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The Shape of Things to Come

New research from Tuck professors Giovanni Gavetti and Constance Helfat provides a deeper understanding of strategic shaping.

Oct 18, 2017

The Ambivalent Median Household

The state of the median household in 2016, both in terms of income and net worth, was a glass half full and half empty: full relative to the recent past, empty relative to the past generation.

Oct 02, 2017

Second-Class Citizens

A new working paper by Tuck researchers suggests the much-reviled trend of dual-class shares may allow a company to protect itself against activist shareholders, and ensure the vision of its leaders.

Sep 20, 2017

Knowledge in Practice

The Future Is Now

Sep 07, 2017

Tuck Professor Receives Honorary Doctorate—And a Sword of Truth

Constance Helfat, the James Brian Quinn Professor in Technology and Strategy, was recognized for her leading research on strategy.

Aug 03, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Only Thing That Could Salvage the Trump Presidency

"In the strongest organizations, employees trust each other: their motivations, their strengths and weaknesses, and their intentions," say two former White House employees.

Jul 31, 2017

How to Succeed in Frontier Markets

Tuck visiting professor Thomas Lawton examines non-market strategies in the Ugandan electricity sector.

Jul 28, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: Who Is the Most Powerful of All?

While the U.S. is still perceived as the number one economic power in the world, the Pew Research Center finds that other nations, namely China, are gaining ground.

Jul 25, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: There Are Not Plenty More Fish in the Sea

With many of the planet’s fish populations at or approaching “biologically unsustainable levels” an intergovernmental mechanism that induces fishermen to internalize the harm they do by overfishing is needed now more than ever.

Jul 17, 2017

Borrowing for Experiences

A new study led by Tuck professor Eesha Sharma finds that Americans are more willing to go into debt for experiences than material goods.

Jul 13, 2017

Anup Srivastava Wins Best Paper Award

Srivastava, an assistant professor of business administration, received the award at this year’s annual European Financial Management Association conference.

Jul 06, 2017

What If Foreign Imports Create U.S. Jobs?

As a populist backlash against globalism fuels cries for protectionism, our research suggests that foreign inputs benefit domestic firms, making them more competitive in the global economy.

Jul 05, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: India’s Tryst with Revolutionary Tax Reform

On July 1, India’s famously labyrinthine tax code was scrapped for a much simpler one that may unleash enormous potential.

Jul 03, 2017

Andy Bernard and Phillip Stocken Receive New Endowed Professorships

Dean Matthew J. Slaughter announced the appointments of Bernard and Stocken and the promotion of four other professors in an email to the community.

Jun 30, 2017

Knowledge in Practice

A New Lens on Innovation

Jun 21, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Global Economy and Domestic Jobs

"Leaders in Washington should base their policy ideas on data and research, not anecdotes and assertions," say Slaughter & Rees.

Jun 19, 2017

Going Public

Tuck professors Colin Blaydon and Steven Kahl D’91 are creating the first strategic history of the venture capital industry in the U.S.

Jun 14, 2017

Why We Still Need Retail Stores

Tuck marketing professor Scott Neslin studies the role of physical stores in a multichannel landscape.

Jun 07, 2017

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Paradox of Dynamism

Economic dynamism has historically brought an upward spiral of growth in productivity, opportunity, and thus incomes, but in the U.S., dynamism is fading.

May 30, 2017

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