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The ‘Wage Gap’ Myth That Won’t Die

An opinion piece by Sarah Hotchkiss Ketterer T’87 that challenges the age gap myth while citing The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, and offers factors that are not taken into consideration. Ketterer argues that California Govenor Jerry Brown should look at the unintended consequences before signing the California Fair Pay Act.

Oct 02, 2015

Hanover-based Picaboo looks to disrupt the school yearbook market

Mentions a group of a first-year Tuck students who were given the assignment to analyze the best market opportunities for the company Picaboo, an online application that enables users to design custom paper-bound photo books from digital pictures.

Oct 02, 2015

This Is the Golden Ticket to a Startup IPO

Research by Richard Townsend suggests that face time versus just Skype meetings and conference calls has a significant impact on a startup's success.

Oct 02, 2015

Volkswagen cheated on diesel emissions. Its image will survive.

Paul Argenti says, "My guess is if they do the right things—try to get on this quickly, put a box around what's going on and limit it so it's not every single product...I would be shocked if they don't come back from this."

Oct 02, 2015

Vogel: EB-5 Reauthorization

John Vogel argues that the EB-5 program is unfair to those families who play by the rules and wait 20 years before they can receive a green card.

Oct 01, 2015

Ask, and it Shall be Given

Fred McKinney, managing director of minority business programs, calls on politicians to increase the Minority Business Development Agency’s (MBDA) budget from $35 million to $300 million.

Oct 01, 2015

Marketplace Morning Report

Paul Argenti comments on the impact of the Volkswagen scandal on the company’s brand. “The communications people are exceptionally good at this company and did a good job.”

Sep 25, 2015

Volkswagen Scandal: The US Is a Stickler for Rules

Emily Blanchard comments on the $18 billion fine VW may be facing. “The GM fine was the result of a criminal investigation by the Department of Justice. VW faces sanction by a different part of government—the Environmental Protection Agency—in what is effectively a case of fraud.”

Sep 25, 2015

Why We Trust Made-Up Facts

Sydney Finkelstein discusses why seemingly smart and capable people act as if make-believe facts were actually true.

Sep 25, 2015

Deflating Disruption Theory

Andrew King critiques Clayton Christensen’s theory of disruptive innovation.

Sep 21, 2015

New Employees Have Less Than 90 Days to Prove Themselves

Mentions the Tuck Business Bridge Program in an article focused around the short window of time new hires have to prove themselves in the workplace. Bridge is filling a gap left by corporations investing less in the training of young workers than they have in previous decades.

Sep 21, 2015

A New Strategy for Small Stocks

Highlights the three-factor model of Kenneth French and Eugene Fama. According to Dimensional Fund Advisors, of which French and Fama are board members, “No other major stock investment style has come close to small value's 16.2% annualized return from 1935 through 2014.”

Sep 21, 2015