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When Women Rule, Nations Prosper

Feature | February 21, 2014

Women leaders boost the economies of fractious nations at much higher rates than their male counterparts.

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Lessons from Asia in Financial Development

Off The Shelf | January 24, 2014

Hugh Patrick discusses the liberalization of financial systems behind the remarkable economic development of China, Japan, and Korea.

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Reversing the Brain Drain

Feature | September 30, 2013

Skilled foreign workers who return home may find transferring knowledge to be surprisingly difficult — but there are remedies.

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Language Lessons

Feature | August 30, 2013

How cultural images from home can impair second-language skills.

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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.

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Will China Slow Down? Not So Fast.

Viewpoints | February 28, 2013

After three decades of barely-checked expansion, the world is waiting for China's economy to run out of steam. Shang-Jin Wei argues that China's unique features will likely help it offset some of the slowing forces and maintain speed for the next decade.

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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

Un-Follow the Leader

Feature | September 25, 2012

Cultural norms of deference to authority figures can inhibit Indian employees from challenging the status quo and sharing innovative ideas with managers.

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Jumpstarting Japan's Boards

Feature | June 26, 2012

Could speeding up the adoption of US-style governance practices boost the bottom lines of Japanese firms?

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Who Rules the World, and How?

Off The Shelf | May 31, 2012

In a new book, Bruce Kogut discusses how network science reveals the small worlds and clubs behind the exercise of corporate governance.

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