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Greece's Bailout Deal

Greece and its creditors have reached a bailout agreement to keep the nation in the European Union, but the country still faces an uncertain future.Economics Department Murray and Monti Professor Peter Ireland and Associate Professor Robert Murphy continued to provide commentary forABC News | Ireland also is quoted by the Boston Herald

Avoiding a "Grexit"

A deal to keep Greece in the Eurozone for now is likely, say Murray and Monti Professor Peter Ireland and Associate Professor Robert Murphy.ABC News. Ireland also commented on China's volatile economy. Boston Herald

Greece and Europe

Economics' Associate Professor Robert Murphyand Assistant Professor Scott Fulford continue to provide commentary on the ongoing fiscal crisis in Greece, Murphy on WGBH News 'Morning Edition' and in the Boston Herald; Fulford on WRKO Financial Exchange

Referendum in Greece

Greece's voters returned a resounding "no" to accepting austerity measures in exchange for a rescue deal. Associate Professor of Economics Robert Murphy and Assistant Professor Scott Fulford(near left) commented on the country's escalating fiscal crisis in advance of yesterday's vote. CBS News,Boston Herald (Murphy), Boston Herald (Fulford).


Boston vs. Mass. Gaming Commission

Lawyers for the City of Boston and the Massachusetts Gaming Commission met in court over Boston's lawsuit against the proposed Wynn Resorts casino in Everett. Carroll School of Management Associate Professor of the Practice of Finance Richard McGowan, S.J., was among experts interviewed for a spotlight on the dispute. WBUR News | He also spoke with American Public Media's Marketplace Morning Report about Yahoo!'s investment in fantasy sports.

Massachusetts' First Casino

Plainridge Park Casino made promising revenue during its first week, but there are still pitfalls the state must consider, Carroll School of Management Associate Professor of the Practice of Finance Richard McGowan, S.J., said in interviews on NECN "Broadside" and WRKO Financial Exchange. He also commented on the opening and other state gaming issues in the Boston GlobeBoston Herald and Maine News, among other outlets.

Hazards of Too-Big-To-Fail Banks

Carroll School of Management Professor of Finance Ed Kane discussed the dangerous risk-taking of the nation's financial giants, in a Q&A republished by Salon

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