10 Results for Tag: berkeley

Oliver E. Williamson

DefinitionOliver Eaton Williamson is an American economist, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and recipient of the 2009 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, which

Saturday Night Special

Saturday Night Special What is 'Saturday Night Special' An obsolete takeover strategy where one company attempted a takeover of another company by making a sudden public tender offer, usua

Failed Break

Failed Break What is 'Failed Break' A price movement through an identified level of support or resistance that does not have enough momentum to maintain its direction. Since the validity o

George A. Akerlof

DefinitionGeorge Arthur Akerlof is an American economist who is a University Professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University and Koshland Professor of Economics Eme

Daniel L. McFadden

DefinitionDaniel Little McFadden is an American econometrician who shared the 2000 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences with James Heckman. McFadden's share of the prize was "for his de

Magna Cum Laude

Magna Cum Laude What is 'Magna Cum Laude' Magna cum laude is an academic level of distinction used by educational institutions to signify an academic degree that was received "with great h

John Harsanyi

DefinitionJohn Charles Harsanyi was a Hungarian-American economist. John Harsanyi What is 'John Harsanyi' An economist who won the Nobel Memorial Prize in 1994 along with John Nash and Rei

John Bates Clark Medal

DefinitionThe John Bates Clark Medal is awarded by the American Economic Association to "that American economist under the age of forty who is adjudged to have made a significant contributio


Takeover What is a 'Takeover' A takeover occurs when an acquiring company makes a bid in an effort to assume control of a target company, often by purchasing a majority stake. If the takeo

Haas School of Business

Haas School of Business What is 'Haas School of Business' The business school at the University of Berkeley. It offers a wide variety of programs, including an MBA degree, master's program