Category Archives: Government

Dr. Hal Heaton Drills Deep Into Oil Prices and the Economy

In light of the recent drop in oil prices, Hal Heaton addresses the state of the economy, market forces and what these new developments mean for MBA students.

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Boeing: Building Opportunities for Utah’s Families

From humble beginnings in the old McDonnell Douglas facility, Boeing has recently begun a rapid expansion of its footprint in Utah, bringing exciting jobs and opportunities to Utah families. Meet some of the BYU grads who are playing critical roles … Continue reading

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Why all the business growth in Utah? The Governor’s Office of Economic Development sheds some light.

Adobe, Boeing, eBay, Goldman Sachs, the list goes on….why are these global businesses and many more establishing operations in Utah? Why are thriving local start-ups like Qualtrics and 1-800 CONTACTS staying put? The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) sat … Continue reading

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The Utah Colleges Exit Poll – Part 2

What’s it like being involved with the Exit Poll? Two BYU students talk about their involvement, even their experience at the different party headquarters as the election night progressed.

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The Utah Colleges Exit Poll – Part 1

In preparation for an election day, BYU students get involved with the Utah Colleges Exit Poll. The poll interviews voters after they vote, gathering data on the direction of the election and other statistics to better understand trends and voting … Continue reading

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BYU MBA Douglas Hervey – Outlook on the Political Landscape

BYU MBA student Douglas Hervey gives his take on the GOP political race. Has Mitt Romney improved since his race four years ago? How is Newt Gingrich doing?

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Remember TARP and ARRA? Where are they now? – April 14th, 2011

Mike Beheshti brings us back two years when TARP and ARRA funds were first issued to help save our country’s financial system. He talks about what has happened since then and where all that money has gone.

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Jeff Butler and Dave Wood discuss Obama’s State of the Union Address

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Susan Chen describes Negotiation and Internships in China

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What Does a Burgeoning National Debt and Deficits Mean for Our Country’s Future? – Jan. 26th, 2011

Matt Cowan indulges in some healthy criticism of our swelling national debt and budget deficits and breaks into song (well, almost) about how a spoonful of inflation helps the national debt go down.

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