Seema Iyer, research associate professor for The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business and associate director of the Jacob France Institute, home of the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance (BNIA), speaks with Technical.ly Baltimore in a video about the city's future direction, from the perspective of the city's many neighborhoods.
The University of Baltimore and Loyola University Maryland will host the 2021 Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) Annual Meeting in Baltimore on Oct. 13-16. This worldwide gathering of experts, representing higher education and its connections to policymakers, business leaders and consumer interests, is designed to "advance excellence in entrepreneurship through the unique role" of university-based centers where entrepreneurship is taught and nurtured."
Baltimore Data Week 2021 will showcase neighborhood data based on Vital Signs 2019/20, the annual compendium of neighborhood data released by the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance at the Jacob France Institute in The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business. This year, with new administrations at the local and federal levels, Baltimore Data Week will feature new tools to help communities understand the impact of the pandemic, as well as how they can use data to plan for reopening and regrowth.
Fraudulent product reviews - the practice of creating and selling fake reviews of products and services for posting to online retail sites - is influencing about $28 billion in consumer spending in the U.S. economy, according to a new study co-authored by Roberto Cavazos, director of Risk Management and Cybersecurity programs in The University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business. All told, the practice is behind an estimated $152 billion in purchases around the world.