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May 14, 2015

Pedro Gardete: Should Competitors Share Information?

Information-sharing can help better predict market ups and downs.


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February 26, 2015

Lisa De Simone: How U.S. Companies Export Profits to Save on Taxes

A Stanford scholar examines three methods of income shifting, and why some firms benefit more than others.


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September 2, 2015

How to Make Government Work More Attractive

Vetor Brasil matches leaders with opportunities in the public sector.


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July 1, 2015

Solving Solar’s Logistical Headaches

Installing a solar project is easy. Designing it takes months. Aurora Solar wants to offer a possible solution.


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July 23, 2015

Victor Koo: Venture Capital Firms are Proliferating in China

Youku Tudou CEO on micro movies and other ways Chinese directors are leveraging the internet.
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November 1, 2010

Carlos Brito: Corporate Success Depends on Individual Employees

The head of the world's largest beer marketer says success is built on high-performers who challenge each other and don't take criticism personally.
November 1, 2010

Charles Lee: Firms in Corrupt Countries Pay a Price in Market Value

Research shows that firms in countries perceived as less corrupt trade at bigger market premiums than those in places deemed more corrupt.
July 1, 2010

How Big Banks Fail and What to Do about It

A finance professor says putting the financial system in order depends on understanding of how big banks can go from weakness to sudden failure.
June 1, 2010

Would Boycotting BP Do Any Good?

Research shows that company boycotts do indeed work.
May 20, 2010

Beyond Oil: Saudi Arabia as a Data Hub

Saudi governor Amr Al-Dabbagh explains the nation’s strategy to become one of the world’s top 10 investment destinations.
May 10, 2010

What Do Your Jeans and Your Car Have in Common?

Speakers at the Socially Responsible Supply Chains Conference highlight what supply chains in a variety of industries are doing to become more socially and environmentally responsible.
May 1, 2010

GE's Jeff Immelt: Driving Change Can Be Unpopular

The chairman and CEO of General Electric says that pushing for change is necessary, but rarely makes you popular with investors or employees.
April 12, 2010

Ted Turner: “Take Better Care of the World”

The bold entrepreneur who founded CNN now wants to stop global warming, encourage energy conservation, and stem population growth.
April 1, 2010

Michael Spence: Ongoing Growth Needs Global Financial Regulation

The economist says the resilience of developing nations during the world economic crisis is encouraging, but long-term growth needs a global strategy.
January 1, 2010

Carlos Ghosn: Electric Cars Are Alive and Well

The CEO of Nissan says the forthcoming Leaf will be key to his company's zero-emissions future.