A leading figure in the evolution of development economics who authored books on the subject well into his eighties, Gerald M. Meier, the Konosuke Matsushita Professor of International Economics and Policy Analysis, Emeritus, at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, died from complications of a malignant brain tumor at his home on the Stanford campus.
"If you don't have a high school education in America, you are chained to limited options," Cory Booker, mayor of Newark, N.J., told the Goldman Sachs/Stanford University Global Education Conference.
Stanford Graduate School of Business Diploma Ceremony
Professor Margaret Neale, who showed that negotiation and teamwork are essential skills for managers, is the 13th recipient and first woman to receive the business school's Davis Award for lifetime achievement by a faculty member.
Boston Fed CEO Eric Rosengren says money market mutual funds are vulnerable to the European debt crisis.
In the United States today, two-thirds of African-American college undergrads are women, and they are going on to excel in business, particularly in entrepreneurship, says visiting scholar Katherine Phillips.
Corporate governance experts from Stanford Graduate School of Business say criticism of CEO pay might be off the mark.
Costa Rica now exports 4,000 products and is working to attract more technology companies President Laura Chinchilla told a Stanford Graduate School of Business audience as the nation broadens its economic base from the focus on eco-tourism.