The Great Debate

Pension assumptions hitting the wall

By J Saft
January 14, 2009

James Saft Great Debate – James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own –

That 8 percent annual return on investment you and your pension fund manager were banking on is now looking almost as optimistic as Madoff’s magic 12 percent, as deleveraging and deflation bite.

Why did the SEC fail to spot the Madoff case?

By Mark Williams
January 6, 2009

mark_williams– Mark T. Williams, a finance professor at the Boston University School of Management, is a risk-management expert and former Federal Reserve Bank examiner. The views expressed are his own. –

Managing nonprofits in an “age of hope”

December 29, 2008

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– Prof. James Post, an authority on corporate governance, teaches “Strategies for Nonprofits” at the Boston University School of Management. The views expressed are his own. –