Finance

The former manager of the Fidelity Magellan Fund Peter Lynch
July 9, 2014
Research says top managers are good at what they do, yet most investors can't benefit from it.
Stacks of hundred dollar bills
June 6, 2014
Research finds there are differences in skill among fund managers, but identifying the top funds is no easy task for investors.
Buildings with Lehman Brothers written on their scrolling screens
May 22, 2014
A Stanford economist and his colleague at Oxford propose a new strategy to reduce the risk of taxpayer-funded bailouts.
Anat Admati
April 24, 2014
Recently named to Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people, the Stanford finance professor discusses her impact on the global financial system.
Fortune -
April 10, 2014
Writing in Fortune, a finance professor proposes a tax reform to reduce bank leverage and lower the risk of a financial crisis.
Art piece "The Answer" by Ludwig Deutsch (1883)
February 21, 2014
How three enthusiasts built their world-class collections.
Professor Joshua Rauh
February 3, 2014
Course led by Finance Professor Joshua Rauh extends reach of Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Stanford GSB MOOC Symposium Presentations
January 31, 2014
Event is culmination of massive open online course about retirement and pensions.
World Economic Forum -
January 29, 2014
At the 2014 World Economic Forum, a Stanford GSB finance professor discussed actions to improve the safety of the international financial system.
U.S. Social Security checks
January 28, 2014
Game theory shows why "discretionary" spending programs lead to more self-interested behavior by politicians than "mandatory" spending programs.
Anat Admati
April 24, 2014
Recently named to Time magazine's list of the 100 most influential people, the Stanford finance professor discusses her impact on the global financial system.
Art piece "The Answer" by Ludwig Deutsch (1883)
February 21, 2014
How three enthusiasts built their world-class collections.
Professor Joshua Rauh
February 3, 2014
Course led by Finance Professor Joshua Rauh extends reach of Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Stanford GSB MOOC Symposium Presentations
January 31, 2014
Event is culmination of massive open online course about retirement and pensions.
September 27, 2013
Eighth course makes possible completion of online Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Stanford GSB students at a silent auction
September 25, 2013
In his quarterly column, Francis J. Flynn looks at research that examines how to spend your way to a more satisfying life.
Flag illustration
September 24, 2013
A serial entrepreneur jolted the financial services industry twice. His third move may be his brashest yet.
Joshua Rauh
September 17, 2013
MOOC is designed for individuals who want to create a sound retirement plan, finance professionals, or citizens concerned about public pension policy.
June 25, 2013
A former venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and Stanford GSB lecturer explains how to build a great company.
Wall Street sign
May 13, 2013
A Stanford theoretician of financial risk looks at how to fix the "pipes and valves" of modern finance.
The former manager of the Fidelity Magellan Fund Peter Lynch
July 9, 2014
Research says top managers are good at what they do, yet most investors can't benefit from it.
Stacks of hundred dollar bills
June 6, 2014
Research finds there are differences in skill among fund managers, but identifying the top funds is no easy task for investors.
Buildings with Lehman Brothers written on their scrolling screens
May 22, 2014
A Stanford economist and his colleague at Oxford propose a new strategy to reduce the risk of taxpayer-funded bailouts.
U.S. Social Security checks
January 28, 2014
Game theory shows why "discretionary" spending programs lead to more self-interested behavior by politicians than "mandatory" spending programs.
Disaster relief efforts
January 14, 2014
A new study shows how corporations with tarnished reputations can regain their financial value by undertaking broad-based goodwill efforts.
Hands exchanging a dollar bill
January 6, 2014
New research by Stanford GSB Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer shows that the more money we earn, the more money we want.
U.S. Treasury Building
December 12, 2013
New research from Stanford suggests stricter capital regulation is needed to prevent another financial crisis.
Stanford Ignite Entrepreneurs
December 9, 2013
A finance professor gives seven basic insights to better understand angel investors.
U.S. Treasury Building
December 2, 2013
A lesson on post-crisis financial stress disorder from 18th century Amsterdam.
Chinese stock market
November 14, 2013
New research suggests American investors may have overreacted to this form of going public.