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A researcher standing in a field
January 16, 2015
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Everything That Can Go Wrong in a Field Experiment (and What to Do About It)

Four Stanford scholars share the most important lessons they’ve learned in the field.

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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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Harsh Chamria
January 7, 2015
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Harsh Chamria: “No Dream Should Go Unfulfilled for Lack of Funds”

A businessman in India discusses entrepreneurship, irrigation, and the idea of “investing in the smallest dreams.”

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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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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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January 1, 2004
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Economics Research: What Would Happen if We Removed Borders?

When two countries join, both almost always benefit economically from greater access to ideas, capital, and customers.
March 15, 2003
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Economic Analysis: Debt Relief Doesn't Help Small Countries

Highly indebted poor countries should be targeted not for debt relief but for direct aid that would assist in building social infrastructure.
May 1, 2002
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Don't Blame Trade Liberalization for Labor Market Chaos

Research finds little or no evidence of shuffling of workers in the five years after trade liberalization.
May 1, 2002
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Ignoring Global Labor Standards Isn't Good for Business

A new study dispels the idea that having the lowest labor standards provides competitive advantages in the global economy.
June 1, 2001
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Cultural Lenses Change Business Focus

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