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July 28, 2015
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Are Big Drug Companies Too Slow to Report Patient Deaths to the FDA?

A new analysis shows that some pharmaceutical companies may be dragging their feet on disclosing critical data.

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March 18, 2015
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Renee Bowen: How a Twist to Mandatory Spending Could Reduce Gridlock

A Stanford economist shows how warring political parties could get better results by building some flexibility into mandatory spending programs.

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February 5, 2015
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Hiroshima Governor’s Goal: End the Nuclear Threat

How Hidehiko Yuzaki plans to convince the world to abolish nuclear weapons.

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January 5, 2015
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Jens Hainmueller: What Drives Anti-Immigration Attitudes?

A scholar says natives are worried more about their cultural identity than their jobs.

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June 16, 2015
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Alain Enthoven: How to Fix the Affordable Care Act

A Stanford scholar explains why we must break away from employer-sponsored insurance.

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October 16, 2014
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Lawrence Wein: Five Disaster Scenarios — and What We Learn From Them

A professor tackles the most effective responses to some of the world’s most dangerous risks.

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Are Big Drug Companies Too Slow to Report Patient Deaths to the FDA?

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The former presidential candidate discussed his leadership style with the Stanford GSB community.
March 31, 2015
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Neil Malhotra: How Politicians Change Their Message to Appeal to Constituents

A Stanford professor of political economy dissects an elemental political instinct.
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Renee Bowen: How a Twist to Mandatory Spending Could Reduce Gridlock

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Neil Malhotra: Debunking the Myth of the Liberal Supreme Court

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Renee Bowen: How Voters Can Beat Special Interest Groups

More protests and political competition help, but surprisingly, so does elected officials' salaries.
February 26, 2015
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Lisa De Simone: How U.S. Companies Export Profits to Save on Taxes

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