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March 30, 2017
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Ginny Lee: Align Your Values to Your Career

Khan Academy’s new president focuses on expanding the online learning site.
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August 20, 2015
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Dennis Yang: “Learn to Manage Your Own Psychology”

The founder of educational technology firm Udemy discusses the importance of focus, support networks, and a strong company culture.
March 30, 2015
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Paul Oyer: Just How Important Is Previous Experience in the Job Hunt?

Larger, more prestigious firms are more likely to take a chance on you.
January 16, 2015
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Everything That Can Go Wrong in a Field Experiment (and What to Do About It)

Four Stanford scholars share the most important lessons they’ve learned in the field.
November 10, 2014
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Coursera CEO Richard Levin: Democratizing Learning Takes Time

Head of online education company discusses the future of higher education.
October 23, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
How to handle the early challenges of starting a social enterprise.
September 23, 2014
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Rebecca Diamond: What Is the Relationship Between Economics and Geography?

Research explores the interplay between wages, taxes, housing costs, the movement of workers, and education.
August 28, 2014
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Susanna Loeb: Don’t Let Data Get in the Driver’s Seat

Stanford GSB professor Susanna Loeb warns against an over-reliance on research in education decision-making and argues for a more nuanced approach that blends data and key practitioner insights.
July 7, 2014
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Rebecca Diamond: What is Happening to America’s Cities?

New research shows they are increasingly segregated by education.
June 10, 2014
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Lessons From the Roadside

In an excerpt from their new book, three economists share what they learned about small businesses in America.
February 11, 2014
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Sharique Hasan: A Smart Roommate May Be the Key to College Success

A study in Southern India shows that high-performing roommates may have greater influence than friends or study partners.