The Future Of Business Is...Disintermediated

January 2016
Cutting out the middleman (and the share of the profits they take) has long been a goal of consumers and producers alike. However, recent successes in disintermediation (reducing the use of intermediaries) has surprised many, and these trends are likely to continue in the future.
Technology has enabled some disintermediation. Peer-to-peer services like AirBNB (for lodging), Turo (for cars), and Craigslist (for used goods) are already threatening hotels, car rental companies, and thrift stores. More...


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UTA offers new, interdisciplinary certificates in entrepreneurship

Jan. 21, 2016
The undergraduate and graduate certificates are offered to all majors as well as non-degree seeking students, and is a collaboration between the colleges of Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts, and Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs. More...

Economics, Accounting, Finance graduate programs ranked nationally by The Financial Engineer

Dec. 3, 2015
The Financial Engineer ranked the UT Arlington M.A. in economics program No. 65 in its 2016 national rankings of graduate economics programs, up from No. 131 in 2015. The Master of Professional Accounting program was ranked No. 80 nationally. The M.S. in quantitative finance was ranked No. 45. More...