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Dirk Black Receives 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

Intangible Assets and Cross-Border Acquisitions

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. Good on them. And, Mr. Trump: Don’t tarry.

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

Refer a Friend, Jump the Line

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

The Puzzling Market for Stock Market Volatility Insurance

Tuck professor Ing-Haw Cheng finds that, contrary to conventional thinking, the premium for insurance has been slow to increase after risk rises—even declining in some cases.

Nov 08, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Day of Reckoning Is Upon Us.Three Reasons to Channel Tigger,...

Tomorrow is Election Day. A day that, according to nearly all polls, most Americans are dreading. Majorities of Americans have been voicing deep dissatisfaction with the two leading candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, both individually and collectively.

Nov 07, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Free Trade Falters in Europe

In case you hadn’t noticed, the forces against free trade are ascendant around the world. The latest example? This weekend’s stumble over the finish line of the European Union and Canada.

Oct 31, 2016

Where Credit Is Due

A new working paper by Felipe Severino bucks the common wisdom on bankruptcy protection.

Oct 24, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report - Wanted: More Workers

Once the inauguration balloons have all fallen and the new Congress is seated, America’s new leaders should endeavor to address the decline in the labor force participation rate, according to Slaughter & Rees.

Oct 24, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Your Huddled Masses Yearning to Win Nobel Prizes

This year’s six U.S.-immigrant Nobel laureates underscore a vital message about innovation that policy makers today seem to either ignore or have forgotten, say Slaughter & Rees.

Oct 17, 2016

Three Mistakes to Avoid in a Job Negotiation

Tuck assistant professor Daniel Feiler shares some strategies on how to maximize your success in job offers and salary negotiations.

Oct 11, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: India’s Path to Progress Runs through Aadhaar

Aadhaar is the shorthand term for a biometric database sponsored by India’s federal government and it's approaching 1.1 billion enrollees. This achievement may be the proverbial key to unlocking opportunities and efficiencies for hundreds of millions of people throughout the country – with potentially revolutionary implications for the domestic economy and even the global economy.

Oct 10, 2016

Talking Shop, and Strategy

Tuck professor Paul Argenti examines how C-suite executives can best communicate with employees to implement corporate strategy.

Oct 03, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: There Is No “I” in Team—The Ryder Cup

As you read this Monday morning missive, most of you who are golf fans are either ecstatic or despondent. Yesterday in the gloaming at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota, either the U.S. or European team hoisted in victory the Ryder Cup (actual size quite small—just 17 inches tall and about four pounds in weight), while the other team watched longingly.

Oct 03, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Three Debate Questions Lester Holt Should Ask Tonight

With a record number of eyes forecast watch the first of three televised presidential debates, this edition of the Slaughter & Rees Report offers three questions moderator Lestor Holt should ask tonight—as well as, for the candidates, what we consider to be the three ideal answers to these questions.

Sep 23, 2016

When Vertical Integration Makes Sense

Tuck professor Constance Helfat proposes a new theory of firm integration based on the costs of technological innovation

Aug 01, 2016

The United States Will Win the Olympics, Again

Tuck professor Andrew Bernard and Camila Gonzales T’16 teamed up to produce predictions on the medal count in Rio.

Jul 19, 2016

Tuck Faculty Present Impactful Research Around the Globe

Three Tuck professors are leading cutting-edge research that examines three timely issues: stock-financed takeovers, global supply chains and trade policy, and offshoring.

Jul 18, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Attentive leaders in government and business continue to fret over America’s sluggish productivity growth.

Jul 11, 2016

In the Great Recession, a Bright Side to Borrowing

The perils of personal debt are well-known. But new research by C.V. Starr Foundation Professor Gordon Phillips reveals an upside to credit access: using it to search for better-paying jobs.

Jul 08, 2016

Why Progressives Should Support TPP

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is not perfect, but it is the best deal we are likely to get.

Jul 06, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Fundamental Lesson of Brexit Lies in Skellig Michael

Welcome to the end of the world’s first post-Brexit week. Do note that apocalyptic scenarios notwithstanding, the sun is still rising and setting.

Jun 30, 2016

The Price Is Right

Setting prices in a constantly changing environment is hard. Tuck professor Santiago Gallino designed and tested a methodology to make it easier.

Jun 02, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Fight Against Fat

Barack Obama’s presidency will forever be linked to his contentious, but ultimately successful, effort to enact comprehensive health care reform.

May 31, 2016

A Behavioral Approach to Management Science

Underlying most theoretical models in management science and economics is the assumption that people have a flawless understanding of their environment and can think infinitely in any given moment—perfect rationality.

May 25, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Approaching Hurricane

Hurricane Katrina remains the costliest natural disaster in United States history. So much of what the world knows of this 2005 storm centers on either its aggregate totals—a haunting death toll of at least 1,245 and perhaps as high as 1,900—or its damage to New Orleans, Louisiana—where flooding of about 80 percent of the entire surface area led to tragically iconic pictures such as thousands stranded (and some dying) at the tattered Superdome.

May 23, 2016