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  1. FT Alphaville

    July 28, 2014

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Monday, - Benchmark blues. - The bastard love-child of snooping and high-level mathematical theory. - Judge...

  2. MBA blog

    July 21, 2014

    Counting down to Wharton

    While going through the MBA admissions process, I was keen to find out about others’ perspectives on everyday life as an MBA...

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  1. 50 Top Business Ideas

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  1. July 15, 2014

    Saudi Arabia to use edX web courses to train unemployed

    Saudi Arabian officials are looking to a US online education company for help tackling the nation’s high rate of youth and...

  2. July 11, 2014

    Vasectomy study confirms prostate cancer link

    A long-term study of men who have had vasectomies provides the first clear evidence that the “snip” increases the risk of...

  3. June 25, 2014

    US colleges reap advantages of scale

    When it comes to UK university funding, small is not beautiful. That is the painful lesson from research carried out by the...

  4. June 25, 2014

    US academe gives Britain a lesson on bottom line

    UK universities have not weathered the recession nearly as well as their US peers, according to new data which show...

  5. June 25, 2014

    Career advice from Marina Keegan

    I am at a Harvard reunion and I have a Yale alumna on my mind. Marina Keegan died two years ago in a car accident at the age...

  6. Business Blog

    June 25, 2014

    Why most employees are nothing like Suárez

    Luis Suarez, right, and Giorgio Chiellini after clashing during their World Cup match. Photo: Reuters If you bit someone at...

  7. beyondbrics

    June 25, 2014

    Psychometrics help ease the huge EM funding gap

    How do you bank the “unbankable”? The question could hardly be of more importance to small businesses in emerging markets,...

  8. June 23, 2014

    Attack on Clayton Christensen’s theory falls wide of the mark

    T he Innovator’s Dilemma was published in 1997, so when The New Yorker last week printed a detailed dissection of disruptive...

  9. Business Blog

    June 20, 2014

    Debate over "disruptive innovation" goes well beyond Harvard

    Clayton Christensen (Peter Foley/Bloomberg) Clay Christensen is a gentle man, of devout Mormon faith, prone to...

  10. June 15, 2014

    Women in Business – Shira Kaplan, MBA student

    Shira Kaplan is an MBA student currently studying on the part-time programme at the University of St Gallen in Switzerland...

  11. FT Alphaville

    June 11, 2014

    The Harvard average

    Cheerio then, Jane Mendillo, who is to step down from overseeing the £33bn Harvard Endowment after six years in charge,...

  12. June 10, 2014

    Powerful Harvard endowment job thrown open

    Jane Mendillo is stepping down as head of the Harvard University endowment after six years during which the $32.7bn fund...

  13. June 10, 2014

    How the health and safety culture can curb moral hazard

    Steven Pinker has written of the victory of “the better angels of our nature”: we are, the Harvard psychology professor...

  14. June 6, 2014

    Pemex chief Lozoya shows appetite for reform fight

    Pemex leadership Brisk, decisive and unapologetic – that was Emilio Lozoya consigning a disappointing 35-year-old investment...

  15. FT Tech Hub

    June 4, 2014

    Online courses back up and running in Iran, but Cuba still waiting

    A win for online education and sensible sanctions regulation. Today, online course provider Coursera says it is able to...

  16. May 30, 2014

    Clippers / Ballmer: zero-sum game

    A net worth of $20bn expands the range of possible retirement hobbies. And so there will be no dilemma between gardening and...

  17. Money Supply

    May 29, 2014

    Piketty gives detailed response to FT criticism

    French academic Thomas Piketty has issued a detailed response to criticism by the Financial Times of his work on inequality,...

  18. beyondbrics

    May 21, 2014

    Colombia's election: the price of peace

    Colombians head to the polls on Sunday with the leading candidates for president separated by a shrinking margin that has...

  19. May 21, 2014

    Why topsy-turvy Asia is not the place it used to be

    The Philippines may have better medium-term growth prospects than China. From Beijing to Kuala Lumpur, cheese is in greater...

  20. May 20, 2014

    Angry economics students are naive – and mostly right

    Students of economics are in revolt – again. A few years ago, even before the crisis, they established an “autistic...

  21. May 16, 2014

    The eurozone won the war – now it must win the peace

    Martin Feldstein, the renowned Harvard economist, once predicted that the euro could lead to renewed conflict in Europe,...

  22. May 11, 2014

    Meet the dean: Ivey’s Robert Kennedy

    There have been a lot of changes recently at Ivey, the Canadian business school, not least of which is that for the first...

  23. May 6, 2014

    Stanford endowment votes to sell coal mining shares

    Stanford University is selling the shares in coal mining companies held by its $18.7bn endowment fund, becoming the largest...

  24. Nick Butler

    May 4, 2014

    A ray of sunshine - breakthroughs on storage can change the game for solar power

    Energy storage has long been regarded as something close to a holy grail. Of course, there are ways of storing some forms of...

  25. May 2, 2014

    In the lottery of life it’s best to start first

    ‘Firstborn children really do excel, reveals groundbreaking study’ TheGuardian.com, April 26 What’s ‘groundbreaking’?...

  26. May 2, 2014

    Ian Read: the pragmatist out to transform the drugs industry

    When Ian Read’s private jet landed in London on Tuesday after an overnight flight from New York he knew the next 48 hours...

  27. May 1, 2014

    Fossil fuel protesters blockade offices at Harvard University

    Students at Harvard University blockaded its administrative offices in support of their campaign to persuade the institution...

  28. April 28, 2014

    Mobile payments start-up Yoyo sees campus opportunities

    The London-based founders of a system for mobile payments are applying Facebook’s strategy on how to build critical mass for...

  29. Gavyn Davies

    April 27, 2014

    Why the Fed will miss Jeremy Stein

    The FOMC meeting this week is not likely to see any policy fireworks, but it will mark the departure of Governor Jeremy...

  30. April 17, 2014

    The Collison brothers and $1.75bn online payments start-up Stripe

    For two young founders of a billion-dollar start-up, the Collison brothers are remarkably self-effacing. Patrick and John...

  31. April 15, 2014

    Graduates hunt for ‘search fund’ success

    Over wine and canapés in the Meredith Room, a small banquet hall at Harvard Business School, more than 100 students gathered...

  32. April 14, 2014

    A map, a car, 8,000 miles and four MBAs

    Casey Gerald and Michael Baker have a great deal to do. The two Harvard Business School MBAs are talking to me from their...

  33. Nick Butler

    April 7, 2014

    The risks of a nuclear Saudi Arabia

    Life in the Middle East never stands still. The inexorable progress of Iran towards some form of nuclear capability has not...

  34. April 4, 2014

    Sir Alex Ferguson signs for Harvard Business School

    Sir Alex Ferguson has transferred from the English football Premier League to the American Ivy league with a job at Harvard...

  35. April 3, 2014

    Stein to step down as Fed governor

    Jeremy Stein is to step down as a governor of the US Federal Reserve in a move that strips the central bank of an...

  36. March 28, 2014

    Stanford edges out Harvard on admissions

    Stanford University edged out its rival Harvard University for the second year in a row to be the most selective academic...

  37. March 25, 2014

    Wharton and Harvard top latest UT Dallas research ranking

    US business schools continue to dominate business school research, with 25 of the top 30 schools based there, according to...

  38. March 17, 2014

    ‘Cosmic inflation’ data show Big Bang secrets

    Astronomers say they have found the first evidence of “gravitational waves”, ripples in the fabric of space-time, bolstering...

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