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Trade Talks Episode 19: GSP—Low Tariffs for Development?

Features Emily Blanchard in a conversation about generalized system of preferences, a preferential tariff system that allows for concessions to be made to benefit developing countries.

Jan 19, 2018

General Electric Should Defy Wall Street Pressure to Break Up

Richard D’Aveni argues that General Electric should ignore analysts calling for the company to break up following a period of underperformance that led to falling stock prices.

Jan 19, 2018

This Will Be Where Amazon Puts Its Second Headquarters, According to Experts

Features Santiago Gallino in an article about the leading candidates for Amazon’s second U.S. headquarters. Last week, the company released a shortlist of 20 contenders, including Philadelphia, which Gallino says could be a great fit for HQ2.

Jan 19, 2018

More MBAs Are Going into Politics

An article about more MBAs going into politics cites a growth in the number of Tuck students entering the field upon graduation. Two percent of Tuck’s most recent graduates accepted positions in the government/nonprofit sector in 2017, up from 1 percent the year prior.

Jan 17, 2018

The Flip Side to a Formalized Economy

Highlights “Informality and Development” by Rafael La Porta, visiting research scholar, in an article about the effect formalization could have on India’s economy.

Jan 17, 2018

Former Tuck Dean Dies at Age 92

Profiles Dean Emeritus John W. Hennessey Jr., who died of natural causes on January 11 at the age of 92. In 1967, Hennessey accepted the position of dean on the conditions that he keep teaching and Tuck begin admitting women.

Jan 17, 2018