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The Best B-School Alumni Networks

Poets and Quants refers to Tuck's top spot in The Economist's student poll of alumni network usefulness.

Feb 17, 2015

Network effects

When the Economist asked MBA students which school has the, "most useful alumni network," Tuck topped the list.

Feb 12, 2015

Why is simplicity so complicated?

In his Syd Weighs In column, Sydney Finkelstein writes that sometimes less is actually more.

Feb 12, 2015

Empowering women in rural Rajasthan to tackle malnutrition

In collaboration with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Tuck OnSite Global Consulting produced three case studies about improving nutrition for vulnerable groups.

Feb 06, 2015

Finding The Funds For Infrastructure Improvement

Matthew Slaughter discusses the Obama administration's plan to tax American companies' overseas profits to fund infrastructure improvements on, "On Point with Tom Ashbrook."

Feb 06, 2015

What does it mean to say HML is redundant?

Kenneth French and co-author Eugene Fama say that a four-factor model that drops HML captures average returns as well as the five-factor model.

Feb 05, 2015

What lack of global wealth distribution means for international trade

Matthew Slaughter speaks on the distribution of global wealth and what that means for international trade policy.

Feb 03, 2015

MBA Applications Way Up at Yale, Ross

Poets and Quants reports that Tuck's application round 2 "shows a 'strong year for the quality, diversity, and volume of our applicant pool so far.'"

Feb 03, 2015

What Americans are doing with their gas pump savings

Matthew Slaughter says the drop in gasoline prices isn't large enough to make a difference in the budget of most Americans.

Feb 03, 2015

As Regulators Focus on Culture, Wall Street Struggles to Define It

Sydney Finkelstein comments on the difficulty of measuring and regulating the culture of banks.

Feb 02, 2015

How (and Why) Fans Rationalize Deflategate

Quotes Amit Bhattacharjee on the biased process people use to reach conclusions.

Jan 29, 2015

The High-Yield ‘Sweet Spot’ That Led Me To A 10.5% Yielder

Cites a study by Kenneth French that ranked the performance of all U.S. stocks from 1927 through 2013 according to yield.

Jan 29, 2015

A Powerful Force Is Killing Your Retirement

Mentions Kenneth French's study noting that investing in actively managed funds, as compared to index funds, costs investors about $80 billion a year.

Jan 29, 2015

Tech mounts pre-emptive strike on taxes

Matthew Slaughter writes that wringing more taxes out of the most innovative companies in the U.S. would be counterproductive in the long run.

Jan 28, 2015

This Might Be the Toughest Year Yet for CEOs

Sydney Finkelstein says many CEO errors arise from arrogance and complacency.

Jan 28, 2015

3 Ways Businesses Are Addressing Inequality in Emerging Markets

Vijay Govindarajan describes what businesses can do to help boost shared prosperity, a new aim that the World Bank has added to its original goal of reducing poverty.

Jan 26, 2015

To get rich, stifle emotion-driven investment picks

Quotes Kenneth French on his skepticism about Thomas Howard's investment approach, which involves buying and selling stocks without even knowing the names of the companies.

Jan 26, 2015

Global MBA Ranking 2015

The Financial Times published its annual ranking of MBA programs. Tuck ranked 12th among U.S. schools and 23rd worldwide out of the top 100 MBA programs.

Jan 26, 2015

Charming Investors by Playing Hard to Get

Mentions research co-authored by Kenneth French that argues "stock price movements are unpredictable and that trying to pick securities to beat the market is pointless."

Jan 23, 2015

Tuck Prof Chosen New Dean Of School

Reports on the appointment of Matthew J. Slaughter as the next dean of Tuck.

Jan 23, 2015

Dartmouth appoints Tuck professor as next b-school dean

Matthew Slaughter, management professor and associate dean for faculty at Tuck, will step up to become dean of the school on July 1.

Jan 23, 2015

Longtime Tuck Professor Matthew J. Slaughter Named Business School’s 10th Dean

Dartmouth College has picked a popular faculty member, administrator and international trade economist to be the 10th dean of the Tuck School of Business.

Jan 23, 2015

Poor not to blame for housing’s meltdown, researchers say

Felipe Severino shows the majority of mortgage dollars originated between 2002 and 2006 were obtained by middle and high income borrowers.

Jan 23, 2015

How the U.S. and India Can Strengthen Their Business Ties

Vijay Govindarajan counsels patience as the two cultures improve their mutual understanding.

Jan 22, 2015

Majority of Business Schools Aren’t Reducing the Number of Application Essays, Says Study

U.S. News reports that Tuck is one of many MBA programs that has cut down on essay requirements.

Jan 21, 2015

Low-income loans didn’t cause the financial crisis

Features a study co-authored by Felipe Severino on the role of government regulation in the financial crisis.

Jan 21, 2015

Reverse innovation is a big opportunity for India

Vijay Govindarajan says the concept is likely to benefit the energy, healthcare, and education sectors.

Jan 20, 2015

‘India capable of cheaper solutions’

Discusses Vijay Govindarajan's concept of reverse innovation.

Jan 19, 2015

Storm Warning for the Stock Market

Mentions research co-authored by Kenneth French.

Jan 19, 2015

Main Street Morning: Higher taxes coming?

The Post highlights the Valley News article on Tuck Student Consulting Services that was published on Sunday, January 18.

Jan 19, 2015

‘It Was a No-Brainer’: Upper Valley Small Businesses, Nonprofits, Get Help From Tuck Students

A feature story on Tuck Student Consulting Services, which connects students with local Upper Valley businesses and non-profit initiatives through volunteer consulting projects.

Jan 18, 2015

Aetna becomes latest company to boost its own minimum wage

Paul Argenti comments on companies like Aetna and Gap raising minimum wage. "Trying to please consumers is a good thing, but trying to operate in society's best interests will help you more.

Jan 16, 2015

Match workers to jobs

Mentions a paper co-authored by Matt Slaughter saying, "that wage subsidies to encourage companies to hire the long-term unemployed would be relatively inexpensive and would pay for themselves in additional tax revenues."

Jan 15, 2015

The Best CEOs of 2014

Sydney Finkelstein discusses the best CEOs of 2014.

Jan 15, 2015

3 big brands that may be going extinct—and how to avoid their mistakes

Peter Golder discusses challenges facing marketers including new technology, increasing international competition, and changing consumer tastes.

Jan 14, 2015

There’s a case for companies putting more women on boards, but it’s not profits

"Any time someone says you can trace the specific actions of a board of directors to the bottom line of a company, it's highly unlikely except in indirect ways," says Sydney Finkelstein.

Jan 14, 2015