2013 News Archive

December 17, 2013

News: FINRA names two Harvard professors (Madrian) as public governors.

December 16, 2013

Interview: Dollars and Sense: Linda Bilmes on the Federal Budget Deal

December 15, 2013

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in the Financial Times, Why stagnation might prove to be the new normal.

December 13, 2013

Op-ed: Benjamin Heineman's op-ed at The Atlantic, A Coming Golden Age for American Companies in China?

December 13, 2013

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed at CNN.com, Space research and mobile tech: Kenya's next 50 years.

December 12, 2013

Op-ed: Robert Lawrence's op-ed at All Africa, South Africa: AGOA Rules--the Intended and Unintended Consequences of Special Fabric Provisions Featured.

December 6, 2013

Op-ed: A New York Times op-ed on SSP's India Initiative, See Red Flags, Hear Red Flags.

December 6, 2013

Blog post: Students Sujoyini Mandal Marika Semerdzhian discuss their PAE on the Financial Times blog, LNG to change Gazprom's business model.

December 6, 2013

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed at New Scientist, Mandela's unsung legacy of science in Africa.

December 5, 2013

Op-ed: Robert Stavins' op-ed at PBS NewsHour, Why the US and China Inspire Hope for International Climate Change Action.

December 2, 2013

News coverage: Harvard Gazette coverage of the GlobalHealth 2035 report, chaired by Lawrence Summers, A once-in-human-history opportunity.

December 1, 2013

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes co-authored an op-ed in the Washington Post, With HealthCare.gov, the government's bad management skills are showing again.

November 27, 2013

Interview: Robert Stavins interviewed for PBS NewsHour, Did Warsaw conference put world on track toward 'new global climate regime'?

November 25, 2013

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel's op-ed in The New Times, The dollar; why it's waning as a global currency.

November 19, 2013

News: Lawrence Summers named national Citizen Schools chair.

November 12, 2013

News: Robert Stavins on climate convergence in the Harvard Gazette.

November 10, 2013

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed at the Financial Times, Give the Obamacare Bug the Correct Treatment.

November 8, 2013

Interview: Joseph Aldy interviewed at Living on Earth, Fuel Subsidies Under Fire.

November 8, 2013

News coverage: John Ruggie receives 2014 Global Environment Award from the International Association for Impact Assessment.

November 8, 2013

Interview: The Fortune Interview: Larry Summers

November 5, 2013

Op-ed: Carmen Reinhart at Bloomberg, Of Debt, Growth, Interest Rates and History.

October 29, 2013

Interview: Lawrence Summers on NPR's Morning Edition, Economic Growth More Important than Deficit.

October 16, 2013

Op-ed: Benjamin Heineman's op-ed in Corporate Counsel, Six Essential Tasks of the Board and CEO.

October 13, 2013

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in The Washington Post, In shutdown debate, focus should be on growth instead of deficit.

October 10, 2013

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes at WBUR, As the Shutdown Turns: It's Time to End the Budgetary Soap Opera.

October, 2013

Research: Research by Rohini Pande and Nicholas Ryan, Truth-telling by Third-party Auditors, featured in Oxford Journals, Poverty Action Lab, and Quartz.

October 7, 2013

Op-ed: A Forbes op-ed co-authored by M-RCBG senior fellow Vikram Mansharamani, Ending Obamascare the Right Way.

October 4, 2013

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes' op-ed at The Boston Globe, No Day at the National Parks.

October 3, 2013

News: Linda Bilmes part of IOP panel, IOP Panelists Fault Partisan Politics, Tea Party Influence for Government Shutdown.

October 3, 2013

Op-ed: Benjamin Heineman's op-ed in the Harvard Business Review, Too Big to Manage: JP Morgan and the Mega Banks.

October 1, 2013

Q&A: Linda Bilmes on what the shutdown means for some government agencies.

September 18, 2013

Research: F.M. Scherer's research featured on the HKS website, Making Medication More Affordable for Third World Countries.

September, 2013

Article: M-RCBG senior fellow Vikram Mansharamani in HQ Asia, Why Breadth May Soon Trump Depth.

September 9, 2013

Op-ed: Benjamin Heineman's op-ed at The Atlantic, Why Chemical Weapons are Different.

September 8, 2013

Research: Livio Valenti, HKS graduate and SSP fellowship recipient featured in the Financial Times, MBAs help to bring vaccines out of the cold.

September 6, 2013

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes' op-ed at WBUR.org, The Cost of Striking Syria: 4 Lessons from Iraq and Afghanistan.

September 5, 2013

News: M-RCBG welcomes senior fellow Doug Shulman.

August 6, 2013

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed at CNN.com, How African innovation can take on the world.

August 5, 2013

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel's op-ed at Eco-Business.com, Protectionist shadows over solar power.

July 31, 2013

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes' op-ed in The Boston Globe, Pentagon a ripe target for cuts.

July 28, 2013

Research: John Ruggie cited in the Am Law Litigation Daily, The Global Lawyer: How to Handle Your Evil Clients.

July 18, 2013

News: Linda Bilmes and students help launch new veterans service center.

July 17, 2013

Research: Rohini Pande's research cited in the Wall Street Journal, Paying Auditors for Honest Appraisals.

July 16, 2013

Op-ed: Jennifer Nash's op-ed at RegBlog, Will Dueling Standards Improve Worker Safety in Bangladesh?

July 10, 2013

Op-ed: Benjamin Heineman's op-ed in The Atlantic, Beyond the Coup: Egypt's real problem is its economy.

July 7, 2013

Op-ed: Archon Fung's op-ed in the Boston Review, What the Snowden Affair Tells Us About American Democracy.

July 7, 2013

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in the Financial Times, Help American businesses--tax their profits abroad.

June 25, 2013

Interview: Archon Fung interviewed by HKS on the dynamics of transparency.

June 21, 2013

Article: Archon Fung co-authored an article in Science, Targeting Transparency.

June 17, 2013

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel's op-ed in The Korea Herald, All quiet despite warnings of currency wars.

June 17, 2013

Profile: Calestous Juma profiled in the Toronto Star, Meet Calestous Juma, Africa's genetically modified crop 'optimist'.

June 6, 2013

Paper: F.M. Scherer on Identifying the Consequences of Financial Mergers.

June 6, 2013

Op-ed: Benjamin Heineman's op-ed in Corporate Counsel, Only the Right CEO Can Create a Culture of Integrity.

June 4, 2013

Press Release: Calestous Juma in the Wall Street Journal on How Africa can feed the world.

June 2, 2013

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in the Financial Times, It is no time for faster cuts to the U.S. budget deficit. Read his June 4, 2013 Senate Budget Committee remarks here, and a co-authored paper titled "Fiscal Policy in a Depressed Economy" here.

June 2, 2013

Interview: Robert Stavins interviewed at eTalks on environmental economics.

June 2, 2013

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed at Reuters, The economics of austerity.

June 2, 2013

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in the Washington Post, Austerity would hurt U.S. jobs and growth.

May 29, 2013

Article: Harvard alumnus Stanley G. Karson writes about the development of the Corporate Social Responsibility movement in the insurance industry beginning in the 1960s.

May 24, 2013

Interview: Linda Bilmes interviewed on American Public Media Marketplace podcast, The beat of the sequester furloughs marches on.

May 23, 2013

Press release: M-RCBG announces John T. Dunlop undergraduate thesis prize winners.

May 23, 2013

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed at CNN.com, Building roads in Africa? Send in the troops.

May 17, 2013

Blog post: Benjamin Heineman's blog post at Harvard Business Review, For Dimon and Board Leaders: Function Matters, Not Form.

May 15, 2013

Press Release: HEEP announces student paper prize award winners.

May 10, 2013

Interview: Listen to Joseph Aldy's interview at Living on Earth, Saving Money with Environmental Regulation.

May 10, 2013

Op-ed: Benjamin Heineman's op-ed in The Atlantic, The Cost of Saving Lives in Bangladesh.

May 6, 2013

Interview: Jane Nelson interviewed on NPR's All Things Considered, Labor Watchdog Groups Limited in Their Power to Enforce Laws.

May 5, 2013

Research: Christopher Avery's research cited in The Washington Post, Low-income students can get into selective colleges.

May 5, 2013

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in the Financial Times, The buck does not stop with Reinhart and Rogoff.

May 3, 2013

Op-ed: Scott Moore's op-ed in the Los Angeles Times, Calming the West's water wars.

May 2, 2013

Feature: Lawrence Summers featured in The New York Times Magazine, Boom, Bust or What?

April 29, 2013

Interview: Herman "Dutch" Leonard on the marathon bombing, on NECN and in The Harvard Crimson.

April 26, 2013

Op-ed: Ben Heineman's blog post at the Harvard Business Review, Name the trade rep, Mr. President.

April 17, 2013

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes' op-ed at WBUR.org, Giving Margaret Thatcher the feminist cred she deserves--and would have hated.

April 14, 2013

Op-ed: Robert Lawrence's op-ed in The Miami Herald, As other nations prosper, so will United States.

April 12, 2013

Interview: Robert Lawrence interviewed by HKS on emerging economies.

April 12, 2013

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed in the Financial Times, The end of the line.

April 11, 2013

Op-ed: Frank Weil's op-ed in the Huffington Post, A metaphoric solution for too much of everything.

April 10, 2013

30th anniversary coverage: Harvard Gazette coverage of M-RCBG's 30th anniversary forum, Making this economy work.

April 8, 2013

30th anniversary coverage: M-RCBG celebrated its 30th anniversary with a forum titled "Is America Working? What Business and Government Can Do." Stream it here, read Crimson coverage or view additional photos.

April 5, 2013

Research: Linda Bilmes' research covered in the Harvard Crimson, Report Calculates High Cost of Iraq-Afghanistan War.

April 3, 2013

Interview: Lawrence Summers featured on the Harvard Kennedy School's PolicyCast, Lawrence Summers on the Interplay between Government and Business.

April 1, 2013

Interview: John Ruggie featured in Harvard Gazette, Where corporations, public meet.

March 28, 2013

Featured: New study by Linda Bilmes featured in the Washington Post, Iraq, Afghan wars will cost to $4 trillion to $6 trillion, Harvard study says.

March 26, 2013

Op-Ed: Ben Heineman's op-ed in The Atlantic, Why We Can All Stop Worrying About Offshoring and Outsourcing.

March 25, 2013

Feature: M-RCBG celebrates its 30th anniversary.

Interview: Robert Lawrence interviewed in The Washington Post, A really health U.S. economy...will have a bigger trade deficit.

March 22, 2013

Op-ed: Ben Heineman's op-ed in The Atlantic, On DOMA, Real-World Arguments Could Sway the Supreme Court.

March 18, 2013

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed at Reuters, Europe's hair-trigger economy.

March 7, 2013

Op-ed: Robert Stavins' op-ed in Vox, The sordid history of Congressional acceptance and rejection of cap-and-trade: Implications for climate policy.

March 4, 2013

Interview: John Ruggie's NPR interview on his new book, "Just Business", Ruggie's Rules.

Blog entry: Ben Heineman's blog entry at the Harvard Business Review, From BP to Boeing, Supplier Safety is the CEO's problem.

March 1, 2013

Op-ed: Robert Stavins' op-ed at PBSNewsHour, Is Obama's Climate Change Policy Doomed to Fail? Maybe not.

February 22, 2013

Op-ed: Linda Bilmes' op-ed in The Boston Globe, Hurling itself off successive cliffs, Congress shows dysfunction

February 21, 2013

Op-ed: Ben Heineman's op-ed in The Atlantic, How Obama Can Win a European Free-Trade Deal

February 20, 2013

Q&A: Linda Bilmes' Q&A in the Harvard Gazette, How to sidestep sequestration

February 11, 2013

Op-ed: Lawrence Summer's op-ed at Reuters, The growth challenge

February 11, 2013

News coverage: M-RCBG's business and government seminar on social impact bonds, Investments that encourage innovation

January 30, 2013

News coverage: M-RCBG's annual Davos Debrief, Davos, more optimistic and less glamorous; struggling with a 2.0 world

January 30, 2013

News coverage: The Harvard Gazette coverage of the M-RCBG co-sponsored Defeating Malaria Global Forum: Hitting Malaria from All Sides

January 25, 2013

Q&A: The Second Term: Joseph Aldy on Environmental Policy

January 24, 2013

Op-eds: Linda Bilmes' op-ed in The Financial Times, No US peace dividend after Afghanistan

January 24, 2013

Op-eds: Ben Heineman's recent op-eds: What Obama Forgot (The Atlantic); The JPMorgan "Whale" Report and the Ghosts of the Financial Crisis (Harvard Business Review); and General Counsel are One Conscience of the Company (Corporate Counsel)

January 24, 2013

Blog posting: Lawrence Summers' blog posting at the World Economic Forum, Beware the economics of beggar-thy-neighbour

January 23, 2013

Op-ed: SSP Fellow Scott Moore's op-ed in The South China Morning Post, The people are Beijing's ally in fight for cleaner air

January 22, 2013

Op-ed: Lawrence Summers' op-ed at Reuters, America has multiple deficits

January 18, 2013

Op-ed: Jeffrey Frankel's op-ed in Project Syndicate, Will Europe's Fiscal Compact Work? 

January 16, 2013

Q&A: The Second Term: Robert Stavins on Energy and Environmental Policy

January 10, 2013

Op-ed: Ben Heineman's op-ed in the Harvard Business Review, Why Are Some Sectors (Ahem, Finance) So Scandal-Plagued?

January 10, 2013

Op-ed: Calestous Juma's op-ed in China Daily, Good Foundation to Build On.

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