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University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Genius Award Economist on Fed Leverage, ObamaCare, Obesity and L.A. Traffic

Natalie Pace | Posted 03.07.2015 | Politics
Natalie Pace

Kevin M. Murphy was the first business school professor to be chosen as a MacArthur Genius Award recipient for his work on wage inequality, unemployment, addiction, medical research, and economic growth.

The Hard Truth About the Current State of Soft Skills in the U.S.

Laura Berger | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business
Laura Berger

The tradeoff between hard and soft skills appear to be most at play in professional capacities such as accounting, finance and law, where people are trained and hired for their extreme analytical capabilities.

Will Investing in MENA Technology Fuel Philanthropy?

Mehrunisa Qayyum | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Mehrunisa Qayyum

What will tackle the biggest social, health or economic problems in each country? Philanthropic missions? Innovative technology? Or a version of Bill Gates in each region of the world?

GOP Worships the 'Hand,' Disrespects Those Who Work With Them

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.04.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

The invisible hand of the market, which the GOP worships as an infallible god, is curled into a fist and is pounding America's lowest-paid workers.

Business Schools Go Abroad In Hunt for Students

BusinessWeek | Alison Damast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In an economic climate where many foreign students are increasingly reluctant to come to the U.S. for graduate school, many admissions officers are re...

University Of Chicago To Rename Business School After $300M Donor

Chicago Tribune | Greg Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A financier who made a fortune in the investment business using ideas developed at the University of Chicago has donated $300 million to the graduate ...