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Archive for April 2014
February 11, 2010

What Corruption Fighters Can Learn from Figure Skating

Does anonymity create a more honest selection process or increase the chances that corrupt elements can hide?

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March 05, 2009

When Corruption Is the Norm

Morgan Stanley's bribery scandal in China is by no means an isolated event.

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February 04, 2009

Have Economists Failed Us?

Why does the world out there have such a dismal view of the so-called dismal science? We, as economists, have been terrible ambassadors of the profession in two critical ways.

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January 09, 2009

Stick to the Mission in Tough Times

We need to apply sensible economics in informing giving decisions, especially in tough financial times.

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October 09, 2008

Philanthropist's Guide for Rainy Days

Think hard about what the biggest problems out there are to be solved, and survey the charity landscape for organizations that most effectively address your chosen set of needs.

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September 19, 2008

Lucking Out or Level Playing Field?

Active discrimination against women in the workplace accounts for only half of a vicious cycle. The other half is women simply choosing not to compete for leadership positions in order to avoid facing it.

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June 26, 2008

Can Zimbabwe Be Saved?

What (if any) is business’s responsibility in humanitarian disasters such as the one we’re witnessing in Zimbabwe?

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June 05, 2008

In Bridging the Digital Divide, Watch Out for Pitfalls

The gap between rich and poor has widened in America over the past few decades. And we’re getting increasingly better evidence that technology is one of the main culprits.

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May 22, 2008

Questioning Business Education

The move of business schools to America’s elite universities reflected the assumption that business and management should be based on a common body of knowledge and a sense of higher social purpose.

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