Blog entries in the Economics category

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Slaughter & Rees Report: The Devil is in the Details
By: Slaughter & Rees Report; Tuck School of Business Posted: Jan 26th, 2015

During the 2015 State of the Union Address, President Obama referred to the need for tax reform.  The Slaughter & Rees Report takes a deeper dive into what needs to be considered.

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Slaughter & Rees Report: She Works Hard for the Money
By: Slaughter & Rees Report Posted: May 8th, 2014

A scan of recent magazine covers turned up a perennial challenge of leaders around the world: gender inequalities in the workplace.  So how are women today faring in the workplace?

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Lessons From The First Mentor
By: Marshall Goldsmith, Adjunct Professor of Business Administration Posted: Feb 26th, 2014

The word “mentor” comes from “The Odyssey,” written by the Greek poet Homer. The history of the word is instructive for several reasons. 

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Back to School Book Suggestions from the Tuck School of Business
By: Tuck School of Business Communications Posted: Aug 14th, 2013

To help you get a head start on the new school year, we asked some of Tuck’s top professors for books on their “must read” list.

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The Lack of Infrastructure in India May Lead to Innovation: Interview with Vijay Govindarajan
By: Sayantani Kar, Business Standard Posted: Mar 5th, 2013

In a recent interview with the Business Standard (India), Tuck Professor Vijay Govindarajan (VG) cites several examples of reverse innovation including telecommunications and health care in India.  He explains there is no existing infrastructure to think through in India, so we can think freely. 

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Telemedicine Can Cut Health Care Costs by 90%
By: Jennifer Johnson Posted: Apr 27th, 2012

If you've not yet heard of telemedicine or think that it's not a great way to deliver quality health care, you may want to read this.

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