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Women’s Economic Progress in the 20 Years Since Beijing Has Bright Spots, Shadows

September 30, 2015—Experts in gender, labor, and inclusive development gathered Tuesday at Nathan Associates to assess women’s economic progress in the 20 years since the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action was hammered out in 1995. Moderator Louise Williams, a Principal Associate in Nathan...

Meister Presents G2E Conference with State of Indian Gaming

September 30, 2015—Alan P. Meister, Ph.D., a Principal Economist at Nathan Associates, participated in a panel on the "State of Indian Gaming" to help kick off the gaming industry's largest conference and tradeshow, Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2015, hosted in Las Vegas by the American Gaming...

Air Cargo Price-Fixing Case Certified as Class Action

September 15, 2015—A Canadian judge has certified a class action alleging that Air Canada and other international airlines fixed the price of fuel surcharges for shipping cargo. Dr. Russell Lamb, Senior Vice President for Litigation at Nathan Associates and internationally recognized authority on...

What the Data Say about Stock Price Impact in Cases Filed since Halliburton

September 1, 2015—The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last year in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. upheld the ability of investors to recover losses that result from public misstatements and misrepresentations by directors and officers of U.S.-listed companies. The ruling, however, also...

Denver International's Airport City, a PPP at Work

By Alejandro SchwedhelmAugust 31, 2015—In my last post, I described the role of public-private partnerships in the rise of airport cities. The airport city being developed around Denver International Airport, or DIA, is one of the most ambitious projects of its kind and exemplifies the value of...

Airport Cities Need Public-Private Partnerships

By Alejandro Schwedhelm August 20, 2015—Globalization and world travel have turned airports into magnets for economic growth. Public-private partnerships (PPPs) make it possible to fully realize that growth through a purposely organized, integrated urban environment known as an “airport city”[1]...

Nathan Associates Inc. Moves Headquarters

August 11, 2015—Nathan Associates has moved its home office to a prime location directly across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. The firm now occupies the top two floors at 1777 North Kent Street, a renovated high-rise in the Rosslyn neighborhood of Arlington, Virginia, about a mile from...

Nathan Associates Presents Data Framework for APEC Women in Transportation at White House

August 4, 2015—On July 28, Nathan’s CEO, Susan Chodakewitz, moderated an expert panel at the White House on the progress of women in the transport sectors of APEC members. Louise Williams, a principal associate of the firm, presented the data framework for measuring that progress. Expert Panel at...

Judgment Matters Over Models in Hedge Fund Investing, Metzger Says

July 16, 2015—Hedge funds present hazards for many and the highest rewards for a relatively small segment of investors, said Leon M. Metzger, an industry expert and former fund executive who teaches at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. The fortunate investors find a manager...

Retired CEO Singh Sees Focus on Quality as Key to Nathan’s Continued Growth

June 17, 2015—Lakhbir Singh, the just-retired chief executive officer of Nathan Associates, said “quality and attention to detail” will ensure that the 69-year-old firm passes the century mark. “This is a great company that will continue to grow and prosper,” he said yesterday at a reception...

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