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    1. March 22, 2015

      Apple and Google stake a claim on big pharma’s turf

      Within 24 hours of Apple launching its platform for health research this month, tens of thousands of iPhone users had signed...

    2. March 8, 2015

      Are online courses a threat to lucrative executive education?

      There was a time when Heraldo Sales-Cavalcante, the director of strategic analysis and head of learning at Ericsson, was...

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    1. March 8, 2015

      Business schools embrace blended online and campus MBA teaching

      The internet has had a radical effect on the way business schools are able to disseminate learning. It allows them to...

    2. March 2, 2015

      Pack power beats lone wolf lawyers, accountants and consultants

      A colleague who headed an overseas editorial bureau of the Financial Times once called me to ask my advice: did I think he...

    3. February 22, 2015

      Harvard scoops the trophies in the business school ‘Oscars’

      Harvard Business School was the runaway winner in the 2015 Case Centre awards, the “Oscars” of the business school...

    4. February 15, 2015

      Professors stake out territory for bitcoin

      The last thing Campbell Harvey wants is to find himself playing the role of Lawrence Summers in The Social Network, who had...

    5. February 8, 2015

      Beware the navel-gazing leader

      Many top business schools — Harvard, Stanford, Yale, Columbia, Berkeley, Kellogg to cite a few — have overhauled their MBA...

    6. February 6, 2015

      Robert Pirie, lawyer, banker and bibliophile, 1934-2015

      No one liked to tangle with Robert S Pirie. Part of a celebrated generation of dealmakers — at Skadden Arps, the New York...

    7. February 1, 2015

      Psychometric testing on the rise in emerging markets

      A mini-boom in psychometric testing is improving financial inclusion in emerging markets, providing an alternative for loan...

    8. January 25, 2015

      What the FT Global MBA rankings tell us

      Top spot in the 2015 Financial Times Global MBA ranking of the 100 best full-time MBA programmes goes to Harvard Business...

    9. January 25, 2015

      Is management headed for boom or doom?

      Is the management glass half full or half empty? Both views were on offer at the stimulating and star-studded Global Peter...

    10. The World

      January 22, 2015

      Harvard vs Cameron: Professors defend encryption

      The proposals by David Cameron, the UK prime minister, to criminalise forms of encryption that would block intelligence...

    11. January 21, 2015

      How social networking pioneers discovered the benefits of MBAs

      Just over a decade ago Divya Narendra was an undergraduate at Harvard University, studying for an applied mathematics...

    12. January 20, 2015

      World economy poised for oil price upswing, say Davos economists

      The world economy will receive a significant boost from lower oil prices this year despite fears of deflation and...

    13. January 16, 2015

      Can investors judge chief executives’ performance?

      When Serco announced the appointment of Rupert Soames as chief executive last February, shares in the outsourcer rose by...

    14. January 16, 2015

      Meet the dean: Ashish Nanda, IIMA

      Ask anyone in India to name the world’s top business school and they are just as likely to say the Indian Institute of...

    15. January 11, 2015

      SRI: Ethics beyond the Wall Street walk

      Since the economic crisis, the financial services industry has been under pressure to prove it is a good global citizen....

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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,...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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,...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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