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May 14, 2015
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Pedro Gardete: Should Competitors Share Information?

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

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February 26, 2015
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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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 child sitting in a wheelchair at the Center for the Rehabilitation of the Handicapped in Yaounde, Cameroon
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.

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Aurora Co-founder Samuel Adeyemo works on a rooftop installation. | Courtesy of Samuel Adeyemo
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.

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July 23, 2015
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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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Why Developing Countries Should Open Their Markets to Foreign Capital

A new study of 18 nations shows manufacturing wages and productivity skyrocket after an infusion of foreign capital.
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Pondering the Ethics of Global Business

The Stanford GSB Alumni Association's Lifelong Learning program and Stanford Law School sponsored the discussion led by Professor David Brady.
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Paulo Diniz: We Will be the First Global Player in Renewable Energy

The CFO of Cosan, Brazil's top sugarcane and ethanol grower and producer, sees a bright future despite current low prices.
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Carlos Ghosn: Global Alliances Critical for Any Company's Survival

The Nissan-Renault CEO says the more car manufacturers join forces, the more they can afford the technology expenses required for innovation.
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Carter Roberts: Environmental Challenges are Profit Opportunities

The World Wildlife Fund CEO says he's focused on corporate sustainability and conservation politics around the world, not just on saving animals.
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