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Stanford Ignite students collaborating on a project
The Stanford Graduate School of Business will offer its first Europe-based Stanford Ignite program in September in partnership with École polytechnique, one of Europe’s finest schools of engineering and science and one of the leading grandes écoles in France. The online application for the 9-week...
In your rush to understand today’s stock market numbers or tomorrow’s tax and debt debates, you might be blinding yourself to two important long-term economic trends: the tripling of income over three generations in the United States and the way poor countries are finally also raising their...
Mitchell Elegbe, CEO of Interswitch Ltd
Where are the builders of tomorrow’s Africa? That’s a crucial issue for anyone interested in global economic development. It was also the specific question up for discussion at the daylong Stanford Africa Forum held March 2 at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The answer, at least...
Fahd Al-Rasheed
On 65 square miles along the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia, a new city rises in the desert. King Abdullah Economic City, expected to have 2 million residents by 2030, was announced by the king in 2005. It is being developed by KAEC, a publicly listed Saudi company that since 2008 has been headed by CEO...
A trader reacts on the IG Group
"It sets a precedent that the EU authorities might, in the future, confiscate some of the deposits of eurozone banks." Darrell Duffie, professor of finance, Stanford Graduate School of Business On Monday, March 18, as policy makers grappled with Cyprus' precarious financial situation, we asked...
Creighton's Grant Gibbs, Doug McDermott and Avery Dingman
Nobody predicted just how much can be predicted now. In the coming days, President Obama will be reviewing intelligence, poring over data, soliciting expert opinions, examining history, mulling options, and fusing analysis with intuition and experience. No, not to order a drone strike,...
Mana RUTF package
The findings may not sit well with humanitarian groups, as relief workers could be forced to make wrenching distinctions among children who are all undernourished. Northern Mali, wracked by drought and by the occupation of Islamic jihadists, now faces mass starvation. The United Nations...
grapes on the vine
As any teenager knows, the key to achieving higher social status is wearing the right labels. Now, a team of researchers has determined that the same principle holds true for wine. In a study of 3,545 wines from 96 wineries in the Alsace region of France, Michael Hannan, the Stratacom Professor of...
"Allowing firms to focus on the risks they are in business to take, while hedging against risks that they are not in business to take, can add value." Francisco Pérez-GonzálezAssistant Professor of finance, Stanford GSB Financial derivatives have been in the doghouse of public opinion ever...

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