A Gender Gap: The Bottom Line at the Harvard Business School

For me, there was only one basic issue in yesterday’s lengthy NY Times article on the Harvard Business School (H.B.S.) gender gap. First some background: The equally smart and talented men and women who entered Harvard Business School fared very differently…

The Cash We Love to Stash

Although going cashless seems to be a trend, we are printing more $100 bills for people in the U.S.and elsewhere in the world.

The Impact of the Starbucks Effect

Called the Starbucks effect, current and future housing prices tend to rise when a Starbucks moves into the neighborhood.

The Impact of the Starbucks Effect

Called the Starbucks effect, current and future housing prices tend to rise when a Starbucks moves into the neighborhood.

The Unexpected Impact of Reusable Grocery Bags

Knowing that reusable grocery bags shifts consumer spending to more indulgent purchases, supermarkets can respond with new prices and product placement.

Choosing Between Male and Female Bosses

Resulting in gender job discrimination and talent underutilization, past practice shapes future preference when choosing men as bosses and athletic coaches.

What You Might Not Know About Alibaba's Jack Ma

Seeing the Alibaba IPO in the headlines, I wanted to share these excerpts from a 2006 CNN interview of Jack Ma: About his firm’s name: “One day I was in San Francisco in a coffee shop, and I was thinking…

What is the Real Gender Wage Gap?

It is tough to identify the gender wage gap and why we have it but I think a group of people who live in Northeast India provide some pretty good answers. But first… The U.S. Gender Pay Gap If we…

Human Capital: Women in Math and Science

Reading that only 14% of all physics professors in the US are women and that US women have to demonstrate unusual grit in the classroom to succeed in math and science and pursue STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering, Math) careers, I…

A Simple Look at the World’s Most Complex Economies

To its detriment, the U.S. might have insufficiently recognized the impact of China’s economic complexity in the U.S. China trade deal.