Feb 28 2013
Professor David Moss is among the leaders of two Boston-area nonprofits that have received a combined $2.25 million in grants from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to support their work in affordable housing and public policy research.
Feb 25 2013
The Kumbh Mela — an instant megacity constructed every 12 years in Allahabad, India to accommodate 80 million Hindu pilgrims over six weeks — is perhaps an obvious draw for Harvard researchers in public health and urban planning. But HBS faculty and doctoral students also descended on the tent city in January. Led by Professor Tarun Khanna, a group of professors from Harvard, Stanford, and Columbia came to study the development of networks and supply and demand issues.
Nov 09 2012
Thomas K. McCraw, Sr., a renowned and much honored Harvard Business School historian, teacher, and author, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1985 for his book Prophets of Regulation and who played an important role in making business history more influential and accessible in the broader fields of history and management, died on Nov. 3.
Oct 15 2012
HBS Professor Alvin Roth and UCLA Professor Lloyd Shapley have won the Nobel Prize for Economics for their work on market design and matching theory, which relate to how people and companies find and select one another in everything from marriage to school choice to jobs to organ donations.
Aug 07 2012
Staging the Olympics is a Herculean task that requires years of preparation. With the Games of the XXX Olympiad off and running in London, three Harvard Business School professors offer their insights.
Jul 26 2012
After graduating in 1951, Arthur Rock went on to invest in Intel, Apple, and Teledyne. Later, those investments helped make possible a $25 million gift to HBS — the largest the School had ever seen. Today, the Rock Center for Entrepreneurship reflects Rock's belief that "the future...lies with new ventures."
Jul 18 2012
In the two years since he became dean, Nitin Nohria has overseen the completion of the innovation center, introduced international programs, and marshaled the HBS community — faculty, students, and alumni — into a comprehensive study of US competitiveness. He also launched a research program on cultural inclusion and expanded the school's collaboration with the rest of the university.
Jun 28 2012
"We need to move beyond politics and get on with trying to make the health care system work and make it cost-competitive," says Professor Bill George, addressing the US Supreme Court ruling and what companies must do to keep health care costs down.
Jun 06 2012
In a survey on competitiveness, alumni universally say they would trade a lower tax rate for eliminating the many loopholes in the US tax code. Professor Michael Porter explains why that might be good policy.
Mar 01 2012
Only 12% of applicants made it into Harvard Business School last year. Dee Leopold, the head of admissions, explains how HBS makes decisions and what really stands out in a B-school application.