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Why Do Firms Go Public?

Tuck professor Gordon Phillips finds evidence that an IPO is good for the firm’s bottom line and helps promote commercialization.

Feb 24, 2021

Laurens Debo Wins Research Award for Queueing Paper

Debo, a professor of operations management, was honored for creating a model that could reduce wait times in restaurants and other service industries.

Feb 03, 2021

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Biden-Harris Economic Scorecard

This Inauguration Day, Dean Matthew Slaughter and coauthor Matthew Rees provide a scorecard for the heart of the American economy—workers and their families—to help clarify how to measure progress in the days ahead.

Jan 20, 2021

Do Women CEOs Make Different Decisions Than Men?

Tuck professor Katharina Lewellen studies hospitals run by female CEOs to better understand how they might differ from hospitals led by men.

Jan 12, 2021

Slaughter & Rees Report: Puerto Rico and the Moon

While the U.S. awaits COVID-19 stimulus packages and the distribution of vaccines, Dean Matthew J. Slaughter and coauthor Matthew Rees examine two scientific landmarks from earlier this month—an optimistic one for China and a disheartening one for the United States.

Dec 15, 2020

Can Better Marketing Make a Better World?

Tuck professor Praveen Kopalle finds that regulating marketing campaigns that promise donations to charity can be a universal win.

Nov 20, 2020

Higher Education Has Profound Effects on Innovation

A new study by Tuck professor Gordon Phillips documents the connection between college education and innovation.

Sep 14, 2020

Becoming a Sophisticated Negotiator

David Sally, visiting associate professor, on negotiation tactics and his latest book “One Step Ahead: Mastering the Art and Science of Negotiation.”

Aug 13, 2020

The Real Effect of Offshoring

Tuck professors Andrew Bernard and Teresa Fort study the impact of offshoring at the firm level—and find that American firms can offshore and create jobs at home.

Aug 03, 2020

Game Theory and the #MeToo Movement

Tuck finance professor Ing-Haw Cheng models the under-reporting of sexual misconduct.

Jul 20, 2020

Are We in for Another Housing Crisis?

Tuck professor Brian Melzer looks at the similarities and differences between the 2008 World Financial Crisis and the economic shock of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Jun 26, 2020

China’s Innovation Revolution

Two new papers from Tuck professor Gordon Phillips reveal a China emerging from the shadows of the Cultural Revolution and embarking on a new era of innovation.

May 28, 2020

Rethinking the Magnitude of Profit Shifting

Tuck professor Leslie Robinson finds previous estimates of corporate profit shifting to be overstated.

May 19, 2020

Navigating the Many Routes to Consumers

In a new book, "Getting Multi-Channel Distribution Right," Tuck professor Kusum Ailawadi melds research with practical tools on how suppliers can select and manage the physical and digital channels through which their products reach consumers.

May 15, 2020

Three Boxes, One Playbook

Vijay Govindarajan and Manish Tangri T’09 have teamed up to write a how-to book for leading innovation.

May 04, 2020

Slaughter & Rees Report: RIP, Ed Winchester

Ed Winchester, the beloved executive director of marketing and communications at Tuck who died unexpectedly last week, was emblematic of a wise and decisive leader.

Apr 30, 2020

International Trade Has Suffered a One-Two Punch. Can It Recover After COVID-19?

How businesses and countries respond to the pandemic will have far-reaching implications for the future of world trade and global production, says Tuck professor Davin Chor.

Apr 14, 2020

Before and After the Pandemic

In a new working paper, Tuck professor Jordan Schoenfeld quantifies the immediate financial impact of the novel coronavirus, and finds that most companies underestimated the risk of a pandemic.

Apr 13, 2020

The Market Underappreciated the Risk of a Pandemic

Investors in the VIX futures market were a step behind in assessing how bad things would get, says Tuck professor Ing-Haw Cheng.

Apr 10, 2020

Nerdy Girls Versus the Pandemic

Clinical professor Lindsey Leininger has teamed up with eight other female public health experts to disseminate evidence-based information and advice about the COVID pandemic.

Apr 02, 2020

Slaughter & Rees Report: How to Avoid a Coronavirus Depression

In a new essay for "Foreign Affairs," Dean Matthew J. Slaughter and coauthor Matthew Rees outline a three-step policy plan to halt the coming coronavirus recession.

Mar 26, 2020

The Impact of Weather on Business

Tuck professor Jordan Schoenfeld uses linguistic analyses to measure firm-level weather exposure.

Mar 23, 2020

Predicting Price Changes on Amazon Marketplace

Tuck marketing professor Sharmistha Sikdar employs a novel machine learning tool that can help small businesses be more competitive on Amazon.

Mar 10, 2020

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Essential Health-Care Question Missing from the Debates

How can we make America’s health-care system more productive? It’s a key question absent from the health-care reform debate, say Slaughter and Rees.

Feb 27, 2020

Inventing the Edge

Through research that is rigorous and relevant, Tuck faculty members have an outsize impact on business knowledge.

Feb 26, 2020

How Tuck’s Davin Chor Found Economics

An associate professor in Tuck’s Economics group, Chor brings a personal history of embracing globalization to his study of international trade.

Feb 13, 2020

The New Industrial Revolution

A new revolution is headed our way. Brian Tomlin, senior associate dean for faculty and research, examines how 3D printing, the Internet of Things, and advanced automation are ushering in a new industry.

Feb 04, 2020

Slaughter & Rees Report: The U.S.-China Trade War—The End of the Beginning

Tuck School Dean Matthew J. Slaughter and co-author Matthew Rees provide three main lessons from the U.S.-China trade war’s first phase and a potential solution for lasting peace between the world’s two largest economies.

Jan 30, 2020

The Unwitting Ease of the Echo Chamber

Tuck professor Adam Kleinbaum studies the impact of language style similarities on social networks.

Jan 24, 2020

Corporate Governance: 5 Myths, 5 Realities

What is the true role of corporate stakeholders? Tuck finance professor B. Espen Eckbo debunks five myths about the U.S. corporate governance system.

Jan 06, 2020

Slaughter & Rees Report: Our End-of-Year Holiday Wish

Are adults—in America and around the world—failing their children? Matthew J. Slaughter and Matthew Rees share an important wish for the New Year.

Dec 16, 2019

Three Social Media Themes to Watch in 2020

Tuck professor Lauren Grewal outlines the future of social media in marketing.

Dec 04, 2019

Vijay Govindarajan Inducted into Thinkers50 Hall of Fame

Tuck professor and strategist Vijay Govindarajan received the 2019 Thinkers50 Distinguished Innovation Award and was inducted into the organization’s Hall of Fame for his life-long work dedicated to the field of management, strategy, and innovation.

Nov 26, 2019

My Enemy, My Friend

New research by Tuck’s Ron Adner explores the delicate balance between competition and cooperation in today’s fluid business ecosystems.

Oct 22, 2019

The Surprising Power of Online Reviews

Tuck marketing professor Prasad Vana studies the impact of individual reviews on purchases.

Oct 02, 2019

Gordon Phillips Mines Census Data in a set of Pathbreaking Research Papers

With unique access to secure Census data, Phillips is answering new questions about how people use credit and make career choices.

Sep 26, 2019