday.U. of I. scholars collecting, analyzing constitutions from around worldFeb 12, 2007 9:00 am2687 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Thomas Jefferson believed that a country's constitution should be rewritten every 19 years. Instead, the U.S. Constitution, which Jefferson did not help to write (he was in Paris serving as U.S. minister to France when the Constitutional Convention was held in Philadelphia), has prevailed since 1789.U. of I. scholar: Illinois could weather recession better than nationOct 30, 2007 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Illinois would likely fare better than the nation if the sagging U.S. economy plunges into a recession amid a worrisome housing market slump and sub-prime loan crisis, a University of Illinois economist says.U. of I. recognized as CFA Program Partner institutionMar 24, 2008 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Master of Science in Finance Program has been named a CFA Program Partner, joining 54 other degree programs worldwide that meet the prestigious financial institute's professional and ethical standards.U. of I. professor nominated as trustee for social security, medicare programsFeb 12, 2008 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois finance professor Jeffrey R. Brown will be nominated by President Bush to serve on the board of trustees for the nation's Social Security and Medicare programs, the White House announced Tuesday.U. of I. professor honored as rising star in financeJun 4, 2010 9:00 am35 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois finance professor Murillo Campello has been named a rising star in finance by a panel of scholars from the nation's top business schools.U. of I. professor calls on Congress to close private equity tax loopholeOct 18, 2007 9:00 am20 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Congress should act quickly on a Senate bill that would plug a loophole allowing publicly traded private equity firms to avoid paying corporate taxes, says a University of Illinois law professor who testified before House and Senate panels that reviewed the long-overlooked tax disparity.U. of I. professor calls on Congress to close private equity tax loopholeNov 1, 2007 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Congress should act quickly on a Senate bill that would plug a loophole allowing publicly traded private equity firms to avoid paying corporate taxes, says a University of Illinois law professor who testified before House and Senate panels that reviewed the long-overlooked tax disparity.U. of I. plans national conference to explore economic crisisApr 27, 2009 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A budding push by the University of Illinois to mold responsible business leaders will also try to trace the roots of an epic financial meltdown that has withered the U.S. economy.U. of I. law professor receives honorary doctorate in SwitzerlandDec 6, 2007 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois law professor William J. Davey has received an honorary doctor of laws degree from the University of Berne in recognition of his longtime efforts to promote fair international trade.U. of I. law library acquires prized Blackstone legal commentariesJul 14, 2005 9:00 am4 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - After five years of looking, the University of Illinois College of Law has acquired the first American edition of Blackstone's Commentaries on the Law, completing its collection of original Blackstone editions.U. of I., Illinois chamber starting certification program for HR managersMay 1, 2008 9:00 am16 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - More than 9,300 Illinois companies were investigated last year for alleged labor law violations, sparked by employee complaints about problems ranging from wages and overtime to workplace safety.U. of I. Flash Index up sharply, sign of growing state economyDec 1, 2006 9:00 am0 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index for November increased strongly to 106.8 from its 106 level in October.U. of I. Flash Index up in MayJun 5, 2014 9:00 am3 views The U. of I. Flash Index rose slightly in May to 106.2 from its 106.0 level in April, reversing three months of decline. The index reached its post-recession peak in January, and then declined slightly each month until May. Throughout 2014, the index has stayed above 100, the dividing line between economic growth and contraction.U. of I. Flash Index: State's economic growth slowed considerably at end of 2015Jan 4, 2016 4:30 pm72 views The U. of I. Flash Index fell to 105.5 in December from its 106.1 level in November. This is not only the lowest reading all year, but the lowest reading since March 2013.U. of I. Flash Index starts off strong in 2015Feb 5, 2015 9:00 am5 views The U. of I. Flash Index rose to 106.8 in January from its 106.5 level in December. The Illinois economy continues to improve as we enter 2015. This month builds on almost three years of slow and steady growth in which the index remained well above 100, the dividing line between growth and decline.U. of I. Flash Index shows steady economic growthDec 4, 2014 9:00 am13 views The U. of I. Flash Index rose slightly to 106.6 in November from its 106.5 level in October. The index has remained in the 106-107 range since February.U. of I. Flash Index rose slightly in January, continuing upward trendFeb 1, 2005 9:00 am1 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index continued its recent strong performance by rising slightly to 103.1 last month from 103.0 in December.U. of I. Flash Index of economy bounces back to high pointOct 3, 2005 9:00 am4 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index rebounded last month to 106.9 from its 106.5 level in August. The current reading coincides with the recent high for the Index achieved in July.U. of I. Flash Index moves up in February as Illinois economy continues modest growth rateMar 3, 2016 9:00 am65 views Illinois’ economy continues to grow at a modest rate despite a slight uptick in the unemployment rate, according to the University of Illinois Flash Index.U of I Flash Index drops to lowest level since December 2012Apr 13, 2016 1:45 pm86 views The University of Illinois Flash Index, which tracks economic activity in the state, fell for the second consecutive month in April, dropping to its lowest level since December 2012.U. of I. Flash Index continues upward trendJul 1, 2005 9:00 am1 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index continued to climb last month, rising to 106.5 from its 105.9 level in May.U. of I. Flash Economic Index now at highest level in eight yearsFeb 1, 2006 9:00 am0 views The University of Illinois Flash Index surged ahead in January, rising to 107.1 from its 106.6 reading in December.U. of I. finance professor Jeffrey R. Brown named dean of College of BusinessJun 30, 2015 9:15 am697 views Jeffrey R. Brown, the William G. Karnes Professor of Finance, has been named the 10th dean of the College of Business, pending approval by the U. of I. Board of Trustees.U. of I. expert to testify about Supreme Court's impact on consumer debtJun 10, 2008 9:00 am3 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - U.S. Supreme Court rulings are digging into Americans' pocketbooks, contributing to staggering mortgage and consumer debt that now averages more than $53,000 for every man, woman and child in the nation, according to a University of Illinois legal expert.U.of I. experts say overhaul proposals could worsen credit crisisApr 3, 2008 9:00 am19 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The Bush administration's sweeping plan to overhaul the nation's financial regulatory system could compound the credit crisis it seeks to cure, two University of Illinois finance professors say.U. of I. experts on Blagojevich indictmentDec 9, 2008 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The following University of Illinois experts are available to discuss federal corruption charges filed Tuesday against Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.U. of I. expert keynote speaker for European climate conferenceOct 23, 2009 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois finance professor Don Fullerton will be the keynote speaker at a Nov. 30 global warming conference for European Union tax commissioners in Brussels, Belgium.U. of I. employees, retirees among candidates for new SURS boardJun 2, 2009 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Eight current or former employees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are among candidates for the reorganized board of the State Universities Retirement System of Illinois.U. of I. economist to address European global warming conferenceSep 1, 2009 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A University of Illinois environmental policy expert will outline the economic impact of pollution regulations at a meeting of European Union finance ministers that will be a springboard for upcoming negotiations on a new international treaty to combat global warming.U. of I. economist Lawrence DeBrock named dean of College of BusinessApr 6, 2009 9:00 am94 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Lawrence DeBrock, a noted economist and longtime University of Illinois professor and administrator, has been named dean of the university's College of Business, pending approval by the U. of I. Board of Trustees at its May 21 meeting in Chicago.U. of I. Economic Index indicates economy growing, but at slower paceMay 1, 2006 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index fell again last month to 105.1 from its 105.9 reading in March.U. of I. economic index fell in February, but economy still growingMar 1, 2006 9:00 am1 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The U of I Flash Index fell in February to 106.6 from its 107.1 reading in January.U. of I. business professor wins international awardNov 9, 2009 9:00 am31 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A University of Illinois business professor who champions programs to combat poverty and promote marketplace literacy has earned an international award, joining past winners that include Mother Teresa and the former vice president of India.U. of I. Business Instructional Facility achieves top 'green' standardDec 8, 2009 9:00 am228 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The state-of-the-art Business Instructional Facility at the University of Illinois has earned the world's highest honor for sustainable, environmentally friendly construction and design.University of Illinois law professor to receive honorary doctorateSep 18, 2007 9:00 am0 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - University of Illinois law professor Thomas G. Ulen will receive an honorary doctoral degree Oct. 5 from the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium, honoring his longtime work in law and economics.Universities at risk if academic freedom wanes, new book saysMay 4, 2009 9:00 am4 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A persistent assault by the political right threatens to erode nearly century-old principles of academic freedom that have made U.S. universities a model for the world, a new book co-written by a University of Illinois legal expert warns.Unionizing Younger WorkersJun 8, 2015 11:00 am92 views A Minute With™...U. of I. labor expert Robert Bruno'Unfunded liabilities' a financial myth, expert saysApr 1, 2009 9:00 am347 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A growing chorus of complaints about the U.S. government's "unfunded" debts may be unsettling, but no cause to become unnerved, a University of Illinois tax expert says.UI Flash Index up slightlyOct 1, 2001 9:00 am2 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Despite the devastating impact of the terrorist attacks, the University of Illinois Flash Economic Index rose slightly last month to 98.2 from 98.0 in August.UI Flash Index rises slightly; slowdown is moderating, economist saysJul 1, 2002 9:00 am0 views The University of Illinois Flash Economic Index rose last month to 95.0 from its 94.2 level in May.