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Why We Shouldn’t Worry about the Declining Number of Public Companies

Vijay Govindarajan, Anup Srivastava, and coauthors Shivaram Rajgopal and Luminita Enache write that one explanation for the declining number of public companies is the rising role of digital firms in the U.S. economy.

Aug 27, 2018

Why Startups Should Think Twice about Referral Priority Waitlists

Laurens Debo writes that startups should be careful when considering referral priority waitlists, which move users toward the front of the queue once they convince others to sign up.

Aug 24, 2018

How One Silicon Valley CEO Masters Work-Life Balance

Features Chris O’Neill T’01, CEO of Evernote, in an article about how he manages his time and accomplishes goals on a day-to-day basis.

Aug 24, 2018

2018-2019 MBA Essay & Application Changes

Quotes Luke Anthony Peña in an article about application changes among business schools.

Aug 24, 2018

Adcom Director Demystifies New Tuck Application Essays

Highlights the latest Tuck360 entry by Luke Anthony Peña. In the blog post, Peña offers insight into Tuck’s new admissions essay questions, which map directly to the new admissions criteria.

Aug 23, 2018

Mid-Cap Stocks Aren’t Ready for a Starring Role

Cites data compiled by Kenneth French in an article about the value of mid-cap stocks.

Aug 23, 2018

Nike Slammed for Profiting from ‘Gang Culture’ After Marketing a Balaclava Worn by a Black Model

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about a recent controversy regarding the marketing image Nike used for an article of clothing that critics say perpetuates violent and menacing stereotypes of black youth.

Aug 22, 2018

Big Topic on Campus—Doing Well by Doing Good

Highlights Tuck’s Center for Business, Government & Society as a top institution offering programs focused on nonprofits and foundations in an article about the rise of social sector work as a desirable career path for young professionals.

Aug 22, 2018

Infosys Top Executives Exit a Worry?

Quotes Vijay Govindarajan in an article about a recent executive shakeup at Infosys. Govindarajan says the turnover is not unusual for the IT industry.

Aug 20, 2018

A Burrito Built to Last

Features John Pepper T’97, chairman and owner of Boloco, in a story about the fast casual restaurant’s journey from a company with ambitious expansion plans to one that is smaller, but responsibly profitable.

Aug 19, 2018

Inside Hong Kong’s Craft Beer Revolution

Features Rohit Dugar T’07, founder of Young Master Ales, in an article about the burgeoning craft beer industry in Hong Kong. Young Master is credited with pushing Hong Kong’s beer market forward—both in terms of availability and variety.

Aug 17, 2018

Tesla Board Should Have a Stern Conversation with Elon Musk

As a guest on CNBC, Paul Argenti discusses how Tesla’s board should handle CEO Elon Musk’s unpredictable communications.

Aug 14, 2018

India Aims for the World’s Biggest Health Care Overhaul

Mentions Reverse Innovation in Health Care: How to Make Value-Based Delivery Work, by Vijay Govindarajan and Ravi Ramamurti, in a piece about India’s efforts to improve its health care system.

Aug 14, 2018

Inside Evernote’s Brain

A feature story about Evernote’s brand refresh quotes CEO Chris O’Neill T’01. While under the stewardship of O’Neill, Evernote has largely stayed out of the news but is now ready to call attention upon itself again.

Aug 14, 2018

These Three Long Island Nonagenarians Never Dreamed of Retiring

Features Stanley Geller T’48 in an article about nonagenarians that forewent retirement in favor of continuing their life’s work.

Aug 13, 2018

Passage to India

An excerpt from Reverse Innovation in Health Care, by Vijay Govindarajanand Ravi Ramamurti, details how leaders in the U.S. healthcare system can look to India for ideas and support.

Aug 13, 2018

Factor-Based Investing Spreads from Stocks to Bonds

Kenneth French is featured in an article about the rise of factor investing for bonds. French and Eugene Fama are credited with the idea of factor investing, first introduced when they released their models in the 1990s.

Aug 11, 2018

Five Myths about 3-D Printing

Richard D’Aveni dispels five of the most common myths about 3-D printing in advance of his forthcoming book, The Pan-Industrial Revolution: How New Manufacturing Titans Will Transform the World.

Aug 10, 2018

Elon Musk Isn’t Wrong about the Public Markets

An opinion piece about Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s frustrations with public markets cites data compiled by Kenneth French.

Aug 09, 2018

A Duo of Factors Signal That a Stock-Market Downturn May Be at Hand

Mentions research by Kenneth French in an article about the current stock market situation of high valuations and low correlations.

Aug 09, 2018

Another Prime Perk at Whole Foods: Curbside Pickup

Quotes Scott Neslin in an article about Whole Foods' latest perk for Amazon Prime members. Neslin comments on how the goal of the Whole Foods perks is to get more people signing up for Prime, and to get existing Prime members into Whole Foods.

Aug 08, 2018

Why the World Needs Doctors with These 3 Qualities

Vijay Govindarajan and Reverse Innovation in Health Care coauthor Ravi Ramamurti argue that “doctorpreneurs” are key to fixing the problems of the health care industry, citing their medical excellence, compassion, and business discipline.

Aug 07, 2018

Q&A with Tuck Admissions Director Luke Anthony Peña, Part II

During the second part of a wide-ranging podcast interview Luke Anthony Peña provides insight into Tuck’s newly defined admissions criteria, the ways in which the criteria map to components of the application, and Tuck’s unique applicant-initiated interview process.

Aug 07, 2018

Dartmouth Grads Hope Startup Will Help Bridge Political Divide

A feature story about The Skeww, started by T’18s Sean Graber and Keal Harter while at Tuck. The two started the news platform to create a place on the internet to inspire more informed debates.

Aug 06, 2018

Warts and All? That’s the Risk When a Founder Is the Face of a Company

Kevin Lane Keller opines on the strategy of using the head or founder of a company as the company’s face. Keller says that there is considerable upside in bringing a founder to the fore.

Aug 06, 2018

A Candid Interview with Tuck’s Head of MBA Admissions

In a wide ranging interview, Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid, talks about recent changes to the Tuck application, what “nice” really means, the Tuck experience, and the community that welcomed him to Hanover.

Aug 05, 2018

Tuck School Changes Admission Criteria to Give ‘Nice’ a Chance

Quotes Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid, in a story about Tuck’s new admissions criteria which evaluate candidates using four separate attributes—smart, nice, accomplished, and aware.

Aug 04, 2018

A Blueprint for Digital Companies’ Financial Reporting

Vijay Govindarajan, Anup Srivastava, and coauthor Shivaram Rajgopal propose a blueprint for financial reporting of modern digital companies that includes disclosures essential for informed investment decisions.

Aug 03, 2018

The Case against Screening for Thyroid Cancer

Dr. H. Gilbert Welch talks about his recent research with Dr. Gerard Doherty exploring the increase in thyroid cancer diagnoses and the propensity for doctors to choose aggressive treatments that may not be necessary.

Aug 02, 2018

Elon Musk Goes to Charm School

Quotes Paul Argenti in an article about the transformation of Elon Musk, the CEO and founder of Tesla, following controversial comments he made during an earnings call in May.

Aug 02, 2018

How to Grow Your Small Business: Inner City Program Has Tips for Owners

Quotes Gail Taylor in an article about a recent seminar for small businesses that operate in economically underserved areas.

Aug 02, 2018

How Did Facebook Lose Its Way? A New PBS Documentary Has Some Ideas

Quotes Roger McNamee T’82, managing director of Elevation Partners, in an article about a forthcoming PBS documentary examining Facebook’s recent controversies, including the role the company played in the 2016 election.

Aug 01, 2018

Why Do Millennials Distrust Credit Cards?

Quotes Eesha Sharma in an article about millennials’ relationship with credit cards. Sharma says there is a correlation between age and wealth that shapes what consumers look for in a credit card.

Aug 01, 2018

Friend Connection

Features research by Adam Kleinbaum and coauthors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley exploring neural similarities among friends.

Jul 30, 2018

Dartmouth Tuck Admissions Director Talks Admissions Events and Application Updates

Highlights the latest Tuck360 blog post by Luke Anthony Peña, executive director of admissions and financial aid, in which he offers insight into Tuck’s new admissions criteria and encouragement for prospective students attending admissions events this summer.

Jul 30, 2018

You Might Share More in Common with Your Friends Than You Think

Quotes Adam Kleinbaum in an article about likeness among friends, citing a recent paper by Kleinbaum, and coathors Carolyn Parkinson and Thalia Wheatley, which found that friends demonstrate similar neural activity.

Jul 30, 2018