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First Year of Trump’s Government Leaves a Bitter Taste in Latin America

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article about the changing relations between the United States and Latin America during President Donald Trump’s first year in office.

Jan 21, 2018

Firms Should Work in Present but with Eye on the Future

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about a speech he delivered at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad based on his book The Three Box Solution.

Jan 21, 2018

Bitcoin Is Stuck and Without a Plan to Gain Customers It Could Be Doomed

Ken Martin T’17 writes that bitcoin must win over pragmatic “early majority” customers to succeed, which means finding solutions for numerous issues.

Jan 20, 2018

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

How to Get into a Top Business School: Admitted Students Share 10 Top Tips

Features T’19s Aimee Dennett, Christopher Ramos, Oinatz Uribe, Sam Bristol, and Seval Harac in an article offering advice to prospective students applying to business school.

Jan 16, 2018

Dartmouth Remembers Visit from Martin Luther King Jr.

Features Frederick McKinney, managing director of minority business programs, in a piece about Dartmouth’s numerous Martin Luther King Jr. Day events. McKinney says King’s message of equality and inclusion remains as important as ever.

Jan 16, 2018

I Mentored Mark Zuckerberg. Here’s My Road Map for Fixing Facebook.

Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners and an early investor in Facebook, offers a playbook for how the company can rectify issues with its platform that enable bad actors to do harm, such as election interference.

Jan 14, 2018