August 19, 2014
A new book argues that the dangers of risk aversion often outweigh the risk of making mistakes.
July 30, 2014
If you want to become a better deal-maker, start by examining who you are at the table.
July 24, 2014
Soccer, says Ignacio Palacios-Huerta, is a perfect laboratory for testing economic theory.
July 10, 2014
Innovation expert Scott D. Anthony has a toolkit for surviving the wreck-strewn entrepreneurial journey, from initial concept to reality.
July 1, 2014
Economist Don Thompson says a product’s value can rise if it’s accompanied by a compelling backstory, reputation, or buying experience.
June 18, 2014
Elizabeth Economy and Michael Levi argue that China’s demand for natural resources is unlikely to result in further price shocks.
May 28, 2014
Two decades after Jeremy Rifkin predicted that private sector jobs would disappear, his controversial view sounds far more likely, and far less ominous.
May 21, 2014
In The Son Also Rises, UC Davis economic historian Gregory Clark tracks surnames over hundreds of years to better understand social mobility.
May 14, 2014
Two new books suggest that how salespeople respond to “no” is a primary determinant in their success.
May 7, 2014
In The Craft Beer Revolution, Steve Hindy traces an industry disruption that gives beer drinkers reason to cheer.