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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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January 1, 2010

John Wolfensohn: "There Will Be a Monumental Shift of Economic Power"

The former World Bank president says that, in the next 40 years, today's leading countries will go from having 80% of the world's income to 35%.
October 1, 2009

Cost of Reducing CO2 Emissions Could Plunge

A study says the financial impact of regulating coal-fired power plants under a cap-and-trade system will be much less than previously projected.
May 1, 2009

Top Bottling Exec: "There's Still a Lot of Room for Local Breweries"

Jose Antonio Fernandez, head of the largest bottler in Latin America, explains the "Most Interesting Man" ads and other competitive strategies.
April 1, 2009

Credit Default Swap Clearing Plan Won't Work

A finance professor explores a regulation of credit default swaps.
March 1, 2009

Turning on The Light For Customers on Tiny Incomes

Two Stanford GSB alums explain their D.light Design venture, a company specializing in affordable off-grid lighting.
October 1, 2008

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.
February 1, 2008

2008 Principal Investment Conference

The Volatility Will Continue; Fasten Your Financial Seatbelts, Barrack Says
February 1, 2008

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.
November 14, 2007

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.
November 1, 2007

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.