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A worker loads supplies ship as a ship prepares for possible deployment to aid the typhoon-stricken areas of the Philippines. (Photo by Mike Blake)
January 14, 2014
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Ed deHaan: How to Rebuild Trust After a Scandal

A new study shows how corporations with tarnished reputations can regain their financial value by undertaking broad-based goodwill efforts.

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A football player throwing a Hail Mary pass.
August 4, 2014
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Peter DeMarzo: Some Corporate Crises Require Big Executive Bonuses

Big bonuses tempt executives to gamble with company money, but they may make sense for a company in crisis.

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March 21, 2013
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Elizabeth Blankespoor: How Twitter Can Improve Your Market Liquidity

Elizabeth Blankespoor explains how smaller firms can use Twitter to deliver company news directly to investors, improve market liquidity and compete with bigger companies.

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Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison in 2013
July 14, 2014
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Charles O’Reilly: Narcissists Get Paid More Than You Do

New research explores why some CEOs have such big salaries.
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A Look Back at 2014

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Peter DeMarzo: Some Corporate Crises Require Big Executive Bonuses

Big bonuses tempt executives to gamble with company money, but they may make sense for a company in crisis.
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Charles O’Reilly: Narcissists Get Paid More Than You Do

New research explores why some CEOs have such big salaries.
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Ed deHaan: How to Rebuild Trust After a Scandal

A new study shows how corporations with tarnished reputations can regain their financial value by undertaking broad-based goodwill efforts.
January 13, 2014
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Researchers: The Power of Proxy Advisory Firms

Two experts on corporate governance say the firms’ influence “may not be for the better, as far as shareholder value is concerned.”
January 7, 2014
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Paul Oyer: What Online Dating Can Teach About Economics

In an excerpt from his new book, an economist explains why it’s important to show you really mean what you say.
September 20, 2013
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Researchers: Where Do You Draw the Line Between Trust and Regulation?

David Larcker and Brian Tayan explain why building trust in an organization pays off.
July 31, 2013
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David Larcker: “Lonely at the Top” Resonates for Most CEOs

Nearly two-thirds of CEOs do not receive outside leadership advice, but nearly all want it.
July 24, 2013
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David Larcker: Regulations Are No Quick Fix for Corporate Failures

In their latest book, corporate governance experts assess which governance practices really work.