The School in the News Archive
January 06, 2014
Prof. Ernesto Reuben’s research shows that differences in expectations, competitiveness, and confidence between men and women are largely responsible for the gender wage gap.
January 04, 2014
Prof. Robert Willens says that recent tax court precedents could lead the IRS to “read more broadly” when determining whether the cost of an MBA is tax deductible and to challenge more deductions in the future.
Is Your MBA Tax Deductible?
January 03, 2014
Prof. Rita McGrath argues that the advent of the transient advantage economy means that both organizations and individuals must continuously search for new opportunities to maintain a competitive edge.
January 02, 2014
Prof. Ray Fisman argues that the expansion of Medicaid coverage is increasing ER visits, as many newly insured turn to emergency services rather than primary care.
January 02, 2014
Prof. Mark Cohen says that luxury brand IPOs are attractive to investors because high–end firms bring in customers who are willing to spend more for “exclusivity in fashion and quality.”
IPO Fever to Continue in 2014
January 01, 2014
New research by Prof. Geoffrey Heal shows that unusually warm years damage economic productivity in hotter–than–average countries but lead to higher output in colder–than–average countries.
December 30, 2013
Prof. Mayer says that while the government’s Home Affordable Refinance Program has finally hit its stride, the government did “too little too slowly” to prevent foreclosures.
Mortgage Program Pans Out
December 20, 2013
Prof. McGrath says that Blackberry, outcompeted by competitors Apple and Samsung in recent years, has an uphill battle reentering the smartphone industry it used to dominate.
BlackBerry Hits the Reset Button on Its Core Business
December 19, 2013
Research by Prof. Katherine Phillips shows that office holiday parties often alienate minority coworkers by highlighting racial dissimilarities.
Office Parties Are Bad for Business