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These Experts Say Philadelphia Is the Best Place for Amazon

Quotes Santiago Gallino in continued coverage of Philadelphia’s chances at becoming the home for Amazon’s second U.S. headquarters.

Jan 22, 2018

First Year of Trump’s Government Leaves a Bitter Taste in Latin America

Quotes Emily Blanchard in an article about the changing relations between the United States and Latin America during President Donald Trump’s first year in office.

Jan 21, 2018

Firms Should Work in Present but with Eye on the Future

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about a speech he delivered at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad based on his book The Three Box Solution.

Jan 21, 2018

Bitcoin Is Stuck and Without a Plan to Gain Customers It Could Be Doomed

Ken Martin T’17 writes that bitcoin must win over pragmatic “early majority” customers to succeed, which means finding solutions for numerous issues.

Jan 20, 2018

Trade Talks Episode 19: GSP—Low Tariffs for Development?

Features Emily Blanchard in a conversation about generalized system of preferences, a preferential tariff system that allows for concessions to be made to benefit developing countries.

Jan 19, 2018

General Electric Should Defy Wall Street Pressure to Break Up

Richard D’Aveni argues that General Electric should ignore analysts calling for the company to break up following a period of underperformance that led to falling stock prices.

Jan 19, 2018

This Will Be Where Amazon Puts Its Second Headquarters, According to Experts

Features Santiago Gallino in an article about the leading candidates for Amazon’s second U.S. headquarters. Last week, the company released a shortlist of 20 contenders, including Philadelphia, which Gallino says could be a great fit for HQ2.

Jan 19, 2018

More MBAs Are Going into Politics

An article about more MBAs going into politics cites a growth in the number of Tuck students entering the field upon graduation. Two percent of Tuck’s most recent graduates accepted positions in the government/nonprofit sector in 2017, up from 1 percent the year prior.

Jan 17, 2018

The Flip Side to a Formalized Economy

Highlights “Informality and Development” by Rafael La Porta, visiting research scholar, in an article about the effect formalization could have on India’s economy.

Jan 17, 2018

Former Tuck Dean Dies at Age 92

Profiles Dean Emeritus John W. Hennessey Jr., who died of natural causes on January 11 at the age of 92. In 1967, Hennessey accepted the position of dean on the conditions that he keep teaching and Tuck begin admitting women.

Jan 17, 2018

How to Get into a Top Business School: Admitted Students Share 10 Top Tips

Features T’19s Aimee Dennett, Christopher Ramos, Oinatz Uribe, Sam Bristol, and Seval Harac in an article offering advice to prospective students applying to business school.

Jan 16, 2018

Dartmouth Remembers Visit from Martin Luther King Jr.

Features Frederick McKinney, managing director of minority business programs, in a piece about Dartmouth’s numerous Martin Luther King Jr. Day events. McKinney says King’s message of equality and inclusion remains as important as ever.

Jan 16, 2018

I Mentored Mark Zuckerberg. Here’s My Road Map for Fixing Facebook.

Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners and an early investor in Facebook, offers a playbook for how the company can rectify issues with its platform that enable bad actors to do harm, such as election interference.

Jan 14, 2018

The REIT Way: Focus on Fundamentals and Ignore the Scoreboard

Cites research by Kenneth French in an article about real estate investment trusts, or REITs, being undervalued in 2017 and their expected performance in 2018.

Jan 11, 2018

Why Leaders Should Make a Habit of Teaching

Features Sydney Finkelstein in a conversation about how business leaders should approach their direct reports like teachers. Finkelstein says the benefits of being a “teacher-leader” are numerous.

Jan 09, 2018

There’s More to Naming a Company after Yourself Than Ego

Quotes Kevin Lane Keller in an article about the challenges that arise for businesses with eponymous founders. Keller says having a namesake business makes it difficult for the company to be flexible and move on from the name if need be.

Jan 05, 2018

How a Tragic Oversight Led These Two 20-Somethings to Build a Lifesaving Tech Startup

Features Vijay Govindarajan in an article about Stasis Labs, a startup that created innovative health monitoring systems for the Indian market. Govindarajan says the company has a clear path for expanding into Africa, but breaking into the U.S. will be more difficult.

Jan 04, 2018

Taking Measure of Experiential Learning

Kerry Laufer shares strategies business schools can adopt to ensure they deliver project-based, experiential courses with strong learning outcomes.

Jan 03, 2018

B-School Deans Share Their New Year’s Resolutions

Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article sharing New Year’s resolutions from prominent business school deans. Slaughter says the Tuck School resolves to foster even more reflecting inward and looking outward in 2018.

Jan 02, 2018

Too Much Screening Has Misled Us about Real Cancer Risk Factors, Experts Say

Highlights new research by Dr. H. Gilbert Welch, adjunct professor of business administration, about the potential risks of widespread screening for scrutiny-dependent cancers. “Detecting cancers that would never become apparent is screwing up our understanding of risk factors,” Welch says.

Jan 01, 2018

Our Favorite MBAs of 2017

In a roundup of its favorite MBAs from 2017, Poets & Quants features Ema Pasic Reid T’17. A refugee from the Bosnian War, Reid helped shed light on the refugee experience in 2017 by sharing a video of her Tuck Talk online.

Dec 30, 2017

Four Generations of Coaching Wisdom Created the NFL’s Hottest Young Coach

Features Sydney Finkelstein in an article about the connection between Hall of Fame football coach Bill Walsh and Sean McVay, the upstart head coach of the Los Angeles Rams.

Dec 29, 2017

5 Money Mistakes to Avoid in the New Year

An article about financial mistakes to avoid in 2018 highlights research by Kusum Ailawadi on the effect shopping at club stores, like Costco, has on consumers.

Dec 28, 2017

Business Schools Now Teaching #MeToo, N.F.L. Protests and Trump

Quotes Alen Amini T’18 in an article about business schools reshaping curriculums to address ethical and social issues of the day.

Dec 25, 2017

What I Was Wrong about This Year

Quotes Dr. H. Gilbert Welch in an article about how to fully understand probabilities, especially low probabilities. “Just because it’s rare,” he says, “doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen.”

Dec 24, 2017

Finding the Right Funding Partners

In an article about how businesses can find the right funding partners, Daniella Reichstetter T’07 says it's important for businesses to align their needs with investor expectations in order to effectively leverage the relationship.

Dec 22, 2017

A Prescription to Reduce Waste in Health Care Spending

Features Dr. H. Gilbert Welch in an article about how to curb the $765 billion a year that is wasted by the U.S. health care system. Welch says that while the waste needs to be eliminated or reduced, finding a solution for doing so is not the most difficult obstacle standing in the way.

Dec 21, 2017

The Best Leaders Are Great Teachers

Sydney Finkelstein offers advice on how business leaders can become expert teachers, gleaned from his years of research on world-class managers.

Dec 20, 2017

The 50 Big Ideas for 2018

Quotes Sydney Finkelstein in an article predicting business trends for 2018. Finkelstein says there will be a boom in mergers & acquisitions, and that he’s eyeing companies like Amazon and Viacom to make moves in the new year.

Dec 19, 2017

Let Intrapreneurs Bloom

Cites “Recognize Intrapreneurs Before They Leave” by Vijay Govindarajan in an article about intrapreneurs—employees of large companies that are given the freedom and resources to spur new ideas.

Dec 13, 2017

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith Will Succeed Resigning Sen. Al Franken

Tina Smith T’84, Lieutenant Governor of Minnesota, was chosen by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton to fill the Senate seat vacated by Al Franken. Smith is also expected to run for election next November to finish out the term.

Dec 13, 2017

Why Success Is a Matter of Time

Features Ron Adner in an article about Disney’s forthcoming direct-to-consumer streaming service, and the importance of timing when launching a new business.

Dec 11, 2017

Index Funds Rule the World, but Should They Rule You?

References research by Kenneth French in an article about the effectiveness of index funds.

Dec 08, 2017

Valeant Catches the Eye of Investors after 97% Plummet

Cites the factor-based research of Eugene Fama and Kenneth French in an article about Dimensional Fund Advisors, a global investment manager built on Fama and French’s research.

Dec 06, 2017

Top Tuck 2017 Employment Stat Takeaways: Salaries up, Tech Growing, West Beckons

Highlights employment data for the class of 2017, which includes a new high for average first-year base salary and signing bonus, plus a record number of graduates who accepted positions on the West Coast and in the technology industry.

Dec 05, 2017

Your Company Is Only as Good as Its Hiring Process

After a decade leading teams at Google, running Evernote, and serving on various boards, Chris O’Neill T'01, CEO of Evernote, shares his guidelines for hiring.

Dec 01, 2017