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An illuminated sign appears in a Lyft ride-hailing car. Credit: Reuters/Chris Helgren
November 2, 2018
Written

Risks and Rewards of the Mysterious Private Stock World

Private marketplaces are thriving as companies leverage a valuable recruitment tool.

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A vacant, boarded up house is seen in a once thriving neighborhood of Detroit, Michigan | Reuters/Rebecca Cook
June 1, 2018
Written

Will “Opportunity Zones” Lift Neighborhoods Out of Poverty?

Stanford’s Rebecca Lester teams up with two graduate students to find out.

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Reed Hastings, co-founder and CEO of Netflix. | Reuters/Mike Blake
May 2, 2018
Written

Another Netflix Disruption: A Transparent Board

How the company that overhauled the entertainment industry created a new model of corporate governance.

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People walk at a Bank of America's Tower in New York | ReutersS/Eduardo Munoz
April 6, 2018
Written

Are Shareholder Lawsuits Good for Business?

Why the threat of litigation actually benefits firms.
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