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Kostas Bimpikis (Photo by Matthew Hintz)
May 2, 2014
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Kostas Bimpikis: Are Global Supply Networks Too Interconnected?

How a company’s effort to decentralize its supply chain can increase risk of disruption.

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Eric Schmidt, left, Condoleezza Rice, and Jared Cohen Braulio Amado
March 26, 2014
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What Is the Relationship Between Technology and Democracy?

Condoleezza Rice and Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen discuss communication technologies, foreign policy, and geopolitics.

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June 18, 2014
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$4.6 Million Awarded for Research to Help Alleviate Poverty

Global Development and Poverty Initiative money builds on 22 awards funded by Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies.

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Shipping Morris Minors and Oxfords overseas from English wharf, 1949
May 28, 2014
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Matthew O. Jackson: Can Trade Prevent War?

A new network model suggests that international trade alliances are considerably more effective than military ones at keeping the peace.

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Anat Admati (Photo by Jake Stangel)
April 24, 2014
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Anat Admati: The Economist Who Said “The Bankers Have No Clothes”

Recently named to Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people, the Stanford professor discusses her impact on global finance.
Learn where economics and political science intersect.

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December 11, 2014
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Five Things You Should Know About Risk

From outer space to the boardroom, risk is all around us.
September 10, 2014
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Darrell Duffie: Why LIBOR Manipulation Poses an Ongoing Risk

A finance professor explains what it will take to fix the problem.
August 28, 2014
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How to Avoid a Space Catastrophe

Two scholars say the likelihood of a major space junk collision is low for now, but space-faring nations need to take responsibility for ensuring it remains so.
July 9, 2014
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Carlos Ghosn: Five Percent of the Challenge Is the Strategy. Ninety-five Percent Is the Execution

The head of Renault-Nissan discusses the challenges of being a business leader in a foreign country and why adhering to cultural norms is not always the right strategy.
May 28, 2014
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Matthew O. Jackson: Can Trade Prevent War?

A new network model suggests that international trade alliances are considerably more effective than military ones at keeping the peace.
May 12, 2014
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Craig Hanson: Great Entrepreneurs “Simply See Things Differently.”

The cofounder of a San Francisco VC firm discusses the value of listening, inspiration, and the key attribute of an entrepreneur.
May 2, 2014
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Kostas Bimpikis: Are Global Supply Networks Too Interconnected?

How a company’s effort to decentralize its supply chain can increase risk of disruption.
April 24, 2014
Written

Anat Admati: The Economist Who Said “The Bankers Have No Clothes”

Recently named to Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people, the Stanford professor discusses her impact on global finance.
April 10, 2014
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How the Boston Marathon Bombing Inspired a New Life Path

An alumna of Stanford Graduate School of Business finds lessons in life and business after last year's tragedy.
March 26, 2014
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What Is the Relationship Between Technology and Democracy?

Condoleezza Rice and Google’s Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen discuss communication technologies, foreign policy, and geopolitics.