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Slaughter & Rees Report: Who Will Make the Case for Trade?

Divided though the four leading presidential candidates are on so many topics, united they stand on one: the assertion that trade harms America.

Mar 21, 2016

Bitcoin’s Blockchain, Electric FinTech Is Tempting MBAs To Top Investment Banks

Quotes Deirdre O'Donnell on how nine out of 10 Tuck MBAs who want to work in investment banking are eyeing tech teams. "There's a lot of innovation and deal flow in this sector. It's the sexy business right now. But there's a huge logjam."

Mar 18, 2016

Poor Country, Top Doctors

Cites an article co-authored by Vijay Govindarajan about how hospitals in the U.S. should be able to adopt elements of the high-quality, low-cost healthcare model of Narayana Hrudayalaya—a hospital system in Bengalaru, India.

Mar 18, 2016

The Provider’s Dilemma

How can physicians fix health care? One innovation at a time, says Chris Trimble T’96 in a new book.

Mar 18, 2016

U.S. News Data: Job Rates, Starting Salaries for MBA Grads

In U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings of the best business schools, Tuck jumped up a spot to #8—tying with the Yale School of Management. Tuck is ranked #1 for employment three months post-graduation among the top ten schools, #2 for highest average starting salaries including bonus, and #8 overall in the management category.

Mar 17, 2016

Swedroe: Testing The Beta Premise

Highlights the study, “The Cross-Section of Expected Stock Returns,” co-authored by Kenneth French, "which proposed that along with the market factor of beta, exposure to the risk factors of size and value explain the cross section of expected stock returns."

Mar 16, 2016

Making the Case for Trade

In an opinion piece, Dean Matthew Slaughter says that the four leading presidential candidates are wrong to say foreign trade hurts America.

Mar 16, 2016

5 Things I Know About Marketing–Dartmouth’s Kevin Lane Keller

Kevin Lane Keller writes, “I’m all about percentages and a balanced approach: mix and match, integrate, innovate and stay relevant, make sure the product experience is the core, understand customer diversity.”

Mar 15, 2016

Dublin start-up commissioner wants to turn Ireland’s capital into an enterprise epicenter

Mentions the paper, “How Firms Respond to Business Cycles: The Role of Firm Age and Firm Size,” co-authored by Teresa Fort, which finds that young companies were disproportionately affected during the 2006-2009 financial crisis, but still remained a positive source of net employment growth.

Mar 14, 2016

ETF Roundtable: How to Beat the Benchmark

Cites research by Kenneth French and co-author Eugene Fama on how to evaluate smart-beta ETFs and how investors can incorporate these ETFs into their portfolios. “Their work shows that stocks that possess certain factors—primarily small size and value—tend to beat the market over the long term.”

Mar 14, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Voters in Distress

As the American presidential campaign continues its meandering twists and turns, last week brought a major surprise when Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton in the Michigan primary election.

Mar 14, 2016

Dia Draper to Focus on Diversity and Inclusion as New Director of Strategic Initiatives

Draper, a member of the MBA Program Office, has been tasked with continuing and strengthening her decade-long work on diversity at Tuck.

Mar 11, 2016