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Restaurant staff clean the floor after closing early afternoon following the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New York City, U.S., March 16, 2020. Credit: Reuters/Jeenah Moon
March 26, 2020
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Economists to Congress: Don’t Bail out Big Business

An open letter drafted by Stanford professors says the coronavirus stimulus package should benefit workers — not corporations and their wealthy shareholders.

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Volunteer Lena Haug, a native of Santa Cruz, CA, waters plants at an urban gardening project. Credit: Reuters/Thomas Peter
January 9, 2020
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When Private-Sector Firms Create a Culture of Health

Investments in employees, consumers, communities, and the environment vary widely. A new study reveals this range and the hurdles to measuring success.

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A photo illustration kittens being poked by pixelated hand icons. Credit: Alvaro Dominguez
December 6, 2019
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8 Most-Read Stories of 2019

Communication mistakes, job-stealing robots, and career-gap explanations captured reader attention this year.

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Rashaad Gomez practices parkour in a park in New York. Credit: Reuters/Carlo Allegri
March 10, 2020
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How Exercise Recommendations Might Work against Us

When it comes to physical activity, how well we think we’re doing can influence how much we move and how we feel.
Insights and faculty research on government: The influence of government on economics, creating and enforcing public policy, regulations, laws.

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Alt: Stanford GSB Professor Sara Singer speaking to camera with Stanford Hoover Tower in the background. Credit: Video by Mike Elwell
February 21, 2020
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The Quickest Way to Improve Health Care

Research shows prioritizing information-sharing between providers would save lives.

Latest Stories in Health Care

March 26, 2020
Written

Economists to Congress: Don’t Bail out Big Business

An open letter drafted by Stanford professors says the coronavirus stimulus package should benefit workers — not corporations and their wealthy shareholders.
March 10, 2020
Written

How Exercise Recommendations Might Work against Us

When it comes to physical activity, how well we think we’re doing can influence how much we move and how we feel.
February 21, 2020
Video

The Quickest Way to Improve Health Care

Research shows prioritizing information-sharing between providers would save lives.
January 9, 2020
Written

When Private-Sector Firms Create a Culture of Health

Investments in employees, consumers, communities, and the environment vary widely. A new study reveals this range and the hurdles to measuring success.
December 6, 2019
Written

8 Most-Read Stories of 2019

Communication mistakes, job-stealing robots, and career-gap explanations captured reader attention this year.
December 6, 2019
Written

Gift List: 10 Books to Share for the Holidays

Stanford GSB professors recommend the books they’re most likely to give as presents over this year’s holiday season.
November 27, 2019
Video

Water Instead of Soda: Marketing Good Nutrition to Kids

How marketers are using the power of persuasion to combat childhood obesity.
November 22, 2019
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Stanford Researchers Find No ‘Magnet Effect’ When States Extend Public Health Insurance to Immigrants

When states expand public health insurance to include low-income, legal immigrants, it does not lead to out-of-state immigrants moving in search of benefits.
October 18, 2019
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Turning the Pharmaceutical Model Upside-Down

How a nonprofit gave birth to a company that aims to disrupt Big Pharma.
October 18, 2019
Written

With Grace

In his quest to cure his daughter’s ultra-rare disease, Matt Wilsey might also be changing the way drugs are made.