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Jim Farrin, credit: Sean Pressley
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How to Flunk Retirement and Thrive

A former marketing executive loves his unlikely third act as a prison-education reformer.

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June 1, 2018
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Should Bankers Be Forced to Put Some Skin in the Game?

A study of 19th-century marital laws shows banks are better off when managers are held liable for bad investments.

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 Ilya Strebulaev, credit: Mike McQuade
June 20, 2018
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Inside the Secret World of Venture Capital

The Stanford Venture Capital Initiative is quietly assembling a massive database from people who prefer to stay mum.

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