Best of 2018
Kellogg School faculty produced a wealth of exciting research and insights in 2018. Here's a look at some of the year's top stories.
A definitive new study dispels the myth of the Silicon Valley wunderkind.
Researchers: Pierre Azoulay, Benjamin F. Jones, J. Daniel Kim and Javier Miranda
May 15, 2018
Bursts of brilliance happen for almost everyone. Explore the “hot streaks” of thousands of directors, artists and scientists in our graphic.
Researchers: Lu Liu, Yang Wang, C. Lee Giles, Chaoming Song, Roberta Sinatra and Dashun Wang
July 11, 2018
The technology underlying cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin is already starting to make its mark.
Researchers: Robert McDonald, Caitlin Long and Peter Cherecwich
January 3, 2018
Jobs in small cities will likely be hit hardest. Check how your community and profession will fare.
Researchers: Morgan Frank, Manuel Cebrian, Hyejin Youn, Lijun Sun and Iyad Rahwan
April 10, 2018
Test your knowledge and see how it compares to the experts’.
Researchers: Brett Gordon and Garrett Johnson
July 11, 2018
How to hone your learning agility and take good risks.
Researchers: Carter Cast
November 7, 2018
From Amazon–Whole Foods to CVS–Aetna, companies are reconfiguring for an uncertain future. Four strategy professors discuss.
Researchers: Craig Garthwaite, Meghan Busse, Amanda Starc and Mark McCareins
January 5, 2018
Why you’ll get a better recommendation from a committee that deliberates behind closed doors.
Researchers: Ronen Gradwohl and Timothy Feddersen
January 4, 2018
Results of a new study have implications for the recent U.S. tax overhaul.
Researchers: Nir Jaimovich and Sergio Rebelo
March 5, 2018
The same transgression can lead to different consequences. Here’s one reason why.
Researchers: Yajun Zhang, Kai Chi Yam, Maryam Kouchaki and Junwei Zhang
May 1, 2018
The best firms “purposely mess stuff up” to get the data they need to grow.
Researchers: Eric T. Anderson and Florian Zettelmeyer
January 5, 2018
For certain trendy products, these local but expensive plants can be a smart investment.
Researchers: Robert Boute, Stephen M. Disney and Jan A. Van Mieghem
July 3, 2018
How to advocate for yourself at critical points in your career.
Researchers: Victoria Medvec
March 1, 2018
Using pay cuts to motivate or discipline CEOs may have unintended consequences.
Researchers: Gerald Lobo, Hariom Manchiraju and Swaminathan Sridharan
August 2, 2018
Restaurants and retailers, take note: dimming the lights encourages consumers to indulge.
Researchers: Xun (Irene) Huang, Ping Dong, Aparna Labroo and Dorothy K Sit
April 2, 2018
Coworkers can make us crazy. Here’s how to handle tough situations.
Researchers: Eli J Finkel, Ellen Taaffe and Jeanne M. Brett
June 11, 2018
Finding and nurturing high performers isn’t easy, but it pays off.
Researchers: Bernard Banks and Jeff Hyman
March 7, 2018