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A neon "Pizza" sign
August 3, 2017
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Pizza Over Privacy? A Paradox of the Digital Age

Consumers choose convenience over protection.

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Alan DeClerck | Drew Kelly
August 3, 2017
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Guardians of Low Earth Orbit

A Stanford entrepreneur is helping the fast-growing commercial space industry navigate a zero-gravity obstacle course.

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A hospital waiting room
August 7, 2017
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Why Hospital ER Wait Times Are Often Wrong

Research shows how to improve a system that doesn’t work.

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October 20, 2014
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Eric Bettinger: Why Stay-at-Home Parents are Good for Older Children

Parental presence isn’t just for infants and toddlers.
October 19, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Robert Swan on what drove him to some of the most dangerous places in the world, and why you shouldn't listen to naysayers.
October 19, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Benjamin Cohen describes nonprofit venture TOHL’s rise to be a global industry leader in water logistics and infrastructure.
October 19, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Carl Bass, president and CEO of Autodesk says design thinking could help us solve chronic social problems.
October 19, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Chris Librie describes Hewlett-Packard’s impact on the global social sector and the corporation’s commitment to social responsibility.
October 17, 2014
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What Would it Really Cost to Reduce Carbon Emissions?

Not as much as you might think, according to two scholars.
October 16, 2014
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Lawrence Wein: Five Disaster Scenarios — and What We Learn From Them

A professor tackles the most effective responses to some of the world’s most dangerous risks.
October 15, 2014
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Roadside MBA: Big Lessons From America’s Small Businesses

Three economists hit the road to learn about America’s small businesses. Here’s what they discovered.
October 14, 2014
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Szu-chi Huang: Pursuit of a Mutual Goal Can Turn Friends into Foes

Marketing research finds that peer support in programs such as Weight Watchers fades as members near the target.
October 10, 2014
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Nicholas Bloom: What Leads to Economic Uncertainty?

An economist explains how political polarization and government growth have increased uncertainty.