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Why You Should Get Ready for an Interest Rate Hike

Peter Fisher says, "Chairman [Janet] Yellen has made it very clear—and Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer repeated it—the start of [a rate increase] is much less important than the pace at which they are expected to raise rates."

Sep 08, 2015

Startups That Get More Attention From VCs Are More Successful

Cites a new paper co-authored by Richard Townsend. The research found that the more time investors spend with their portfolio companies, the more innovative those startups are and the more likely they are to have a successful exit, whether that's an IPO or an acquisition.

Sep 08, 2015

Apple and Amazon are ‘frenemies’ when it comes to eReaders

Highlights Ron Adner's work on eReading platforms that compete aggressively with each other, yet also collaborate on certain dimensions. The study investigates the compatibility decisions of the two competing platforms that generate profits through both hardware sales and royalties from content sales.

Sep 08, 2015

Behind ‘The People’s Launch’ of All Day Breakfast at McDonald’s

Kevin Lane Keller says, "They said they're doing this in part in response to consumer demand, and what a way to kind of demonstrate that. It totally fits the rationale of what they're doing."

Sep 04, 2015

The art of finding a new CEO

Sydney Finkelstein says, "The way most search processes go, you start with your wish list, and it's a very long wish list. So check-the-box thinking is risky. There's one thing I would put on that checklist, though, that you can't give up, and that's the ability to adapt and adjust in real time."

Sep 04, 2015

Tuck Latest School To Enroll Record Women

Highlights Tuck's announcement that a record 42% of the incoming class of MBAs are women, a ten-percentage point increase from only a year earlier.

Sep 02, 2015

Fed’s ‘free lunch’ is over: Peter Fisher

Peter Fisher, senior lecturer and senior fellow for the Center for Global Business and Government, is a guest on CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss China's currency devaluation and the Fed's interest rate policy.

Aug 24, 2015

Going to Business School with a Baby

Erin McCafferty T'13 shares her personal experience of having children while at business school and offers ways students with children can build a strong support network while getting their MBA.

Aug 24, 2015

Stock market shrugs off exposé of Amazon work culture

Sydney Finkelstein says, “If [Amazon] gets the image of an unfriendly place to work for tech people, that would be a disaster. Google and Facebook don’t have this reputation. They would end up having to pay people more to attract them to the company, a hit to the bottom line and a competitive disadvantage.”

Aug 24, 2015

Tuck Takes MBA Students to Silicon Valley Before They Even Start School

Career coach Mathias Machado says, "Students get kind of bucketed into which companies shout the loudest. By coming to the heart of the tech industry before they’re swamped with recruiter messaging and enticements, the students are much better prepared for the decisions they’ll have to make during the recruiting process."

Aug 21, 2015

Tuck Strategy Professor Wins Distinguished Scholar Award

Andrew King was honored for contributions to the field of environmental management/sustainable business.

Aug 19, 2015

We borrow too much from the future at our peril

In this op-ed, Peter Fisher says, "Central banks have pumped up financial conditions in the hope of creating a good equilibrium between the supply and demand for resources. It is unlikely they have simultaneously engineered an enduring equilibrium in asset prices."

Aug 19, 2015