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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.

School News

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.

Latest Stories in Global Business

March 4, 2014
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The Impact of Technology on Diplomacy

Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen of Google explore how technological tools will change privacy, security, and terrorism.
October 29, 2013
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Anat Admati: The Bankers’ Addiction to Borrowing

A finance professor says big banks need tougher capital regulations — for our sake, and for theirs.
October 17, 2013
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A Dialogue: What Europe Taught Us About Boundaries

Market reactions to eurozone unification led to divergent labor productivity rates.
September 24, 2013
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Chris Larsen: Money Without Borders

A serial entrepreneur jolted the financial services industry twice. His third move may be his brashest yet.
September 24, 2013
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George P. Shultz: "Issues on My Mind"

The scholar, diplomat, and businessman discusses America's role in the world.
August 9, 2013
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Francisco Pérez-González: How to Wean Businesses of Over-Borrowing

A novel tax-reform strategy in Europe reduces subsidies for taking on debt.
July 9, 2013
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Research: Big Investors May Still Be Too Parochial

Institutional investors often favor deals close to home — even though it can cost them dearly.
June 10, 2013
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Enrico Moretti: The Geography of Jobs

Why are some places more prosperous than others? A scholar explores the “brain hubs” phenomenon.
May 24, 2013
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Jim Kolbe: Trade Has Brightened the Global Economy

A former GOP Congressman says U.S. exports have helped ease the effects of the recession.
March 29, 2013
Written

Making the Business Case for Africa

The for-profit sector steps up to play its role in Africa’s economic development.