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Granderson: More Americans hustlingupdated: Tue Mar 13 2012 12:32:00

LZ Granderson says more people are forced to juggle multiple gigs to pay the bills since the recession started in 2007.

Obama's top economist returning to classroomupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 05:38:00

President Obama's top economic adviser, Austan Goolsbee, is leaving the administration to return to the University of Chicago, the White House announced Monday night.

Goolsbee on jobs: 1 month is not a trendupdated: Tue Jun 07 2011 05:38:00

Austan Goolsbee, Chief Economist, President's Econ Adv Board on recent jobs report and President's handling of economy.

Money Magazine: How to get the most happiness for your buckupdated: Fri Oct 15 2010 10:44:00

Researchers have long known that money can make you happier -- though the effect wears off after you earn $75,000 a year, says Princeton University's Angus Deaton and Daniel Kahneman.

Does your name shape your destiny?updated: Thu Jun 10 2010 11:28:00

Wes Moore appeared in his hometown newspaper, The Baltimore Sun, 10 years ago because of his impressive academic achievements. Around the same time, he noticed a story in the paper about a jewelry store robbery in which a police officer and a father of five was killed.

Fixing America's schoolsupdated: Thu May 27 2010 08:36:00

CNN's Soledad O'Brien reports on the often controversial decisions made to improve failing schools.

Can Chicago student beat the educational odds?updated: Thu May 27 2010 08:36:00

Jordan Norwood dreams of becoming a neurosurgeon. The 14-year-old Chicago boy is smart and hard working but because of the school he attends, he would have to defy nearly insurmountable odds to get into college, let alone make it through medical school.

Chicago judge's record rates highly among progressives, colleaguesupdated: Tue May 04 2010 14:22:00

As a young working mother in the the early 1980s, Diane Wood, like many of her generation, struggled to balance work and family.

Fortune: The man who walked away from Goldman Sachsupdated: Tue Jan 26 2010 09:08:00

When Jon Winkelried first ventured inside Goldman Sachs it was early spring of 1981, and the future co-president of the 141-year-old firm was just finishing up the fourth year of his five-year undergraduate/MBA program at the University of Chicago. He had come to New York City in the hopes of securing a summer internship, but the firm's hallways felt alien to him. While only 20 miles due west of Wall Street, the town of Millburn, N.J., where Winkelried grew up, was a world away. His mother was a schoolteacher, his dad the product of a Jewish, working-class neighborhood in Newark who managed local parking garages.

Study: Cost of treating diabetes to triple by 2034updated: Fri Nov 27 2009 13:56:00

The number of Americans with diabetes will nearly double in the next 25 years, and the costs of treating them will triple, according to a new report.

Diabetes cases, costs to riseupdated: Fri Nov 27 2009 13:56:00

A new study predicts American type 2 diabetes cases will jump from nearly 24 million to more than 44 million by 2034.

Money Magazine: Be a smarter charitable giverupdated: Thu Nov 05 2009 04:46:00

When it comes to charitable giving, some well-intentioned moves can backfire.

Worst interview faux pasupdated: Wed Oct 28 2009 09:47:00

Most job seekers have a case of the jitters before going on a job interview. Anxiety's normal, but almost always those butterflies were in your tummy for nothing. The interview goes well, you don't make any serious mistakes and you exhale the moment you walk out of the room.

'My Girl' star Anna Chlumsky all grown up in acting comebackupdated: Tue Jul 28 2009 11:24:00

She broke your heart and won rave reviews as the earnest kid in the coming-of-age drama "My Girl." And then, a few years later, Anna Chlumsky had her own heart broken -- by Hollywood.

Feeling lonely? Genes might be at faultupdated: Thu Apr 02 2009 15:05:00

For one person, the idea of spending a cold winter's night alone seems great -- a perfect time to catch up on novels, watch cheesy movies, and drink hot chocolate with marshmallows. For another, the prospect is less comforting -- feelings of depression, anger, isolation set in as the hours go by.

Slain reporter's father fearful of anti-Semitism on campusupdated: Mon Mar 02 2009 15:39:00

Jewish students and faculty at California universities fear for their safety on campus because of threats aimed at them over the Middle East conflict, the father of a slain Wall Street Journal reporter said Friday.

Older Americans take risky combo of medicationsupdated: Tue Dec 23 2008 16:16:00

Many older adults in the United States are taking a confusing combination of medications, some prescribed by doctors and others picked up over-the-counter or in health food stores.

Money Magazine: Bank bailout: Everything you need to knowupdated: Mon Nov 24 2008 11:58:00

On Oct. 14, the U.S. Treasury announced it would spend $250 billion of taxpayer money to buy shares in U.S. banks. The feds hope that the infusion will resolve the financial crisis paralyzing the economy. Here, in 300 words or less, is everything you need to know about it.

Beware catching this from your spouseupdated: Mon Nov 03 2008 09:52:00

For better or for worse, when you get married, you sign on for a life of sharing --bedsheets, bathroom space, cold germs. Moods, too, as it turns out. And it's becoming increasingly clear that "emotional contagion," the unconscious tendency to mimic the emotions of others, affects spousal health.

Three physicists share Nobel prizeupdated: Tue Oct 07 2008 09:20:00

An American physicist and two physicists from Japan will share this year's Nobel Prize in Physics, the Nobel Foundation announced Tuesday.

Time.com: 5,000 Year-old Sahara Graves Foundupdated: Fri Aug 15 2008 11:00:00

A tiny woman and two children were laid to rest on a bed of flowers 5,000 years ago in what is now the barren Sahara Desert

Time.com: Study: Old Age Is the Happiest Timeupdated: Fri Apr 18 2008 12:00:00

Newsflash for rock stars and teenagers: It turns out everything doesn't go downhill as we age -- the golden years really are golden

Researching the bestupdated: Wed Mar 26 2008 07:42:00

Why is a university good? Because it is good at teaching? Well, there is a lot more to it than that, particularly one aspect sometimes neglected when students assess potential institutions -- research.

Money Magazine: Keep your cool in a dangerous marketupdated: Wed Mar 12 2008 18:27:00

Don't give in. Pros have all sorts of clever computer models for assessing risk. But even those brilliant machines misjudge risk from time to time (like in the subprime meltdown).

Time.com: Is Your Doctor Prescribing Placebos?updated: Thu Jan 03 2008 18:00:00

A new survey in Chicago finds that about half of doctors occasionally prescribe their patients sham treatments

FSB: Deciding how to grow through acquisitionupdated: Fri Dec 21 2007 10:27:00

Dear FSB: I own a small real estate company and now I want to expand aggressively into other sectors through acquisitions. How do I get the right expert advice to help my company select "winner" acquisitions?

Insider's guide: Freezing eggsupdated: Fri Oct 19 2007 06:05:00

Some IVF clinics came under fire this week for marketing egg-freezing services to young women who may want to postpone motherhood until they are ready.

Careers services bring a top MBAupdated: Mon Oct 08 2007 13:02:00

What makes a good business school the best? According to a new survey, the extra quality which distinguishes the top MBA programs is quite simple - ensuring its graduates get the jobs they want.

Study: Seniors having more sex than you think updated: Wed Aug 22 2007 07:47:00

Many older Americans routinely engage in vaginal intercourse, oral sex and masturbation, a landmark study into a long-taboo subject reported Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Private equity still drawing big investorsupdated: Tue Aug 14 2007 22:59:00

Amid the freeze on private equity deals, big investors like pension funds and college endowments are still plowing money into buyout funds, suggesting they still see opportunities for outsized returns.

FSB: 5 steps to hiring rightupdated: Thu May 31 2007 16:54:00

Hiring productive people is crucial for businesses of any size, but in the case of startups it's especially vital - and tricky. With limited resources, small businesses can't afford to have employees who don't perform. What's more, they need to find individuals who are not only talented, but also willing to wear a lot of hats and work in an atmosphere of risk.

Giant exploding star outshines previous supernovasupdated: Mon May 07 2007 15:19:00

Scientists have just released images of the brightest stellar explosion recorded.

CNNMoney: Private equity and the job cut mythupdated: Wed May 02 2007 08:20:00

Amid all the criticism of private equity, none perhaps has been as scathing as this: Buyout firms above all want to enrich themselves and their investors - and often cut thousands of jobs in the process.

The science of business dominanceupdated: Mon Apr 23 2007 11:05:00

As well as turning out ever-more qualified graduates with a burning desire to ascend the rungs of leadership, and researching specific issues related to commerce and economics, business schools have another key role.

CNNMoney: Who gets hurt after the buyout boomupdated: Mon Feb 26 2007 08:59:00

Private equity buyouts keep breaking records, raising concerns that the buyout boom may be near a peak - and that investors will get hurt when the party comes to an end.

Big hitters dominate MBA rankingsupdated: Wed Jan 31 2007 16:04:00

There are a number of rankings produced each year for business schools and MBAs, but the one seen as perhaps the most authoritative in global terms is that produced each year by the Financial Times.

Fortune: Universities don't ace the green testupdated: Wed Jan 24 2007 12:40:00

Pick up a newspaper or turn on the TV, and you can probably find a college professor opining on something - global warming, food security, poverty, you name it. But it isn't so easy to find anyone willing to opine on a college or university's practices in those same areas.

Poll: Most Americans see lingering racism -- in othersupdated: Tue Dec 12 2006 10:59:00

Most Americans, white and black, see racism as a lingering problem in the United States, and many say they know people who are racist, according to a new poll.

FSB: Where are they now?updated: Tue Nov 28 2006 10:04:00

All five of last year's winners are growing rapidly. Here's an update.

Accidental delivery and other e-mail trapsupdated: Sun Nov 26 2006 01:46:00

"Whoops..."

Money Magazine: The retirement plan Uncle Sam has rightupdated: Thu Nov 23 2006 07:56:00

Considering the mess that Social Security and Medicare are in, the federal government is probably the last place you'd look for insights about retirement planning.

Business skills through competitionupdated: Mon Nov 20 2006 07:09:00

As well as learning skills through lectures and seminars, an increasingly important part of modern MBA life comes when students pit their wits and skills against peers from other business schools in competitions.

Meet the manager-as-performerupdated: Mon Nov 13 2006 09:34:00

The most inspirational business leaders can sometimes seem to be inhabiting their role much like an actor, using their rhetorical and persuasive powers to motivate a crowd of peers and subordinates.

FSB: Where are they nowupdated: Fri Oct 27 2006 10:02:00

The winners of last year's FSB business-plan competition are growing rapidly. Here's an update.

Sleepless nights can cause worse problems than grumpinessupdated: Fri Sep 29 2006 17:25:00

Confession time: My husband has actually uttered the words "I'd rather take a nap than have sex." Is our marriage on the rocks? No, like 75 percent of adults, our problem is sleep -- he has insomnia; I snore.

Scientists: Dark matter existsupdated: Mon Aug 21 2006 13:48:00

New observations of a great big cosmic collision provide the best evidence yet that invisible and mysterious dark matter really does exist.

Money Magazine: Can Money Buy Happiness?updated: Tue Aug 01 2006 00:01:00

"Whoever said money can't buy happiness isn't spending it right." You may remember those Lexus ads from a few years ago, which hijacked this bumper-sticker-ready twist on the conventional wisdom to...

Real-age guru makes case for healthy livingupdated: Tue Mar 07 2006 15:53:00

Ask Dr. Michael F. Roizen how old he is and you will get two answers: 60 and 42.

Fortune: Energy independence is a disaster in the makingupdated: Wed Mar 01 2006 11:17:00

It may be one of the most dangerous phrases in the English language. It certainly is one of the most expensive.

This week in the medical journalsupdated: Thu Feb 23 2006 21:33:00

Another one bites the dust

CNNMoney: 3 startups to watchupdated: Wed Nov 02 2005 11:20:00

Google, Yahoo! and Dell were all famously founded on college campuses. So it's a good bet that the next generation of paradigm-shifting entrepreneurs is lurking in dormitories as well. That's why luminaries such as legendary venture capitalist Ann Winblad, co-founding partner of Hummer Winblad, and Koplovitz & Co. principal Kay Koplovitz agreed to judge the FORTUNE Small Business student startup competition.

Business 2.0: What the Economists Aren't Telling Youupdated: Sun May 01 2005 00:01:00

Economics 101 was definitely boring. But in the hands of Steven D. Levitt (right), the subject is deliciously sordid. In Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Will...

FSB: Cum Laudeupdated: Mon Nov 01 2004 00:01:00

The seven semifinalists that vied with our winners should make a mark. Besides the four profiled here, they include Carnegie Mellon's ClearCount, which has found a way to keep surgical sponges from...

Money Magazine: How To Buy Happiness. Cheap.updated: Fri Oct 01 2004 00:01:00

Make love, not money. That was the most unusual message of a research note this summer from stock strategist James Montier at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, urging his well-heeled clients to set a...

Business 2.0: An Insider's Guide to America's Top Business Schools The truth about student life in the nation's premier MBA programs.updated: Wed Sep 01 2004 00:01:00

Quit worrying. If you're choosing among the 25 schools in this guide, you're going to get a great education. These schools attract the best of the best: The professors are top-notch, and the studen...

CNNMoney: Study: No link between sex, wealthupdated: Wed Jun 09 2004 06:34:00

If you think rich guys are luckier in love, think again. A new study shows there is no correlation between household income and how frequently someone has sex.

Business 2.0: Sins of Commission Performance-based pay isn't just for CEOs and salespeople anymore. But short-term rewards updated: Sat May 01 2004 00:01:00

One recent Sunday afternoon, my wife and I arrived at Putnam Toyota in Burlingame, Calif., to test-drive a Camry. When we told the salesperson we were deciding between that and a few other cars, he...

Money Magazine: Tie Me Down and Make Me Rich Investing on autopilot is an awesomely powerful way to build wealth. So why is it so hard to persuaupdated: Sat May 01 2004 00:01:00

One of the hottest self-help bestsellers right now is David Bach's The Automatic Millionaire. While it pushes some pretty daffy notions, the book also advocates a sensible idea: Every month, have a...

Money Magazine: 15-Minute Retirement Plan Whether you're starting out or well on your way, these six simple rules are all you need updated: Thu Apr 01 2004 00:01:00

It's easy to feel anxious about your retirement. Even if you've been saving for years, it's natural to wonder if you've made the right decisions. And if you haven't begun saving yet, well, the fear...

CNNMoney: The 15-minute retirement planupdated: Wed Mar 10 2004 13:06:00

It's easy to feel anxious about your retirement. Even if you've been saving for years, it's natural to wonder if you've made the right decisions.

Business 2.0: Why Greed Is Still Goodupdated: Thu Jan 01 2004 00:01:00

Scandal. Malfeasance. Disgrace. Does American capitalism rest on shaky foundations? Not at all, argues University of Chicago B-school professor Steven Kaplan. In a provocative paper, "The State of ...

Fortune: Or Not to B You thought you'd sit out the recession by going to business school? Oops. With applications way up, top candidates updated: Mon Mar 04 2002 00:01:00

Contrary to what most B-school applicants think, being wait-listed--or denied--doesn't mean you don't have options.

Fortune: Holey Gene Map, Celera!updated: Mon Apr 30 2001 00:01:00

You can't blame John Todd for seeming a little cranky these days. The University of Cambridge geneticist has spent years searching for the 20 or so genes thought to play a role in type 1 diabetes. ...

Money Magazine: Who Really Benefits From The Net? You Do. In any market, buyers always want the lowest price and sellers want to maximize profitupdated: Thu Mar 01 2001 00:01:00

A win-win situation: That's what consumers and vendors were promised in the early days of the Web. Consumers, it was widely declared, would get better prices and a new way to comparison shop. Produ...

FSB: An Education Revolution? Investors like Michael Milken and Larry Ellison are betting that Chicago's UNext updated: Fri Dec 01 2000 00:01:00

Most people watched the Chicago Bulls during the 1996-97 season and dissected the team's offensive plays, took bets on its championship potential, or struggled for adjectives to describe Michael Jo...

Fortune: 'I Have At Least Nine Jobs' What's it like to be president of the university at the heart of Silicon Valley? updated: Mon Oct 16 2000 00:01:00

College presidents seem increasingly beleaguered by their jobs these days, and no wonder. Unlike a corporate CEO, a university president has little formal power. He can't fire faculty, boss around ...

Money Magazine: In Search Of A New Benchmarkupdated: Fri Oct 01 1999 00:01:00

The Treasury Department's recent announcement that it wants to buy back bonds as part of an effort to eliminate the federal debt may have some unforeseen implications. Sure, the move toward debt-fr...

Fortune: What In The World Happened To Economics? Economists are all finally speaking the same language, but they still can't answer the updated: Mon Mar 15 1999 00:01:00

Economists rule the world. This is not a new phenomenon. "The ideas of economists and political philosophers, both when they are right and when they are wrong, are more powerful than is commonly un...

Money Magazine: What's Really Behind Executives' Urge To Mergeupdated: Mon Mar 01 1999 00:01:00

With its headline-making pairings like Daimler/Chrysler and Exxon/Mobil, 1998 was the most active merger-and-acquisition year ever. But history shows that two out of three mergers fail to create la...

Fortune: TOP NERD DOWNLOADSupdated: Mon Dec 08 1997 00:01:00

Academic journals don't spend much on market research. So it can take years to figure out which articles people actually read (the ones that end up cited elsewhere). The magic of the Internet is ch...

Money Magazine: HOW THE TAX CODE HURTS WOMEN--AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT ITupdated: Sun Jun 01 1997 00:01:00

Here's one more reason to dislike the federal income tax code: It discriminates against women. Ed McCaffrey, author of the new book Taxing Women (University of Chicago, $29.95) and a University of ...

Fortune: ARE THERE TOO MANY BREAKFAST CEREALS? PEOPLE WHO DISLIKE FREE MARKETS THINK SO, AND BLAME WICKED ADVERTISING. updated: Mon Mar 03 1997 00:01:00

Who do you trust: markets or governments? Regular readers will know that this columnist believes markets tend to produce the best results for the world's economic well-being. And in fact, recent ev...

Money Magazine: WHEN THE STOCK MARKET PLUNGES... ...WILL YOU BE BRAVE OR WILL YOU CAVE? MOST INVESTORS WON'T KNOW UNTIL IT'S TOO LATE. BUT IF YOupdated: Wed Jan 01 1997 00:01:00

If ever there was a likely candidate to load up on aggressive growth funds, it's Bobbi Bensman. This 33-year-old resident of Rifle, Colo. is one of America's premier female rock climbers. Bensman g...

Fortune: MUTUAL FUNDS: WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW THE NEW GAME: MICRO CAPSupdated: Mon Apr 15 1996 00:01:00

IBM, Microsoft, Oracle: They were all micro-cap companies once--and have richly rewarded those visionaries who bought in early on. So goes the reasoning behind a new breed of mutual fund that focus...

Fortune: FREE MARKETS OUT AT U. OF CHICAGO?updated: Mon Dec 11 1995 00:01:00

Would the deans and professors at that epicenter of free market thought, the University of Chicago's graduate school of business, ever support interventionism and subsidies? Yes, and you need look ...

Fortune: WHY AIR TRAVEL DOESN'T WORK PASSENGERS ARE FRAZZLED, INVESTORS FRIGHTENED, EMPLOYEES FIRED. AIRLINES SHAKEN BY updated: Mon Apr 03 1995 00:01:00

Next time an invisible hand yanks you off an overbooked flight and shreds your travel schedule, and you find yourself wondering whether the airline industry will ever grow up and behave like an adu...

Fortune: REENGINEERING THE MBA In search of the ideal MBA, business schools are changing their courses -- and the kinds of students they updated: Mon Jan 24 1994 00:01:00

IT'S A BIT like watching a scientist develop a drug to cure a serious illness. But the patient is American business, the hoped-for cure is a new, improved MBA, and the scientist at the moment is Jo...

Fortune: ECONOMIC INTELLIGENCE WHO REALLY CREATES JOBS?updated: Mon Dec 27 1993 00:01:00

Across the nation, scrappy small businesses heroically create jobs while FORTUNE 500 dinosaurs pare payrolls. Or so any pep-talking pol pushing a tax or health care break for ''the little guy'' wil...

Fortune: FOR ECONOMISTS, LIFE IS GETTING TOUGHER updated: Mon Mar 08 1993 00:01:00

Encouraged by a recent string of stronger economic data, forecasters are growing more confident that 1993 will produce a solid expansion. Can we count on them to be right? Most failed to foresee ei...

Money Magazine: MONEY'S guide to 1,000 collegesupdated: Mon Sep 07 1992 00:01:00

The tables on the following pages deliver basic information you need to size up 1,000 public and private four-year colleges and universities that welcome students without regard to their religious ...

Fortune: ECONOMIC INTELLIGENCE WHY ECONOMISTS MISS THE MARKupdated: Mon Jan 27 1992 00:01:00

''Has Macro-Forecasting Failed?'' That's the title of a timely National Bureau of Economic Research paper by economist Victor Zarnowitz of the University of Chicago. The answer is -- what else? -- ...

Fortune: THE NOBEL PRIZE'S UPS AND DOWNSupdated: Mon Nov 18 1991 00:01:00

When Alfred Nobel established the prize that bears his name, he wanted the award to maintain a consistent value. But after adjusting for Swedish inflation and converting into 1991 dollars, it turns...

Fortune: A cop-out in Hollywood, the pillowcase debate, staying in bed in Sweden, and other matters. OTHER PEOPLE'S FOLLYupdated: Mon Nov 18 1991 00:01:00

We went to see Other People's Money, the hot new Warner Brothers picture starring diminutive Danny DeVito and curvaceous Penelope Ann Miller, with one question in mind: Would this filmic feature fa...

Fortune: Fishy facts from a governor, our ten most depressing list, pizza in the dugout, and other matters. DIVIDENDISMupdated: Mon Jan 28 1991 00:01:00

As every schoolboy who got his MBA at the University of Chicago knows, there is no compelling reason for corporations to pay dividends. Empirical studies have shown that real-world returns to share...

Fortune: Guess what's sacred at Stanford, the case for ageism, panhandler rights, and other matters. SLIPPINGupdated: Mon Dec 17 1990 00:01:00

Your servant senses that it is time for a little more back talk on the subject of ageism. Every time you turn around these days, there is another uplifting editorial deploring bias against the oldi...

Money Magazine: MORE SUPPORT FOR SAFE updated: Thu Nov 01 1990 00:01:00

Your August issue had the greatest idea I have ever seen in the magazine: a tax-advantaged Savings Account for Future Education (SAFE). I was in college from 1936 to 1940. Four years of college and...

Fortune: THE SILLY PUSH TO TAX STOCK TRADING Some surprising people like Lee Iacocca want to cure the market's volatility and short-term updated: Mon Dec 18 1989 00:01:00

THE BIGGEST aftershocks of the stock market's October quake have come in the form of vehement calls for reform rumbling across the nation's financial pages. Would-be reformers are not just liberal ...

Fortune: BLACK MBAs LOOK TO THE 1990supdated: Mon Nov 06 1989 00:01:00

Bristol-Myers, Coca-Cola, General Motors, Exxon, Ford Motor, Citicorp, J.P. Morgan, and many other corporations have signed up as partners of the National Black MBA Association in a drive to persua...

Money Magazine: HOW TO TELL WHEN YOUR PARENTS NEED HELPupdated: Sun Oct 01 1989 00:01:00

From outside his Victorian house in Boston, Barbara Hoyt's uncle was looking great. At 91 he could mow his own lawn and run the snowblower down his sidewalk in the winter. But inside, as Barbara di...

Fortune: WHAT MAKES STOCK PRICES MOVE? Academics have long argued that the market's swings, though unpredictable, are always rational andupdated: Mon Oct 10 1988 00:01:00

BLACK MONDAY discomfited not only stockbrokers and portfolio managers, but also an influential set of academics whom they have long considered their archenemies -- the efficient market crowd. These...

Fortune: WHERE THE 1988 MBAs ARE GOING The new grads are rejecting Wall Street in favor of entrepreneurial adventures or jobs in -- can yupdated: Mon Aug 29 1988 00:01:00

IF STUDENTS are a bellwether of trends, then listen up. The get-rich-quick fever that over the past few years drove business school students to Wall Street like hootch-crazed prospectors bound for ...

Fortune: The Miracle on 60th Street, Possibilities at the Post, The Story the Press Dare Not Print, and Other Matters. The IQ Warsupdated: Mon May 09 1988 00:01:00

Continuing to quarrel with the mainstream media, we now come to their treatment of the intelligence quotient (IQ), one of the great inventions of the 20th century. The media do not like the IQ. The...

Money Magazine: Ten Great Tuition Deals for Your Dollars MONEY examined America's colleges in search of those that give great educations and holupdated: Tue Sep 01 1987 00:01:00

This has been the year for college bashing. William Bennett, U.S. Secretary of Education, has fulminated over runaway tuitions. Ernest Boyer, president of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancemen...

Fortune: The Case for Expensive Beer, Warily Watching CBS, New Hope for .244 Hitters, and Other Matters. The High-Price Solutionupdated: Mon Oct 27 1986 00:01:00

We remember being favorably impressed by a study, published five years ago by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), demonstrating that you could substantially reduce smoking by using the...

Fortune: DON'T FRET ABOUT PROGRAM TRADING It has been blamed for making stocks more volatile and for at least part of the big drop in earupdated: Mon Oct 13 1986 00:01:00

WHEN YOU OPENED the morning newspaper to the stock market pages on Friday, September 19, the main news story was not the usual account of the previous day's market action. The main story in most pa...

Fortune: IN DEFENSE OF MBAS Businessmen grouse about them, but the best ones have financial skills that corporations badly need.updated: Mon Aug 19 1985 00:01:00

Dumping on MBAs has become increasingly popular in recent years, both in the popular press and in specialized publications such as the Harvard Business Review. Newly minted MBAs, the critics say, a...

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