Features: Economics & Policy

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The Workplace, Economics & Policy

Firms With Overseas Networks Had an Early Warning About COVID-19

Companies with networks in China and Italy responded to the pandemic and enacted work-from-home policies faster than local governments.

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Economics & Policy, Social Impact, Leadership

The Inside Game: Political Donations and Insider Trading

Groundbreaking research sheds light on the 2007 French presidential election and the relationship between campaign contributions and executives’ behavior.

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Data & Business Analytics, Economics & Policy, Social Impact

Privacy Protection and the Future of Digital Platforms

A panel of tech industry experts and academic researchers discussed the ongoing legal, ethical, and political debates over data privacy.

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Leadership, Economics & Policy, Healthcare

More Advice for the Next Administration

CBS faculty members weigh in on how the incoming president can address healthcare, climate change, protectionism, immigration, and partisanship

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Leadership, Social Impact, Economics & Policy

Five Pieces of Advice for the Next US President

CBS faculty members offer their ideas for how the president should address the pandemic and the economy, and how to lead the country for the next four years.

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Data & Business Analytics, Social Impact, Economics & Policy

What You Buy Could Reveal How You Vote

The social media we follow and what we consume says a lot about our political affiliations.

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Healthcare, Data & Business Analytics, Economics & Policy

Do Hospital Mergers Bring Down Costs?

New analysis shows that examining marginal costs provides a clearer picture of potential savings.

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Economics & Policy, Social Impact

Do Wealthy People Deserve to Be Rich? 

The public perception of wealth influences how policy makers address the problem of economic inequality.

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Economics & Policy, Healthcare, Entrepreneurship & Innovation

There Is a Better Way to Regulate Chinese Social Media Apps

Professor Shang-Jin Wei offers an alternative to President Trump’s executive orders on TikTok and WeChat.

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Economics & Policy, The Workplace

The Moral Cost of Unemployment Insurance

Generous unemployment benefits paradoxically make it easier for firms to lay off workers.

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