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Slaughter & Rees Report: Who Will Make the Case for Trade?

Divided though the four leading presidential candidates are on so many topics, united they stand on one: the assertion that trade harms America.

Mar 21, 2016

The Provider’s Dilemma

How can physicians fix health care? One innovation at a time, says Chris Trimble T’96 in a new book.

Mar 18, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Voters in Distress

As the American presidential campaign continues its meandering twists and turns, last week brought a major surprise when Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton in the Michigan primary election.

Mar 14, 2016

Dia Draper to Focus on Diversity and Inclusion as New Director of Strategic Initiatives

Draper, a member of the MBA Program Office, has been tasked with continuing and strengthening her decade-long work on diversity at Tuck.

Mar 11, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Venezuela Reels, Argentina Recovers, and Leaders Matter

One thing that unites all of the world’s companies and consumers is the need to comply with the rules and regulations of the jurisdiction in which they operate or live.

Feb 29, 2016

From the Campaign Trail, the Silence Is Deafening

Here in the United States, you might think that the continued turmoil in the presidential race would guide campaign-trail conversations toward the biggest, most important issues. You would be wrong. In fact, by our humble ears the virtual silence from the campaign trail is deafening regarding the latest sobering economic data that matters more for America’s economic future than any other.

Feb 22, 2016

Gordon Phillips is New Academic Director of Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship

On January 1st of this year, Gordon Phillips began his appointment as academic director of the Center for Private Equity and Entrepreneurship (CPEE) and the C.V. Starr Foundation Professor. In his role as the academic leader of the CPEE, Phillips succeeds Colin Blaydon, the founding academic director of the center and a former dean of Tuck.

Feb 17, 2016

Britain, Bananas, and the “Barmy” Bureaucrats in Brussels

Later this week, European Union heads of state will convene in Brussels to discuss migration and other pressing matters facing the continent. But one issue will loom over the proceedings: renegotiating the terms of the United Kingdom’s EU membership. Today many in the UK are grumbling—or yelling—about Brussels. To understand why, let us consider … bananas.

Feb 15, 2016

Targeting Successful Innovations For Tax Relief

In a new research paper, Tuck professor Leslie Robinson evaluates tax regimes that favor the fruits of innovation.

Feb 11, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: How to Kill Zika

Market failure has long been a staple of Economics 101. Today a textbook example can tragically be found amid the world’s growing fears related to the Zika virus.

Feb 08, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Let the Games Begin—and Let the True Math Be Revealed

Here in the United States, the long wait ends starting today. In the great state of Iowa, in about 12 hours from this missive hitting your inbox voters will congregate in school gyms and other public spaces to caucus for their preferred presidential candidate.

Feb 01, 2016

Who You Know and How You Shop

New research from Scott Neslin shows how social contagion influences purchasing behavior.

Jan 26, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Lessons on Leadership

It is one of the most pressing issues facing companies, government agencies, and educational institutions: what are the most effective styles of leadership, and how can they be developed?

Jan 25, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: How Your iPhone Can Help Save the WTO—and the Climate

Fresh off the death of the Doha Development Round, the World Trade Organization greets 2016 seeking renewed purpose. Here is one: assuage the drift left after last month’s global climate change conference in Paris (known as “COP21”) by forging a new free-trade deal—the Clean Technology Agreement.

Jan 18, 2016

Katharina Lewellen Recognized for Paper on Equity Vesting and Managerial Myopia

Lewellen and her co-authors claim the Western Finance Association’s Best Paper Award in Empirical Finance.

Jan 14, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Chinese Yuan, Global Markets, and Shooting Dirty Pool

Optimists that we are, your correspondents were looking for an exciting start to 2016. “Exciting” is one word that might describe the new year in global markets.

Jan 11, 2016

At COP21, a Landmark Learning Experience

Second-year Tuck students have a front-row seat during December’s headline-making climate talks in Paris.

Jan 07, 2016

The Value of Certainty

New research by Tuck professor Santiago Gallino reveals the benefits of virtual fitting rooms in online retail.

Dec 22, 2015

Tuck Class of 2015 Enjoys Record-Breaking Career Results

T’15s are settling into their target jobs, and base salaries are higher than ever.

Dec 21, 2015

Dartmouth and AUK Cooperation Expands to Tuck’s Strategy Consulting Expertise

Multifaceted cooperation engages Tuck MBAs in long-term planning exercise for AUK's College of Business and Economics.

Dec 18, 2015

Building a Better Internship

Meet three Tuck students who landed unique internships by tapping into the school's extensive career resources and alumni network.

Dec 15, 2015

How Costly Is Bankruptcy For The CEO?

New research by Tuck professor B. Espen Eckbo sheds light on the impact of corporate bankruptcy on CEOs’ personal careers and wealth.

Dec 10, 2015

In the Emergency Department, the Urgency of Non-Urgent Care

Physician Kevin Curtis is leveraging his Master of Health Care Delivery Science experience to help high utilizers in the ED.

Dec 08, 2015

Slaughter & Rees Report: Survival of the Nimblest

Technology continues to remake large swatches of the global economy. Want Exhibit A that the world of finance is being transformed? How about banks deciding whether to lend to you based on how quickly you run down your smartphone battery?

Dec 07, 2015

For Mary Munter, A Career of Firsts

The management communications professor, who retired earlier this year, paved the way for future female faculty members at Tuck.

Dec 03, 2015

A Bridge to E-Ship

Tuck’s Business Bridge Program is providing undergraduate entrepreneurs with the skills and knowledge they need to successfully launch their own ventures.

Dec 03, 2015

The Business Case For An Open Mind

To take advantage of new opportunities, managers need to be aware of their own cognitive inertia.

Dec 03, 2015

In Search of Why

A conversation with Eesha Sharma, Assistant Professor of Business Administration.

Dec 03, 2015

At the Edge of Discovery

Solving the most important challenges of our time requires an approach that cuts across the disciplines, departments, and schools. Meet four Tuck faculty members who are doing just that—by exploring and expanding the boundaries of their fields of expertise with colleagues from across Dartmouth.

Dec 03, 2015

The Globalist

Matthew J. Slaughter, the 10th dean of Tuck, is seeking to expand the school’s leadership role in furthering business as a force for good in the world.

Dec 02, 2015

Slaughter & Rees Report: Leaders Helping Leaders?

Once a year, The Wall Street Journal convenes in Washington, D.C. its CEO Forum, at which over 100 CEOs of global companies gather to engage with each other, with policy leaders, and with WSJ editors and other guests on the business and policy issues of the day. At the most recent gathering, one of us attended to moderate one of the six task-force discussions; most specifically, on the topic of how public policy might better foster the innovativeness and competitiveness of companies in the United States.

Nov 30, 2015

Tuck Center Provides Input to the World Economic Forum’s Davos Meeting

Hans Brechbühl, the executive director of the Glassmeyer/McNamee Center for Digital Strategies, is helping the World Economic Forum understand the technology trends impacting business and society.

Nov 23, 2015

Slaughter & Rees Report: Penny-Wise, Pound-Foolish

The health of a body politic can often be gauged by its ability to act in the long-term, national interest. On that metric, all does not seem well in the United States.

Nov 23, 2015

Why the U.S. Should Admit More Foreign Workers

Anup Srivastava finds skilled foreign laborers are a boon to the American economy.

Nov 17, 2015

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Betamax Bust and the Future of Global Business

Sony's Betamax gave television viewers the ability to record programs even while they weren’t watching them.

Nov 16, 2015

Baseball’s Lessons for the Boardroom

The vast majority of successful companies grow slowly, building key strengths over decades.

Nov 09, 2015