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Economics

Teaming Up to Cash In

How does competition work in the venture capital industry?

Policy

All Gain from Guaranteed Access to Key Goods and Services

A guaranteed minimum distribution system is optimal

Economics

Who Wants to Be First Mate On a Sinking Ship?

Companies in financial distress have trouble attracting the talent they need to right themselves

Social Impact

Being Smarter with CSR

This special issue devoted to corporate social responsibility (CSR), with articles written by our faculty, was published in conjunction with the Kellogg-Aspen Conference

Economics

Principles of Pricing

Counterintuitive ideas on pricing in a competitive environment

Policy

Mapping Toxicity

Bringing transparency to risk assessment

Is Wikipedia Biased?

Verifying the “neutral point of view”

Economics

All in the Family

Grantmaking of family and non-family foundations differ in predictable ways

Is democracy the best form of government?
Policy

Which Government Is Best?

Democracies may not outlast dictatorships, but they adapt better.

Policy

Why Are Presidents Less Effective than Prime Ministers?

Using game theory to model political systems leads to surprising insights.

Marketing

Balancing Results and Revenue

Tweaking keyword auctions to benefit search engines and Internet users

Policy

The Low Cost of Capturing Carbon

A climate-friendly technology may be cheaper than we thought

Economics

Who Wins with the Smart Grid?

Uncertain economics cloud the grid’s future

Economics

Decisions, Decisions

Why humans can’t seem to make the “right” choices

Healthcare

Rebooting Employer-Sponsored Healthcare

Would employees be happier with more health plan choices?

Policy

Will Doctors Work Less Under “Obamacare”?

The effect of lower reimbursements on the medical workforce

Healthcare

How Poverty Damages Health

Anti-poverty programs boost recipients’ well-being

Economics

Which Plane Lands Last?

The tricky science of weather delays and airport landing slots

Policy

A Strategy for Peace

How world leaders should react to provocateurs