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Saving the Children, Not Just the Child

Charities can encourage gifts for multiple beneficiaries.

Aug 08, 2013

How to Reduce Wait Times Without Sacrificing Service

Professor Robert Shumsky's model calculates optimal caseloads.

Jun 28, 2013

For Fallen Brand Leaders, an Uphill Climb

Brand leadership has enormous benefits and is unlikely to be regained once lost.

May 28, 2013

A New Measure of Government Efficiency: The Post Office

Rafael La Porta measures government efficiency by sending letters to fake addresses.

May 10, 2013

Are Advances in Communication Driving Jobs Overseas?

Teresa Fort challenges assumptions on offshoring.

May 10, 2013

A Particle Theory of Social Media

Yaniv Dover uses mathematical models to understand the dynamics of social networks.

May 01, 2013

The Psychology of Strategy

Giovanni Gavetti applies cognitive science to strategy to shake up the status quo.

Apr 26, 2013

In Brief

Notes on Research at Tuck

Apr 26, 2013

Making New Products Feel Familiar

Ways to prepare consumers for innovative offerings.

Apr 26, 2013

Prices and Memory: Leave It to Intuition

Ellie Kyung says you may be better off not pondering what you used to pay.

Apr 23, 2013

The Dynamics of Change: A Conversation with Constance Helfat

Why do some firms thrive in an era of rapid technological change?

Mar 26, 2013

Using Neuroscience to Predict Consumer Preferences

Praveen Kopalle knows what you want to buy‚ even before you do.

Mar 26, 2013

For Digital Medical Records, A Second Opinion

Study shows encouraging results as hospitals implement electronic health records.

Mar 14, 2013

Fiscal Cliff Will Bring Taxing Situation

With the White House and Congress struggling to reach a deal to avoid the automatic tax hikes and spending cuts due to take effect in 2013, Tuck Professor of Accounting Richard Sansing looks at how going over the fiscal cliff would affect what you’ll pay the Internal Revenue Service next year.

Dec 21, 2012

Tax Policy and the “Fiscal Cliff”

Tuck faculty weigh-in on the fiscal cliff tax debate and the federal deficit.

Dec 20, 2012

Bringing Macs Back to the U.S.

Building Mac computers in the U.S. makes sense, says operations professor Brian Tomlin, but it’s not evidence of a larger shift to domestic manufacturing.

Dec 13, 2012

Fakery of the Crowds

Yaniv Dover shows which online hotel reviews are more likely to be fake, and why.

Dec 05, 2012

Nearly All Manufacturers Export Products They Don’t Make

Andrew Bernard’s discovery could change the way we think about global trade.

Dec 05, 2012

Give Me Your Skilled, Your Educated

Skilled immigrants have long supported U.S. jobs and living standards.

Nov 19, 2012

Implementing the Affordable Care Act

Health Care law addresses core issues in health care coverage and insurance.

Nov 16, 2012

Why Live-Streaming the Olympics is a Good Move for NBC

NBC should be able to entice viewers to stick around and watch other shows.

Jul 26, 2012

Truth in Advertising

How consumers win when companies exaggerate how good their products are.

Jul 23, 2012

Aiding Your Own

U.S. altruism may not be the only factor that shapes U.S. trade policy.

Jul 20, 2012

Healthcare in America: Where to Now?

Professor Hansen says the law brings fairness to the country's healthcare system.

Jul 17, 2012

The Company You Keep

Adam Kleinbaum's latest look at employee social networks suggests those who follow nontraditional career paths may be more in the know.

Jul 06, 2012

Handle With Care

Katharina Lewellen and colleagues look at the investment patterns of nonprofit hospitals and find them remarkably similar to those of shareholder-owned corporations.

Jun 19, 2012

The Global Business Laboratory

Q&A with marketing professor and Global Leadership 2030 instructor Peter Golder.

Jun 01, 2012

Lessons From Apple’s Fading Mystique

Corporate communications professor Paul Argenti says a company’s reputation is an asset that should be protected and actively cultivated.

May 30, 2012

Not So Fast

The "Buffett Rule" offers politicians a quick and easy way to frame the debate on tax rates for the wealthy. But it only tells part of the story, says professor Richard Sansing.

May 21, 2012

Brand Interrupted: Burger King’s Overhaul

Burger King’s new menu and marketing campaign missed a chance to cash in on some valuable brand equity, says marketing professor Peter Golder.

Apr 23, 2012

Reverse Innovation

Firms innovate for developing countries and then export to the West.

Apr 13, 2012

Dinosaurs of the Retail Ecosystem

Smartphones and e-commerce have changed the dynamics of bricks-and-mortar retailing. For professor Ron Adner, it’s an object lesson in reacting to innovation.

Apr 09, 2012

Pricing the News

Marketing professor Praveen Kopalle explains the challenging dynamics of newspaper pay walls.

Feb 06, 2012

From the Ground Up

For the first time in more than 40 years, says professor Vandewalle, Libya has a chance to build a functioning government and economy.

Jan 25, 2012

Enduring Innovation in an Ever-Changing World

Alva Taylor uncovers the skills firms need to innovate across technological divides.

Jan 06, 2012

A Case For Change

Constance Helfat examines the impact of dynamic capabilities on firm performance and finds there are advantages to forgoing business as usual.

Jan 06, 2012