April 1, 2021
A federal initiative in Mexico had huge spillover effects.
Pierre Bachas, Paul Gertler, Sean Higgins and Enrique Seira
March 1, 2021
Researchers identified a program that helps rural students learn—and improves their incomes later in life.
Nicola Bianchi, Yi Lu and Hong Song
February 17, 2021
It’s no longer a niche investment strategy—and it has the potential to deliver strong returns.
Ravi Jagannathan, David Chen, Brian Bruce and Lloyd Kurtz
February 4, 2021
A new study finds that much of the revenue from football and basketball, which have a high proportion of Black athletes, gets funneled to predominantly white teams.
Craig Garthwaite, Jordan Keener, Matthew J. Notowidigdo and Nicole Ozminkowski
January 4, 2021
Owning things can boost our self-esteem. And that, in turn, can make us want to help others.
Ata Jami, Maryam Kouchaki and Francesca Gino
December 1, 2020
New research examines what happened when Black and Japanese men, who were battling discrimination at home, were asked to fight injustice abroad.
Nancy Qian and Marco Tabellini
October 1, 2020
Researchers Designed an Algorithm to Save Schools Money and Improve Equity. The District Loved it. Then Things Got Messy.
A tale of bus routes in Boston shows the promises and pitfalls of using new technology to change entrenched systems.
Dimitris Bertsimas, Arthur Delarue and Sébastien Martin
August 7, 2020
Studies of aid groups in Ghana and Uganda show why it’s so important to coordinate with local governments and institutions.
Erika Deserranno, Aisha Nansamba, Nancy Qian, Katharine Baldwin, Dean Karlan, Christopher Udry and Ernest Appiah
July 20, 2020
Black-Owned Businesses Often Struggle to Access Capital. Here’s How Financial Institutions Can Change That.
Banks and investors need to redefine creditworthiness, diversify their boards, and think more about social returns.
July 10, 2020
A recent study investigates, using data from a popular Russian social-media platform and information on regional hate crimes.
Leonardo Bursztyn, Georgy Egorov, Ruben Enikolopov and Maria Petrova
June 16, 2020
As the nation reckons with structural racism, a Kellogg professor and a Google diversity recruiter discuss what credible leadership looks like for business leaders.
Nicholas Pearce and Ginny Clarke
June 9, 2020
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June 9, 2020
Some Companies Actually Do See Financial Returns on Their Social Investments. Here’s What They Have in Common.
A new study finds that ESG investments—when paired with high employee satisfaction—boost stock performance.
Kyle Welch and Aaron Yoon
April 17, 2020
And how policymakers can help make them less appealing.
Cynthia S. Wang
March 21, 2020
Want to take action but don’t know how? Answering these three questions can get you started.
March 18, 2020
As money flows into ESG funds, new evidence shows that most asset managers aren’t actually changing their investment behaviors.
Soohun Kim and Aaron Yoon
March 3, 2020
People are often hypocritical in how they assign blame for terrorist attacks. Highlighting this could help change attitudes.
Emile Bruneau, Nour Kteily and Ana Urbiola
December 2, 2019
Step one: choose a cause you care about. Step two: find out who’s having the most impact per dollar. Step three: donate with confidence.
September 3, 2019
Parents, your children are taking their cues about gender roles from you.
Gaia Dossi, David Figlio, Paola Giuliano and Paola Sapienza
September 3, 2019
And what leaders can do to change that.
Sophia Shaw and Angelique Power
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