Matt Palmquist is a freelance business journalist based in Oakland, Calif.

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Research Perspectives on the New CEO

May 28, 2013
Academic studies of the recruitment of chief executives suggest that those from outside the industry do relatively well, companies pay more for generalists than for specialists, and “shadow emperors” hamper performance.
by Matt Palmquist

When It Pays to Stay in School

August 24, 2010
Students who enter the job market while the economy is strong find success earlier and earn higher wages throughout their careers than those who join the workforce during a down economy.
by Matt Palmquist

Follow the Money

May 25, 2010
Understanding how money makes its way from institutional investors to venture capitalists to entrepreneurs.
by Matt Palmquist

Does Location Really Matter?

May 25, 2010
For innovation-based companies, being located in an industry cluster has long been thought to enhance long-term financial prospects. This research suggests otherwise.
by Matt Palmquist

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