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Ph.D. Program

The Doctor of Philosophy is a research degree. It signifies that the recipient is able to conduct independent research and has both a broad basic knowledge of all areas of economics and a comprehensive knowledge of one area in particular. The Ph.D. program equips its graduates with modern economic techniques, enabling them to take leadership positions in economic research in the academic, business, and government worlds.

The Department of Economics has risen to prominence in recent years by attracting internationally renowned scholars to its faculty and by carefully selecting its student body. There are many reasons to believe that we can offer students an outstanding intellectual environment. Seven members of our department are Fellows of the Econometric Society, and one is a Nobel Laureate. Many currently serve or have served on the editorial boards of major journals, including the American Economic Review. Econometrica. the Review of Economic Studies. and the Journal of Economic Theory. Perhaps most significantly, the department placed among the top ten in the Tilburg University ranking of economics departments.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Admission to graduate studies in economics is limited to students of outstanding promise. All applicants must take the general Graduate Record Examination (GRE), which is administered by the Educational Testing Service, Princeton, N.J. 08540. All international students must take the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) examination or the IELTS (International English Language Testing System). Exceptions to this rule include students who attended English speaking college-level institutions. Students from English speaking countries, such as the U.K. or Ireland are also exempt from taking the TOEFL or IELTS exams.

The Ph.D. program is designed for full-time students only. In evaluating applicants for this program, members of the departmental admissions committee consider the following criteria: previous academic performance, quantitative GRE scores, letters of recommendation, personal statement, and background in economics and mathematics. Because of the diverse nature of such information, we do not adhere to strictly defined cut-off points on grade-point averages or GRE scores. Applicants should also remember that the Ph.D. and the M.A. programs are very different and have different objectives and admissions criteria. Admission into the M.A. program does not guarantee eventual admission to the Ph.D program. Those interested in the Ph.D. program are encouraged to apply directly to the Ph.D. program, and not to the M.A. program.

DEPARTMENTAL FELLOWSHIPS, PRIZES, AND AWARDS

There are various sources of funding for students in the Ph.D. program. Our top students receive MacCracken fellowship awards. These fellowships guarantee funding for five years (subject to satisfactory academic performance) in the form of payment of the basic tuition fee as well as a living allowance for the year. Many other students work as teaching adjuncts, sometimes assisting a professor and sometimes teaching a course of their own. Many professors also have research grants from a variety of sources (National Science Foundation, C.V. Starr Center, etc) which provide research assistantships (R.A.’s) to graduate students.

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J ai 16 ans et j ai souffert de DÉRÉALISATION durant 8 MOIS (ça m arrive encore quelquefois, mais très faiblement).

Je m explique. J ai fumé deux joints, probablement d un mauvais stock et j ai fait mon DEUXIÈME badtrip de ma vie. Mais contrairement à l autre, il a duré. 8 mois. C est sûr que ce n était plus les sensations du joint qui me possédaient, mais le rêve était pénible et constant. Je ne pouvais plus me concentrer sur quoi que se soit. Cette pensée d irréalité me hantait. Je cherchais désespérément et continuellement des preuves de réalité, car j étais persuadé que je vivais dans mon rêve et que je ne réussissais pas à me réveiller. Après un certain temps, je ne réussissais même plus à différencier ce que je vivais la nuit (dans mes rêves) de ce que je vivais durant le jour (ma réalité).

Je faisais au minimum une attaque de panique par jour. J ai développé un trouble de stress post-traumatique (dû au badtrip). Je faisais des rêves dans lesquels je revivais mon badtrip. Je souffrais d anxiété généralisée (mais pour ça, je crois que tout le monde souffrant de déréalisation a le trouble d anxiété généralisée). J étais persuadée que c était le cannabis qui était resté dans mon sang ou dans mon cerveau. J étais sûr que je devenais tranquillement schizophrène. Je ne savais vraiment pas ce que j avais et ça empirait mes crises de panique et mon état.

Mes crises de panique était accompagné d une DÉPERSONNALISATION intense. on ne se sent qu une tête, le corps ne nous appartient plus ; comme dans la déréalisation, tout devient inconnu, perdant tout son sens ; même les gens qu on croit connaître, on ne pense plus vraiment les connaître ; on se sent vide et sans vie ; il ne nous reste que la pensée,mais il n y a plus aucune émotion ou état de contact avec la réalité qui nous appartient.

Je ne savais plus qui j étais ce que je faisais sur terre. Ce qui me passait par la tête durant ces 4 minutes de panique se résumait à QUI SUIS-JE, OÙ SUIS-JE, QU EST-CE QUE JE FAIS ICI, OÙ DOIS-JE ALLER, QU EST-CE QUI SE PASSE, JE VAIS MOURIR . vraiment traumatisant.

Je suis allée voir l éducatrice en prévention de la toxicomanie, car je croyais avoir des séquelles au cerveau dus au cannabis, mais elle m a juré que ça ne pouvait pas être ça.

Des spécialistes et des gens ont commencé à m expliquer que je souffrais d anxiété et rien d autre. Mais comme je ne connaissais pas de nom à ce problème j éclatais continuellement en sanglot en disant. Mais ma VUE, ma VUE, n est pas normale, ça ne se peut pas que ce soit SEULEMENT de l anxiété, je n y crois pas, il y a AUTRE CHOSE .

Je pensais probablement avoir à rencontrer des psychiatres, pour soigner ma schizophrénie (car j étais persuadé que c était ça et rien d autre). même si tout le monde sait bien qu un schizophrène ne se demande pas s il y est schizophrène. J ai fini par rencontrer mon médecin, qui m a référé à une psychothérapeute spécialiste en anxiété. Je n y croyais pas, mais j acceptais toute proposition d aide. J étais vraiment en désespoir intense. Ce qui m a étonné, c est qu elle avait de l expérience en psychiatrie et avec des schizophrène ; alors elle comparait souvent mon cas à la schizophrénie pour me rassurer. J avais de la difficulté à la croire, mais bon, j essayais. Elle a commencé à me faire des séance de EMDR. c est un mouvement avec les doigts (ressemblant un peu a l hypnose) qui aide a oublier et à accepter les expériences traumatisantes du passé. Après chaque séance, il m arrivait d oublier la déréalisation, mais ce n était pas long avant que ça recommence. C est elle qui a trouvé un nom à mon problème, même si j avais déjà fait quelques recherches sur internet. Elle a confirmé que je souffrais d un trouble dissociatif, mais bon, elle affirmait que je ne deviendrait jamais folle et que ce n était pas quelque chose qui laissait des séquelles au cerveau, ni un début de schizophrénie.

Sinon, au quotidien, j avais toujours cette sensation de film ou de rêve 24h/24h. Difficulté à communiquer, car je me sentais bizarre et différente d avant. Je ne voulais pas qu une autre personne le réalise et ne veuille plus me parler à cause de ce changement. Je me posais MILLES ET UNE questions, j analysais tout ce que je voyais, l attitude des gens, comment ils s assoient, bougent et parlent, le sens des choses et de la vie, DU POURQUOI DU COMMENT, etc. Tout passait par l analyse, je ne réussissais jamais à profiter du moment. J analysais TOUT ET N IMPORTE QUOI (un peu encore aujourd hui, mais en moins obsessionnel).

Comme je pensais continuellement à quelque chose (analyse, sens de la vie, etc.), j essayais quelques fois d arrêter de penser (car ça devenait insupportable), mais tout le monde sait qu il est impossible d arrêter de pensée. Mais pour moi, c était vraiment envahissant. Le seul moyen que je trouvais pour arrêter de penser était de me rentrer une chanson dans la tête. Quand je voulais arrêter de penser à mon problème, je devais absolument chanter dans ma tête ou à voie haute, sans quoi je recommençais à tout analyser.

Par la suite, j ai commencé une angoisse devant le miroir. Je n arrivais plus à associer ce que je voyais avec ce que j étais, comme si je voyais le corps que j ai toujours eu, mais que maintenant je me sentais PLUS que ça, comme si j avais vieilli intérieurement, trop rapidement. Ça me foutait la trouille, je croyais encore que je devenais folle, même que des fois ça pouvait partir en attaque de panique.

Ma psychothérapeute m a rassurée, en me disant que c est dû au changement de point de vue par rapport à la vie et parce que j avais beaucoup appris sur moi en peu de temps.

Par la suite, j ai rencontré un médecin-psychiatre, qui a aussi affirmé que c était un trouble anxieux et que la déréalisation à long terme était due à un état de panique TROP constant. Comme si le fait d être en panique constamment, nous faisait TOUT analyser. Alors cette espèce D HYPERSENSIBILITÉ à tout finit par changer notre vue pour être capable de mieux tout analyser. ce qui se résume à un cercle vicieux très souffrant. Elle m a prescrit des antidépresseurs ; j ai commencé avec 50 mg et aujourd hui et je suis à 150 mg. On a augmenté tranquillement. A partir du moment où je suis arrivée à 75 mg, les attaques de panique ont disparu. Arrivée à 100 mg, je commençais à oublier quelques fois la déréalisation, mais dès que j y pensais elle revenait. Ensuite, à 125 mg, tout est parti. Je ne me souviens pas d un moment précis où tout s est arrêté, mais l anxiété et la peur d avoir peur étaient moins présentes. C est comme si j avais finit par oublié cette espèce d hypersensibilité. Faut dire qu il y avait ma psychothérapeute derrière tout ça qui m écoutait et me rassurait une fois par semaine.

Aujourd hui (à 150 mg) je suis encore anxieuse. J ai peur pour rien, j ai des moment de déréalisation, souvent lorsque je marche vite (stress plus expérience du badtrip). Mais grâce au truc de ma thérapeute, je réussis à me ramener à la réalité. ou encore juste à me rassurer, même si la déréalisation reste quelques minutes. Je me rappelle intérieurement durant ces moment, que ce n est pas quelque chose de dangereux, que OUI c est désagréable et éprouvant, mais que ça va passer et que c est du à l anxiété. Ce n est pas un trouble de folie. Toutes ces petites phrases auto-rassurantes m aident a passer au travers durant les moments les plus durs. Mais sinon, en général, c est fini. Je vis maintenant dans une réalité assez commune. C est sûr que maintenant que je sais ce que mon cerveau peut faire, je ne vis plus ma vie comme avant, mais je suis heureuse d être passée par cette expérience et d en avoir appris autant.

GARDEZ ESPOIR, ÇA VA PASSER.

De mon côté, je vais avoir besoin d un an de thérapie avec un spécialiste avant d arrêter l antidépresseur.

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von Prof. Dr. Gerhard Kleinhenz, Prof. Dr. Martin Werding

Auf der Konferenz der Staats- und Regierungschefs der EG am 9./10.12.1991 in Maastricht beschlossene Währungsvereinheitlichung auf dem Gebiet der Europäischen Union (oder Teilen hiervon) ab 1.1.1999. Die Europäische Währungsunion bildet einen Kernpunkt in den Bestrebungen zur Errichtung eines in Form. mehr

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Enterprise-Resource-Planning-System

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Inhaltsverzeichnis

I. Begriff

Ein Enterprise-Resource-Planning-System oder kurz ERP-System dient der funktionsbereichsübergreifenden Unterstützung sämtlicher in einem Unternehmen ablaufenden Geschäftsprozesse. Entsprechend enthält es Module für die Bereiche Beschaffung/Materialwirtschaft, Produktion, Vertrieb, Forschung und Entwicklung, Anlagenwirtschaft, Personalwesen, Finanz- und Rechnungswesen, Controlling usw. die über eine (in Form einer relationalen Datenbank realisierte) gemeinsame Datenbasis miteinander verbunden sind. Durch die unternehmensweite Konsolidierung der Daten ist eine Unterstützung der Planung über sämtliche Unternehmensebenen hinweg (von der Konzernebene über verschiedene Werke, Sparten und Abteilungen bis hin zu einzelnen Lagerorten) möglich.

II. Historische Entwicklung von ERP-Systemen

Historisch gesehen sind ERP-Systeme aus Programmen für die Produktionsplanung und ‑steuerung hervorgegangen. Die ersten, in den 1960er-Jahren entwickelten Lösungen unterstützten dabei nur die Materialbedarfsplanung (Material Requirements Planning, abgekürzt MRP); sie wurden daher auch als MRP-Systeme bezeichnet. Später wurden die MRP-Systeme dann um Funktionalitäten für die übrigen Teilbereiche der Produktionsplanung und ‑steuerung erweitert und als MRP II-Systeme bezeichnet, wobei MRP in diesem Kontext für Manufacturing Resource Planning steht.

Durch die Integration von Modulen zur Planung und Steuerung auch der übrigen Unternehmensbereiche in das MRP II-Konzept sind schließlich die ERP-Systeme entstanden. Im Gegensatz zu ihren Vorgängern sind sie in ihrer Anwendung nicht mehr auf den industriellen Bereich begrenzt, sondern wirtschaftszweigunabhängig einsetzbar. Das wohl bekannteste ERP-System ist SAP ERP, früher SAP R/3.

III. Weiterentwicklung von ERP-Systemen

Mit zunehmender Vernetzung der Unternehmen in Form sog. Supply Chains wird eine rein unternehmensbezogene Planung und Steuerung heute jedoch als nicht mehr ausreichend angesehen. Die Geschäftsprozesse sollen vielmehr unternehmensübergreifend geplant und gesteuert werden. Bei den Softwaresystemen, die eine derartige unternehmensübergreifende Planung und Steuerung der Geschäftsprozesse i.S.d. Supply Chain Managements unterstützen, sind ERP II- und APS-Systeme zu unterscheiden. ERP II-Systeme beinhalten eine Erweiterung klassischer ERP-Systeme um Funktionen zur Unterstützung unternehmensübergreifender Prozesse. Der Fokus liegt dabei auf einer durchgängigen Prozessunterstützung und dem zwischenbetrieblichen Informationsaustausch durch standardisierte Komponenten und internetbasierte Schnittstellen (sog. Service-orientierte Architekturen, abgekürzt SOA). APS-Systeme hingegen kommen zusätzlich zu klassischen ERP-Systemen zum Einsatz. Im Gegensatz zu ERP II-Systemen lösen sie den Einsatz von (traditioneller) ERP-Software in den Unternehmen nicht ab, sondern integrieren die ERP-Systeme verschiedener Unternehmen entlang der Supply Chain und optimieren durch die Bereitstellung fortschrittlicher oder fortgeschrittener (“advanced”) Algorithmen die unternehmensübergreifenden Geschäftsprozesse. Daher kommt auch die Abkürzung APS, die für Advanced Planning and Scheduling steht.

Die Produktionsplanung der einzelnen Mitglieder in der Lieferkette wird dabei mit der Planung der Beschaffung von Vorlieferanten und dem Absatz der nachfolgenden Kettenglieder abgestimmt (vgl. Abbildung 1). Waren zuvor hohe Bestände in den Zwischenlagern der Kette aus Unkenntnis der kurzfristigen Dispositionsabsichten der Kettenglieder angelegt worden, so können durch SCM die durchschnittlichen Bestände gesenkt werden. Man spricht auch davon, dass die bessere Information die Bestände ersetzt. Während die Beschaffung in vielen Branchen von der Annahme ausgeht, dass die Lieferanten stets in der geforderten Menge termingerecht lieferfähig sind, ist dies nicht in allen Branchen der Fall. Bei Produkten mit kurzen Produktlebenszyklen, wie in der Modebranche oder in der Consumer-Elektronik, sind die erforderlichen Spezialartikel häufig nicht zu beliebigen Mengen verfügbar, sondern knapp und auch nicht stets termingerecht lieferbar. Aus diesem Grunde muss dort bei der Beschaffung eine enge Abstimmung in der Supply Chain mit dem Lieferanten erfolgen, um frühzeitig Lieferengpässe aufzuspüren und damit den Herstellern eine Möglichkeit zur Umdisposition der laufenden Produktion zu geben. Die SCM-Software unterstützt diese Engpass-Disposition, indem sie auf den aus den ERP-Systemen der beteiligten Unternehmen in der Lieferkette gewonnenen Daten aufsetzt und diese Daten mithilfe der Internettechnologie kommuniziert und koordiniert.

Abb. 1: Koordination entlang der Lieferkette mit SCM-Software

Über den unternehmensübergreifenden Ansatz hinaus betreffen weitere wichtige Fortschritte von APS-Systemen die (zumindest teilweise) Ablösung des streng hierarchischen Sukzessivplanungskonzepts der traditionellen PPS- und ERP-Systeme durch simultane Planungsmethoden (insbesondere simultane Losgrößen- und Kapazitätsplanung) sowie die Verwendung von inkrementellen Planungsverfahren, die bei einer Veränderung von Planungsdaten eine Fortschreibung der Pläne unter Berücksichtigung der Datenänderungen ermöglichen und somit einen kompletten und zeitintensiven Neuaufwurf der Planung wie bei den klasssichen PPS- und ERP-Systemen überflüssig machen.

Abbildung 2 stellt den Zusammenhang zwischen MRP-, MRP II-, ERP- und APS-Systemen zusammenfassend graphisch dar. In der Praxis ist der Übergang zwischen ERP- und APS-Software allerdings fließend. So bezeichnet SAP heute sein gesamtes Softwarepaket als SAP ERP. Darunter fällt auch das Modul SAP SCM für die Unterstützung der Supply-Chain-Prozesse.

Abb. 2: Zusammenhang zwischen MRP-, MRP II-, ERP- und APS-Systemen

Die folgende Abbildung fasst den Entwicklungspfad von ERP-Systemen noch einmal zusammen.

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Mother, Oh! Sing Me to Rest (Op. 10, No. 3) (No. 12 from 2nd Series — Flower of Germany: A Collection of Popular Songs with English & German Words )

[original German words by] Robert Franz (Knauth), 1815-1892; English words by Dr. William J. Wetmore

Musical Hash on Old Tunes: Medley for the Piano, Book 1
Containing:

  1. Bonnie Doon,
  2. What is Home Without a Mother,
  3. Maryland My Maryland,
  4. Pop Goes the Weasel,
  5. Hand Organ Polka,
  6. Bold Soldier [Soger] Boy,
  7. Oh Susanna,
  8. America,
  9. Rejoice,
  10. Rainer Family March,
  11. Stop Dat Knocking,
  12. Ben Bolt,
  13. Old Rosin the Beau,
  14. The Fairy Boy,
  15. Auld Lang Syne,
  16. Come O Come With Me,
  17. Come With the Gypsy Bride,
  18. Flow Gently Sweet Afron,
  19. Sing Darkies Sing,
  20. Lucy Long,
  21. There Is a Happy Land,
  22. [and] Life Let Us Cherish

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Investor s Business Daily Founder Invests in SMU

California-based William J. O’Neil, who started the Investor’s Business Daily newspaper, funded a chair in business journalism at Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts in 2007 and, a year later, established the William J. O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom at SMU’s Cox School of Business. O’Neil lived in Dallas growing up and graduated from SMU in 1955.

1. Why have you endowed these programs at SMU?

Because we’ve had Investor’s Business Daily for 27 years. We have an enormous database, and we’ve learned a lot about the economy. There’s constant change—newcomers coming in with something new, cheaper, faster, displacing older-line companies—and that’s the heart of what the country’s all about. There’s freedom and opportunity to do whatever you want here; it’s up to you. But not everyone understands that.

2. Why have you focused at least partly on business journalism?

My feeling about the journalist field is that journalism students don’t really know much about business. So I think every journalism [student] should have a couple of years of economics background. They need to be able to judge and evaluate: Is this thing we’re hearing about sound, or not?

3. It has been reported that you bought a building in Plano. What will you do with it?

The building is in escrow, and we should have possession by December or January. I think it’s on 11.5 acres. We’re going to move some people here. We have two different operations: O’Neil Data Systems [an automated printing business], which has a lot of big contracts with HMOs to provide all their data. And then we’ll have some of the newspaper people, though we’ll still maintain similar operations in Los Angeles. We’re still analyzing what functions we’ll want to have here, and we’ll hire some people here. In the long run, the paper may have its headquarters here. It just depends.

4. Depends on what?

Well, on how things go. We think being in the central part of the country—in a dynamic area that’s growing and that’s more willing to be pro-business—would preserve the future of the paper.

5. There seems to be a lot of talk these days about American decline. Do you agree with the naysayers, or are you optimistic about the future?

Back in the 1970s, everybody was saying that we had seen our best growth. But the American system is such that anybody can come here and do anything they want to do. So the ‘brain drain’ is moving toward us all the time. Our system adjusts and corrects the problems. So I think the long-term future is very positive.

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Investor s Business Daily Founder Invests in SMU

California-based William J. O’Neil, who started the Investor’s Business Daily newspaper, funded a chair in business journalism at Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts in 2007 and, a year later, established the William J. O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom at SMU’s Cox School of Business. O’Neil lived in Dallas growing up and graduated from SMU in 1955.

1. Why have you endowed these programs at SMU?

Because we’ve had Investor’s Business Daily for 27 years. We have an enormous database, and we’ve learned a lot about the economy. There’s constant change—newcomers coming in with something new, cheaper, faster, displacing older-line companies—and that’s the heart of what the country’s all about. There’s freedom and opportunity to do whatever you want here; it’s up to you. But not everyone understands that.

2. Why have you focused at least partly on business journalism?

My feeling about the journalist field is that journalism students don’t really know much about business. So I think every journalism [student] should have a couple of years of economics background. They need to be able to judge and evaluate: Is this thing we’re hearing about sound, or not?

3. It has been reported that you bought a building in Plano. What will you do with it?

The building is in escrow, and we should have possession by December or January. I think it’s on 11.5 acres. We’re going to move some people here. We have two different operations: O’Neil Data Systems [an automated printing business], which has a lot of big contracts with HMOs to provide all their data. And then we’ll have some of the newspaper people, though we’ll still maintain similar operations in Los Angeles. We’re still analyzing what functions we’ll want to have here, and we’ll hire some people here. In the long run, the paper may have its headquarters here. It just depends.

4. Depends on what?

Well, on how things go. We think being in the central part of the country—in a dynamic area that’s growing and that’s more willing to be pro-business—would preserve the future of the paper.

5. There seems to be a lot of talk these days about American decline. Do you agree with the naysayers, or are you optimistic about the future?

Back in the 1970s, everybody was saying that we had seen our best growth. But the American system is such that anybody can come here and do anything they want to do. So the ‘brain drain’ is moving toward us all the time. Our system adjusts and corrects the problems. So I think the long-term future is very positive.

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Investor s Business Daily Founder Invests in SMU

California-based William J. O’Neil, who started the Investor’s Business Daily newspaper, funded a chair in business journalism at Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts in 2007 and, a year later, established the William J. O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom at SMU’s Cox School of Business. O’Neil lived in Dallas growing up and graduated from SMU in 1955.

1. Why have you endowed these programs at SMU?

Because we’ve had Investor’s Business Daily for 27 years. We have an enormous database, and we’ve learned a lot about the economy. There’s constant change—newcomers coming in with something new, cheaper, faster, displacing older-line companies—and that’s the heart of what the country’s all about. There’s freedom and opportunity to do whatever you want here; it’s up to you. But not everyone understands that.

2. Why have you focused at least partly on business journalism?

My feeling about the journalist field is that journalism students don’t really know much about business. So I think every journalism [student] should have a couple of years of economics background. They need to be able to judge and evaluate: Is this thing we’re hearing about sound, or not?

3. It has been reported that you bought a building in Plano. What will you do with it?

The building is in escrow, and we should have possession by December or January. I think it’s on 11.5 acres. We’re going to move some people here. We have two different operations: O’Neil Data Systems [an automated printing business], which has a lot of big contracts with HMOs to provide all their data. And then we’ll have some of the newspaper people, though we’ll still maintain similar operations in Los Angeles. We’re still analyzing what functions we’ll want to have here, and we’ll hire some people here. In the long run, the paper may have its headquarters here. It just depends.

4. Depends on what?

Well, on how things go. We think being in the central part of the country—in a dynamic area that’s growing and that’s more willing to be pro-business—would preserve the future of the paper.

5. There seems to be a lot of talk these days about American decline. Do you agree with the naysayers, or are you optimistic about the future?

Back in the 1970s, everybody was saying that we had seen our best growth. But the American system is such that anybody can come here and do anything they want to do. So the ‘brain drain’ is moving toward us all the time. Our system adjusts and corrects the problems. So I think the long-term future is very positive.

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Investor s Business Daily Founder Invests in SMU

California-based William J. O’Neil, who started the Investor’s Business Daily newspaper, funded a chair in business journalism at Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts in 2007 and, a year later, established the William J. O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom at SMU’s Cox School of Business. O’Neil lived in Dallas growing up and graduated from SMU in 1955.

1. Why have you endowed these programs at SMU?

Because we’ve had Investor’s Business Daily for 27 years. We have an enormous database, and we’ve learned a lot about the economy. There’s constant change—newcomers coming in with something new, cheaper, faster, displacing older-line companies—and that’s the heart of what the country’s all about. There’s freedom and opportunity to do whatever you want here; it’s up to you. But not everyone understands that.

2. Why have you focused at least partly on business journalism?

My feeling about the journalist field is that journalism students don’t really know much about business. So I think every journalism [student] should have a couple of years of economics background. They need to be able to judge and evaluate: Is this thing we’re hearing about sound, or not?

3. It has been reported that you bought a building in Plano. What will you do with it?

The building is in escrow, and we should have possession by December or January. I think it’s on 11.5 acres. We’re going to move some people here. We have two different operations: O’Neil Data Systems [an automated printing business], which has a lot of big contracts with HMOs to provide all their data. And then we’ll have some of the newspaper people, though we’ll still maintain similar operations in Los Angeles. We’re still analyzing what functions we’ll want to have here, and we’ll hire some people here. In the long run, the paper may have its headquarters here. It just depends.

4. Depends on what?

Well, on how things go. We think being in the central part of the country—in a dynamic area that’s growing and that’s more willing to be pro-business—would preserve the future of the paper.

5. There seems to be a lot of talk these days about American decline. Do you agree with the naysayers, or are you optimistic about the future?

Back in the 1970s, everybody was saying that we had seen our best growth. But the American system is such that anybody can come here and do anything they want to do. So the ‘brain drain’ is moving toward us all the time. Our system adjusts and corrects the problems. So I think the long-term future is very positive.

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