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Ciudad de Mexico (CDMX) signage on the Plaza del Zocalo. Credit: iStock/Pe3check
April 21, 2020
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Mexico City — Latin America’s Future Tech Hub?

A new wave of entrepreneurs are launching in North America’s most populous city.

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Seattle City Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda reaches over to check in to a council meeting by phone during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. March 23, 2020. Credit: Reuters/Lindsey WassonSeattle City Councilmember teujkrtdtuktduktykstuyktukt
April 16, 2020
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The Productivity Pitfalls of Working from Home in the Age of COVID-19

Nicholas Bloom’s research has measured the benefits of working from home. But in the current coronavirus crisis, the economist fears productivity will plummet.

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Medical staff, wearing protective suits and face masks, prepare material for medical consultations at an emergency COVID-19 center inside a gymnasium. Credit: Reuters/Benoit Tessier
April 7, 2020
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What Makes Some Health Care Teams More Effective Than Others?

High-performing health care teams focus on functional and cultural change simultaneously, while low-performing teams focus on just one type of change.
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Latest Stories on Innovation

October 24, 2019
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Cryptocurrencies Could Eliminate Banking’s Easiest Moneymaker

Banks earn big profits by paying minuscule interest on deposits and charging large credit card fees. Digital currencies are about to disrupt that.
October 22, 2019
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How Stanford GSB Alums Created One of the Most Valuable Startups in Latin America

São Paulo-based Nubank, valued at $10 billion, is disrupting the region’s banking sector.
October 18, 2019
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With Grace

In his quest to cure his daughter’s ultra-rare disease, Matt Wilsey might also be changing the way drugs are made.
October 7, 2019
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The Five Best Policies to Promote Innovation — And One Policy to Avoid

A new toolkit aims to teach governments about which policies are supported by research.
September 24, 2019
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Dara Khosrowshahi: Driving Change at Uber

On this podcast episode, the CEO of Uber talks with students on how choosing a career path based on people, not job titles, makes a difference.
August 19, 2019
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How to Stay Ahead When the Rules Change

A Stanford business professor infiltrates the ever-shifting world of eSports to unearth new lessons in corporate adaptability.
August 16, 2019
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Diane Von Furstenberg: The Most Important Relationship You’ll Have Is the One With Yourself

On this podcast episode, Diane Von Furstenberg, founder of the DVF clothing line, discusses the importance of character in bouncing back from setbacks.
July 16, 2019
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Why Hydrogen Could Improve the Value of Renewable Energy

A new study finds that hydrogen could address a major drawback of solar and wind power.
June 24, 2019
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How Innovation Drives Economic Growth

Three Stanford scholars explore how we measure innovation, how innovation drives productivity, and how productivity affects inequality.
April 30, 2019
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Artificial Intelligence for the Perplexed Executive

AI can transform almost every industry. The biggest uncertainty may be the humans behind it.