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    1. December 19, 2014

      What does Elizabeth Warren want?

      More than five years after the financial crisis ended, a band of progressive activists gathered outside Citigroup’s New York...

    2. November 19, 2014

      Atul Gawande’s Reith lectures on the future of medicine

      The Reith Lectures 2014 on The Future of Medicine, Atul Gawande, BBC Radio 4, from November 25 We all know how personal...

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    1. November 14, 2014

      Renzo Piano’s revamp of the Harvard Art Museums

      The Harvard Art Museums used to house their stupendous collection in lumpy, mediocre buildings. Sited on the edge of Harvard...

    2. November 13, 2014

      Regenerative medicine offers life-changing diabetes treatment

      The discovery in 1998 of a way to extract and grow human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) was hailed as the dawn of an era of...

    3. November 12, 2014

      Tim Cook of Apple’s coming out is one step up a steep hill

      “Who cares?” and “This is not newsworthy” were common responses in comment sections after Tim Cook, Apple’s chief executive,...

    4. November 10, 2014

      Modi expands cabinet before India reform push

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his cabinet and council of ministers on Sunday as India’s government prepared to...

    5. November 2, 2014

      Women in Business – Miki Tsusaka, MBA

      Miki Tsusaka is a senior partner and managing director at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and an MBA graduate of Harvard...

    6. beyondbrics

      October 31, 2014

      Memo to the EU: stop gassing Ukraine

      By Samuel Greene of King’s College London Thursday’s EU-brokered Ukraine-Russia gas deal restores energy flows to Ukraine,...

    7. The A-List

      October 24, 2014

      Realising China’s sustainable growth rate

      Temple night market  © Ray Laskowitz / Getty Images The former US Treasury secretary Lawrence Summers and his Harvard...

    8. beyondbrics

      October 22, 2014

      Venezuela's latest surprise default...China!

      Last month Ricardo Hausmann, a normally mild Harvard academic, set off the equivalent of a financial bomb. The economist...

    9. October 15, 2014

      The ‘techno-hippies’ shunning Silicon Valley’s disruption mantra

      They have no name and no leader. But you could call them “techno-hippies”. Somewhere between the cheerful profiteering of...

    10. MBA blog

      October 14, 2014

      A friend to all of us is a friend to none

      If you were a Harvard outsider and asked me, “What are some of the best ways to learn about social life at HBS?” I would...

    11. beyondbrics

      October 10, 2014

      Guest post: don't let Argentina become another Venezuela

      By Marcos Buscaglia of BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research In a recent article in Project Syndicate titled Should Venezuela...

    12. FT Alphaville

      October 6, 2014

      Government debt and monetary policy

      A new paper by several Harvard economists, including former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, argues that a little more than...

    13. MBA blog

      September 29, 2014

      The importance of reflection

      It has been a month since our first Harvard class and it feels like I’m getting used to the HBS mode of learning. This...

    14. September 25, 2014

      Stephen Blyth to steer $36.4bn Harvard endowment

      Harvard University has selected Stephen Blyth, a statistics professor and former Wall Street trader, as chief executive of...

    15. Business Blog

      September 24, 2014

      Professional narcissists - four reasons why language trips them up

        © Bryce Vickmark “Professional narcissism” is to be avoided, warned Steven Pinker this week to an audience of business...

    16. September 21, 2014

      The Academic Week Ahead

      Monday – Sept 22 Discuss economics British economist Jim O’Neill will be in conversation with Andy Bounds, Financial Times...

    17. September 21, 2014

      Russia’s sovereign fund head struggles to stay above politics

      Kirill Dmitriev, the 39-year-old, boyish-looking head of Russia’s sovereign wealth fund, was supposed to change the face of...

    18. September 21, 2014

      Scotland’s No echoes Europe’s Yes to grand coalitions

      The union is saved. Alex Salmond, Scotland’s nationalist first minister, has resigned. All the ink spilled on the benefits...

    19. September 19, 2014

      Institutional naming rights gaining favour among wealthy donors

      For someone from a family called Falik, seeking naming rights in exchange for a philanthropic donation might seem an odd...

    20. September 16, 2014

      Hong Kong tycoons to donate to second US university

      One of Hong Kong’s richest families plans to give money to the University of Southern California on the heels of presenting...

    21. September 16, 2014

      Brace of British universities ranked in global top three

      Two of the world’s three top universities are British, according to an annual survey of the world’s leading higher education...

    22. September 15, 2014

      Venezuela: Whose default is it?

      Did you hear the one about the Harvard professor, the Bolivarian revolution and how to spot a looming sovereign default?...

    23. September 8, 2014

      Who are the Chan family?

      The Chan family controls Hang Lung, one of the biggest and oldest property developers in Hong Kong. It is run by Ronnie, the...

    24. September 8, 2014

      Record $350m donation for Harvard

      Harvard University has received the largest single donation in its 378-year history, with a $350m pledge to support the...

    25. MBA blog

      August 26, 2014

      Dr Shetty vs Lance Armstrong

      On our long-awaited first day of the MBA course at Harvard Business School sent us a strong message: think about the type of...

    26. August 11, 2014

      Bridges to span Amazon’s dominance

      What happens if your biggest customer is also your worst nightmare? That is the dilemma facing book publishers dealing with...

    27. August 7, 2014

      Origami self-assembling robot crawls off drawing board

      US researchers, inspired by the Japanese paper folding art of origami, have developed a “Transformer” robot that can...

    28. FT Alphaville

      July 28, 2014

      Further reading

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

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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,...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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