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    1. February 7, 2016

      Scholarships up the ante in fight for top MBA students

      Matida Ndlovu has been lucky twice over in her education. First, as a teenager, she emigrated from Zimbabwe, which at...

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      Marvin Minsky, artificial intelligence pioneer, 1927-2016

      Had he lived for a few more days, Marvin Minsky would have learnt this week of the latest triumph in the field he...

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    1. December 6, 2015

      Excitement rises over gene editing tool, but ethical doubts remain

      The era of genetic engineering began in 1973 when scientists in California developed “recombinant DNA” techniques that...

    2. November 30, 2015

      Law students think twice as competition rises

      Law has always been regarded as an attractive and lucrative career, but competition for jobs has intensified in recent...

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      November 19, 2015

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Thursday, - A conversation with Cliff Asness. - The popular “swap spread” is not a spread between apples...

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      November 18, 2015

      Our chat with Esther Duflo -- now with transcript

      The podcast crew recently traveled to Cambridge to speak with Esther Duflo, development economist and a co-founder and...

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      November 13, 2015

      Alphachat: The power of talk and mythical startup valuations

      Alphachat is available on Acast, iTunes, and Stitcher. An episode guide and some relevant links for this week’s show:...

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      November 13, 2015

      Our chat with Esther Duflo

      The podcast crew recently traveled to Cambridge to speak with Esther Duflo, development economist and a co-founder and...

    7. October 29, 2015

      Elite universities hold the key to top corporate jobs

      Getting to the top of a blue-chip company is still the prerogative of those who study at the world’s most elite...

    8. September 30, 2015

      UK universities face more competition from European rivals

      UK universities face increased competition from European rivals, which are investing in higher education and offering...

    9. MBA blog

      September 30, 2015

      From Imperial to MIT Sloan

      Wow, the last six weeks have been busy! The second half of August was largely spent writing up my perspectives on a...

    10. August 17, 2015

      Free Lunch: Economists are only human

      Mapping how we got here The economics profession is frequently berated for populating its models with the heartless...

    11. MBA blog

      August 14, 2015

      Nearly finished

      My last MBA lecture course has finished and to be honest I feel a bit sad. Suddenly, I’m nostalgic for three-hour...

    12. MBA blog

      August 5, 2015

      Choosing second-year courses

      During the first year of Harvard Business School, the vast majority of things are set for you. To start off with, you...

    13. July 15, 2015

      The riff: robot skills honed on Minecraft

      In his introduction to Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar: Stories of Work , the novelist Richard Ford describes the...

    14. July 3, 2015

      Neuroscience: Of mice and memories

      A remarkable experiment with mice at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has provided new evidence to support the...

    15. June 19, 2015

      Google and the tech industry search for ‘smart city’

      There is nothing new about trying to use internet-era technologies to make the world’s cities function better. But...

    16. May 11, 2015

      Bachelet moves to the centre with big cabinet changes in Chile

      President Michelle Bachelet has announced Chile’s most profound cabinet reshuffle since the return of democracy 25...

    17. MBA blog

      April 23, 2015

      Advice from all corners

      As an MBA, you are given advice on a daily basis. Whether it’s through cases, professors or speakers, everyone has a...

    18. April 19, 2015

      Business school to open in Kuala Lumpur

      MIT Sloan School of Management knows a thing or two about start-ups. The US school’s entrepreneurship faculty is among...

    19. April 15, 2015

      Review: Strategy Rules, by David Yoffie and Michael Cusumano

      Steve Jobs, Andy Grove and Bill Gates were not cast from the mould of the model business leader. According to Strategy...

    20. March 22, 2015

      Stop waiting for the muse to arrive and make something new

      Creativity is popularly associated with the tortured genius in thrall to a muse who strikes with dramatic moments of...

    21. March 18, 2015

      The US energy ideas too crazy for private sector money

      “We’re trying to create a market that has never existed before, because the technology has never existed before.” Phil...

    22. March 1, 2015

      Female students challenge myths

      Many women continue to struggle with the decision to attend business school, fearing the cost, the commitment and the...

    23. February 3, 2015

      Biomedical pioneer wins top engineering prize

      Robert Langer, a pioneering biomedical engineer and entrepreneur whose inventions have transformed drug delivery and...

    24. MBA blog

      January 30, 2015

      A busy start to the new year

      I hope everyone had a good start to the year. Mine has certainly been busy. Here are the highlights: Applying to MIT:...

    25. January 11, 2015

      The future of online learning

      In the first of an occasional series featuring two experts debating a hot topic for students, Anant Agarwal and Chip...

    26. January 9, 2015

      Darden appoints McKinsey director as next dean

      The Darden school at the University of Virginia has appointed McKinsey director Scott Beardsley as its next dean. Mr...

    27. January 5, 2015

      Executive pay: hand over the cash

      Dieting. Running in the cold. Booking summer holidays even though your bank account has not recovered from Christmas....

    28. January 4, 2015

      The class project that hit the marketing spot

      If there were a handbook for MBA students on how to find your future co-founder at business school, Brian Halligan and...

    29. beyondbrics

      December 23, 2014

      A new economic crystal ball for EM gazers

      How to predict future growth in emerging markets (EM)? This is a million dollar question for investors and...

    30. November 23, 2014

      The Academic Week Ahead

      Monday – Nov 24 Consider an MBA The admissions team at MIT Sloan School of Management in the US is running an MBA...

    31. November 2, 2014

      A measure of safety on the mountainside

      A friend of Brint Markle had a lucky escape when the pair were skiing in 2010, when he narrowly avoided being dragged...

    32. November 2, 2014

      New battery aims to transform electric cars

      A new battery that promises to solve two of the biggest grumbles about electric cars – high prices and low driving...

    33. October 26, 2014

      Sloan translates the language of learning

      At first glance it looks like any other executive education class: middle-aged students bend over laptops and iPads and...

    34. beyondbrics

      October 21, 2014

      Mexico bourse chief announces resignation

      A broker works at the Mexican Market Exchange The veteran head of Mexico’s stock exchange, Luis Téllez, has announced...

    35. October 20, 2014

      Q&A: Executive MBA 2014

      Could an executive MBA help you in your career? If so, how do you choose the right programme? The Financial Times’...

    36. FT Alphaville

      October 14, 2014

      Vol and the perma-damned market-makers

      From the Reserve Bank of Australia’s assistant governor, and eminent CampAV robot attendee, Guy Debelle in a speech on...

    37. October 7, 2014

      The benefits of digital technology

      The modern research university came to life as a deliberate act of disruption. In Massachusetts Institute of...

    38. October 7, 2014

      How universities are using bold campus architecture to market themselves

      Universities have always used architecture as marketing. From the massive brick towers and shady arcades of Bologna to...

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