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Telephone receiver hanging by its cord in front of the NYSE logo | Reuters/Lucas Jackson
September 29, 2015

How to Stay Rational When the Markets Go Crazy

Four guidelines for surviving and thriving in the current volatility.


Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg being escorted by security guards | Reuters/Eduardo Munoz
July 21, 2015

Elizabeth Blankespoor: In IPO Road Shows, the Messenger Is the Message

New research shows that snap judgments of a CEO’s presentation style affect stock price.


Man walking past a wall painting labeled “Map of Start-up” at the Google Campus start-up space in the Gangnam district of Seoul. | Reuters/Thomas Peter
June 9, 2015

George Foster: Are Startups Really Job Engines?

Entrepreneurship can be personally rewarding and good for the economy, if we wipe the stardust from our eyes.


Health care worker reviewing a file in a massive archive | Reuters/Phil McCarten
June 29, 2015

Daniel P. Kessler: The Hidden Cost in Changing Doctors

High fees for your own medical records can be a barrier to switching.


A woman walking out of Google
February 26, 2015

Lisa De Simone: How U.S. Companies Export Profits to Save on Taxes

A Stanford scholar examines three methods of income shifting, and why some firms benefit more than others.
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March 21, 2013

Elizabeth Blankespoor: How Twitter Can Improve Your Market Liquidity

Elizabeth Blankespoor explains how smaller firms can use Twitter to deliver company news directly to investors, improve market liquidity and compete with bigger companies.
March 15, 2013

Beware: Corporate Financial Statements Decline in Predictive Value

New research explores the value of financial and market data to ascertaining the likelihood of bankruptcy.
February 20, 2013

A New Look at Truth in Numbers

New research finds support for valuing bank securities at current market value.
October 25, 2012

The Executive Social Media Gap

A new study reveals a disconnect between companies' understanding of social media and the actions they are taking to apply it to their business.
June 6, 2012

Solar Power's Bright Future

A conversation with Stefan Reichelstein on the economics of solar power.
May 14, 2012

Defusing a Ticking Time Bomb of Debt

Why bankers like leverage — and what that could mean for the global financial system.
March 8, 2012

The Role of "Repo" in the Financial Crisis

Researchers look at the effect of banks' off-balance-sheet collateralization of commercial paper in the recent financial crisis.
February 16, 2012

Neil Malhotra: What Does a Hollywood Blockbuster Look Like?

A study of the film industry examines discrepancies between estimated and actual box office performance.
September 15, 2011

When They Are Wrong, Analysts May Dig in Their Heels

Analysts sometimes stick to their erroneous views, a tendency that might contribute to market bubbles and busts.
June 1, 2011

7 Myths of Executive Compensation

Corporate governance experts from Stanford GSB say criticism of CEO pay might be off the mark.