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Hundred dollar bills | iStock/Savushkin
April 13, 2017
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Shadow Banking: The Big Winner from the Financial Crisis

Nearly a decade after the junk-mortgage crash, tech-savvy and lightly regulated lenders are thriving.

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Students team up to work together | iStock/Rawpixel
April 10, 2017
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Moral Judging Helps People Cooperate

We are as motivated by others’ approval as we are by material profit, new research shows.

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A man wearing a Guy Fawkes mask surfs the web | Reuters/Nacho Doce
April 7, 2017
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The Financial Industry Needs to Team Up Against Hackers

System-wide collaboration is key to blocking cyber thieves, says former U.S. Treasury deputy secretary.

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Jostein Solheim at Stanford GSB Global Speaker Series | Liz Walker
April 4, 2017
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Jostein Solheim: Do Things You Passionately Believe In

The Ben & Jerry’s CEO discusses how he re-radicalized a left-leaning ice cream company.

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Marissa Mayer speaking at View from the Top | Kiefer Hickman
April 12, 2017
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Marissa Mayer: Do Something You Feel Unprepared To Do

The Silicon Valley executive on the right way to approach career decisions, how to ask for a promotion, and why criticism is important.

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An applicant reviews a driving handbook | Reuters/Gus Ruelas
April 3, 2017
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Should States Give Driver’s Licenses to Unauthorized Residents?

New research shows a positive safety impact of a California law that gave 800,000 people a license to drive.

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A group of men in pinstripe suits | Reuters/Larry Downing
March 30, 2017
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When Harry Fired Sally: Punishment in the Financial Adviser Industry Has a Gender Bias

Male investment advisers commit misconduct at a much higher rate than women do, but women are more likely to get fired.

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Tricia Seibold with pictures by Reuters/Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports, Reuters/Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports, and Courtesy of the San Diego Gulls
November 14, 2016
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Inside Sports Management

How executives make the tough calls in a demanding industry.

Latest Stories

January 11, 2016
Written

How the World Bank President Plans to Eradicate Poverty by 2030

Jim Yong Kim talks about how audacious goals bring real change.
January 7, 2016
Written

Jessica Jackley: Tapping Into the Inner Entrepreneur

A new book offers a candid look at the startup life.
January 6, 2016
Video

Jennifer Aaker: Why It Matters to Have Purpose in Your Life

People work harder if they feel that what they are doing has meaning.
January 5, 2016
Written

Facing Acquisition? Your Good Accounting May Be a Liability

Research shows that financial disclosures benefit buyers at the target’s shareholders' expense.
January 4, 2016
Written

How to Make Your Company a Community

A CEO explains how his dialysis company rebounded.
December 19, 2015
Written

A Look Back at 2015

Explore Stanford Business stories from 2015, including pieces on technology, finance, and work-life balance.
December 17, 2015
Written

Can Companies Make Public Services More Efficient?

How a coin exchange company helped the federal government, and charities too.
December 16, 2015
Video

Jennifer Aaker: How to Use Humor to Improve Creativity

Humor can get you through long lines at Disneyland and a bad day at work.
December 15, 2015
Written

Nine Business Books to Read in 2016

Reading recommendations from alumni entrepreneurs.
December 15, 2015
Video

What's the Next Big Thing?

Which new tech opportunities have Silicon Valley buzzing? Six insiders tell the rest of us what they think the future holds.