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Slaughter & Rees Report: What So Many Miss about China

Entrepreneurs represent a vibrant and powerful force with great potential to reshape the Chinese economy.

May 22, 2017

Vijay Govindarajan Receives 2017 Global Strategy Journal Best Paper Award

A leading expert on strategy and innovation, Govindarajan pioneered the concept of reverse innovation.

May 10, 2017

Easing the Burden of Warehouse Pickers

Tuck professor Santiago Gallino finds a better way for warehouse pickers to locate items quickly.

May 08, 2017

When Tax Return Disclosure Stokes Outrage

Tuck professor Leslie Robinson examines the effects of publicizing tax information.

May 03, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: Don’t Download This Song

New technologies invariably produce winners and losers, but the music industry in particular has been pummeled.

May 01, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Tide Recedes or the Tsunami Builds?

Sunday April 23, 2017 may be the date that future historians identify as the starting point for a receding tide of global populism in the 21st century.

Apr 24, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: Can Public-Sector Innovation Drive Private-Sector Growth?

Government and business are fundamentally different, but a focus on technology and data infrastructure innovation within the federal government could drive significant job creation.

Apr 10, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: Mar-a-Lago Cheat Sheet

Economists Slaughter & Rees of the Tuck School debunk Trump's claims about the U.S. trade deficit and its impact on jobs.

Apr 03, 2017

How To Reach Consumers Today

Tuck professor Kevin Lane Keller shares his latest research findings on how to use various forms of communication to reach consumers.

Mar 30, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: What So Many Governments Lack—Trust

While skepticism about government is embedded in America’s DNA, outright distrust is a more recent phenomenon.

Mar 27, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Globalization Paradox

Globalization boosts—not lowers—productivity and average incomes, say Matthew Slaughter and Matthew Rees.

Mar 20, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: Think Self-Care, Not Just Health Care

Reversing the obesity trend and reducing health-care spending depends on something often overlooked: changes in individual behavior.

Mar 13, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: Make America Dynamic Again

A hallmark of the U.S. economy has been its dynamism, but U.S. innovation in the past decade is actually on the decline, say Tuck School’s Slaughter & Rees.

Mar 06, 2017

Welcome to the Age of Better Data

Research by Tuck Associate Dean Praveen Kopalle finds the retail revolution isn’t just about big data, but also better data and the theory needed to harness it.

Mar 01, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: It Takes a Trump to Go to China

Slaughter & Rees explain how a bilateral investment treaty between the U.S. and China would benefit American companies and workers.

Feb 27, 2017

No Assembly Required

Is retaining manufacturing essential to the American economy’s long-run growth and prosperity? Tuck professor Andrew Bernard finds that de-industrialization has some surprises.

Feb 22, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Crisis in America’s Classrooms

"Many jobs of the future exist today, with many of them simply going unfilled because too few Americans have the skills needed to fill them," say Slaughter & Rees as they discuss the 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment results.

Feb 20, 2017

What If a Five-Star Rating Was Actually Bad?

In her latest research on consumer behavior and decision making, Tuck associate professor Ellie Kyung investigates what happens to consumer judgment when our rating system is turned upside down.

Feb 15, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: R.I.P., CEA?

Tuck Dean Matt Slaughter and senior fellow Matt Rees discuss what lies ahead for the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) and the U.S. economy in the new Trump administration.

Feb 13, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: A Timely Antidote to the Death of TPP

"The early stages of Trump's trade policy is an opportune moment to step back and provide some big-picture perspective on how the global economy has evolved in the past—and is likely to continue evolving in the future."

Jan 30, 2017

Integrate to Survive

Some occupations thrived after the dawn of computers. Others went extinct. In a new research paper, Tuck professor Steven Kahl D’91 explores why.

Jan 25, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: Carnage or Confidence?

Two historic speeches, President Trump’s inauguration address and Chinese president Xi Jinping’s World Economic Forum address, could not have been starker in contrast. 

Jan 23, 2017

Dirk Black Receives A 2017 American Accounting Association Best Paper Award

Tuck Professor Dirk Black and USC professor Marshall Vance examine how managers trade off first impressions of employee ability versus observed performance when making promotion decisions.

Jan 16, 2017

Corporate Ethics In The Era Of Millennials

Millennials are forcing business to do good while doing well. Companies need to rise to this challenge or risk becoming an anachronism.

Jan 04, 2017

Questions of Consequence

Many of ethics professor Richard Shreve's greatest career turns began with a simple conversation.

Jan 03, 2017

The Pacesetter

A conversation with Leslie Robinson, associate professor of business administration.

Dec 21, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: A Holiday Wish—Progress Rather Than Regress

The end-of-year holidays are now upon us. In many parts of the world, in the days ahead children and adults alike will relish in giving and receiving gifts.

Dec 19, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Stress Test Facing Europe

Slaughter and Rees discuss the current economic malaise in Italy after a failed referendum prompted Prime Minister Renzi to resign.

Dec 12, 2016

Why Facebook Failed in China

How are some companies able to succeed in overseas acquisitions? Finance professor Gordon Phillips finds the answer in the “intangibles.”

Dec 07, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: “Mr. President, You Are Mistaken, Sir”

Slaughter and Rees offer three important reasons why President-elect Trump's browbeating of U.S.-based companies like Carrier is a misguided approach to rebuilding jobs in America. 

Dec 05, 2016

Public Firms Are Increasingly Seeking Out Private Capital

Tuck professor Gordon Phillips explores the rise of private equity investments in public companies.

Nov 28, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Modi Delivers Demonetization

“India is indeed a country on the move under bold leadership,” say Slaughter & Rees in response to Prime Minister Modi’s recent announcement banning the use of 500 and 1,000 rupee notes.

Nov 28, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Only Flame In Town

Other world leaders are not camped with TV cameras outside the Trump Tower to glimpse which possible cabinet members are coming and going. They are working with alacrity to build a better tomorrow for their citizens and for the broader world.

Nov 21, 2016

Finkelstein’s “Superbosses” among Amazon’s Best Books of 2016

"Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent" is one of Amazon’s best business and leadership books of 2016.

Nov 16, 2016

When Does Waiting in Line Seem Unfair?

Tuck professor Laurens Debo examines a new method for dealing with product waitlists.

Nov 14, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Confident Humility and Empathy

"There remains a wide range of post-election thoughts and feelings here in our Tuck community and far beyond. At times like these, empathy can be especially useful," say Slaughter & Rees.

Nov 14, 2016