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Business Economics and Public Policy

Private Equity: In the Midst of Change, Reflections on Private Equity’s Past

Feature | February 01, 2008

In a revealing conversation with Dean Glenn Hubbard, Russell Carson ’67 and Henry Kravis ’69 look back at their roles in establishing the private equity industry.

Topics: Corporate Finance, Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments | Read Article

Making Nutritious Food Affordable

Q&A | March 06, 2007

Ben Thomases ’03, New York City’s first food policy coordinator, talks about fighting poverty, the versatility of the MBA and savoring dark chocolate.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Peter G. Gosselin ’85

Spotlight | February 28, 2007

As a journalist, Peter G. Gosselin ’85 bridges the gap between quantitative information and storytelling.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Media and Technology, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Earth, Wind and Sun

Feature | February 01, 2007

As the global demand for sustainable energy grows more urgent, alumni around the world find ways to translate their environmental goals into business ventures.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership, Social Enterprise | Read Article

Leslie Breland ’77

Spotlight | June 28, 2006

Leslie Breland ’77 is an advocate for tourism in Georgia — the second-largest economic generator in the state

Topics: Marketing, Business Economics and Public Policy, Leadership | Read Article

The Best-Laid Plans: Safeguarding Supplies in the Face of Disaster

Feature | October 15, 2005

Hurricane Katrina’s impact on Gulf Coast oil refineries highlighted the risk of relying on a concentrated supply source. What can governments and private-sector companies to manage supply chain risk?

Topics: Operations, Risk Management, Strategy, Business Economics and Public Policy | Read Article

Are Physicians Easy Marks?

Feature | July 01, 2005

The marketing of drugs directly to physicians has become routine, if controversial. Professor Natalie Mizik assesses the impact.

Topics: Healthcare, Marketing, Business Economics and Public Policy | Read Article

A Better Pill to Swallow

Feature | July 01, 2005

Why public policy should protect drug launches.

Topics: Healthcare, Business Economics and Public Policy | Read Article

The Health Care Advantage?

Feature | July 01, 2005

The former chairman and CEO of Quest Diagnostics and executive in residence calls for an information highway for health care, among other reforms.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy | Read Article

Wait Control

Feature | July 01, 2005

A queuing theorist calls for a 21st-century approach to hospital management.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Healthcare, Operations | Read Article

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