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Restaurant staff clean the floor after closing early afternoon following the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New York City, U.S., March 16, 2020. Credit: Reuters/Jeenah Moon
March 26, 2020
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Economists to Congress: Don’t Bail out Big Business

An open letter drafted by Stanford professors says the coronavirus stimulus package should benefit workers — not corporations and their wealthy shareholders.

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A person handing a credit card to a sales clerk. Credit: iStock/PeopleImages
January 22, 2020
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That Money You Borrowed? Remember Who Owns It

A new study shows that many people go into debt because they disregard that the money is not really theirs.

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April 1, 2020
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Goldman Sachs’ David Solomon: Taking a “Very Closed, Very Private” Company into the Modern World

Goldman’s top executive riffs on his backstory, priorities, and musical moonlighting as DJ D-Sol.
March 26, 2020
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Economists to Congress: Don’t Bail out Big Business

An open letter drafted by Stanford professors says the coronavirus stimulus package should benefit workers — not corporations and their wealthy shareholders.
January 22, 2020
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That Money You Borrowed? Remember Who Owns It

A new study shows that many people go into debt because they disregard that the money is not really theirs.
December 6, 2019
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Gift List: 10 Books to Share for the Holidays

Stanford GSB professors recommend the books they’re most likely to give as presents over this year’s holiday season.
November 14, 2019
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How Markets Can Change to Ease Economic Inequality

Experts weigh in on economic, education, and financial gaps at a recent Stanford GSB conference.
October 31, 2019
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Has California Hit the Limit on Tax Rates?

A study finds that almost half of the state’s 2012 income tax increase was eroded by people who moved away or lowered their taxable income.
October 24, 2019
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Cryptocurrencies Could Eliminate Banking’s Easiest Moneymaker

Banks earn big profits by paying minuscule interest on deposits and charging large credit card fees. Digital currencies are about to disrupt that.
October 22, 2019
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How Stanford GSB Alums Created One of the Most Valuable Startups in Latin America

São Paulo-based Nubank, valued at $10 billion, is disrupting the region’s banking sector.
October 15, 2019
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In the Stock Market, Watch What They Know, Not What They Do

A new study finds that similarities in technological expertise can bind the fortunes of seemingly unrelated companies.
October 4, 2019
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U.S. Banking Sector: Better Than Before

A Stanford GSB professor examines the post-crisis financial system.