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Risk Management

Eyeballing the Experts

Feature | March 21, 2014

What can umpires’ mistakes tell us about how status and reputation influence decision making?

Topics: Decision Science, Management, Organizations, Risk Management, Strategy | Read Article

Why Did the Home Affordable Modification Program Underperform?

Feature | July 29, 2013

New research suggests that the effectiveness of the Home Affordable Mortgage Program was severely limited by loan servicers’ low capacity to negotiate modifications.

Topics: Business Economics and Public Policy, Real Estate, Risk Management | Read Article

Uncertainty, Risk, and Climate Change

Feature | July 29, 2013

In this podcast, Geoffrey Heal discusses one of the biggest questions businesses and society face today — and tomorrow: how to make decisions about a future that's certain to be shaped by climate change.

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

A Better Standard for Credit Risk

Feature | April 29, 2013

A new metric uses publicly disclosed bank information to better predict credit losses from loans.

Topics: Accounting, Capital Markets and Investments, Risk Management | Read Article

Climate Change and Productivity

Feature | April 29, 2013

New research reveals severe weather's toll on manufacturing

Topics: Risk Management, Strategy | Read Article

Could Uncertainty Cause a Recession?

Feature | April 29, 2013

New research explores whether asymmetric information about corporate assets could have been the sole cause of the recent crisis.

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

Nobody Likes a Rat

Feature | February 28, 2013

When are colleagues likely to report each other for lying, and what happens when they do?

Topics: Leadership, Organizations, Risk Management | Read Article

Risk, Innovation, and Social Value

Off The Shelf | January 30, 2013

Bruce Kogut, the director of the School's Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics, discusses the center's latest perspective about making the financial sector work for Wall Street and Main Street after the financial crisis.

Topics: Social Enterprise, Business Economics and Public Policy, Capital Markets and Investments, Leadership, Organizations, Risk Management, Strategy, World Business | Read Article

A Smarter, Smaller Grid

Viewpoints | November 30, 2012

Can the principles of small modular infrastructure free us from the electrical grid — and make large-scale power failures in the aftermath of weather catastrophes like Sandy a thing of the past?

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

First In Trouble — and Last Out

Feature | September 25, 2012

Why are the homeowners who can most benefit from strategic default on underwater mortgages the least likely to choose it?

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

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