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July 9, 2015
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Margaret Neale: Analyzing Greece’s High-Stakes Negotiation Tactics

Prime minister Alexis Tsipras used a common strategy, but scholars are skeptical about whether it will pay off.
July 7, 2015
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Lessons from a North Korean Defector

Hyeonseo Lee escaped a despotic regime in a harrowing trek filled with near disaster. Here’s what she learned.
July 1, 2015
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Solving Solar’s Logistical Headaches

Installing a solar project is easy. Designing it takes months. Aurora Solar wants to offer a possible solution.
June 22, 2015
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Shaping Tomorrow’s Breakthrough Materials

Citrine Informatics brings big data to materials discovery.
June 18, 2015
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Ken Shotts: How to Understand (and Avoid) Political Risk

Political risk is inevitable, but there are ways to mitigate it.
June 16, 2015
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Taking on the Challenges of Health Care in Africa

As the types of illnesses change throughout the continent, half the population still lacks adequate health services.
June 10, 2015
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Sangick Jeon: How Do You Manage Diversity?

In Kenya, a Stanford researcher shows that ethnic diversity can spur productivity.
June 9, 2015
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George Foster: Are Startups Really Job Engines?

Entrepreneurship can be personally rewarding and good for the economy, if we wipe the stardust from our eyes.
May 26, 2015
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Paul Auerbach: Lessons from the Disaster Zone

A Stanford doctor who’s worked in Nepal and Haiti explains what leaders should know before the next natural disaster strikes.
May 19, 2015
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Anat Admati: Are Banks Safe Now?

A scholar and a former regulator both warn that safeguards are lacking to prevent another financial crisis.