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Archive for April 2014
May 07, 2009

Activating the Green Mind

If climate change is caused by human behavior, can decision science be used to stop it? Professor Elke Weber explains.

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May 05, 2009

Roger Goodell: Leading the Charge for the NFL

In an April 23 talk with students sponsored by the Sports Business Association and led by Matthew Hill '09, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell discussed many of the major issues currently facing the National Football League.

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April 27, 2009

David Stern: Changing the NBA's Game

NBA Commissioner David Stern recently spoke to students about how he has responded to change and crises during his tenure as head of one of the world's largest sports organizations. Read more.

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March 27, 2009

Too Many Products?

Multinational firms often create specialized products to better cater to local tastes. But how many varieties do they really need?

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March 23, 2009

Staying Happy During the Crisis

Despite being "pummeled by measures of our decline," our overall level of happiness has remained high, says Professor Paul Ingram. But what makes some more likely to be happy than others?

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March 20, 2009

Moving Forward from the Crisis

At Friday's community forum, Professors Paul Glasserman, Trevor Harris and Hitendra Wadhwa discussed how the crisis should shape future policy measures and how a positive outlook can allow us to make better decisions.

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March 16, 2009

Increasing Our Economic Bandwidth?

More than $7 billion of the stimulus package has been allocated to expanding the nation's broadband networks. But will the program create as many jobs as its proponents suggest?

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March 02, 2009

The Good, the Bad and the Consumer

When it comes to movies, can critics and the average moviegoer ever agree? Research by Professor Morris Holbrook suggests that in the absence of a major marketing blitz, they often do.

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February 17, 2009

Where Risk and Moral Hazard Collide

Are risk models to blame for the financial crisis? Professor Eric Schoenberg says they are and makes a case for what we need to do to fix the system.

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