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Kostas Bimpikis (Photo by Matthew Hintz)
May 2, 2014

Kostas Bimpikis: Are Global Supply Networks Too Interconnected?

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


Eric Schmidt, left, Condoleezza Rice, and Jared Cohen Braulio Amado
March 26, 2014

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

$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.


Shipping Morris Minors and Oxfords overseas from English wharf, 1949
May 28, 2014

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.


Anat Admati (Photo by Jake Stangel)
April 24, 2014

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

June 1, 2001

Cultural Lenses Change Business Focus

How can firms understand and appreciate the cultural background of employees, partners, and customers without overemphasizing or stereotyping it?