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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
Written

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.

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February 10, 2017
Written

One Way to Boost the Gig Economy: Streamline Invoicing

Greg Waldorf: “The ability to control your own destiny is the biggest thing.”
February 9, 2017
Written

Stanford Expert Deconstructs Trump’s Immigration Policy

These rushed executive orders show a gap between the administration’s goals and reality.
February 6, 2017
Written

Bonny Simi: Navigating from Olympian to Pilot to Venture Capitalist

A Stanford GSB alum shares six ways you can create your own diverse career path.
February 2, 2017
Written

Robo-Journalism Is Good News for Stocks

Automation in the newsroom expands coverage of smaller firms and improves markets.
January 31, 2017
Video

Why Hollywood and Silicon Valley Need Each Other

Sophisticated audiences want good stories and new ways to watch.
January 30, 2017
Written

This Just In: Fake News Probably Has Less Impact Than You Think

By a large margin, more people saw actual election news, not the fabricated kind.
January 25, 2017
Written

Six Ways to Be a Better Manager

Kill consensus and beware the false negative, says one Stanford GSB professor.
January 23, 2017
Written

Is Tech Disruption Good for the Economy?

An analysis of 85 years’ worth of patents shows that technological innovation boosts total wealth.
January 20, 2017
Written

How Consultants Can Court Clients Without Giving Away Too Much

Gradual persuasion, through incremental sharing of information, benefits freelancers and companies alike.
January 18, 2017
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This Demographic is Creating Companies Faster Than Any Other

A new report surveys Latino entrepreneurs.