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Slaughter Sees Evidence of Slower Global Economic Growth

As a guest on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas,” Dean Matthew J. Slaughter discusses a wide range of topics, including the outlook for markets, global economic growth, U.S.-China relations, and how companies are assessing talent.

Dec 18, 2018

What’s Threatening to Dampen the Hopes of Aggregators in India

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about challenges facing new-age internet companies in India, such as Ola and Zomato.

Dec 16, 2018

Can You Profit from the January Effect in the Stock Market?

Mentions research by Eugene Fama and Kenneth French in an article about how to approach the stock market in the first month of the New Year.

Dec 15, 2018

How a Serial Social Shopping Entrepreneur Built Poshmark from Used Clothes into a Retail Empire

Mentions Tracy Sun T’05, co-founder and senior vice president of new markets at Poshmark, in a feature story about the app and CEO Manish Chandra, who founded the company along with Sun, Chetan Pungaliya, and Gautam Golwala in 2011.

Dec 14, 2018

Hedge Funds’ Returns Aren’t as Bad as They Appear

Mentions equity factors popularized by Eugene Fama and Kenneth French in an article about the performance of hedge funds in 2018.

Dec 07, 2018

How 3-D Printing Is Transforming Mass Manufacturing

As a guest on the Knowledge@Wharton podcast, Richard D’Aveni discusses his book The Pan-Industrial Revolution, which explores how 3-D printing’s ability to make production cheaper, faster, and more flexible could change the future of manufacturing.

Dec 06, 2018

Artificial Intelligence and the Coming of the Self-Designing Machine

Quotes Richard D’Aveni in an article about how artificial intelligence might impact the future of manufacturing, specifically through AI-driven generative design software.

Dec 06, 2018

Get Ready, Board Rooms: Meet 20 Female Execs Primed for a Seat at the Table

Features Deirdre Findlay T’00, CMO of Stitch Fix, in an article listing the top 20 female executives primed for a spot in a corporate boardroom following a new law mandating public California companies have at least one female board member.

Dec 06, 2018

3-D Printing Transforms Global Trade

As a guest on KQED’s “Tech Nation,” Richard D’Aveni discusses his book The Pan-Industrial Revolution, which explores how 3-D printing technology could change the state of manufacturing and global trade.

Dec 05, 2018

What Makes the Dartmouth Tuck MBA Distinctive?

Quotes members of the Tuck admissions team in a feature story about what makes the Tuck MBA experience distinctive from other top business schools.

Dec 05, 2018

After Starwood Data Breach, Marriott and Customers Face Costly Headaches

Features Sean Joyce T’87, head of cybersecurity and privacy at PricewaterhouseCoopers, in a piece about the recent rash of data breaches and what companies can do to prepare themselves to fight back.

Dec 04, 2018

Real Humans of Dartmouth Tuck’s MBA Class of 2020

A story about the Tuck Class of 2020 profiles five students: Cooper Henderson, Femi Giwa, Jorge Colindres, Marianne Poh, and Sydney Schuit.

Dec 03, 2018

Should Dual-Class Shares Be Banned?

Vijay Govindarajan, Anup Srivastava, Luminita Enache, and coauthor Shivaram Rajgopal, examine dual-class shares and whether the practice should be outlawed.

Dec 03, 2018

The Skills Required for Preventative Health Care

Mentions Reverse Innovation in Health Care, by Vijay Govindarajan and coauthor Ravi Ramamurti, in an article about the increased focus health care providers are placing on preventing, rather than curing, disease.

Dec 03, 2018

1 Year of #MeToo: Have Things Changed for Women in Business Schools?

Quotes Frances Taplett T’08, global head of people at the Boston Consulting Group, in an article about what has changed in the MBA and post-MBA space since the dawn of the #MeToo movement.

Dec 03, 2018

A Playbook for CEOs Attacked by Trump: Thrust, Parry, Ignore

Features Paul Argenti in an article about what CEOs should do if they are confronted by President Trump, on Twitter or elsewhere.

Dec 02, 2018

Tuck 2018 Employment Report Shows High Employment Rates, and Increased Tech Industry Interest

Quotes Stephen Pidgeon T'07, executive director of the Career Development Office, in a feature article about Tuck’s 2018 employment report. In 2018, 96 percent of Tuck graduates received a job offer within three months of graduation and a record 24 percent secured jobs in the tech industry.

Nov 29, 2018

The Fed’s Role in Consumer Confidence

Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in a piece about the Fed’s role when it comes to consumer spending and confidence. Slaughter says the Fed is in a tough position when choosing whether to raise or lower interest rates, and that economic surprises can make policy-making harder.

Nov 29, 2018

Tuck Sets New Records on Starting MBA Pay

Quotes Stephen Pidgeon T’07, executive director of the Career Development Office, in a feature article about employment data for the Tuck class of 2018.

Nov 28, 2018

Real Time Economics: Economic Indicators Are Flashing Yellow

The Wall Street Journal’s daily newsletter on the economy highlights a study by Emily Blanchard and coauthor Gerald Willmann that develops a model of democratic political responses to macroeconomic shocks in the short and long run.

Nov 27, 2018

One of the Biggest Challenges of Kicking Addiction Is Getting and Keeping a Job

Quotes Jenny Levy T’04, vice president of people, community, and environment at Hypertherm in a feature article about the company’s efforts to be “recovery friendly,” supporting employees recovering from drug and alcohol addiction.

Nov 27, 2018

Think Critically about the Wisdom of Experts

Andrew A. King offers a playbook for how to think critically about analysis or opinions offered by those considered experts.

Nov 26, 2018

Am I Too Old for an MBA Degree?

Luke Anthony Peña responds to BusinessBecause’s applicant question of the week, regarding the candidacy of older prospective MBA students.

Nov 22, 2018

WhatsApp Appoints Payments Expert as India Head

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about the appointment of Abhijit Bose as WhatsApp’s new head of India.

Nov 22, 2018

The State of Grocery Stores: Self-Scanning Apps, Meal Kits, & More Rotisserie Chickens

As a guest on NHPR’s “The Exchange,” Kusum Ailawadi discusses the current state of grocery stores, what changes are underway in how we gather food, popular shopping trends, and what stores people gravitate toward.

Nov 21, 2018

How Old-School Manufacturers Can Reinvent Themselves and Beat Back the Software Giants

In an opinion piece for MarketWatch, Richard D’Aveni writes that 3-D printing will lead to diversified manufacturers and help equalize Silicon Valley and a resurgent Rust Belt.

Nov 20, 2018

First Gen: Inspiring Stories of MBAs Who Beat the Odds

Profiles Linda Horner T’20 in a collection of stories from first generation students pursuing MBAs at top business schools.

Nov 18, 2018

3 Lessons Startups Can Learn from Silicon Valley

Mentions Sydney Finkelstein in an article highlighting three lessons startups can learn from Silicon Valley success stories.

Nov 16, 2018

Pressure Grows on CEOs to Take a Stand

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about increasing pressure on CEOs to take stands on controversial issues.

Nov 16, 2018

Women MBAs on the Rise in the U.S. as Enrollment Abroad Declines

Highlights Tuck in an article about the state of women enrollment at business schools around the world. Tuck ranks among the top schools for women enrollment with 45 percent of both the class of 2019 and 2020 comprised by women.

Nov 15, 2018

“Proud of the Work”

In an interview with Harvard Business Manager, Sydney Finkelstein discusses his book Superbosses, what makes a good leader, and how leaders can find success.

Nov 15, 2018

Women’s MBA Enrollment Slows, but Keeps Climbing

Highlights Tuck in an article about the Forté Foundation and its goal of reaching 40 percent women enrollment across its 53 member schools by 2020. Of those schools, 19 have eclipsed the mark, including Tuck, where the 2019 and 2020 classes are both 45 percent women.

Nov 14, 2018

What Stan Lee Knew about Managing Creative People

Sydney Finkelstein remembers Marvel Entertainment pioneer Stan Lee, whom Finkelstein studied for his book Superbosses.

Nov 13, 2018

Pandora’s Podcast Genome Project Wants to Find Your Next Favorite Show

Quotes Roger Lynch T’95, CEO of Pandora, in a feature article about the company’s new Podcast Genome Project.

Nov 13, 2018

Chinese Students Help America Innovate

Dean Matthew J. Slaughter and Dartmouth President Philip J. Hanlon counter a consideration by the current U.S. administration to ban Chinese citizens from attending American colleges, explaining that the need for Chinese students in America is great.

Nov 12, 2018

Longtime N.H. Secretary of State Faces Highest-Profile Challenge in Years

Features Colin Van Ostern T’09 and his bid to become New Hampshire’s secretary of state.

Nov 10, 2018