WDI News & Announcements

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Syndicated news feed for all of the William Davidson Institute.

News Item WDI's NextBillion Editors Hit The Road by Dan Shine — last modified 09/01/14 21:05
NextBillion.net, an initiative of WDI, is serving as a media partner for two of the year's most influential and well-attended conferences on the global social investment and microfinance calendar.
News Item WDI's Arney Attends Reproductive Health Meeting by Dan Shine — last modified 08/28/14 09:46
WDI Healthcare Research Associate Leslie Arney is attending the Coordinated Supply Planning (CSP) group meeting in Copenhagen to present an overview of demand forecasting for health products and WDI’s experience and best practices in demand forecasting.
News Item WDI, LMI Team Up On Paper by Dan Shine — last modified 08/27/14 10:31
The use of more strategic contracting practices could result in substantial improvements in procurement efficiency and health commodity availability in developing countries, according to an article written by two members of the WDI Healthcare Research Initiative, along two supply chain experts from the government consulting firm LMI.
News Item WDI Summer Newsletter Is Published by Dan Shine — last modified 08/27/14 10:31
The summer 2014 issue of the Davidson Review, the biannual newsletter of WDI that examines the recent work done by the Institute, has been published.
News Item WDI BoP Paper Honored At AOM Meeting by Dan Shine — last modified 08/11/14 16:43
An academic article authored by Ted London, director of WDI's BoP research initiative, Heather Esper, manager of WDI's BoP impact assessment program, and Yaquta Kanchwala Fatehi, a BoP research associate, was named one of five finalists for “best paper” in the Social Issues in Management (SIM) division at the Academy of Management (AOM) meeting.
News Item Despite Ebola Outbreak, DCS Carries On In Liberia by Dan Shine — last modified 08/05/14 18:51
WDI’s work with the University of Liberia (UL) will continue, although an upcoming trip to the country by a WDI consultant has been canceled due to the Ebola outbreak travel advisory issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
News Item WDI's GlobaLens At AOM Annual Meeting by Dan Shine — last modified 08/04/14 14:44
GlobaLens, WDI's case publishing division, is exhibiting at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (AOM) in Philadelphia. This will be the third consecutive year GlobaLens has exhibited at this global event for academics and scholars.
News Item 2015 NextBillion Case Competition Kicks Off by Dan Shine — last modified 08/01/14 12:47
The 2015 NextBillion Case Writing Competition, which recognizes and publishes the best-written case studies about business strategies aimed at alleviating poverty - especially at the base of the pyramid (BoP) – returns for another year. Last year’s competition attracted 52 entries representing 34 universities and 15 countries.
News Item DCS Work Continues In Ukraine by Dan Shine — last modified 07/31/14 14:53
Edward "Ned" White, WDI’s senior expert in public-private partnership (PPP) solutions, will return to Ukraine to conduct three training workshops beginning Aug. 4 for local and central government officials and staff tasked with supporting development and management of PPPs.
News Item Video Replay: July 18 Impact Assessment Webinar by Dan Shine — last modified 07/20/14 11:10
The third and final webinar presented July 18 by WDI’s Impact Assessment program is now available for viewing online.
News Item WDI Has Moved by Dan Shine — last modified 07/16/14 09:48
WDI has moved offices for the next three years during construction at the Ross School of Business complex.
News Item Yadav Featured On Global Michigan Site by Dan Shine — last modified 08/27/14 10:32
WDI Director of Healthcare Research Prashant Yadav is in Ethiopia researching the country’s health care system. He was interviewed by the Global Michigan website editor William Foreman about the growth the country is experiencing. Foreman is in Ethiopia chronicling the university’s growing work in that country, and will feature a future blog post on Yadav’s work there.
News Item Paul Clyde Named New WDI President by Dan Shine — last modified 07/21/14 14:10
Paul Clyde, a lecturer in business economics and public policy at the Ross School of Business, has been named the new president of the William Davidson Institute. Alison Davis-Blake, dean of the Ross School and chair of the WDI Board of Directors, made the announcement on June 30.
News Item Development Consulting Services Continues Critical Work in Ukraine Despite Unrest by Dan Shine — last modified 07/03/14 11:28
WDI’s Development Consulting Services (DCS) is continuing its critical work in Ukraine, despite the recent political and military unrest in the country.
News Item DCS STRIDE Project Brings Case Writing Expertise To Philippines by Dan Shine — last modified 07/03/14 11:29
Thirty-five faculty members from more than 20 different colleges and universities gathered in Manila this week for a Development Consulting Services’ (DCS) Business Case Writing workshop, part of the Science, Technology, Research and Innovation for Development (STRIDE) project being implemented by RTI International and WDI.
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