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Drew Blake, M.D. T’20 and Professor Jim Smith Publish Paper on Hepatitis C Elimination

Blake, an alumnus of the MD-MBA program at Geisel and Tuck, collaborated with Tuck professor Jim Smith on a paper modeling interventions that could eliminate Hepatitis C in people who inject drugs (PWID) in New Hampshire.

Sep 21, 2021

Where Work Goes from Here: Tuck Faculty Insights

What will work look like when employees return to work? Tuck faculty offer their predictions on the new normal.

Sep 16, 2021

Does the Profit Motive Make Nursing Homes Better or Worse?

Tuck professor Lauren Lu examines what happens when nonprofit nursing homes are purchased by for-profit businesses.

Aug 25, 2021

Using Wearable Sensors to Study Workplace Behavior

Tuck’s Pino Audia and Dartmouth’s Andrew Campbell embarked on a three-year study of how wearable sensors may be used to gain a deeper understanding of behavior in the workplace. What they discovered holds both promise and peril for the future of work.

Jul 30, 2021

Slaughter & Rees Report: How Might Student-Athletes Get Paid to Play? Three Key Questions

Sensible reform for student-athlete compensation will first need to address three important questions informed by an accurate understanding of preexisting market structure, say Slaughter and Rees.

Jun 30, 2021

Findings: What’s Your Goal, and What Gets in Your Way?

Tuck professor Punam Anand Keller shares her years of research on barrier-based behavior change.

Jun 01, 2021

Slaughter & Rees Report: The Lessons of Phil at 50

Phil Mickelson’s historic victory reveals lessons about making better decisions—and the value of older workers.

May 27, 2021

Is COVID-19 Scary? Depends on Your Politics—And How You’re Asked

In a new study of how people perceive risks from the coronavirus, Tuck professor Ellie Kyung finds patterns correlated with political identity.

May 07, 2021

Slaughter & Rees Report: Data Is Power

The surge in global flows of data holds great potential for the global economy, say Dean Matthew Slaughter and coauthor Matthew Rees. Yet big data remains largely ungoverned.

Apr 22, 2021

Why Are Women Dropping Off the Corporate Ladder?

Tuck professor Lauren Lu finds that inequitable distribution of workplace resources may be hampering women’s rise to upper management.

Apr 15, 2021

Slaughter & Rees Report: Go Big on Skilled Immigration

In their latest missive, Dean Matthew Slaughter and coauthor Matthew Rees underscore how unnecessarily costly America’s too-restrictive skilled-immigration policy is.

Mar 31, 2021

Time Is Muscle

Among her research findings, new Tuck professor Lauren Lu has found a way to reduce 40 minutes of time when transferring heart attack patients between hospitals.

Mar 25, 2021

The Pandemic Has Boosted Homeownership and Home-related Spending

Tuck professor Brian Melzer has studied the close connection between home buying and durable spending. The pandemic economy is proving his research right.

Mar 22, 2021

Researchers from Tuck and Geisel Model COVID-19 Transmission in Retail Stores

An interdisciplinary team of faculty and Ph.D. candidates collaborated on a study published recently in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Mar 11, 2021

Is There a Backlash Against Women in Negotiations?

Tuck professor Jennifer Dannals finds that women entering a negotiation with a strong alternative underperform men in similar situations because they often face backlash.

Mar 04, 2021

Slaughter & Rees Report: Batter Up

Did President Trump eliminate America's trio of trade deficits? Dean Matthew Slaughter and coauthor Matthew Rees weigh in and look ahead to trade policy under the Biden administration.

Feb 26, 2021

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