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Hewlett-Packard Split Comes as More Investors Say Big Isn’t Better

Research by B. Espen Eckbo and Karin S. Thorburn finds that a spinoff typically boosts a company’s stock.

Oct 10, 2014

What Pandora Did for Music, This Cambridge Company Is Doing for Corporate Culture

A feature on FirmPlay, an innovative job search website founded by Vasilios Alexiou T'12 and Jason Rivas T'12.

Oct 09, 2014

Analysts: Darden at risk of losing board control in proxy vote

B. Espen Eckbo comments on Starboard Value LP’s desire to gain control of Darden Restaurant Inc's board.

Oct 09, 2014

IMF offers mixed economic picture, all eyes on Europe

Matthew Slaughter and Peter Fisher share their insights on global economic growth in Europe.

Oct 09, 2014

Paying It Forward For LGBT MBAs

Tuck will give at least one student identifying as LGBTQA a minimum of $10,000 per year to pursue an MBA.

Oct 08, 2014

Note to Mary Barra: GM’s Recalls Aren’t Just a PR Problem

Paul Argenti says that General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra is, "approaching [recalls] as a public relations/legal problem."

Oct 07, 2014

What 50 Years of Bullet Trains Have Done for Japan

Highlights a study led by Andrew Bernard that examines the effect of Japan’s bullet trains at the firm level.

Oct 07, 2014

The Steve Jobs Industrial Complex

Sydney Finkelstein comments on Steve Jobs as a brand.

Oct 06, 2014

New MBA Loan Program For Internationals

Tuck is mentioned as one of 15 top business schools that offers a new loan program for international students and U.S. residents with non-permanent status.

Oct 03, 2014

No Pain, No Gain: When Bosses Need to Rip the Band-Aid

Paul Argenti comments on Pacifici Investment Management Co.'s (PIMCO) ouster of co-founder Bill Gross.

Oct 03, 2014

Small Bank Aims Big Guns at Puerto Rico

Paul Argenti comments on Puerto Rico's hiring of two public-relations firms in response to criticism of Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla’s treatment of a local bank.

Oct 03, 2014

The Free-Trade Way to Job Growth

Matthew Slaughter says free-trade will improve U.S. household incomes, which are 8% below pre-recession levels.

Oct 02, 2014

What the Mission to Mars Shows About India’s Innovators

If India’s mission to Mars tells us anything, writes Vijay Govindarajan, it’s that big ambitions are critical.

Oct 01, 2014

Powerful cycle right now: Pro

Peter Fisher discusses the Federal Reserve’s impact on the markets and the current market environment on CNBC’s Squawk Box.

Oct 01, 2014

Women in Business: Sarah Hoit CEO and Co-Founder, ConnectedLiving

In this Q&A, Sarah Hoit T'88, co-founder of ConnectedLiving, discusses work life balance, challenges for-profit companies face, women in the workplace, and hopes for the future of ConnectedLiving.

Sep 30, 2014

How Ads Can Push Too Hard

Amit Bhattacharjee finds that advertisements with aggressive targeting can be a turnoff to consumers.

Sep 29, 2014

With Speedy Transition, Gross May Have an Eye on Legacy

Sydney Finkelstein comments on legendary bond investor Bill Gross's move from Pacific Investment Management Co. (Pimco) to Janus Capital Group.

Sep 29, 2014

What is Private Equity?

Professor Colin Blaydon is featured in a six-part video series about private equity.

Sep 26, 2014

Targeting advertising to shoppers can backfire

Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Administration Amit Bhattacharjee's marketing research found that some target advertisements can have negative consequences.

Sep 26, 2014

5 Things You Should Know About Risk and Your Investments

Points to Kenneth French and Eugene Fama's three-factor model used to predict expected returns.

Sep 25, 2014

SAFT ON WEALTH-The contrasting Buffett and Ma ways

Points to Kenneth French's research on small-cap growth stocks in order to support the argument that some investments act like lotteries.

Sep 25, 2014

Inversion move counter-productive?

Politico points to the Private Equity Growth Capital Council's (PEGCC) six-part video, Private Equity Minute, featuring Colin Blaydon.

Sep 24, 2014

A Handful of Elite Business Schools Are Also Academic Powerhouses

Andrew Bernard is mentioned as one of "higher education's rock stars" for his study on multiproduct exporters in Belgium.

Sep 24, 2014

Marketing Backfire

Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Administration Amit Bhattacharjee discusses the unintended consequences of a marketing plan that is too effective.

Sep 23, 2014

Seven Faculty Members Named as Society of Fellows Mentors

Peter Golder, professor of marketing, will serve as a mentor to postdoctoral scholars as Dartmouth expands its intellectual community.

Sep 23, 2014

TISA talks begin round eight — Froman, Amari set dates — U.S., El Salvador resolve dispute

Politico spotlights HSBC's October event, Made For Trade: Leading Global Trade Policy—a national conversation about the role of global trade in today's economy.

Sep 22, 2014

Dartmouth College Has $4.5 Billion Endowment

Pamela Peedin D'89, T'98 says, "Strong equity markets drove endowment returns, but the portfolio benefited particularly from excellent performance within private asset classes."

Sep 19, 2014

Alibaba’s Underbelly

Visiting Professor of Business Administration Anant Sundaram comments on why investors should be wary of Alibaba's IPO.

Sep 19, 2014

Some consumers say Apple is losing its ‘cool’ factor

E.B. Osborn Professor of Marketing Kevin Lane Keller offers one reason why Apple may be less appealing to customers.

Sep 19, 2014

The Top 3 Dilemmas New CEOs Face

Vijay Govindarajan weighs in on the difficulties CEOs face when overseeing succession.

Sep 18, 2014

MBA Students Turn To Multi-Location Study As Schools Face Globalization

Phillip Stocken says, "We believe our graduates must have a global business capability to successfully navigate the cultures, countries, and markets in which they will work.”

Sep 18, 2014

Launch Angels to Back Startups With Dartmouth Ties

"Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business has 14 courses and electives related to entrepreneurship, up from one or two 15 years ago," says Trip Davis.

Sep 18, 2014

Solar Sense

Visiting Professor John Vogel says a calculator developed by two Tuck students shows that most homeowners will recover the cost of solar panels in five to eight years.

Sep 18, 2014

Education and the Financial Executive: Back to School and Back to Work

Robert Howell, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Business Administration, says a broad educational background can help prepare future leaders.

Sep 18, 2014

How to Win in an Omnichannel World

Article co-authored by assistant professor Santiago Gallino examines the impact of management interventions on customer demand and fulfillment.

Sep 18, 2014

2014′s Most & Least Fair State Tax Systems

Professor Richard Sansing comments on the methodology and results of a survey ranking the 50 states based on the fairness of their state and local tax systems.

Sep 17, 2014