"Political Risks and Emerging Markets" Webinar Given By UNC Kenan-Flagler Finance Professor

Emerging markets expert Christian Lundblad will present the webinar on March 27.

March 19, 2014 -

"Political Risks and Emerging Markets" is the topic of a March 27 webinar with Christian Lundblad, a finance professor at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Lundblad is an expert on emerging markets, which present tremendous opportunities and challenges that every multinational firm must face as it strives to achieve its global strategic objectives. He will shed light on recent developments in measuring the institutional challenges and political risks foreign players face when attempting to penetrate these markets.

Lundblad's research spans asset pricing and international finance, with a specialization in emerging market development. He served as a financial economist at the Federal Reserve Board, where he advised the Board of Governors on international financial market developments. His research has been published in top academic journals and he is an award-winning teacher.

The webinar begins at 4 p.m. Register at http://tinyurl.com/psdk3vs.

It is part of the "Best Practices in Global Business Education Webinar Series" offered by the Global Business Center at UNC Kenan-Flagler.

"Tax Efficient Supply Chain Management" with Doug Shackelford, dean and Meade H. Willis Distinguished Professor of Taxation, and Eva Labro, accounting professor, on May 28 is the next webinar in the series.

About the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School

Consistently ranked one of the world's best business schools, UNC Kenan-Flagler is known for its collaborative culture that stems from its core values: excellence, leadership, integrity, community and teamwork. Professors excel at both teaching and research, and demonstrate unparalleled dedication to students. Graduates are effective, principled leaders who have the technical and managerial skills to deliver results in the global business environment. UNC Kenan-Flagler offers a rich portfolio of programs and extraordinary, real-life learning experiences: Undergraduate Business (BSBA), full-time MBA, Executive MBA Programs (Evening, Weekend and global OneMBA), online MBA@UNC, UNC-Tsinghua Dual-Degree EMBA, Master of Accounting, PhD, Executive Development, and UNC Business Essentials programs. It is home to the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise.

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